SOURCE: The Nation
by David M. Perry
Karlos Hill has researched the Tulsa race massacre and developed an institute to train teachers to examine it in their classrooms. This experience has led him to question whether objectivity can be a core principle of historiography.
SOURCE: Letters From An American
by Heather Cox Richardson
Among other topics, Professor Richardson weighs in on the New York Times editorial fiasco, arguing that Tom Cotton's op ed was too detached from fact to make any contribution to meaningful public debate.
by Yoav J. Tenembaum
Historical narratives may reflect historical truth or not. Their aim is not necessarily to ascertain what actually happened in the past, but to justify what happens in the present.
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