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The truth of history

by C. Behan McCullagh

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy,
  • History -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-322) and indexes.

    StatementC. Behan McCullagh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .M386 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 327 p. ;
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL662689M
    ISBN 100415171105, 0415171113
    LC Control Number97008185

    Truth in History is a weekly half-hour television program featuring Charles A. Jennings. Teaching the bible without fear or favor.   “The truth about stories is that that’s all we are” is a refrain that he repeats near the beginning of each chapter, after he retells, with a slight variation each time, the turtle story. His voice is mild and moderated by a lifetime of experience, but he makes incisive and unflinching assessments of Canadian history/5.

    The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's is a book-length history of George Orwell's dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four written by Dorian Lynskey and Publisher: Doubleday. Deception includes falsifying information, obscuring the truth, and lying in order to manipulate public opinion about the historical event discussed in the revised negationist historian applies the techniques of deception to achieve either a political or an ideological goal, or both. The field of history distinguishes among history books based upon credible, verifiable sources.

      The Ten Best History Books of but he’s also won a Pulitzer and American History Book Prize for his biography of George Washington and a White Settlers Buried the Truth Author: Natalie Escobar. One of the most eminent historians of our time offers here a perceptive guide to the study of history. Truth in History teaches how to read, how to analyze, how to discriminate. It is as helpful to the reader whose history is created daily in the news as it is to the professional historian whose field is in a crisis of disarray. A Pulitzer Prize winner and mentor for more than a generation of.


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