History From the "Other Side" Analytical Essay by Top Papers

History From the "Other Side"
This paper looks at Mongol history.
# 136448 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Anthropology (General) , Sociology (General) , History (General)

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In this article, the writer examines the Mongol history and looks at this issue from the Mongol side. The writer notes that stories of history are often told from the point of the view of the victor.

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"Historians often say that history is written by the winners. This assessment of historiography has much truth in it, for successful and victorious nations survive and produce the dominant historical accounts of their era, while defeated nations descend into obscurity. Consequently, their side of the story is seldom if ever told, and future generations come to accept the version of history presented by their victorious enemies, which portrays the victor as superior, enlightened, and fully deserving of its ... "

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