Diversity in Historiography Persuasive Essay by Write Fine

Diversity in Historiography
A brief discussion on the necessity of diversity in post-civil war US historiography.
# 112430 | 847 words | 2 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 24, 2009 in History (U.S. The Young Nation 1800-1848)

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This paper maintains that since the US, after the Civil War, was a highly diverse society with radically different perspectives, we need to include diversity in our historiography.The paper relates that by seeking information from all sources, the impact of bias is reduced and the account better reflects the human experience. The paper also asserts that incorporating the individual histories of specific identity groups will allow members of each group to be understood in relation to the broader history of the nation.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Novick, Peter (1988). That Noble Dream: The Objectivity Question and the American Historical Profession. Cambridge University Press. pp 571-586 Retrieved May 8, 2008 from http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=b42WRrk0-rEC&dq=historiography&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=waBY57wWAQ&sig=3cWyrBdpCMCOZxe6QxQ0Zfn7uMk#PPA576,M1
  • American Historiography. Answers.com. Retrieved May 8, 2008 from http://www.answers.com/topic/historiography-american

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