Tag Info

New answers tagged

5

Short Answer In no particular order, some reasons given by classical Chinese writers include: Infighting: the Six States failed to unite against Qin Human resources: the Six States threw away their great politicians and generals Fate: Qin's rise was divinely ordained, i.e. Mandate of Heaven Geography: Qin was advantaged by its defensive terrain Reforms: ...


6

Caveat: I'm not a trained Historian, just someone who's read a lot of history books over the years, and has learned this the hard way. First off, every writer has bias. Know that going in. So if you want to find your writer's bias, you have to learn a bit about them. Where did they grow up and go to school? Are they from an ethnic minority in their ...


-1

Your question is the rare one that no one even bothers to ask. From the beginning of the creation of Indian history, bias has played an important role. The funny thing is, the history of India being taught in schools are created by the western people of British East India Company. The purpose of creating biased Indian history is to strengthen their rule ...


1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_method <<<<<< visit this site is explains all about its methodology This is the method... When was the source, written or unwritten, produced (date)? Where was it produced (localization)? By whom was it produced (authorship)? From what pre-existing material was it produced (analysis)? In what ...


0

This is a partial answer relating to the book's unbiased status. No. The book is not unbiased. The book's biases may be historiographically justifiable, but, necessarily, the book is not unbiased. Bias is as unremovable from texts as it is from woven fabric: the fabric of texts produces a bias. Sources: historiographical theory of bias in texts, and the ...


3

Just reading the reviews from my perspective as a student of Jewish history and religion, I find much to object to, although I don't necessarily disagree with his ultimate conclusion that the Jewish people believed so much that they were a special people, protected by God, that they evolved into one and survived in Houdini-like fashion. From one example in ...



Top 50 recent answers are included