Questions tagged [revisionism]

Either "historical revisionism" (a legitimate reinterpretation of orthodox historical views) or an illegitimate distortion of the historical record (a.k.a. negationism).

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Was World War I a war of liberals against authoritarians?

An essay by Robert Kagan in the Washington Post, March 14, 2019, argues for rethinking the big theme of 20th-century history as a struggle between liberalism and authoritarianism, and for an ...
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How, if at all, is published pseudohistory publicly addressed by scholars and academia?

To start of I would like to make it clear that I am not a historian or academian of any kind. I'm only interested in history as a hobby. I was just browsing to buy an audiobook in area of Ancient ...
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Do revisionist historiographies come closer to “unbiased truth”? [closed]

Historiography, the practice of historians, regularly revises historiographical accounts of history. The revision of history, or "historical revisionism," often involves raising new concepts or ...
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Was Horst Tappert a member of the SS?

It was recently reported that German TV actor Horst Tappert (1923 - 2008) had been identified as having been a member of the Waffen SS in World War II. However, it was also reported that a German ...
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A clear picture of the casaulties of the Jewish people under the Third Reich [closed]

I know this is a pretty sensitive question, but I would like to get an objective answer. It is widely known that the Jewish people were persecuted by Hitler's regime, and many of them died in the ...