Is history fiction?
Published date: Tuesday, January 30, 2007
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Ann Curthoys and John Docker base their 2006 book Is History Fiction? on two beliefs: their belief in truth and the search for truth and their belief that historians cannot declare that they have objectively established the truth about the past. As they state: ‘Our general argument is that the very doubleness of history - in the space between history as rigorous scrutiny of sources and history as part of the world of literary forms - gives it ample
Published date: Thursday, January 18, 2007
Greg Clarke comments on Andrew Denton’s feature-length documentary, God on My Side.
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