Historical Writing

Is it possible for historical writing to be free from perspective?
It is impossible for writings of the past to be free from perspective. There will always be bias depending on the writer. For example, if conquerers of England made the Bayeux Tapestry, we only get the winning perspective of the event, and perhaps facts that may hurt the conquerer’s image would be omitted in the end.


Is it a problem that it might not be free from perspective?
It is an issue, as historical information tied to a perspective would render it biased and untrustworthy. Because details are omitted if one particular party documents information, it is hard to know what the truth really is and how it differs from the recorded data.

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