History Bias

Is it possible for historical writing to be free from perspectives?

No, it is not possible because history always involves many different stakeholders with different opinions on the event.

Is it a problem that it might not be free from perspective?

There is always an element of bias in history which may lead to issues with understanding the ‘truth’ of certain events in history. Problems may arise when evidence only exists from a certain perspective and other perspectives are not represented. This can lead to interpretations that are not fully representative of what actually happened in these events. However, if there is sufficient evidence from the different perspectives, interpretations of the events are up to historians.

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