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Issue 48 - Issue48"The study of history places too much emphasis on individuals The most significant events and trends in history were made

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Issue48 "The study of history places too much emphasis on individuals. The most significant events and trends in history were made possible not by the famous few, but by groups of people whose identities have long been forgotten." Whether we are willing to confess or not, there is no denying that we have placed too much focus on the famous individuals when it comes to a history events or a history revolutionary. When we look through the history stories, the leading actors are always those heroes and famous leader; When we discuss the history incident, the main controversy mostly concerns those famous one, few times we discuss the groups of general people who also play a great part in the incident; when we study in a history class, the heroes are often put a glorious aura by the teacher. However in most cases, the groups of people are more crucial than those famous individual in history as the author asserts. A thorough and comprehensive analysis of the whole essay would lend us enough
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course PFG 103 taught by Professor Xdf&ets during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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Issue 48 - Issue48"The study of history places too much emphasis on individuals The most significant events and trends in history were made

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