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Unformatted text preview: Does the story (i.e., history) depend on the time and place of the observer? How might the history of the world have been told by people in various parts of the world in 1500? 1750? 1950? Does this mean that history is relative? Or can there be truths about history? Go back and reread the introduction, and especially notes 15 and 16 on pp. 1718, for additional ideas about this issue. To pursue the topic further, read the book cited in note 15, Telling the Truth about History by Joyce Appleby, Lynn Hunt, and Margaret Jacob. Additional Web Sites to Explore The Environmental Crisis and Western Civilization World War I PostWorld War II U.S. Foreign Policy: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1947TRUMAN.html http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/nsc-68/nsc68-1.htm Indias Independence Chinese Communism Soviet Union...
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This document was uploaded on 10/17/2011.
- Spring '11
- World History