SOURCE: New York Times
NYT Magazine's Silverstein: 1619 Is Part of Long Battle over Telling the Nation's Story
by Jake Silverstein
The continuing debate over the 1619 project shows that what we call "history" is inseparable from the process of historiography, which has never been free of bitter conflict and disagreement.
SOURCE: The New Republic
Against the Consensus Approach to History
by William Hogeland
Current debates about the historiography of slavery and the founding mistake the authority claimed by past generations of historians for scholarly integrity instead of recognizing that writing history has always been a political act (that often works to conceal its politics).
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