Nicky Brown

Nicky Brown: Reconsidering the Atomic Bombings, Morton pg. 1-7

  Nearly 12 years after the notorious atomic bombings of WWII, American military historian Louis Morton decided to revisit the subject offering new insight into the highly controversial events. His report was entitled “The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb” and it focused quite heavily on a much earlier report from Henry L. Stimson, acting …

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Historical Objectivity: Does it exist?

Is history objective or subjective? The answer is both. While every historian strives to eradicate personal bias and subjectivity from their research, it is impossible to do so completely. Niall Ferguson, history professor at Harvard University, explores this idea in a short video entitled “Is there such a thing as historical objectivity?”. Ferguson attributes to …

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