Another HisStory….

Posted: August 17, 2011 in Education, Life

Here, Philip Holden espouses on the singular historical story that should not only laud local heroes and have happy endings. Rather, such stories should also provoke critical thoughts and challenge status quo. At best, history is fraught with conflicting and complex threads and it’s the story teller’s (or historian) job to ensure that in weaving and fabricating the tapestry, loose threads and constrasting colours are also woven together, telling a truth that is rarely plain and never simple.

Here’s the original article, The Power of Story, written in TODAYonline.


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