Some Scholars Say Historical Works Are Not Objective

Heated debate in American Historical Association suggests issue is far from being resolved

January 16, 1991 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

New York, New York -- Can historians be truly objective when they write about the past?

That question, posed about research in many areas of the humanities, was hotly debated here at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association.


This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers