History Is Written By…

The famous saying of the smug, especially liberal college types, is that history is written by the victors.

<sarc>That explains all those books written by various conquering barbarians, Mongols, et al. And that explains why we have all those modern history books cataloguing the various grievances of allegedly historically oppressed and ignored minorities.</sarc>

The truth is that history is written by those who can write (or, these days, get hired to teach and/or snag a book contract).

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