Through high school and sometimes beyond we’re taught history as absolute fact. It’s in the books so it happened. A lot of it is true, but there are often disagreements, as history can look different depending on your point of view. In The Iraq War: A Historiography of Wikipedia Changelogs, James Bridle places 12,000 changes and almost 7,000 pages for the corresponding Wikipedia entry in book form. Sometimes history isn’t so straightforward. [booktwo]
History of the Iraq War through Wikipedia edits
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American interest in hockey went from practically zero to near Canadian status.