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The great French historian Jules Michelet (1798-1874) sympathized with the French Middle Ages and with the Revolutionary epoch in France, yet he wrote his best work on the despotic French monarchy, which he despised.
5) The statement above, if true, would most clearly support which of the following general claims about the writing of history?
a) historians should keep personal opinions out of their historical writing
b) the best history is not necessarily written by historians in sympathy with their subject
c) historians tend to write about historical subjects with which they sympathize
d) it is difficult to write objectively about the French monarchy

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    Only one of the choices is supported by the statement. Which claim do you think is supported by the statement?

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    I think it's "B"

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    Right! :-)

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    Thanks

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