reevaluation/revisionism

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muppyclaire

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Italy, italian
Hi everybody! I'm not mother tongue.
I'd like to know if "historical reevaluation" (about, for example, the Holocaust or the A-Bomb dropping) can have the same meaning of "historical revisionism". Or if "revisionism" is always in a negative sense and "reevaluation" is not...
Thanks!
 
  • ewie

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    English English
    Hello, Muppy. Yes, I'd say revisionism always has the specific meaning of rewriting history to suit one's own viewpoint, whereas reevaluation would be taking another look at a historical event in the light of new evidence (for example)
     
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