This book is a great read for anyone interested in history (any era) and in how it is written.
Fischer credits Jeremy Bentham's Work about Political Fallacies as the source of many topics in his own book.
Fischer's self-proclaimed reason for writing this book was the lack of logical analysis in history.
Well worth reading again to maintain a strong discipline in the history field.Published 19 days ago by Thomas D. Mackie
Didn't realize how many things could go wrong about writing history. Amazing, and Dr. Fischer does an excellent job in covering the field. Tough going though.Published 17 months ago by Robert C. Kelly
A must read, even for non-historians. Each time I (a scientist, not a historian) read Historians' Fallacies I'm reminded of ways I can think more clearly and research more... Read morePublished on July 27, 2012 by N. E. Black
Carl R. Truman recommended this as additional reading in his book titled The Writing of Histories and Fallacies. Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Philip S. Roeda
This book will raise your awareness of the kinds of fallacies historians commit and enable you to approach any book dealing with the history of any subject with a more critical eye... Read morePublished on October 16, 2011 by Glenn Corey
This book is a great read for anyone interested in history (any era) and in how it is written. That said, Fischer is absolutely brutal in his assessments of errors made by other... Read morePublished on September 3, 2011 by Robert Burnham
The wealth of information and examples in this book is amazing. Fischer's research and breadth of knowledge provides historians with a list of many examples and how historians... Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by J. Carangal
This is an excellent book that makes a person think on how they interept history. A person needs to examine themselves and be honest. Read morePublished on February 12, 2009 by Alexander M. Waite
This is required book in some classes, probably because there is nothing else out there on the subject. But do not be taken in by that fact. Read morePublished on November 27, 2008 by Jonathan Gawne