Pappe and Shlaim. "Iam not a seeker of truth".Pappe would be about your standard. WIKIPEDIA "Benny Morris is fiercely critical of Ilan Pappé's book A History of Modern Palestine for The New Republic. Morris called Pappé's book "truly appalling." He says it subjugates history to political ideology, and "contains errors of a quantity and a quality that are not found in serious historiography."" Shlaim lecturer in International relations NOT history and never was an accademic historian.
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