Post-Revisionist Historiography In Oliver Stone's Untold History

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After viewing excerpts from Oliver Stone’s “Untold History” documentary, I would say that it best fits along with post-revisionist historiography as it considers a variety of factors to create a balanced viewpoint on the origins of the Cold War. It spent a considerable amount of time, confirmed by the statement of Stone’s thesis towards the end of the episode, making the assertion that a fundamental historical misunderstanding of the Cold War was that it was initiated by Soviet aggression. Stone considered the influence of Soviet actions to expand the influence of the nation’s ideology catalyzed fear for Western nations, such as the strong Soviet presence in Turkey, its want for a share of oil in the Middle East (Iran) to keep supplies out

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