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GRE Essay Topic 390 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "The chief benefit of the study of history is to break down the illusion that people in one period of time are significantly different from people who lived at any other time in history."

History’s Benefits are Much Greater Score:5 June 7th, 2015 by
The premise of the statement that the main benefit of history is to dispel an illusion that people living now are significantly different than people in earlier times relies on the assumption that ... Read more
We aren’t very different. Score:5.5 September 30th, 2014 by
The Study of history, particularly about the ancient civilizations and cultures definitely reveals a great deal of information. It helps us to understand, how people of those times used the technol... Read more
chief benefit of the study of history Score:5 August 24th, 2014 by
The author contends that dispelling the illusion of the differences among people who live in different era is the main benefit of a historical study. This is the contention with which I generally d... Read more
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The chief benefit of the study of history is to break down Score:4.5 August 24th, 2014 by
The writer contends that the most important benefit of study of history is to indicate that people of different era are not significantly different from each other.This is a contention which i gene... Read more
History a true value Score:3.5 July 28th, 2014 by
"History will repeat". A wise quote showing that people may follow the same direction and do the same action as their descendants. Societies will grow and people in the societies make the history. ... Read more
No title Score:4.5 June 19th, 2014 by
Our civilization has a long history. We are curious about our past and try to learn with its detail and all facts so as to take some lessons and shed light on our way. Even though breaking down its... Read more
No title Score:3 April 10th, 2008 by
Five thousands years ago, in China, people did not have great transport systems such as bus and subway, and they have never been to other countries. Today we can take airplane to other countries a... Read more
No title Score:5 August 26th, 2007 by
Does our history study places too much emphasis on individuals and overlook the groups of people who made most significant events and trends in history as this statement claim? I concede this state... Read more
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History Score:5.5 February 4th, 2007 by
Since the dawn of civilization, history has been passed from one generation to another in many forms, such as orally through the tales of the village shaman in American Indian tribes, as well writt... Read more
try Score:5.5 February 2nd, 2007 by
People generally regard that people in different epochs are very different; however, I have to concede that it is a benefit of the study of history to break this illusion. But I disagree with the s... Read more
Esaay Score:5.5 November 3rd, 2006 by
Why study history?. The statement above is the answer or rather one of the answers to this old but intresting question. History is a very important subject and we learn alot from it. The reason ... Read more
An argument about the chief benefit of studying history Score:4 October 5th, 2006 by
It's a fact that discovering the truths about each societie's background and history is very beneficial in answering many questions.We can find out why and how we have reached to the current situat... Read more
No title Score:6.5 September 11th, 2006 by
The statement above considers breaking down the illusion of people's difference in different era as the chief benefit of history studying. At the first glance, the issue seems to be impeccable, bu... Read more
September 11, 2006