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How History is Created by Historians

How History is Created by Historians

History is a subject that has been of great interest since man could communicate. Nevertheless, no clear, unassuming description of the topic can be given. What is history? Why are there so many historical approaches; and why use them? In addition to addressing these fundamental questions, types of sources and how to interrogate them is explored, as well as a study of causal factors and bias. This is all done with those…

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A Reflection: On History, its Importance, and its Related Professions

A Reflection: On History, its Importance, and its Related Professions

While history can be plainly defined as the study of the past or even just a catalogue of events that have happened, it can entail a plethora of different aspects and perspectives. When one thinks about history, it can generally be said that dates, names, numbers, and the like come to mind. Yet, the breadth of history is so much more than simply figures to be memorized. Cultural, political, and religious viewpoints…

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