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Understanding Memory as Source and Subject
How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and...
Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge
Using Historical Sources to Discover Medieval Europe
Medieval society created many kinds of records and written material which differ considerably, giving us such sources as last wills, sermons, manorial accounts, or royal biographies. Primary sources are an exciting way for students to engage with the past and draw their own ideas about life in the...
Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge
A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources
Sources are the raw material of history, but where the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, today historians are increasingly recognizing the value of sources beyond text. In History and Material Culture, Karen Harvey embarks upon a discussion about material culture –...
Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge
A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources
Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In...
Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge
The Interpretation of Texts from Nineteenth and Twentieth Century History
How does the historian approach primary sources? How do interpretations differ? How can they be used to write history? Reading Primary Sources goes a long way to providing answers for these questions. In the first part of this unique volume, the chapters give an overview of both traditional and...
Published July 16th 2008 by Routledge
Sources and Methods in Histories of Colonialism: Approaching the Imperial Archive
To Be Published October 14th 2014