MIT 21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods, Spring 2004

This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches t
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This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the twentieth century. The books we read have all made significant contributions to their respective sub-fields and have been selected to give as wide a coverage in both field and methodology as possible in one semester's worth of reading. We examine how historians conceive of their object of study, how they use primary sources as a basis for their accounts, how they structure the narrative and analytic discussion of their topic, and what are the advantages and drawbacks of their various approaches.

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Chapter 1: MIT 21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods, Spring 2004

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