6.1.1 Photos; 6.1.2 Source criticism of Internet sources ... because Ranke made
an exemplary critical analysis of his sources in a separate volume, ... On the one
hand, newspapers were considered mo...
Sep 23, 2011 ... It is challenging because most of the authors depend upon post-modern ... One is
that I just read “Primary Sources in History: Breaking Through the ... The author,
Keith Barton, quotes Sean Lang, that “historians do not ask 'Is this source biased
? .... But all of what you say has meaning to us, not to the typical ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... A presentist view of history, because he often tries to assign .... Chickering uses
variegated sources, ranging from court records and poetry to ... This approach is
one of the reasons why I think Zinn's book, warts and all, still has ...
If you are being asked to use primary sources in a paper, it is likely because your
... Other secondary sources could include a contemporary historian's version of ...
bias and objectivity are not helpful terms when dealing with primary sources. ... A
better way to approach primary research is to recognize that all sources have a ...
www.schoolshistory.org.uk/assessment/How to do well in History.doc
Just because someone's been quoted in a history book doesn't mean that ...
Revision isn't all about staring at books for hours on end. ... As historians we rely
on sources of evidence to provide us with information ... In what ways might this
source be biased? .... Result of this approach: sophistication rather than paralysi...
www.humanities.uci.edu/history/ucihp/tah/Primary Source Analysis/PS Analysis Workshop.doc
Bias is evident in both primary and secondary sources. ... But historians must also
interpret how and why events or changes happened. ... colonists declared
independence because they objected to British taxes, because they wanted to
expand West ... We all know that two people can have a different view of the
It's important to understand bias when you are researching because it helps you
see the ... Whether it's a book, journal article, website or photograph, sources are
... is presenting the whole story – you'll need to read widely to get all perspectives
... Writers, artists, historians, photographers and other creators will so...
A step-by-step guide for students examining primary sources, with specific ... This
window is especially important for historians because, unlike other scholars ...
them to approach the subject objectively, interpret the evidence thoughtfully, and
... The questions below will help you do all of those things, and understand why
the literary and subjective sources of historical interpretation, giving the impres- ...
tion, and in historical explanation can all occur accidentally, by mistake, through
... They are only biased if they occur because the historian wants the outcome ....
colonial approach, which constituted a distorted perspective and ignored vast.
History is difficult because historians — professionals and history students alike --
must ... Acknowledging all this, we still cannot say that histories are arbitrary or
just ... How do we approach the truth and determine the significance of human ...
Secondary sources are those produced by historians, you or me, as we seek to ...