Source criticism (or information evaluation) is the process of evaluating an
information source, ... The tendency of a source is its motivation for providing
some kind of bias. .... In library and i...
Cross-checking sources against other evidence. However, there's no 'patent
recipe' for dealing .... Historians need to be worried about reports with bias in
them because they reports do not accurately reflect history. Historians need to
take ... Because all sources are biased historians approach sources with a what?
Historians most often use written sources, but audio and visual materials as well
as artifacts ... Historical sources are typically divided into two categories: primary
and .... Debate on a topic must be recast because the participants are asking the
Through the Myths. Using primary sources in history classes is all the rage. ....
tion of the sources used by historians. .... used, because that bias constitutes
evidence of peoples' ideas. .... ten emphasize the same mechanistic approach
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...
History is difficult because historians — professionals and history students ... How
do we approach the truth and determine the significance of human historical
experience? ... "Who says" is the initial question we should put to all sources,
whether .... Dealing with bias enriches our appreciation of human historical
Therefore, it is important to recognize the different sources used by historians and
the ... of source material it must be 0very clearly recognized that all sources are
biased. .... by means of a snowball sample, another 56 because they were
recognized as .... Following the approach used by Social and Cultural
Anthropologists it ....
For all their considerable value, oral history interviews are not an ... it literally, an
approach historian Michael Frisch has criticized as "Anti-History," by which he
means viewing "oral historical evidence because of its immediacy and emotional
resonance, ... Might the written sources be biased or limited in a particu...
Women's history is a term which is usually used to cover all history which is
specifically about women. ... Feminist history involves a challenge to patriarchal
authority because it ... revealing the partiality and bias embodied in its concerns,
the sources which it ... The change in approach to women and history since the
For instance, no historian or historical source reveals the full and ... External
Sources ... like all human enterprises, particularly susceptible to bias, self-
righteousness, ... only that we must approach it with realistic expectations of what
history can ... It is not in the end a fight about the past but the present, because to