Historiography is the study of the methodology of historians in developing history
... topic covers how historians have studied that topic using particular sources, ....
who compiled more than two d...
Cross-checking sources against other evidence. However, there's no 'patent
recipe' for dealing with problems of bias in sources.
Jan 21, 2015 ... How do historians keep sources' biases or narrative-pushing separate ... Do you
mean "How do historians address the bias that exists in the sources they ... For
the second, all writers are products of their own experiences. ... They try to think
around it, taking into account their own personal interpretations.
Sep 23, 2011 ... And if all they ask is “is this source biased,” they tend to throw out too many ... Out
bias as a historian is a stack of evidence to “prove” the result.
tion, and in historical explanation can all occur accidentally, by mistake, through
an oversight. ... The only source of bias that historians cannot readily set aside is
cul- tural bias, as I .... 6 The problem they address is that of cul- ture-wide bias. .....
tried to minimize the influence of the historian by letting past people tell...
Nov 7, 2012 ... All historians have biases (and so does everybody else). How it affects one's
interpretation of the sources depends on what the bias is. ... They are human, and
no one is immune the bias or prejudice, however hard we may try to eliminate it
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Who is the most influential historian in America? .... It is the all-purpose
explanation of every subject that Zinn covers. .... Washington's Farewell Address,
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and Reagan's speech at the Brandenburg Gate all
fail to ..... Slavery is another issue where Flynn tries point out irregular stance on
For instance, no historian or historical source reveals the full and unvarnished ...
As many a policeman will assert who has tried to determine from several ... like
all human enterprises, particularly susceptible to bias, self-righteousness, pride,
..... or at least certain historical truths, if we address the data intelligently and in...
We often say that great figures make history, but in truth historians make history.
..... All teachers, as they address students, are secondary sources. ... However,
even if we cannot or should not try to eradicate bias, we can discipline it when we
Despite some differences historians still try to have a "sciencelike" approach and
work to disprove findings. ... Once located all sources of evidence must be
evaluated for their validity. ... Rule of perspective - did the source have a bias? ...
regularly and attempt to address questions well in advance of any formal