"Historiography" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Historiography

    History Fair 2010-2011 Debate & Diplomacy: Successes‚ Failures‚ Consequences Assignments Due Dates Share this paper with my parents‚ discuss‚ & sign (parents keep the bottom copy)       Read the 2010-2011 History Theme Description Begin the History Fair Writing Process (Develop Thesis/Premise) Formulate guiding questions to direct research. Decide whether or not I want to work in a group or as an individual. Finalize Topic Choose a category - visit http://www.nhd.org/CreatingEntry.htm descriptions

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  • Historiography of Quebec

    In contemporary scholarship‚ the historiography of Quebec has been a study of great vitality‚ though tremendous controversy. This is particularly evident in the examination of the origins and implications of the Quiet Revolution‚ a period in Quebec history that is not only arguably marked by a large-scale rejection of past values and rapid modernization‚ but also by a subsequent paradigm shift in Quebec’s historiography‚ one that moved from a traditional understanding of Quebec as a distinct entity

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  • Historiography, Representation and the History of Buganda Guweddeko Fred

    Major Debates in the Study of Africa Title Historiography‚ Representation and the History of Buganda Guweddeko Fred May 2012 Abstract Scholars concerned with the challenges of method in studying the past and reflecting it in later periods are torn between intellectual veracity and the problem of multiple discourses on historicity and history. On this premise‚ this essay examines the problematics of the history of Buganda; the problems of historiography in its compilation and in the factors that

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  • Historiographical Essay: An Overview

    What is -- and How to Write -- a Historiographical Essay (c) Muskingum College‚ Department of History‚ 2005 Defining Historiography: Historians do not always agree about how to interpret the events and people that they study; this leads to multiple explanations‚ which at times‚ are diametrically opposed to each other. As students progress into upper-level courses in the Department of History‚ they must move from the mastery of facts and analysis of primary sources encouraged by lower-level

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  • The Agrarian Manifesto

    identity outside of the nation and based in romantic‚ nostalgic notions of regional‚ state‚ and local histories. However‚ key texts in the history and historiography of the twentieth century South‚ show that understanding the local and regional experiences requires an appreciation of individualism and broader national contexts. The Southern historiography of the twentieth century exemplifies the opportunity for expanding contextual narratives at historic sites and museums. Newer Southern histories place

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  • Objectivity and Subjectivity in History

    eds. Abu Talib Ahmad and Tan Liok Ee‚ Center for International Studies‚ Ohio University‚ 2003. Ahluwalia‚ D.P.S. Politics and post-colonial theory: African inflections (New York: Routledge Press‚ 2000) Baker‚ David.J Bentley‚ Michael. Modern historiography: an introduction (New York: Routledge‚ 1999). Bose‚ Sugata. Modern South Asia: history‚ culture and political economy (New York: Routledge‚ 2004) Carr‚ E.H Collingwood‚ R.G. The Idea of History (New York: Oxford University Press‚ 1956)‚ p. 37

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  • once upon a time

    Once upon a time If the purpose of nationalist historiography is to construct a past worthy of the present and future then the role of heroic individuals in the course of key historical events and developments and the construction of suitable biographies to support the narrative is essential to the purpose. Episodes of warfare very often provide the most heroic figures‚ bolstering national imagery and myth with tales of renown as well as introducing a personal life-story element that not only anchors

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  • History and New York

    (Haviland‚ 1) Breisach‚ Ernst. Historiography: Ancient‚ Medieval‚ and Modern‚ Third Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press‚ 2007. Print. “The history of historiography has shown the role these uses of history have played.” (Breisach‚2) Iggers‚ Georg. Historiography in the Twentieth Century: From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press‚ 2005. Print. “In a sense the paradigm of professional historiography initiated by Ranke had already been

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  • How far can the development of English local and regional history be regarded as a template for those of other nations?

    How far can the development of English local and regional history be regarded as a template for those of other nations? Focus your discussion on at least two of the three other nations of Britain and Ireland The purpose of this essay is to argue that despite developments in the discourses of local history in England undoubtedly influencing those elsewhere; it has by no means provided the template for other nations. Firstly‚ it will evaluate the historiographical canon of English local history;

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  • Four Eras of Writing

    history was perceived differently every time it was written down since no one thinks exactly alike. With so many different views‚ historians are usually adding more and more information to each other’s perceptions. Couvares says that “history is historiography‚ the study of history and its changing interpretations” (Couvares 3). When interpreting history‚ historians were influenced by their personal circumstances‚ beliefs‚ and environment. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries‚ all through

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