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 History Assignment: 3 Q.1) What were the main characteristics of the writings of the Nationalist School of Historiography? Ans: The Nationalist School of historical writing contributed to the self- confidence, self-assertion and a certain national pride which enabled Indian people to struggle against colonialism especially in the face of denigration of India's past and the consequent inferiority complex promoted by colonial writers. K.A. Nilakanta Sastri and other historians also...

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Is History Important?

Is History Important? One reason why history is important it that the past has value to our society. Thousands of people throughout history have gone to great lengths to record history through newspapers, diaries, journals, saved letters, family Bibles, and oral traditions. It is believed that Aborigines of Australia actually managed to hang onto their history for 40,000 years by word of mouth. History is the narrative of mankind. It provides answers as to how people lived as well as provide...

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History and Memory

MODULE C – History and Memory The Fiftieth Gate by Mark Baker suggests that a combination of history and memory is essential in making meaning, i.e. in shaping perceptions of the world around us. How does baker represent this combination to create meaning? History can be viewed as a sequential series of indisputable events, whereas memory is of such events that are highly subjective, and affect the way in which they are perceived. The link between history and memory and the way it shapes the...

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Micro History

It is the most interesting and innovative approach to history. The pathfinder of the field was the German Historian George G Igger. He developed it as a methodology in 1970’s to counter the traditional methodology of Social sciences. The basic objection of him was that through the traditional methodology it is not possible to know the concrete reality of small scale life. The small scale life refers to the Anthropological, Cultural, Sociological, Political, Economic and all other inclusive...

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Big history

LITTLE BIG HISTORY ASSIGNMENT Assignment summary Write your own little big history (in Dutch or English): Select a subject or object that you really like. Find one connection between your choice and a topic discussed in each class mentioned in the assignment form. Elaborate the three most intriguing connections that you have found between your choice and big history: one connection must come from the history of the non-living world, one from the history of life, and one from human...

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History and Perspective

The study of history is a crucial component within our society, it allows us to educate ourselves so we are aware of what changes the world has gone through and what people have faced within the past. Not only this, but studying history will hopefully allow us to come closer to why certain events occurred and via the analysis of multiple perspectives we may be able to come to conclusions for why specific decisions were made and possibly theorize what the alternate reality may have been. But why is...

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History Bias

History: History Book Bias University Writing Instructor: Richard Baker Brandon University Hongbo Sun 101289 July 24, 2011 Abstract This research paper discusses the history books tell the truth, meaning the actual what, when, where, why, how, and who of a past event is biased. People always put...

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Importance of History

CHAPTER I Introduction History is the science whose business is to study events not accessible to our observations, and to study these events inferentially (Philippine Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences 1993). History is not merely the records of past events: it is the record of what one’s age find worthy of note in another. History as a narrative (which of written, visual, oral or a combination of all these) about past events that has a meaning to a certain group of people in a given time and...

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Rizal History

The Study of History History? Past Past of Man History? History – the analysis and critical evaluation of man’s progress from the past to the present. Why Study History? 1. History clearly explains the present. 2. It is a repository of knowledge and information useful in solving our day to day problems. 3. It enables us to get acquainted with how man developed a civilization from crude beginnings to present modernized communities that we have. History 12 Descriptive...

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Social History

different events in the history of the revolutions, but they may also contradict or conflict with previously established knowledge causing historians to reconsider facts that were once considered accepted. In conclusion, what social historians give to our understanding of the revolutions of 1917 is an insight into how ordinary men and women lived their lives and reacted to these important times. Social history effectively separates politics from history and allows us to view history through the lens of...

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