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Bias in Historiography: A Thought Experiment

Bias in historiography is established through the misapplication of hermeneutical principles of interpretation. In this thought experiment, I illustrate ho
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Eric Hobsbawm obituary

Eric Hobsbawm obituary | Historiography | Scoop.it
Historian in the Marxist tradition with a global reach

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The Guardian obituary of Eric Hobsbawm from 2012: 'In his later years he became arguably Britain's most respected historian of any kind, recognised if not endorsed on the right as well as the left, and one of a tiny handful of historians of any era to enjoy genuine national and world renown.'
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History Heroes: Marc Bloch

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The scholar created a whole new way of looking at history, but found time to fight in two World Wars–latterly, aged 60, as a leader of the French Resistance

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'Marc Bloch, arguably the most important and influential historian of the 20th century, and without much doubt one of the greatest men among historians.'
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Dropping the Bomb: A Historiographical Review of the Most Destructive Decision in Human History I The Hampton Institute

Dropping the Bomb: A Historiographical Review of the Most Destructive Decision in Human History I The Hampton Institute | Historiography | Scoop.it
Dropping the Bomb: A Historiographical Review of the Most Destructive Decision in Human History
http://t.co/WyEQSb2Nok
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Great Web Tools for Searching Historic Newspapers

Great Web Tools for Searching Historic Newspapers | Historiography | Scoop.it
Countless millions of historic newspapers all over the world are now revealing their secrets as they are being digitally published online. And that means they are much more accessible to family his...

Via Karen Bonanno, Dean J. Fusto
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'Countless millions of historic newspapers all over the world are now revealing their secrets as they are being digitally published online. And that means they are much more accessible to family historians—if they know where and how to find them.'
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Lest we forget, wars undeclared - The Canberra Times

Lest we forget, wars undeclared - The Canberra Times | Historiography | Scoop.it
The Canberra Times Lest we forget, wars undeclared The Canberra Times There was considerable interest in the question in the late 19th century but as the Aborigines themselves disappeared from the historiography of the first half of the 20th...
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A poignant reminder that who we are is not one solely forged from the noble sacrifice of ANZAC blood at Gallipoli

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Do historians need scientists?

[edit: I'm realizing I didn't make it clear in this post that I'm aware many historians consider themselves scientists, and that there's plenty of scientific historical archaeology and anthropology...
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Is twitter oral history? : AskHistorians

Is twitter oral history? : AskHistorians | Historiography | Scoop.it
Little historiography question. This month's Library of Congress magazine (which you are [free to read](http://www.loc.gov/lcm/pdf/LCM_2014_0102.pdf... (RT @askhistorians: Is Twitter oral history?
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The Historiography of the American Revolution - Journal of the American Revolution

The Historiography of the American Revolution - Journal of the American Revolution | Historiography | Scoop.it
Historiography is, essentially, the history of history, or, more aptly, the history of history writing. How have historians in different times and places interpreted the causes and character of the Revolution differently?

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This Thanksgiving, Stop Idolizing the Pilgrims: An evangelical historian teaches us how to think critically about the heroes of our past.

This Thanksgiving, Stop Idolizing the Pilgrims: An evangelical historian teaches us how to think critically about the heroes of our past. | Historiography | Scoop.it
An evangelical historian teaches us how to think critically about the heroes of our past.
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'In The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us About Loving God and Learning from History, Robert Tracy McKenzie takes the historical challenges posed by the Pilgrims as his starting point.'
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US View of Mandela Changed From Cold War Communist to Anti-Apartheid Hero - Voice of America

US View of Mandela Changed From Cold War Communist to Anti-Apartheid Hero - Voice of America | Historiography | Scoop.it
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US View of Mandela Changed From Cold War Communist to Anti-Apartheid Hero
Voice of America
Apartheid South Africa was Washington's biggest Cold War trading partner in Africa, with reliable uranium supplies, ports of call for the U.S.
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The importance of perspective, balance and temporal context when interpreting significant people and events #Mandela

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'At his death, Nelson Mandela was revered in the United States as he was most everywhere else. But it was not always that way. U.S. views of Mandela evolved from Cold War Communist to anti-apartheid hero.'
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Eric Hobsbawm obituary

Eric Hobsbawm obituary | Historiography | Scoop.it
Historian in the Marxist tradition with a global reach

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Kent College History's curator insight, July 28, 7:04 AM
The Guardian obituary of Eric Hobsbawm from 2012: 'In his later years he became arguably Britain's most respected historian of any kind, recognised if not endorsed on the right as well as the left, and one of a tiny handful of historians of any era to enjoy genuine national and world renown.'
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Reading History: Stalin's Russia | History Today

Reading History: Stalin's Russia | History Today | Historiography | Scoop.it
The historian of twentieth-century Russia labours under a number of disadvantages, some of his own making, others well beyond his control.
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Christopher Read of the University of Warwick explores the historiography of Russia under Joseph Stalin.
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Understanding Nationalism in the Graveyard of Empire: The Ukraine Case and Historiography of Nationalism (II) – Histories Divided and Entwined

Understanding Nationalism in the Graveyard of Empire: The Ukraine Case and Historiography of Nationalism (II) – Histories Divided and Entwined | Historiography | Scoop.it
Understanding Nationalism in the Graveyard of Empire: The Ukraine Case and Historiography of Nationalism (II) ... http://t.co/YsMG21Qu2N
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The Startling Darkness of the Original "Godzilla" Movie

The Startling Darkness of the Original "Godzilla" Movie | Historiography | Scoop.it
Neither Gareth Edwards's new blockbuster nor the iconic 1956 American edit match the somber power of Ishiro’s Honda’s 1954 Gojira.
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Medievalists.net - Where the Middle Ages Begin

Medievalists.net - Where the Middle Ages Begin | Historiography | Scoop.it
Where the Middle Ages Begin (Darkness as a metaphor in the historiography of the Enlightenment - http://t.co/MotsecCanr http://t.co/0eKsW0iZm6)...
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About that 10000-year history in Jericho, Mr. Erekat - The Times of Israel

About that 10000-year history in Jericho, Mr. Erekat - The Times of Israel | Historiography | Scoop.it
The Times of Israel
About that 10000-year history in Jericho, Mr. Erekat
The Times of Israel
Palestinian historiography cannot be proven scientifically, Cohen of Hebrew University acknowledged.
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Leon Trotsky and the (Shachtman) Workers Party (1946) - Workers' Liberty

Leon Trotsky and the (Shachtman) Workers Party (1946)
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It gave way to the most vicious and unbridled reaction. ....
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WHAT IS HISTORIOGRAPHY?

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HISTORIOGRAPHY--What is it?Historiography defined: is writing about rather than of history. Historiography is meta-analysis of descriptions of the past.
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