Time is very important to historians. It helps them put their stories in the order in which events happened. The order explains more clesrly how and why events and decisions happened. In order to do this, historians use the dates … Continue reading Historians & Time
We talked earlier about facing issues such as bias,prejudice and propaganda. I want to look further at the problems a historian has when studying sources. Each type of source has it’s advantages and disadvantages. We can learn how useful they are … Continue reading Problems with Sources
Sources Help historians make sense of what happened in the past. The historians job is to use these sources to reconstruct the past. Historians must examine the sources carefully and ask questions about them. Some of the more important questions they … Continue reading Examining Evidence
History comes from the Greek word “Historia” meaning “Knowledge got from enquiry or investigation“. We can thank the Greeks for many inventions and ideas they have given us as many of them are responsible for the foundation of our understanding … Continue reading What is History?