The Job of the Historian

Sean Dyer
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The Job of the Historian
  1. Sources
    1. Written
      1. Visual
        1. Oral
          1. Primary
            1. come directly from the time being studied
            2. Secondary
              1. come from after the time being studied
              2. Unreliable sources
                1. Bias
                  1. when evidence is intentionally chosen to strengthen a case
                  2. Prejudice
                    1. making a decision without evidence
                    2. Propaganda
                      1. used to promote a single point of view
                  3. Time
                    1. Chronology
                      1. putting events in order of time
                      2. Decade
                        1. 10 years
                        2. Century
                          1. 100 years
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