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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIS 302 - Historiography: Perspectives on Historians and Histories

2015-2016 Catalog Year

This course presents an introduction to the history, method, and practice of writing history (historiography) from the Enlightenment era to the present. Through textual readings, research in primary sources, and oral presentations on aspects of historiography that have sparked controversy, students gain familiarity with the problems and pleasures of historical research and a new appreciation of how our historical knowledge is created.

Prerequisite: Minimum second semester sophomore standing.
Offered: Fall, Spring
credit: 3