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Reading primary sources : the interpretation of texts from nineteenth- and twentieth-century history

Author: Miriam Dobson; Benjamin Ziemann
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge guides to using historical sources.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does the historian approach primary sources? How do interpretations differ? How can they be used to write history? This book goes a long way to providing answers for these questions.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Einführung
Student Collection
Sources
Additional Physical Format: Also issued in e-book format:
Reading primary sources.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Dobson; Benjamin Ziemann
ISBN: 9780415429566 0415429560 9780415429573 0415429579 9780203892213 0203892216
OCLC Number: 166360250
Description: vi, 259 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Reading primary sources : contexts and approaches. Understanding history : hermeneutics and source-criticism in historical scholarship / Philipp Müller --
Reading texts after the linguistic turn : approaches from literary studies and their implications / Christoph Reinfandt --
pt. 2. Varieties of primary sources and their interpretation. Letters / Miriam Dobson --
Surveillance reports / Moritz Föllmer --
Court files / Claudia Verhoeven --
Opinion polls / Anja Kruke --
Memoranda / Kristina Spohr Readman --
Diaries / Christa Hämmerle, translated by Andrew Evans --
Novels / Julia Reid --
Autobiography / David Carlson --
Newspapers / Stephen Vella --
Speeches / Paul Readman --
Testimony / Devin O. Pendas.
Series Title: Routledge guides to using historical sources.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam Dobson and Benjamin Ziemann.
Local System Bib Number:
383067

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Offers an overview of methodological approaches to the use of sources, analyzing the way that these have changed over time. This work also provides an overview of twelve different types of written  Read more...
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