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'Language for Historians' Seminar 1

Discussion topics

Structure and format of 'Language for Historians'
Early modern historiography
Reviewing scholarly works
General features of the core text

Required reading

  • The core text for your language (NB: there are a limited number of copies in the UL, so please access titles early and do not monopolize them)

Supplementary reading

  • A. Budd, The Modern Historiography Reader: Western Sources (2008)
  • P. Burke (ed.), New Perspectives on Historical Writing (1991)
  • Q. Skinner (ed.), The Return of Grand Theory in the Human Sciences (1985)
  • G. Walker (ed.), Writing Early Modern History (2005)

Examples of Reviews

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