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HST 4000 Historiography (3 credits)

This course explores the history of writing history. It will examine how historians have interpreted the past and why their interpretations have changed over time. It will analyze postmodernism, Marxism, feminism, and other theories that have shaped how historians study history. Finally, this course will explore how historians use primary and secondary sources, as well as the procedures historians employ to write and research history. Prerequisite(s): Six credits earned in any two 3000-level HST-prefix courses or instructor permission.
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