How Hist 4250 influenced me

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I find biographies to be one of the most interesting forms of history. The biography, No Bleeding Heart: Charlotte Whitton – A Feminist on the Right, provided great insight into the life of Charlotte Whitton. Because the book was about the life… Continue Reading →


As defined by Sandwell, microhistory is the study of the “details of daily life in one place, and how they change over time.” (124) Microhistory is probably the genre that surprised me the most. Originally I thought it might be… Continue Reading →


Memoir writing played a very important role in this course because the central primary source was a memoir. What I find the most interesting about the historical method of memoirs is that is through the perspective of the writer. It… Continue Reading →


Storytelling was a historical method that played a large role in my project. Songs are essentially someone telling their story to a melody. One danger to storytelling is that the storyteller tends to play to their audience. This was evident… Continue Reading →

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