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What do historians do?
What do historians do?

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • appreciate how historians develop research ideas from different starting points

  • understand some of the choices and processes involved in researching the past

  • have a critical awareness of the wide range of sources historians use for evidence, beyond the textual to include visual, material and physical

  • recognise that historians work within longstanding traditions of learning and knowledge construction.