Approaches to Historical Thinking



Fall 2013

HIST 7001

Approaches to Historical Thinking

Brian P. Owensby

This course will explore diverse perspectives on how historical knowledge is produced, conveyed and debated.  We will read classic works, innovative newer books, theory and historiography.  We will meet weekly to discuss readings.  Students will write reaction papers and one longer paper at semester’s end.



Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904



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