Historical sources

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  • Are the Stories from the Holocaust Survivors with PTSD Reliable as Historical Sources?

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    This investigation will answer the question To what extent are the stories from the Holocaust survivors with PTSD reliable as historical sources? This question is important because there are still holocaust survivors alive today, and their stories are arguably the ones that teach us he most about the Holocaust, since they are primary sources of the event. The survivors dealt with a lot of physical and emotional trauma while in the camps, so it would be easy for them to procure PTSD. The mental

  • Value Of Primary Sources As Historical Sources

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    The Value of Primary Documents as Historical Sources Where does historical information come from and how do we decide on its validity and authenticity? From the days of oral records through to the current glut of information, history has never written itself – that has been the role of the historians of the time. All our information about past records and conditions is derived from evidence or sources, and the nature of these sources can often be highly contestable, particularly in relation to dominant

  • Historical Globalization: Source Analysis

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    arguments between two or more parties, or position papers such as this one. For the purposes of this paper, I will be discussing three different sources provided for me within the assignment. Each one shows a different point of view on the topic of historical globalization and the legacies that followed after them. The idea presented in the first source is rather simple; in the scramble for Africa, many different European nations wanted to claim the land for themselves. They didn’t, however, think

  • Primary Sources Of Historical Events Essay

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    Heck 1 Primary sources are used to research historical events. Three primary documents from the textbox will be discussed. The topics relate to current interests and importance in our world. Even though these are historical events, they have influenced the world generations after. 1. “The Qur’an and the Spread of the Muslim Faith” Muslims believe that if they are faithful, do good works and believe in Muhammad their sins will be forgiven. They do good works to spread their faith. If they

  • Sylvain Ehrenfeld: Historical Source Analysis

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    This distortion of reality will in often cases skew accuracy, therefore creating a limitation to the recording of history. It is not uncommon that within historical

  • Musketeers of Pig Alley as a Historical Source on Gangsters

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    inform and educate themselves. The use of film as a tool to understand history is becoming a popular approach and is a much-debated topic among historians who question the legitimacy of using films as a historical source. This essay will argue that film can be used effectively as a historical source in relation to studying ideas about gangsters. This will be demonstrated through examining the representations of gangsters in films and will also

  • Historical Sources In Eileen Dreyer's The Scarlet Letter

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    intentionally shows which historical sources were used by Hawthorn when writing the well-known novel, The Scarlet Letter, as well as explains how he utilized them. According to the Margaret Kesselring’s record of books, Hawthorne is known to have borrowed Thomas Broughton’s An Historical Dictionary of all Religions. There are many similarities between this historical source and Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, which is why many people argue that Hawthorne deliberately manipulated historical facts. Dreyer on

  • Getting Inspiration from Historical Sources of Fashion

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    To what extent have fashion/textile designers working over the last thirty years used historical sources to inform their practice? Historical modes of dress or history in general offers invaluable inspiration for contemporary designers helping to develop and inform ideas of shape, style, proportions and detail. In this essay I will explore and explain how designers have used the past to inform their work, whether an expression of political, social, or traditional opinions and ideals. I will particularly

  • The Transformational Century And Historical Sources And Tools Essay

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    1. Why is the 15th century called the transformational century and what historical sources and tools can be used to verify this description! Please discuss fully. While the 15th century had an abundance of things that collectively caused it to be called the transformational century, such as the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the rise of the Byzantine Empire, and the use of guns to fight battles, I believe that the printing press makes a strong statement about the change in society. The reason the

  • Thomas Paine : Common Sense As A Historical Source

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    American history, Thomas Paine became known as one our founding fathers. Paine’s influence on American history is vastly significant, and remnants of that influence continues to be an aspect of our nation today. When analyzing Common Sense as a historical source, it can be seen that Paine utilizes the rhetorical appeals of ethos and logos to gain support for independence from England, and support for liberation from the hereditary succession in a monarchy. In order for Common Sense to be successful