Approaches to History (HIST 397.3)

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HIST 397 02 January 2019 Benjamin Hoy
HIST 397 01 September 2017 Benjamin Hoy
HIST 397 02 January 2017 Benjamin Hoy
HIST 397 02 January 2016


How should (and how do) historians approach their scholarship, and how has this changed in recent generations? This course engages a range of methodological, philosophical, and historiographical readings drawn from a comprehensive survey of topical, thematic, and theoretical fields, collectively aimed at encouraging students to think about the process and methods of doing history.


3 credit units HIST at the 200-level.


Students with credit for HIST 398 Special Topics Approaches to History may not take this course for credit. HIST 397 is required for the Honours and Double Honours programs.

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