Historiography is the writing of history with emphasis on the critical examination of sources. It is the study of historical writing, which does change over time!
For this assignment, you will read Evans' A Defense of History and find one historiographical source that develops or criticizes his argument, you will write a four-page (1,000-1,250 words) defense of history as an academic discipline.
Use the Phillips Library Databases to find articles to defends or criticizes Evans' argument.
Authors will not identify Evans specifically
Think about the ideas and arguments that Evans presents and find sources on the same
Determining the credibility of your source will be important for this essay. Think about the following characteristics:
For more information on the research process: