Historians research the past through historical sources.
But what are the materials that tell historians about past peoples, places, and events?
Today, James Horn, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, helps us investigate historical sources by taking us on an exploration of historic Jamestown and the types of sources that inform what we know about it.
Doing History Series
This episode is part of the "Doing History: How Historians Work" series.
“Doing History” episodes will introduce you to historians who will tell you what they know about the past and reveal how they came to their knowledge.
Each episode will air on the last Tuesday of each month in 2016.
This series is part of a partnership between Ben Franklin’s World and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.
Show Notes: http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/079
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