What do historians do with historical sources once they find them?
How do they read them for information about the past?
Today, Zara Anishanslin, an Assistant Professor of History at CUNY’s College of Staten Island, leads us on an exploration of how historians read historical source by taking us through the documents and objects left behind by four, everyday people.
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/084
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