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Samuel Russell
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16 votes
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How is the discipline of History differentiated from other disciplines in social sciences or the humanities?

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2 answers
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What do historians do when there are no sources?

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1 answer
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What was the Nove / Millar debate, how is it important to the historiography of the Soviet Union?

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3 answers
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What is the difference between a professional historian and an amateur?

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1 answer
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Why did The Crown give assent to Apartheid legislation during the 1950s?

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2 answers
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When did Australia declare war on Germany in WWII

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2 answers
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How can scholarly non-historians locate and properly use scholarly histories?

8 votes
1 answer
556 views

What major approaches to "class" as a theoretical category do historians commonly use?

8 votes
2 answers
279 views

What is the meaning of "£10 per cent" in the early 19th century in relation to a wage (30/- fortnight)

8 votes
1 answer
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What are legitimate methods and sources?

8 votes
3 answers
557 views

Why was Charles I not pressed by *peine forte et dure* to force him to plead to treason in front of the High Court?

7 votes
0 answers
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What property relations existed between peasants and those who took from peasants in early Ottoman rule in Anatolia?

6 votes
1 answer
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Why did meat and dairy drop out of the working people in Britain's diet during the industrial enclosures period?

6 votes
2 answers
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How is history studied? [closed]

6 votes
1 answer
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What social relationships existed between the popular mobility and the political elites in the revolutionary American colonies?

5 votes
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What scholarly positions exist evaluating Thatcher's competence and the desirability of her government's policies? [closed]

5 votes
1 answer
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What is the nature of questions that can be answered by historical sources and methods?

4 votes
2 answers
306 views

Why were the continuity states of Imperial and Royal Austria-Hungary disunited, while the continuity states of Imperial Russia were united?

4 votes
2 answers
360 views

What limits historiographically valid hermeneutics of exegesis in relation to theories of action or agents?

3 votes
1 answer
407 views

When did the accusations of convict stain against white Australians stop being culturally significant?

3 votes
2 answers
473 views

In what ways were the creators of the USA's system of government inspired by Roman government?

3 votes
1 answer
298 views

How did Americans adopt processed and off-site butchered meat for domestic consumption in their food supply?

3 votes
0 answers
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What were the cultures of peasants in China during the Hundred Schools period (600-221BCE)?

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Does non-post-modern historiography posit objective grand narratives?

2 votes
4 answers
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How does history as a scholarly discipline or disciplinary practice justify its existence as a social practice?

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2 answers
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Did the Sturmabteilung uniform look ridiculous in terms of German fashion in the 1920s?

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Why don’t historians tolerate eisegesis, when they continuously engage in it?

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1 answer
254 views

WWI: British blockade of Germany (and neutrals)

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For the French Army under Jean Martinet (d1672) how and why were cavalry used instead of infantry?