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How to Build Historical Context

Lecture no. 5 from the course: Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

How to Build Historical Context

Taught by Professor John Phillip Colletta | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Step away from research and explore how to use historical content to transform your facts into engaging life stories. Dr. Colletta reveals seven steps for building effective historical context, including examining your sources in light of local history, and using history to test a hypothesis about how an event transpired.


August 29, 2015