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Studying the History of Asia Challenges and BeneFts Tuesday, September 21, 2010
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What is the study of history? has long been assumed in history that form follows content: facts reveal the story over the years, many shifts of perspective, model, theory, ideology in historical profession fundamental project hasn't changed: empirical-rational analysis of historical data but the epistemology (system of knowledge) of history has been called into question how does the narrative construction of the historian relate to the writing of Fction or poetry? "the past is not just re-interpreted according to new evidence but also through self-conscious acts of re-writing as well" "data in and of itself does not have given meaning" Tuesday, September 21, 2010
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Challenges: language specialized terminology names and other proper nouns grass script in historical texts: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course ASIA 150 taught by Professor Hewison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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