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How Archives Work

Episode 4: How Archives Work Episode Summary Historians research history in archives. But how do you gain access to one? And how do you use an archive once you find that it likely contains the information you seek? In this third episode of our...

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How Historians Research

Episode Summary In this episode, we investigate how historians research history by exploring the experiences of 17th- and 18th-century enslaved African and African American women. Our guide for this exploration is Jennifer L. Morgan, a...

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Why Historians Study History

Episode Summary In this episode, we speak with four accomplished historians: Rebecca Onion, the History Writer at and a visiting scholar at Ohio University.Alan Taylor, the Thomas Jefferson Chair of American History at the University of...

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