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Reflecting on and Reacting to Why Study History’s Chapter 1

@JohnFea1 look what I got today. #WhyStudyHistory pic.twitter.com/yjUrQATyn0 — Phillip Strunk (@PhilStrunk) September 13, 2013 Ok, so I tried doing a video for this chapter.  Please forgive the poor video quality (#CollegeLiving), and  be prepared to see my overall gooberness.

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My Thoughts on Wineburg’s Chapter 7

I can’t lie friends, Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts is becoming one of my favorite reads.  Ok, I know what you are likely thinking “Phil you are such a nerd” and you are correct.  However, that does not take away from

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Wineburg 4,5,6

Ok, friends, I was just zooming through some chapters the past two days.  I wanted to post, but my mom was using my homework to do her accounting homework (going to college to get more knowledge)! Anywho, I read chapters

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What Does The Text Do And The Complex Understanding of History

One thing I love about having a day off from work?  Getting to read more.  I just finished chapter 3 of Wineburg’s Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts.   This chapter keyed in on understanding historical documents. During one part of

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Just Some Undergrad Thoughts on Wineburg’s Chapter 1

Hi friends, So I finally have had enough time off of work to get to finish chapter 1 of Sam Wineburg’s Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts, and I have just really been prompted to think about a few things in

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Posted in Some Of The History We Write, Some Simple Rants On History, Stories Of Other Historians, Teaching History, The Ways Historians Think, Thoughts from Other Historians

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