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101 John Demos, How Historians Write About History (Doing History): Behind-the-Scenes with the author of the Unredeemed Captive & The Heathen School

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How do historians write about the people, places, and events they’ve studied in historical sources? We continue our “Doing History: How Historians Work” series by investigating how historians write about history. Our guide for this investigation is John Demos, the Samuel Knight Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University and an award-winning historian. Show Notes: http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/101   About the Series “Doing History” episodes will introduce you to historians who will tell you what they know about the past and reveal how they came to their knowledge. Each episode will air on the last Tuesday of each month in 2016. This series is part of a partnership between Ben Franklin’s World and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.   Helpful Show Links How Historians Write PDF   Ben Franklin's World Facebook Page Join the Ben Franklin's World Community Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter Ben Franklin's World iOS App Ben Franklin's World Android App   Complementary Episodes Episode 008: Greg O'Malley, Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America Episode 016: Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy Episode 064: Brett Rushforth, Native American Slavery in New France Episode 099: Mark Hanna: Pirates & Pirates Nests in the British Atlantic World

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