Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Historical Methods and Interpretations

Personal, ecorded interviews can play a key role in recording historical events. What must be kept in mind is that the subject's memory will often fail to recall certain key incidents or worse yet, embellish or invent incidents in order to make his or her story more interesting or plausable. That being said, a carefully thought out and carefully recorded interview can often provide valuable historical data when combined with other methods of evaluating historical events.


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