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Causes of the Civil War

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2012
  • 6:00 PM EDT
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Learn about the study of historiography and the different approaches to explaining the cause of the war.         

Topics Covered:

  • Concept of historiography
  • Historiographical "schools", their evolution and how they explain the cause of the war
  • Concept of presentism
  • Various interpretive paradigms, i.e. economic, social/cultural, political, intellectual
James Erhman, PhD
Program Director, Master of Arts in History
Christine Gagnon
Admissions Advisor, Master of Arts in History
Categories: History, Military History