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In particular, historiography is about what we can learn from history.
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Events (150 years ago today): 1866 - Armed Confederate veterans in New Orleans riot against a meeting of Radical Republicans, killing 48 people and injuring another 100.
Events (100 years ago today): 1916 - Black Tom Island explosion in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Events (50 years ago today): 1966 - England defeats West Germany to win the 1966 FIFA World Cup at Wembley after extra time.
Births (100 years ago today): 1916 - Dick Wilson, English-American actor (d. 2007)
Births (50 years ago today): 1966 - Kerry Fox, New Zealand actress and screenwriter
Deaths (500 years ago today): 1516 - Johann V of Nassau-Vianden-Dietz (b. 1455)
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Cold War Historiography
A revision summary grid of historiographical terms
Origins of the Cold War: Essay Writing Advice
Schools of History
Historians and Theory of Knowledge in History
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To what extent was Elizabeth I to blame for Spain
Elizabethan England: Why did Elizabeth refuse to marry?
Model Essay: In what ways, and with what results, did the Cold War influence relations between Latin America with the United States in the period 1945 to 1957?
75 question Fling the Teacher Quiz on Why did Events in the Gulf Matter?
American Foreign Policy in Latin America, 1945-60: Conclusions