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Way Back When Historians: How to be a historian (talk)

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What is history and what does a historian do? Why is it important?

With over fifteen years’ experience as consulting historians, Way Back When has a lot of tips to share for budding historians! Our aim is to inspire students to think about the past and why it is meaningful to them and to the broader community they live in.

* What is history?
* What is an archive?
* What are primary and secondary sources?
* What does a historian do?
* How to communicate history and tell stories about the past
* Our journey to becoming professional historians
* What we have learned from our career as historians

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