Course Abstract

History 204, “Introduction to Historical Methods,” with Professor Matthew Pinsker, meets at Dickinson College during fall 2016 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3pm in either Denny 211 or at the House Divided Studio on 61 N. West Street.  Course texts include John Lewis Gaddis’s  The Landscape of History (2002) and and various articles and digital resources such as the House Divided Project.  Students in this methods seminar will undertake a number of research, writing and multi-media presentation assignments in order to begin to master the range of skills essential to becoming a historian.