Cliometrics

Generalthoughtsandreactions:

-­-Science or art

-­–­–­–­–­-
Math vs history
Cycles
à.predict
Morethan
stats.
“Complex games”
Narrow line of inquiry
HistoricalMethods(traditional)

 Analysis and Interpretation at all stages!!!

1.
Question
to answer
2.
Research
a.
Secondarysources-­-records
b.
Primarysources–evidenceinterviews
etc.

3.
Putthe
puzzle
together
4.
Publish!
How History is done

1.
Topic/Subject–“Significant
Question”Thesis an
answer
to
a significant question

ExFrontierthesis:(FrederickJackson
Turner—the reason America became a democracy(Criticalspeculation)
2.
Criticaltext(s)
–primarysource
3.
Set in tcontext
Conclusions

Watchout  for hoax! Topics:

-­-Empire
-­-Sex
-­-CivilWar
-­-Women
-­-Science
-­-Genocide
-­-Japan/Sweden

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