Genre Guide
Historiography: The Shape of Information
Created by dclarchivists | 13 items
Historiography is the study of approaches to history and how historical narratives shape the world, for better or worse. It is a powerful tool for sharpening critical analysis skills, increasing civic education, and resisting misinformation. The following books are good examples of works of historiography.
Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Lies My Teacher Told Me Lies My Teacher Told Me
Everything your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Book - 2018
The New Press
973 LOE
Rethinking Our Past Rethinking Our Past
Recognizing Facts, Fictions, and Lies in American History
Unknown - 2004
Recorded Books
CD 973 LOE
Critical Thinking Skills Critical Thinking Skills
Effective Analysis, Argument and Reflection
Book - 2017
160 COT
When the Facts Change When the Facts Change
Essays, 1995-2010
Streaming Audiobook - 2015
Gildan Audio Made available through hoopla
Silencing the Past Silencing the Past
Power and the Production of History
Streaming Audiobook - 2015
Tantor Audio Made available through hoopla
The Place of Stone The Place of Stone
Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past
Book - 2017
The University of North Carolina Press
974.485 HUN
Dangerous Games Dangerous Games
The Uses and Abuses of History
Book - 2009
Modern Library
901 MAC
Practicing History Practicing History
[selected Essays]
Streaming Audiobook - 2009
Blackstone Audio, Inc. Made available through hoopla
History in the Making History in the Making
An Absorbing Look at How American History Has Changed in the Telling Over the Last 200 Years
Book - 2006
New Press
973.07 WAR
A More Beautiful and Terrible History A More Beautiful and Terrible History
The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History
Book - 2018
Beacon Press
323.119607 THE
The Forgotten Founders The Forgotten Founders
Rethinking the History of the Old West
Unknown - 2002
Island Press Shearwater Books
978 UDA
The Misinformation Age The Misinformation Age
How False Beliefs Spread
Book - 2019
Yale University Press
303.380973 OCO
Fighting Misinformation Fighting Misinformation
Digital Media Literacy
DVD - 2020
The Teaching Company
DVD 070.43 FIG
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