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Interpretation • “an account of the past reached by making inferences from sources; a single event can have multiple interpretations” Peter Seixas and Tom Morton, The Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts (Toronto: Nelson Education Ltd., 2013), glossary, 215.
Inference • “conclusion based on reading between the lines of a source” Ibid.
Context • “the circumstances at the time of the creation of a source; the society and belief system in which the source was created as well as the historical events taking place at the time” • P ERSIAT acronym helps you remember the various parts of a society Ibid.
Anachronism “a practice or technology represented outside of the time period in which it existed” (Seixas and Morton, The Big Six) DPH Club, Brazilian Graphics by Will Murai, N.d, http://www.dphclub.com/graphics/brazilian-graphics-by-will-murai (Feb. 2, 2013).
Presentism National Coordinating Committee for UDHR50, Biography: Eleanor Roosevelt, Aug. 5, 1998, http://www.udhr.org/history/Biographies/bioer.htm (Feb. 2, 2013). University of Alabama News, UA Professor’s Book Discusses Key Dissenter in the Spanish Conquest, Sept. 19, 2011, http://uanews.ua.edu/2011/09/ua-professors-book-discusses-key-dissenter-in-the-spanish-conquest/ (Feb. 2, 2013).
Presentism • “imposing the thoughts, beliefs, and values of today onto historical actors” Seixas and Morton, The Big Six, 215.
Continuity and Change • Things that remain the same from the past • Things that change from the past • Reflection: • Write a short reflection on how sacredness and secularism relate to continuity and change in the Renaissance. • Consult continuity and change in the HTC package.