History Extension Section I notes
Notes on prominent historians that contribute to historiography. These Section I notes are based on the key questions with a diverse list of historians, hence providing you a comprehensive understanding when writing an extended response around the construction of history. There are also contemporary case studies relevant to the changing nature of history, further supporting your argument!
- Herodotus (ancient)
- Thucydides (ancient)
- Eric Hobsbawm (history from below)
- Richard Evans (history from below)
- Martin Gilbert (history from below)
- E. H. Carr (postmodernism)
- Keith Jenkins (postmodernism)
- Toppling of Cecil Rhodes statues (Case Study)
- David Irving: Libel case (Case Study)
These notes are based on the History Extension Stage 6 Syllabus 2017:
WHO ARE HISTORIANS?
WHAT ARE THE PURPOSES OF HISTORY?
HOW HAS HISTORY BEEN CONSTRUCTED, RECORDED AND PRESENTED OVER TIME? – FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY
WHY HAVE APPROACHES TO HISTORY CHANGED OVER TIME? – FROM ANCIENT TIME TO THE PRESENT DAY