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Opening Our Eyes: History and the Social Sciences

Hoffman, Philip T. (2006) Opening Our Eyes: History and the Social Sciences. Journal of the Historical Society, 6 (1). pp. 93-118. ISSN 1529-921X.

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Historians make practically no use of new intellectual tools from the social sciences that are revolutionizing fields such as law or political science, even though the tools lend themselves to the study of the past. True, they may not suit every historian, but why should we forsake methodological assistance that can broaden our perception of the past and help us decide what is important?

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Official Citation:Hoffman, P. T. (2006), Opening Our Eyes: History and the Social Sciences. Journal of The Historical Society, 6: 93–117. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5923.2006.00169.x
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Deposited By: Susan Vite
Deposited On:17 Mar 2016 22:30
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