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Published March 2006 | public
Journal Article

Opening Our Eyes: History and the Social Sciences


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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© 2006 The Historical Society and Wiley.

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