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Various different types of theme are explored in this section, many accompanied by specially commissioned articles. The list below is of course only a selection (reflective of the interests and of the ignorance of those behind Making History), and should be best seen as a starting point for further additions as well as debate. Suggestions and feedback would be welcomed.
Different approaches can prioritise different types of source material (Oral history), be concerned with one specific aspect of the historical past (the History of medicine), analyse the past in terms of a particular theoretical framework (Marxist history) or consider certain aspects of the past to be of greater explanatory importance (Political history, Social history).
Issues discussed here include developments in areas auxiliary to history (History publishing, History and archives), changes in aspects of the profession itself (Teaching of history, Professionalization) and the impact of technological changes (History and computing).
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