How do we select the sources we use? How do we approach those sources once we’ve selected them? What does that process do to the stories we eventually tell about the past? And, what happens when our sources disagree with the choices we’ve made?
Historian Casey Schmitt raises these questions. Why does he raise them? Historians, professional and amateur, should be interested. Find out in his post at The Junto, here: When Sources Talk Back « The Junto.