How to become a skilled historical detective
As a genealogist, historian and author, Carol Baxter had to learn strategies for determining historical truth – in particular, when she discovered that most of the works previously written about her “popular history” subjects were riddled with errors. She needed to be able to prove truth or mistruth in a manner that would withstand strident critical examination. This seminar teaches you strategies for determining truth, strategies that you can apply not only to your own family history research, but to help you separate fact from myth in daily life.
– 30/60 minutes – Powerpoint presentation