Université de Rouen
UFR Lettres et Sciences Humaines
Contrôle de fin de semestre, janvier 2021
M1 recherche et M1 MEEF
Seminar : Introduction to historiography and to memory studies : Britain and the First World War
« For all historians, historiography remains anchored to an objective reality—the reality of what happened in the past. But historians start not with facts but with problems. »
[slightly adapted from] Eric Hobsbawm, « Asking the Big Why Questions », Le Monde Diplomatique, 2004.
Write a structured essay discussing this, giving plenty of examples from the UK historiography of the First World War .
Send your paper to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 19th January at 11pm
Send it in doc, docx or odt, with your name as part of the file name.
Five pages maximum.