- The historian's craft is the method of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting information as a way to understand the past.
- Historians select specific questions or topics that may fill a gap in historical knowledge, reconsider how existing data are interpreted, or examine current policies.
- The foci of historical studies and the worldview of a historian provide guidance in determining which primary and secondary sources to consider when doing history.
- There are multiple categories of history and various philosophies of history that shape the story a historian creates.
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