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HI 3903 Historiography and Historical Method: 3 hours.

(Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing). Three hours lecture. The writings and interpretations of leading European and American historians, bibliographical aids, methods of research, preparation of bibliographies, practice in writing a research paper


Graduate Catalog


Department Head: Dr. Alan I. Marcus Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Andrew Lang 214 Allen Hall Box H Mississippi State, MS  39762 Telephone: 662-325-3604 E-mail: correspondence@history.msstate.edu

Department of History

Undergraduate Catalog


Among the humanities disciplines, history is unique in the emphasis it places on interpreting human experience over place and time. Historians study the evolution of human beings and societies, emphasizing the importance of people’s choices, values, and actions. History provides indispensable background and the social and political context for other academic disciplines and branches of knowledge.