Rewards of Studying History and Evaluating Evidence: Historians Speak

Joanne B. Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, is a leading expert on early American politics and culture.. In this interview, she describes the essential role that primary source materials have played in her own research. She also discusses the lasting benefits of studying the humanities. (From Readex, a division of Newsbank.)

Readex: “Over several decades, Readex has published many of the most widely used collections of primary source research materials in academic libraries, first as Readex Microprint Corporation and since 1984 as a division of NewsBank, inc. Academic librarians and scholars recognize Readex for its efforts to transform research in the humanities and social sciences and to dramatically reshape the study and teaching of centuries of American history, literature, culture and daily life.”

There’s a series of other videos on the Readex Youtube page.

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