Online Contributions

This module has been challenging for me since I walked in to the first class basically computer illiterate! Out of all the online networking options that we were given, I had previously used none. So I started slow and set up my blog at the beginning of the semester but it took me a while […]

What is datamining, and does it encourage the creation of a specific kind of history?

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Technically, data mining is the process of finding correlations or patterns among dozens of fields in large relational databases. It can be used in many different areas and fields such as history and businesses. For those who cannot grasp the computer technology side of things such as […]

Digital Histories Critique

I decided to explore the National Archives Cabinet Papers 1915-1982. The project followed PRINCE2 methodology. This approach is widely used within Government and also the private sector. The new resource had been digitised from microfilms held at The National Archives that contain a large collection of volumes of documents.  This source was digitalised and funded […]

Lincholn Official Trailer

There have been many many many films based on things that have happened in the past, i call these historic movies. There are the ones that create a fictional story around a past event or person such as ‘Troy’ or ‘Boy in the striped pajamas’ which are highly entertaining, but this film seems to be […]

America vs England

I love studying history, i find it fascinating! My favourite area of study is modern American history as i find it most interesting! I am lucky enough to be visiting America for the first time in May, and since booking the trip i have been fantasising about what it will be like over there and […]

First Post

This is my first post, in my blog i aim to share my findings and views in regard to my History with Creative Writing degree. Each week i find something new and interesting relating to my course and i will post these things on here as a way to communicate my insights! 🙂 Hope you […]