Month: September 2019

Second Blog Post

In Robert Citino’s Military Histories Old and New: A Reintroduction, Citino highlights three main approaches to military history: new military history, traditional operations history, and a newer approach that focuses on memory and culture within military history. The major points about new military history are that it better covers marginalized groups and that it is […]

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First Actual Blog

Academic history demands much more focus on the truth than popular history. Of course, verified sources are massively important to academic history. The only way to obtain any true credibility is to base research on actual fact, and popular history is less likely to follow this requirement. The reasoning for this difference comes down to […]

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Welcome!

My name is Jarod Markle. I’m a student at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia and a historical interpreter at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. I am also a member of the Patawomeck Tribe based in Stafford, Virginia. This site contains coursework for my History 297 course, and should have more of my earlier papers […]

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