HIST-2103 Historiography of Colombia
The historiographic study is based on a critical reflection on the different works related to history. In this regard, the analysis on how the history has been written makes evident the interpretative models, historiographic schools or currents, sources and changes in the subject matter trends. In the Colombian case, the path towards professionalization of this discipline offers a broad overview to study the aforesaid elements. A work of this nature turns into a fundamental support to understand what shape has the field of work of historians acquired, as well as to encourage new research projects. The course looks forward to studying the different components involved in a historiographic analysis, the analysis of changes in the orientation of historical works in Colombia, the role played by the interdisciplinary approach in historical works and the evaluation of the national production characteristics during the 19th and 20th centuries.
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