History Has Many Voices

History Has Many Voices

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This volume presents essays from eight scholars who trained with Robert Kingdon, a vanguard of early modern studies. He required students to go to primary sources, yet they were free to pursue their own curiosity. No matter what their approach to the sources, students were held to a high standard of thoroughness, precision, and attention to detail. This festschrift displays something of the diversity of language, source materials, methods, and visions that Kingdon encouraged in his students during his forty-year career in graduate education.he date of 29 February 2000 demonstrated the key feature of the Gregorian calendar that makes it more accurate than its ... Returning the spring equinox to 21 March to conform to the dating of Easter set by Nicaea was the key motivation behind calendar reform. ... Changing the calendar would be a major task in any society, but in the past it was especially difficult because of how it would affect religion.

Title:History Has Many Voices
Author:Robert McCune Kingdon
Publisher:Truman State Univ Press - 2003


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