EH237 Summary Notes which provide exceptional exam preparation with summary notes for all topics 1-20. Suitable for syllabus starting 2015 onwards. The notes incorporate notes from readings, lectures, as well as classes. There are 29 pages with a word count of over 17000.
The course examines theories and concepts used in economic history, and provides an introduction to the methods used by economic historians to collect evidence and generate inference on relevant historical questions. The course will begin with an examination the development of history as a subject and discipline. Consideration will be given to the assumptions made in economics and their principal applications in economic history. The course will also introduce students to essential methods for the design and execution of a research project. Students will be introduced to the analysis of historical arguments and the critical interpretation of primary and secondary sources. The course will also provide students with the basic quantitative skills required to pursue an independent research project, and to engage critically with current scholarship in economic history.