History Girls

{January 7, 2011}   Historical Secondary Sources: Disadvantages

Secondary sources are interpretations and analysis’ of first hand accounts of a given subject or event. There are many advantages to using them and when researching subjects such as history, they are a necessity. They allow the reader to get expert views of events and often bring together multiple primary sources relevant to the subject matter. However there are disadvantages to using secondary sources and they should, where possible, be used in conjunction with the primary sources available.

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