Historiographical Essay on the Tuskegee Airmen and their role in WWII. What types of missions did they have? and why did the group consist only of African Americans?
Your body need to be 8-10 pages. Your title page and citations will not count towards your page number.
Historiographical Essay: A history of the history or the state of art. It is the collective literature on a historical subject. A historiographical paper is an essay that discusses what and how other historians have written about the subject. It compares and contrast the arguments and evidence made in those secondary sources. It compiles a survey of the historical questions that professional historians have asked and there conclusions.
A historiographical essay is NOT a collective book review of all your sources.
It is NOT a narrative of historical events
It is not a paper based on origina (primary) research
It is a literature compilation of the work other historians have produced.
-You are analyzing and critiquing the arguments, structure and coherence of a work.
-You are summarizing the arguments of the work, comparing and examining its relationships to other works in the field.
Conduct a literature search of secondary sources.
this is not a research paper, for a historiography, you need to focus on the historians who have written about the Airmen- how they have been portrayed, their impact etc.