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A text miner’s revelation: how historians use text

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Historians seem to use text in two ways, the first is to get an idea of what’s out there, the same way all researchers use the literature in their fields. The second is as evidence – what traces might have an event, personal characteristic, impression, or anything else, have left in textual records from around that time?

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