RLP 32: Indirect vs. Direct Evidence
In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss the difference between indirect evidence vs. direct evidence. Is a birth year calculated from a census record considered direct or indirect evidence? What about the birth year ranges in pre-1850 U.S. Censuses? And what does your research question have to do with the type of evidence?
QuickLesson 13: Classes of Evidence—Direct, Indirect & Negative at Evidence Explained
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