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Clarissa Lauder-Frost

History and English tutor, also offering Personal Statement, CV and job application guidance.

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History

Asked by Dania · 6 months ago

How are portrayals important to history writing?

Portrayals is has a wide meaning in the context you have given here. I am going to go with the view that maybe you mean 'Why does who wrote about the history we learn about today in school matter?' (If I am wrong do get in touch). In this context, my answer would be that, certainly pre 1950s history, the majority of history and documentation of said history was written by a certain demographic,... more

History

Asked by James · 6 months ago

What is the best example of a primary source document useful in the study of history?

It does depend on the type of work you are doing and the sources available. For example, in a text book, if there is a primary source within a textbook/book with other information, then you could count that as a primary source, but how you reference in footnotes would be different to other types of primary source. It also depends on the time period in which you're writing about as to what primary... more

Applying for Oxbridge

Asked by Rory · 6 months ago

What advice would you have for someone looking to apply for post-graduate study several years after completing their undergrad?

Hi there, I would certainly take a look at different courses and also different universities as many different universities have a different curriculum/agenda when it comes to what is included in their course content. I'd also make sure your priorities are in order before you take on a post-graduate course. While they are shorter than the usual undergrad, it can often be more intense and more rea... more

History

Asked by Sarah · 6 months ago

How did the Great Depression affect the lives of American citizens?

This is a very large question to unpack with many themes/answers. There are certainly political/social and financial aspects here. Socially you should consider the context where prior to the Great Depression, America had just had the Roaring 20s, a time of prosperity and disposable income. The Great Depression left many out of work and had a detrimental impact on all of America and also it's allie... more

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Clarissa Lauder-Frost

History and English tutor, also offering Personal Statement, CV and job application guidance.

152Students helped
4Questions answered
£15Per hour