Historical Significance

Please read the short paper on Debating Historical Significance [PDF], take particular note of the way in which this has been categorised by one author. Discuss these categories in relation to any historical event you can think of. Then view the three videos below and try and identify and assess use of these categories in the videos:

If you would like to see a presentation in which historical significance is explored please click on the video below to view Dr Arthur Chapman, of the Institute of Education, considering this issue:

For an exploration of the concept of historical significance see Ali Messer of Roehampton University: