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  • Studying History at high school or college?
  • Want to improve your results on assessment tasks?
  • Need explanations and examples for difficult concepts like source analysis and evaluation?

History Skills provides you with a wide range of explanations, examples and scaffolds in order to help you get the most out of the subject.


Whether you need to develop your historical knowledge, learn source criticism skills, prepare for essays and exams, understand how to quote and reference sources, or even need to find primary and secondary sources online, you will find everything you need.

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History Skills is part of a group of passionate YouTube creators to launch the new Armchair Historian website. It is packed full of engaging History content for every fan of the past. 


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