Identification And Evaluation Of Sources Essay

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Introduction : Identification & Evaluation of Sources

The goal and purpose of this historical investigation/research is to try and answer the testable question “How far was the failure of the Russian army in the Russo-Japanese War responsible for the outbreak of the 1905 Russian Revolution?”. In order to answer this question, the researcher will need to acquire knowledge from many different sources in order to find answers to the many problems that Russia faced prior and after the Russo-Japanese War and how it affected them. Sources such as the Naval War College Review by Yoji, Koda, excerpts from The Journal of Economic History, a blog entry from the New York Times, and other articles for factual information on Russia prior to the war and after will be used when investigating the testable question. These sources are not only been written by experts, but also have shown to express both sides of the argument. One source is the excerpt taken from the “Naval War College Review” which was published in the spring of 2005 by Yoji Koda, a Japanese naval officer, retired Vice Admiral, academic writer and senior scholar (fellow) at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.This article examines the primary causes that led to the Japanese success in the Russo-Japanese War and also how the Russian Tsarist government failed.. He includes information and events that occurred before the war as well as those that took place during the war. The source is valuable as…

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