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Linkers, Diggers, and Glossers in Social History

The article describes how the field of social history is composed of three types of researchers:

Linkers: those who look to compare social processes and mechanisms.
Diggers: those who view history as a base where vital information about national politics can be found.
Glossers: those who use an anthropological viewpoint in which to recreate significant past actions in terms of meanings that they had for those actors.