Study of History


Study of History

Study of History may refer to:
*A Study of History, a 12-volume book by British historian Arnold J. Toynbee, finished in 1961
*Historiography, the study of history


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  • HISTORY —    the study of the past. As an academic discipline, history emerged in the late nineteenth century although great historians have reoccurred in Western civilization since the early Greeks. The ABRAMIC RELIGIONS are essentially historical and… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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