10 Facts About Historian


Historian'storian is a person who studies and writes about the past and is regarded as an authority on it.

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Historian'storians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time.

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Historian'storianrodotus attempted to distinguish between more and less reliable accounts and personally conducted research by travelling extensively, giving written accounts of various Mediterranean cultures.

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Historian'storian was the first to distinguish between cause and immediate origins of an event, while his successor Xenophon introduced autobiographical elements and character studies in his Anabasis.

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Historian's written work was the Shiji, a monumental lifelong achievement in literature.

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Historian'storian was the first scholar to make a serious attempt to write the history of the world, eliminating theological frameworks, and emphasizing economics, culture, and political history.

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Historian's scholarship was painstaking for the time and he was able to access a large number of documentary sources that had previously been unstudied.

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Historian's writings are famous for their ringing prose and for their confident, sometimes dogmatic, emphasis on a progressive model of British history, according to which the country threw off superstition, autocracy and confusion to create a balanced constitution and a forward-looking culture combined with the freedom of belief and expression.

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Historian'storian was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism, a major proponent of sociological positivism and one of the first practitioners of historicist criticism.

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Historian'storian took a comparative topical approach to independent civilizations and demonstrated that they displayed striking parallels in their origin, growth, and decay.

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