12 Facts About History


History'storians seek knowledge of the past using historical sources such as written documents, oral accounts, art and material artifacts, and ecological markers.

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History'story is an academic discipline which uses narrative to describe, examine, question, and analyze past events, and investigate their patterns of cause and effect.

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History'story is often taught as a part of primary and secondary education, and the academic study of history is a major discipline in university studies.

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History'story was borrowed from Latin into Old English as stær, but this word fell out of use in the late Old English period.

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History'storians write in the context of their own time, and with due regard to the current dominant ideas of how to interpret the past, and sometimes write to provide lessons for their own society.

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History'story is facilitated by the formation of a "true discourse of past" through the production of narrative and analysis of past events relating to the human race.

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The area called Big History resists this specialization, and searches for universal patterns or trends.

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History'story begins with the handing down of tradition; and tradition means the carrying of the habits and lessons of the past into the future.

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History'storians have coined multiple terms that describe the act of omitting historical information, including: "silencing", "selective memory", and erasures.

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History'storians give these periods of time names in order to allow "organising ideas and classificatory generalisations" to be used by historians.

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History's adds that after 1945, the trend reversed, allowing social history to replace it.

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World History Association publishes the Journal of World History every quarter since 1990.

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