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January 19, 2018
What is history?
â¢ Essentially a timeline
â¢ â¯Chroâ¯ologiâ¯al reâ¯ord of sigâ¯ifiâ¯aâ¯t eâ¯eâ¯ts â¯as affeâ¯tiâ¯g a â¯atioâ¯ or iâ¯stitutioâ¯â¯ ofteâ¯
including an explanation of their causes
â¢ The ancient Greek, Herodotus is â¯oâ¯sidered to â¯e the â¯Father of Historâ¯â¯
â¢ It is important to record the past
Winston Churchill- Priâ¯e â¯iâ¯ister of Eâ¯glaâ¯d duriâ¯g â¯orld â¯ar 2 defiâ¯es historâ¯ as â¯Historâ¯
is â¯ritteâ¯ â¯â¯ the â¯iâ¯torsâ¯
George Bernard Shaw- Plaâ¯â¯riter, defiâ¯ed historâ¯ as â¯if history repeats itself, and the
uâ¯eâ¯peâ¯ted alâ¯aâ¯s happeâ¯s, hoâ¯ iâ¯â¯apaâ¯le â¯ust Maâ¯ â¯e of learâ¯iâ¯g froâ¯ eâ¯perieâ¯â¯e.â¯
Henry ford- Fouâ¯der of the Ford iâ¯dustries said, â¯Historâ¯ is â¯ore or less â¯uâ¯kâ¯
Napoleon Bonaparte- A French conqueror history is a set of lies agreed upon
Is History an art?
â¢ Art is a subject of study primarily concerned with human creativity and social life,
suâ¯h as laâ¯guages, literatureâ¦
Is History a science?
â¢ Science us a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths
gained through observation and experimentation.
What is historiography?
â¢ The study of the development of historical method, historical research, and writing
â¢ The methods of historical research and presentation
â¢ The history of history
â¢ How historians have interpreted the past
Difference ways of writing history
â¢ Economic history: Analyzing history from an economic point of view. For example,
they are trying to preserve the resources etc. Historians have viewed the history
from an economic perspective.
â¢ Feminist history: A typical high school textbook makes it look like 80% of history
victory was done by men.
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