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  • History

    History and geographyFrom Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia This article is about the academic discipline. For a general history of human beings‚ see History of the world. For other uses‚ see History (disambiguation). Historia by Nikolaos Gysis (1892) Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.[1] —George Santayana History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia‚ meaning "inquiry‚ knowledge acquired by investigation"[2]) is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well

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    History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia‚ meaning is about an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the discovery‚ collection‚ organization‚ and presentation of information about these events. The term includes cosmic‚ geologic‚ and organic history‚ but is often generically implied to mean human history. Scholars who write about history are called historians. History as well as ancient geometrical applications of history can also refer to the academic discipline which uses a narrative

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  • History

    History Essay When you think about history‚ what comes to mind? Events‚ specific dates‚ or a period of time? We believe that history is the study of the important events that have taken place during the past millions of years. History not only tells us dates and events‚ but by studying history‚ we also learn about how our world has evolved and come into being. It explains the importance of certain events and how we are effected by them. We learn from the mistakes made in the past so we can create

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  • History

    because they do not support the "disinterested investigation" required of the discipline of history.[8][9] Events occurring prior to written record are considered prehistory. Herodotus‚ a 5th-century B.C. Greek historian is considered within the Western tradition to be the "father of history"‚ and‚ along with his contemporary Thucydides‚ helped form the foundations for the modern study of human history. Their work continues to be read today and the divide between the culture-focused Herodotus and

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  • Importance of History

    CHAPTER I Introduction History is the science whose business is to study events not accessible to our observations‚ and to study these events inferentially (Philippine Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences 1993). History is not merely the records of past events: it is the record of what one’s age find worthy of note in another. History as a narrative (which of written‚ visual‚ oral or a combination of all these) about past events that has a meaning to a certain group of people in a given time and

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  • Is History Important?

    Is History Important? One reason why history is important it that the past has value to our society. Thousands of people throughout history have gone to great lengths to record history through newspapers‚ diaries‚ journals‚ saved letters‚ family Bibles‚ and oral traditions. It is believed that Aborigines of Australia actually managed to hang onto their history for 40‚000 years by word of mouth. History is the narrative of mankind. It provides answers as to how people lived as well as provide

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  • Global History

    as World History. For the historical events‚ see History of the world. For a compilation album by Christian rock band Mad at the World‚ see World History (album). World history‚ global history or transnational history (not to be confused with diplomatic or international history) is a field of historical study that emerged as a distinct academic field in the 1980s. It examines history from a global perspective. It is not to be confused with comparative history‚ which‚ like world history‚ deals with

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  • The Future of History

    Date: _18/11/2013__________________________________________________ Table of Contents A Critique of Haydn‚ T. (2012) ‘History in Schools and the Problem of ‘The Nation’’ Education Sciences‚ 2(4): 276-289 Why I Chose this Article There is a very high-spirited campaign among Irish academics to preserve Junior Certificate History in its current format at present‚ I had planned to critique an Irish academic article on this topic but unfortunately high calibre‚ carefully considered

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  • What is history

    What is history? Why bother? What some people have said is history: History is only a confused heap of facts. (G.K. Chesterton) The past is useless. That explains why it is past. (Wright Morris) History is an argument without end. (Peter Geyl) History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality‚ vitalizes memory‚ provides guidance in daily life‚ and brings us tidings of antiquity. (Cicero) What experience and history teach is this‐that people and governments

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  • Micro History

    It is the most interesting and innovative approach to history. The pathfinder of the field was the German Historian George G Igger. He developed it as a methodology in 1970’s to counter the traditional methodology of Social sciences. The basic objection of him was that through the traditional methodology it is not possible to know the concrete reality of small scale life. The small scale life refers to the Anthropological‚ Cultural‚ Sociological‚ Political‚ Economic and all other inclusive

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