- the body of literature dealing with historical matters; histories collectively.
- the body of techniques, theories, and principles of historical research and presentation; methods of historical scholarship.
- the narrative presentation of history based on a critical examination, evaluation, and selection of material from primary and secondary sources and subject to scholarly criteria.
- an official history: medieval historiographies.
Origin of historiography
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Examples from the Web for historiographical
Thus are the historiographical trenches dug for the centenary.The Utterly Pointless First World War
Michael F. Bishop
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A Bohemian edition, with additions and a historiographical introduction, appeared in 1848.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations</p>
Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
As a child he learned to set type, and as a child, also, he assisted his father in historiographical work.Famous Authors (Men)</p>
E. F. (Edward Francis) Harkins
- the writing of history
- the study of the development of historical method, historical research, and writing
- any body of historical literature
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Word Origin and History for historiographical
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