[ hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fee, -stohr- ]
/ hɪˌstɔr iˈɒg rə fi, -ˌstoʊr- /
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noun, plural his·to·ri·og·ra·phies.
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.
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Origin of historiography
OTHER WORDS FROM historiographyhis·to·ri·o·graph·ic [hi-stawr-ee-uh-graf-ik, -stohr-], /hɪˌstɔr i əˈgræf ɪk, -ˌstoʊr-/, his·to·ri·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivehis·to·ri·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use historiography in a sentence
Thus are the historiographical trenches dug for the centenary.The Utterly Pointless First World War|Michael F. Bishop|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a child he learned to set type, and as a child, also, he assisted his father in historiographical work.Famous Authors (Men)|E. F. (Edward Francis) Harkins
A Bohemian edition, with additions and a historiographical introduction, appeared in 1848.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations|Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for historiography
/ (ˌhɪstɔːrɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /
the writing of history
the study of the development of historical method, historical research, and writing
any body of historical literature
Derived forms of historiographyhistoriographic (hɪˌstɔːrɪəˈɡræfɪk) or historiographical, adjective
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