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historiography

[ hi-stawr-ee-og-ruh-fee, -stohr- ]
/ h瑟藢st蓴r i藞蓲g r蓹 fi, -藢sto蕣r- /
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noun, plural his路to路ri路og路ra路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

1560鈥70; <Middle French historiographie<Greek historiograph铆a.See history, -o-, -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM historiography

his路to路ri路o路graph路ic [hi-stawr-ee-uh-graf-ik, -stohr-], /h瑟藢st蓴r i 蓹藞gr忙f 瑟k, -藢sto蕣r-/, his路to路ri路o路graph路i路cal, adjectivehis路to路ri路o路graph路i路cal路ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for historiography

historiography
/ (藢h瑟st蓴藧r瑟藞蓲伞r蓹f瑟) /

noun
the writing of history
the study of the development of historical method, historical research, and writing
any body of historical literature

Derived forms of historiography

historiographic (h瑟藢st蓴藧r瑟蓹藞伞r忙f瑟k) or historiographical, adjective
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