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Historians: Definition and Meaning

A historian is a person who researches, studies, and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is an historian of prehistory. Although "historian" can be used to describe amateur and professional historians alike, it is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline. Some historians, though, are recognized by publications or training and experience. "Historian" became a professional occupation in the late nineteenth century as research universities were emerging in Germany and elsewhere.

Categories

There are many categories that historians choose to study.

1. By time period

  • Ancient history
  • Medieval history

2. By nation or geographical area

3. By historical viewpoint

  • Abolitionist
  • Counterfactual
  • Holocaust
  • Marxist
  • Nazi
  • Anarchist
  • Pacifist

4. By general category

  • Architectural history
  • Art history
  • Christianity
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Lutheranism
  • Mormonism
  • The Papacy
  • Presbyterianism
  • Economic history
  • Egyptology
  • Environmental history
  • Espionage
  • Maritime history
  • Media history
  • Military history
  • Naval history
  • Historiography
  • Gender history
  • History of ideas, culture, literature, and philosophy
  • History of business
  • History of international relations
  • History of science and technology
  • Social history
  • Food history

5. World history

6. Biography

Scope of Project

This will be the main place to bring your historian family members who are not considered "prominent" until the sub-projects are created. There is currently a project for Prominent historians.

Sub-projects

This is just a list of some future sub projects. If there is one that you want to create, please do so and add the link below.

Related Projects

There are also other historian related projects that will be separate. For example:

Links

Historians: Definition and Meaning

A historian is a person who researches, studies, and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is an historian of prehistory. Although "historian" can be used to describe amateur and professional historians alike, it is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline. Some historians, though, are recognized by publications or training and experience. "Historian" became a professional occupation in the late nineteenth century as research universities were emerging in Germany and elsewhere.

Categories

There are many categories that historians choose to study.

  1. By time period
  • Ancient history
  • Medieval history

2. By nation or geographical area

3. By historical viewpoint

  • abolitionist
  • Counterfactual
  • Holocaust
  • Marxist
  • Nazi
  • Anarchist
  • Pacifist

4. By general category

  • Architectural history
  • Art history
  • Christianity
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Lutheranism
  • Mormonism
  • The Papacy
  • Presbyterianism
  • Economic history
  • Egyptology
  • Environmental history
  • Espionage
  • Maritime history
  • Media history
  • Military history
  • Naval history
  • Historiography
  • Gender history
  • History of ideas, culture, literature, and philosophy
  • History of business
  • History of international relations
  • History of science and technology
  • Social history
  • Food history

5. World history

6. Biography

Scope of Project

This will be the main place to bring your historian family members who are not considered "prominent" until the sub-projects are created. There is currently a project for "Prominent historians".

Sub-projects

This is just a list of some future sub projects. If there is one that you want to create, please do so and add the link below.

  • Ancient historians
  • Medieval historians
  • United States historians
  • Europe historians
  • Canada historians
  • Caribbean historians
  • Asia historians
  • Africa historians
  • India historians
  • Maritime historians

Related Projects

There are also other historian related projects that will be separate. For example:

Links

Historians: Definition and Meaning

A historian is a person who researches, studies, and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is an historian of prehistory. Although "historian" can be used to describe amateur and professional historians alike, it is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline. Some historians, though, are recognized by publications or training and experience. "Historian" became a professional occupation in the late nineteenth century as research universities were emerging in Germany and elsewhere.

Categories

There are many categories that historians choose to study.

  1. By time period
  • Ancient history
  • Medieval history

2. By nation or geographical area

3. By historical viewpoint

  • abolitionist
  • Counterfactual
  • Holocaust
  • Marxist
  • Nazi
  • Anarchist
  • Pacifist

4. By general category

  • Architectural history
  • Art history
  • Christianity
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Lutheranism
  • Mormonism
  • The Papacy
  • Presbyterianism
  • Economic history
  • Egyptology
  • Environmental history
  • Espionage
  • Maritime history
  • Media history
  • Military history
  • Naval history
  • Historiography
  • Gender history
  • History of ideas, culture, literature, and philosophy
  • History of business
  • History of international relations
  • History of science and technology
  • Social history
  • Food history

5. World history

6. Biography

Scope of Project

This will be the main place to bring your historian family members who are not considered "prominent" until the sub-projects are created. There is currently a project for "Prominent historians".

Sub-projects

This is just a list of some future sub projects. If there is one that you want to create, please do so and add the link below.

  • Ancient historians
  • Medieval historians
  • United States historians
  • Europe historians
  • Canada historians
  • Caribbean historians
  • Asia historians
  • Africa historians
  • India historians
  • Maritime historians

Related Projects

There are also other historian related projects that will be separate. For example:

Links

Historians: Definition and Meaning

A historian is a person who researches, studies, and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is an historian of prehistory. Although "historian" can be used to describe amateur and professional historians alike, it is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline. Some historians, though, are recognized by publications or training and experience. "Historian" became a professional occupation in the late nineteenth century as research universities were emerging in Germany and elsewhere.

Categories

There are many categories that historians choose to study.

  1. By time period
  • Ancient history
  • Medieval history

2. By nation or geographical area

3. By historical viewpoint

  • abolitionist
  • Counterfactual
  • Holocaust
  • Marxist
  • Nazi
  • Anarchist
  • Pacifist

4. By general category

  • Architectural history
  • Art history
  • Christianity
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Lutheranism
  • Mormonism
  • The Papacy
  • Presbyterianism
  • Economic history
  • Egyptology
  • Environmental history
  • Espionage
  • Maritime history
  • Media history
  • Military history
  • Naval history
  • Historiography
  • Gender history
  • History of ideas, culture, literature, and philosophy
  • History of business
  • History of international relations
  • History of science and technology
  • Social history
  • Food history

5. World history

6. Biography

Scope of Project

This will be the main place to bring your historian family members who are not considered "prominent" until the sub-projects are created. There is currently a project for "Prominent historians".

Sub-projects

This is just a list of some future sub projects. If there is one that you want to create, please do so and add the link below.

  • Ancient historians
  • Medieval historians
  • United States historians
  • Europe historians
  • Canada historians
  • Caribbean historians
  • Asia historians
  • Africa historians
  • India historians
  • Maritime historians

Related Projects

There are also other historian related projects that will be separate. For example:

Links

Historians: Definition and Meaning

A historian is a person who researches, studies, and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is an historian of prehistory. Although "historian" can be used to describe amateur and professional historians alike, it is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline. Some historians, though, are recognized by publications or training and experience. "Historian" became a professional occupation in the late nineteenth century as research universities were emerging in Germany and elsewhere.

Categories

There are many categories that historians choose to study.

  1. By time period
  • Ancient history
  • Medieval history

2. By nation or geographical area

3. By historical viewpoint

  • abolitionist
  • Counterfactual
  • Holocaust
  • Marxist
  • Nazi
  • Anarchist
  • Pacifist

4. By general category

  • Architectural history
  • Art history
  • Christianity
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Lutheranism
  • Mormonism
  • The Papacy
  • Presbyterianism
  • Economic history
  • Egyptology
  • Environmental history
  • Espionage
  • Maritime history
  • Media history
  • Military history
  • Naval history
  • Historiography
  • Gender history
  • History of ideas, culture, literature, and philosophy
  • History of business
  • History of international relations
  • History of science and technology
  • Social history
  • Food history

5. World history

6. Biography

Scope of Project

This will be the main place to bring your historian family members who are not considered "prominent" until the sub-projects are created. There is currently a project for "Prominent historians".

Sub-projects

This is just a list of some future sub projects. If there is one that you want to create, please do so and add the link below.

  • Ancient historians
  • Medieval historians
  • United States historians
  • Europe historians
  • Canada historians
  • Caribbean historians
  • Asia historians
  • Africa historians
  • India historians
  • Maritime historians

Related Projects

There are also other historian related projects that will be separate. For example:

Links