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The study of historical perspectives
The study of language and its uses, of the arts and literature, sport, and entertainment, and constructing cultural categories.
Diplomatic History (Rankian History)
Focuses on politics, politicians and other rulers and views them as being the driving force of change in history.
And attempt to recover the life stories of ordinary woman and put them into historical
Great Man History
Explains history by the impact of highly influential individuals from there charisma, intellectual ability, and/or great political impact. History is dictated by the decisions made by them.
Attempts to view historical evidence from the point of view of developing social trends. Deals with everyday people, the masses of how they shape history rather than leaders.
History From Below
Focuses on the perspectives of ordinary individuals within society as well as individuals and regions that were not previously considered historically important.
Focuses on social class and economic constraints in determining historical outcomes.
Study of the past on a very small scale. The most common type is the study of a small town or village, looking at individuals of minor importance, or analyzing a single painting. As the roots of major events are grounded in the actions of villagers, these studies often have much larger ramifications.
The recording of events in the history of humanity that fall within the category of conflict.
An account something passed down by word-of-mouth from one generation to another. Historians a tent to record the memories of many different people when researching a given event.
The study of various historical facts, dates of events, governments, political leaders, electoral activities, paddles, court intrigues, revolutions, and the explanation of these events and people. It is history with an emphasis on the state.
Study of psychological motivations of historical events. It attempts to understand the emotional origin of experiences.
Effort by historians to broaden the awareness of certain historical events by re-examining what is normally accepted. However, some scholars view revisionism as an attempt to rewrite history by downgrading or simply ignoring essential facts, the social and political behavior of groups nations, past and present.
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