History FAQs:


Q: Is history called historians?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history wide-ranging?

A: Yes, and includes the study of specific regions and the study of certain topical or thematical elements of historical investigation.

Q: Is history most often taught in business schools?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history the study of major civilizations over the last 3000 years or so?

A: Yes.

Q: Was history "story" in general?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history barren and political history unintelligible?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history the primary focus?

A: Yes, and which includes the disenfranchised, the oppressed, the poor, the nonconformists, and the otherwise forgotten people.

Q: Is history dedicated to the institutional production of this discourse?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history a new field that emerged in the 1980s to look at the history of the environment?

A: Yes, and especially in the long run, and the impact of human activities upon it.

Q: Is history taught as part of primary and secondary education?

A: Yes, and the academic study of history is a major discipline in university studies.

Q: Was history often studied through a sacred or religious perspective?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history a sub-field of History and Gender studies?

A: Yes, and which looks at the past from the perspective of gender.

Q: Is history contemporary history""?

A: Yes, History is facilitated by the formation of a 'true discourse of past' through the production of narrative and analysis of past events relating to the human race.

Q: Was history borrowed into Middle English?

A: Yes, and this time the loan stuck.

Q: Is history a term applied to texts which purport to be historical in nature but which depart from standard historiographical conventions in a way which undermines their conclusions?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history that of collective memory?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history the history of the world that is the story of mass movements and of the outsiders?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history museums?

A: Yes, and historic homes and historic sites, parks, battlefields, archives, film and television companies, and all levels of government.

Q: Was history borrowed from Latin into Old English as stær?

A: Yes, but this word fell out of use in the late Old English period.

Q: Is history produced: the Philosophy of history?

A: Yes.

Q: Was history contrasted with political history?

A: Yes, and intellectual history and the history of great men.

Q: Is history a branch of philosophy concerning the eventual significance?

A: Yes, if any, of human history.

Q: Is history a type of historical work which attempts to account for historical events from the perspective of common people?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history based on the personal interpretation of sources?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history primarily a teaching field?

A: Yes, and rather than a research field.

Q: Is history the study of the conduct of international relations between states or across state boundaries over time?

A: Yes.

Q: Is history considered essential to avoid history's implicit exclusion of certain civilizations?

A: Yes, such as those of Sub-Saharan Africa and pre-Columbian America.