[ noun ] (history) a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
Historians have come to recognize two cardinal facts concerning nationalism and international influence .
Yet nationalism has lost few of its charms for the historian , writer or man_in_the_street .
Anthropologists , housewives , historians and such by profession , they approach their discipline as amateurs , collectors , commercial propagandists , analysts or some combination of the four .(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
All Southerners agree that slavery had to go ; but many historians maintain that except for Northern meddling it would have ended in states like Virginia years before it did .(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
From even a cursory inspection of its many aspects , however , the historian can deduce several fundamental conclusions about the progress of the Aegean world down to 800 B.C.
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