historian has definitions from the field of history
[ noun ] (history) a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it



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(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.