The meaning of “History”
History is the study of man's past chronological account and record of events in reaction to the environment.
History is the study of life in society in the past, in all its aspect, in relation to present developments and future hopes. It is the story of man in time, an inquiry into the past based on evidence. Indeed, evidence is the raw material of history teaching and learning. It is an Inquiry into what happened in the past, when it happened, and how it happened. It is an inquiry into the inevitable changes in human affairs in the past and the ways these changes affect, influence or determine the patterns of life in the society.
[Pallavi Talekau, Dr. Jyotrimayee Nayak , Dr.S.Harichandan]
History is the study of change over time, and it covers all aspects of human society. Political, social, economic, scientific, technological, medical, cultural, intellectual, religious and military developments are all part of history. Usually professional historians specialize in a particular aspect of history, a specific time period, a certain approach to history or a specific geographic region. [www.valdosta.edu/history/documents/what-is-history.pdf]
Aspects/Divisions in History
The meaning of “Government”
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