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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
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See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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But when scientists move from that kind of work to trying to explain some process that is in the past, that is historical science.
With Sleepwalkers Clark rekindled a discussion about the responsibility for the outbreak of the First World War almost 50 years after Fischer which had long been conducted in the international historical science community but been unnoticed by the German public and which has increasingly shifted the focus away from Germany towards Austria-Hungary and other individual Entente states.
29) Sverdlov has written on topics such as the genesis and structure of feudal society (1983), Russkaia Pravda, pre-Mongol Rus', princely rule (2003), and, as a follow-up to his study of Tatishchev, Lomonosov and the rise of modern historical science in Russia (2011).
Traditionally, the researcher in historical sciences collects observations, classifies them, seeks analogies in richly detailed descriptions, and proposes an explanation that seems best to match the data and to be fruitful of further understanding (Simpson 1970).
The Historical Science Society of Japan, comprising about 2,500 members, pointed out 25 errors in the junior high school textbook written by nationalist scholars from the Japanese Society for History Textbook Reform.
Under the science category, users may explore genetics and cell biology, anatomy, physiology, physics, chemistry and earth sciences, as well as historical inventions and historical science experiments.
He urges them to stop thinking of their discipline as an exercise in applied mathematics, and look on it instead as a historical science, like geology.
Readers accustomed to traditional accounts of the rise of historical science are in for a surprise, for Kelley adopts a more classical definition of science: "In [the sixteenth century] history became, literally and conceptually, a science because it was organized according to a systematic method, oriented toward universals rather than particulars, and so raised above the arts.
3] When seeking permission from central Party and government officials to establish Xua & Nay as the organ of the Historical Science Association, undoubtedly the point was made that national-level initiatives needed to catch up with local ones, thenceforth being in a position to provide coordination and leadership.
For one night only, next Tuesday, there will be a performance of Franken-stein: The Final Blasphemy, which is an exploration of historical science and gothic horror for the over-16s.
i) I set up a WWW page called "Science Textbooks and Historical Science Online", which provides links to science books, which are available online.
Geology, like evolutionary biology, is to a considerable extent a historical science which tries to analyze unrepeatable events that happened in the distant past.

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