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History (Study)

(Encyclopedia) history, in its broadest sense, is the story of humanity's past. It also refers to the recording of that past. The diverse sources of history include books,…

oral history

(Encyclopedia) oral history, compilation of historical data through interviews, usually tape-recorded and sometimes videotaped, with participants in, or observers of, significant events…

history painting

(Encyclopedia) history painting, the painting of scenes from classical and Christian history and mythology. It was taught in the academies of art , from the Renaissance to the…

art history

(Encyclopedia) art history, the study of works of art and architecture. In the mid-19th cent., art history was raised to the status of an academic discipline by the Swiss Jacob…

American Museum of Natural History

(Encyclopedia) American Museum of Natural History, incorporated in New York City in 1869 to promote the study of natural science and related subjects. Buildings on its present site…

Field Museum of Natural History

(Encyclopedia) Field Museum of Natural History, in Chicago, Ill. Founded in 1893 through the gifts of Marshall Field and others, it was first known as the Columbian Museum of…

History

The U.S. Capitol building has served as the seat of Congress for over 200 years. It seems like there's always something big going on in the United States. From business to politics to culture, it…

History

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