History: Study and Interpretation of the Human Past

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What do historians use as historical sources?

Written documents, oral accounts, art and material artifacts, and ecological markers

What is the period of events before the invention of writing systems considered as?


How do historians describe, examine, and analyze past events?

Using a narrative

What distinguishes history from myth?

History is supported by verifiable evidence

How have ancient cultural influences impacted the nature of history?

They have helped create variant interpretations of the nature of history

Explore the systematic study and documentation of human history, from prehistoric times to the present. Learn about historical sources, the interpretation of events, and the role of historians.

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