Historical-sociology



noun
1.
the sociological study of the origins and development of societies and of other social phenomena that seeks underlying laws and principles.

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    [hi-stawr-uh-sahyz, -stor-] /hɪˈstɔr əˌsaɪz, -ˈstɒr-/ verb (used without object), historicized, historicizing. 1. to interpret something as a product of historical development. verb (used with object), historicized, historicizing. 2. to narrate as history; render .



  • Historicism

    [hi-stawr-uh-siz-uh m, -stor-] /hɪˈstɔr əˌsɪz əm, -ˈstɒr-/ noun 1. a theory that history is determined by immutable laws and not by human agency. 2. a theory that all cultural phenomena are historically determined and that historians must study each period without imposing any personal or absolute value system. 3. a profound or excessive respect for […]

  • Historicist

    [hi-stawr-uh-siz-uh m, -stor-] /hɪˈstɔr əˌsɪz əm, -ˈstɒr-/ noun 1. a theory that history is determined by immutable laws and not by human agency. 2. a theory that all cultural phenomena are historically determined and that historians must study each period without imposing any personal or absolute value system. 3. a profound or excessive respect for […]



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