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- History : Study of past human events based on evidence such as written documents.
- Black history : A movement that developed out of the same forces that shaped the Civil Rights Movement.
- Cultural history : Add brief definition or description
- Historiography : The study of historians and their methods and interpretive models.
- History of science : Add brief definition or description
- Intellectual history : Add brief definition or description
- Policy history : Add brief definition or description
- Political history : Add brief definition or description
- Social history : A branch of history that examines ordinary people and their strategies of coping with life, social organizations, social movements and deliberate attempts to induce social change.
- U.S. slavery era : The history of black slavery in the United States.
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History | Social history | History of economic thought | History of pre-classical economic thought | Political history | History of Science | History of Technology | Military history | Women's history | World history | Leaders |
Prehistory to Middle Ages
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China, history | History of the United Kingdom | France, history | Germany, history | India, history | Italy, history | Japan, history | Poland, history | Russia, history | U.S., history | History of Ireland | Australia, history
- : The first English historian, author of the Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum.
- : Author of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
- : Economic historian.
- Winston Churchill : (1874 -1965) WWI Colonial Secretary and First Lord of the Admiralty; Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who led Britain to victory over Nazi Germany in World War II; Nobel Prize in Literature as a historian
- Marc Bloch : French historian and cofounder of the Annales School of French social history.
- Fernand Braudel : The foremost French historian of the postwar (WWII) era, and a leader of the Annales School.
- Lucien Febvre : French historian and cofounder of the Annales School of French social history.
Ancient Greek Historians
- Herodotus : (c. 484 BC - c. 430 BC) Greek historian, author of the Histories (historiai, 'inquiries'), called 'The Father of History,' as he was among the first to approach the reporting of history in a logical and skeptical way.
- Thucydides : Add brief definition or description
- Xenophon : c.430—c.350 BCE); Greek philosopher, historian and soldier; often considered the first true military historian
- Martin Creveld : Add brief definition or description
- Michael Oren : Israeli Ambassador to the U.S (2009-); previously Shalem Center historian and author, Israeli Defense Forces officer; former U.S.-Israel dual citizen
- Merle Curti : (1897–1997) American "Progressive" historian and a leader in social and intellectual history.
- Frederick Jackson Turner : (1861–1932) Influential early 20th century American historian. Formulated the Turner Thesis (Also known as the Frontier Theory)
- Charles A. Beard : (1874–1948) one of the most influential American historians of the early 20th century; leader of the "Progressive School" of historiography.
- James Ford Rhodes : Add brief definition or description
- Albert J. Beveridge : Historian and United States Senator from Indiana, widely known as a foremost American imperialist.
- James Randall : Add brief definition or description
- Allen Nevins : Add brief definition or description
- Henry Steele Commanger : Add brief definition or description
- Benjamin P. Thomas : Add brief definition or description
- Richard Hofstadter : (1916–1970) Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian at Columbia University.
- Bruce Catton : Add brief definition or description
- Albert Thayer Mahan : Add brief definition or description
- Samuel Eliot Morison : Professional historian who wrote the official history of U.S. Navy operations in the Second World War, rising to reserve rear admiral
- David M. Potter : (1910–1971) Pulitzer Prize-winning American history professor at Yale and Stanford.
- Kenneth M. Stampp : Add brief definition or description
- Benjamin Quarles : Add brief definition or description
- Richard N. Current : Add brief definition or description
- Don E. Fehrenbacher : Add brief definition or description
- Arthur E. Schlesinger Sr. : Add brief definition or description
- Arthur E. Schlesinger Jr. : Add brief definition or description
- John Hope Franklin : Add brief definition or description
- David Herbert Donald : Add brief definition or description
- James M. McPherson : Add brief definition or description