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noun as in student of history

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Recently, historians have been working hard to write books that are more accessible.

Who are some younger popular historians that you think will be a lot better known a decade from now?

Are you seeing more commercial pressure from academic presses for historians to sexy it up a bit?

For his part, husband James knew all along; historians generally agree he was in on it.

Are future historians going to look back on the past weekend as the one in which Elizabeth Warren took over the Democratic Party?

The English embassies had historians whose narratives may still be read with interest.

They may be of great interest to antiquarians and historians; but by myself, I candidly admit, they were not much valued.

Historians even are not agreed as to the origin of the famous device: Honi soit qui mal y pense.

The disinterested historians state ingenuously that Joanna was not guilty of this crime, although the others accuse her of it.

The obscurity is so great that, quite recently, grave and conscientious historians have admitted Montecuculi's innocence.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to historians, such as: professor, writer, teacher, chronicler, historiographer, and annalist.

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