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Afro-American of or pertaining to American blacks, their African heritage, or their history or culture. [1/2 definitions]
Asian American of or pertaining to Americans of Asian descent or their history or culture. [1/2 definitions]
atomic age (often cap.) the period in history characterized by the development and use of atomic energy in the generation of electrical power and for immensely destructive weapons.
balance of power the distribution of military and economic power among governments at a particular point in history. [1/2 definitions]
bibliography the formal study of the history of books. [1/4 definitions]
cicerone a guide who shows and explains a place's history, features, or the like.
Clio in Greek mythology, the Muse of history. [1/2 definitions]
cliometrics (used with a sing. verb) the application of advanced mathematical concepts and techniques to the study of history, as for analyzing cycles.
curriculum vitae a brief summary of one's professional history and qualifications, submitted with a job application; vita; résumé.
dialectic (often pl., but used with a sing. verb) the Marxian adaptation of Hegelian dialectic applied to economic and political history. [1/6 definitions]
dialectical materialism a materialist philosophy and conception of history developed by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels through their application of Hegel's dialectical method.
diorama a scene represented by three-dimensional objects placed in front of a painted background, as in a natural history museum. [1/2 definitions]
Early American of or characteristic of the colonial and post-colonial periods of U.S. history, esp. of the furniture, utensils, quilts, and other handicrafts produced during this time.
Egyptology the study of ancient Egyptian artifacts, culture, history, or the like.
ekistics (used with a sing. verb) the study of human settlements, including their history and design, and community planning.
epoch a distinct or notable period in human history. [2/3 definitions]
genesis (cap.) the first book of the Old Testament, which tells of the creation of the universe and the history of the Hebrew patriarchs. [1/2 definitions]
geochronology the order of events in the earth's history as revealed by geological studies.
Georgian of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the period of British history from the reign of George I through that of George IV, or the style, as of architecture, of that period. [1/6 definitions]
Gilded Age in U.S. history, the post-Civil War era, characterized by rapid industrialization, economic expansion, and widespread corruption in business and government.
golden age the most creative and flourishing period in the history of a nation, art form, or the like. [1/3 definitions]