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historiographer

1. a historian, esp one concerned with historical method and the writings of other historians
2. a historian employed to write the history of a group or public institution
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This ceremony was attended mainly by president of Louvre Museum Jean Luc Martinez, Culture minister Mohamed Amine Sbihi, Morocco's ambassador to France Chakib Benmoussa, Morocco's ambassador to the UNESCO Zouhour Alaoui and palace's spokesperson and Morocco's historiographer Abdelhak Mrini.
It had been fifteen years since the death of Garibay, who had been the first to compile the history of Spain (1571), and who ended his days writing history that the royal historiographer Antonio de Herera y Tordesillas deemed no better than the writings of a chronicler--that is, the genealogies of kings--despite the fact that since 1575 royal historiography had marked a new path for how to write the history of Spain.
rejects attempts to discern a single literary genre that unites the two works, he defends an understanding of Luke as the historiographer of early Christianity.
The next king, Louis XIV, who had already found Renaudot appointed as royal historiographer, did not like him, so he elegantly discarded Renaudot by making him noble in 1649.
Morrill is a seasoned historiographer, Hannah is the youngest author published by Fonthill Media in its America Through Time series.
As a postmodern writer, Pynchon not only appreciates the inherent subjectivity of historiography but he also casts a skeptical eye on an historiographer's selection of facts, which is made to comply with the narrative of power.
(26) However, Vergil records her refusal to turn over her son as one founded in accurate concerns about Richard that are shared only with the historiographer himself: "but the woman, foreseing in a sort within hir self the thing that folowyd furthwith after, could not be movid with any perswations to commyt hir self to the credyt of duke Rycherd." (27) This account of Elizabeth foreseeing the "future" "within hirself" privileges an inner narrative within the female subject as a source of history as well as a politically-shrewd observation of events.
Can the Muslim historiographer and historian Ibn Khaldun's two keywords "badawi" (Bedouin or rural) and "hadari" (sedentary or urban) explain this?
This is unfortunate because a historiographer would appreciate some balanced assessment.
A historiographer by training, Marnie has published books and articles on past, present and future visions of the nature and purposes of world and global history, with her most recent publication being an examination of Hester Thrale Piozzi's self annotation of her 1801 world history 'Retrospection'.