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What are the four characteristics of modern historiography ?
Introduction: The writing of historical narrative after critically examining the historical sources is known as ‘historiography’. The four important characteristics of modern historiography are as follows:
- The method of modern historiography is based on scientific principles and hence begins with the formation of relevant questions.
- These questions are anthropocentric, i.e. about the deeds of the members of ancient human societies of a particular period. Also, history does not deal with any interrelation between the Divine and human deeds.
- These questions are answered with the support of reliable evidence.
- A graph of the journey of mankind is presented by history with the help of past human deeds.
Conclusion: In this way, scientific approach and logical reasoning can be seen in the modern historiography.
Concept: Modern Historiography
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