his·​to·​ri·​og·​ra·​pher | \ hi-ˌstȯr-ē-ˈä-grə-fər How to pronounce historiographer (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web What historic challenges do the race, gender, and class obsessions of American historiographers prepare us for today? Rich Lowry, National Review, "The Treason of the Elites," 24 Oct. 2019 Mabel Rosenheck is a writer, historian, and historiographer with a PhD in media studies from Northwestern University. Mabel, Longreads, "Yearning for My Emo Days in Nostalgia-Inducing Asbury Park," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of historiographer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for historiographer

Middle French historiographeur, from Late Latin historiographus, from Greek historiographos, from historia + graphein to write — more at carve

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“Historiographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/historiographer. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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