intellectual history

noun

Definition of intellectual history

: a branch of history that deals with the rise and evolution of ideas : history of ideas

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First Known Use of intellectual history

1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Intellectual history.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intellectual%20history. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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