so·​cio·​his·​tor·​i·​cal | \ ˌsō-sē-ō-hi-ˈstȯr-i-kəl How to pronounce sociohistorical (audio) , ˌsō-shē-, -ˈstär- \

Definition of sociohistorical

: of, relating to, or involving social history or a combination of social and historical factors

Examples of sociohistorical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At best, the sociohistorical drama version of Motherless Brooklyn is an interesting idea for a movie—one that should have stayed on the page. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Motherless Brooklyn Is a Passion Project Without Heart," 31 Oct. 2019 In a novel that gleefully blends thriller elements with sociohistorical considerations, a disgraced Israeli agent offers tragicomic reflections on the broken promises of the Promised Land. New York Times, "12 New Books We Recommend This Week," 21 Sep. 2017 Mr. Gutman was awarded a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship to research his Mozart biography, which likewise examined the composer through a sociohistorical lens. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Robert W. Gutman, whose influential biographies of Wagner and," 18 May 2016

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First Known Use of sociohistorical

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Sociohistorical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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