Subject Description

Subject

History

OCM Identifier

175

Subject Description

Data on the history of the culture or ethnic group that is derived from written sources (e.g., chronicles, reports of travelers, official records and documents) and their interpretation; evidence and inferences about prehistoric and historic events from such sources; ethnohistory; summaries of historical development; specific historical information pertinent to an understanding of culture change; etc

This term was called "Recorded History" until 1997.

History and culture change

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