noun, plural historiographies.
the body of literature dealing with historical matters; histories collectively.
the body of techniques, theories, and principles of historical research and presentation; methods of historical scholarship.
the narrative presentation of history based on a critical examination, evaluation, and selection of material from primary and secondary sources and subject to scholarly criteria.
an official history: medieval historiographies.
Origin: 1560–70; Related forms
< Middle French historiographie
< Greek historiographía.
historiographic /hɪˌstɔriəˈgræfɪk, -ˌstoʊr-/ [hi-stawr-ee-uh-graf-ik, -stohr-] Show IPA , historiographical, adjective