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modern history

noun

historical events up to the present day, often contrasted with ancient history and medieval history

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  • Introductory Lectures on modern history, delivered in 1841 and 1842.

    France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert
  • This persistence of thought-inertia is the leading idea of modern history.

  • It is laid amid the plots and counterplots of bloody Russia, the most melodramatic background of modern history.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • I am only one of many whose fate it has been to live a page of modern history.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • It is to the difficulties of their growth and mutual adjustment that we owe most of the conflicts of modern history.

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