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 (hĭ-stôr′ĭ-sīz′, -stŏr′-)
v. his·tor·i·cized, his·tor·i·ciz·ing, his·tor·i·ciz·es
To make or make appear historical.
To use historical details or materials.

his·tor′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.


(hɪˈstɒrɪˌsaɪz) or


to represent (events) in a historic context


(hɪˈstɔr əˌsaɪz, -ˈstɒr-)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to narrate as history; render historical.
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Our holistic approach going forward will have to bear in mind this method of historicization, demystification, interrogation, and problematization.
common database for master data of emergency management and isms, - support and documentation of own audits and emergency tests (including self-assessments, Monitoring of measures (including automated deadline management / resubmission), Reports on the state of implementation of measures), - audit-proof or audit-proof versioning / historicization of changes to planning data etc.
This assertion contradicts traditional historicization of Marinetti as the ardent leader and promoter of Futurism throughout each of its many phases, revealing how divided the artist was between his own movement's objectives and the regime's.
While not ahistorical, the book will not satisfy readers seeking an extensive historicization of each individual incident, era, and location supporting Sharpe's case for wake work.
Quibbles and reservations aside, Ge's study is an important new contribution to the field and a timely reminder of the challenges and rewards attending a rigorous historicization of traditional Chinese fiction.
Captive Nation offers a groundbreaking and urgent intellectual history of radical thought on the prison as both material and metaphor for Black subjection and provides an impeccable historicization of the expansive and dynamic demands for revolutionary change.
Close reading requires students to focus on the particular words contained in a text, how those words are arranged, and what meanings those words convey; historicization teaches students to place the text in the appropriate historical context, thereby considering how that context shaped the content of the text; and critical thinking, or "the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication," helps them apply those skills to other academic experiences.
What makes Douglas Crimp's Before Pictures so remarkable is not just its subject--the art historian and aids activist's early years leading up to the epoch-defining 1977 exhibition at Artists Space and the pair of titular essays that were so critical to its historicization.
While their historicization of the genre is valuable, even more compelling is Hoenselaars and Helmer's methodological argument: scholars and practitioners should pay more attention to continental translations and adaptations, since these can shed light on bibliographical questions, textual influences, stage directions, and theatrical practices.
But the historicization of the cultural forms of the subaltern popular world shows yet another aspect.
This chapter makes the claim that Bilbo is a symbolic child because he is "innocent," without even hinting at an awareness that the historicization and problematization of the term "innocent" is one of the foundational concepts of the academic study of children's literature.
The recent shift is based on a human rights perspective that allows us to see crimes committed on both sides and in doing so allows a deeper historicization of this dark chapter of world history.