(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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But as Shimoda points out, though historians are quick to historicize the nation-state, they have "tended to give localities a pass" (6).
Basta is a tool specifically developed by the Seine Aval site: historicize the operation of the plant (since 1992), managing all regulatory balance sheets, balance sheets and using indicators to exploitation, various operating statistics of plant (about 100 screens, 240 sheets), export data to regulatory Sandre size (water Agency, sred, dSE), export of plant operating data to the MAGE DDR tool and tools SIOE and Base Unique FSD.
To historicize the present is a strategy to study curriculum through the rules and standards of its "reason.
He takes a long-term and detailed historical approach in order to historicize the powerful meaning and tenacity of current fears of the "other" that stand behind identity markers and concepts such as Rwandophone and Balkanization, which continue to fuel the present Kuvien identity conflict in eastern Republic of Congo.
Considering a large selection of his work, he discusses to historicize or not to historicize, from time to history, the historical search for the unhistorical, human history and the human condition, history and revolution, and history and a note on ethics.
And while I really wanted to be able to historicize the utility of the deployment of the identity-based category "lesbian" around a specific set of political ideas, I couldn't.
The author argues that studies on black women's self-employment need to historicize these women's involvement in the informal economy by examining the conditions for women who navigated work under colonialism, slavery and pre-industrialization.
Can Schleiermacher's quest for the source of religious feeling be said to historicize theology the same way Hegel and Schelling are supposed to have historicized their respective Faculties?
To historicize carries a double meaning: it is both to situate one's object of study and oneself in history so as to reach towards a Hegelian Marxist Aufhebung and, at the same time, to recognize history as an untranscendable horizon which necessarily marks and limits human consciousness (91).
He uses these concerns as an antidote to the dictum he himself phrases so emphatically: "To historicize is to academicize" (p.
One of his main concerns is to locate and historicize the anxiety about the body that appears when the hand is dislocated, destabilized, or rendered otherwise changed by industrial mechanization and evolutionary theory.