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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry; knowledge acquired by investigation") is the scientific study of the past. Events occurring before the invention of writing systems are considered prehistory. "History" is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events. Historians place the past in context using historical sources such as written documents, oral accounts, ecological markers, and material objects including art and artifacts.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
240,323
Prior Five Years
57,985
Total Citations
Lifetime
1,211,520
Prior Five Years
97,126
Total Scholars
Lifetime
41,106
Prior Five Years
23,022

Institutional Rankings

Global (Worldwide)
Academic Institutions
Lifetime
Academic Institutions
Prior Five Years
Non-academic Institutions
Lifetime
#1
United States
#1
United Kingdom
#1
United States
#2
United States
#2
Germany
#2
Sweden
#3
United States
#3
United States
#4
United Kingdom
#4
United States
#5
United States
#5
Australia
#6
United States
#6
Netherlands
#7
United States
#7
Netherlands
#8
United States
#8
Australia
#9
United States
#9
United States
#10
United States
#10
Sweden
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National Institutional Rankings

Publications and Citation History

Publications based on Top 20 Specialties

Scholars based on Top 20 Specialties

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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