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historical explanation

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  • Historical determinism — is the stance in explaining history or advocating a political position that events are historically predetermined ( and/or currently constrained) by various forces. Since such explanation is the norm, it may be better understood in contrast to… …   Wikipedia

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  • explanation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ convincing, credible, good, likely, logical, natural, obvious, plausible, probable, rational ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Explanation — An explanation is a description which may clarify causes, , and consequences of a certain object, and a phenomenon such as a process, a state of affairs. This description may establish rules or laws, and may clarify the existing ones in relation… …   Wikipedia

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