Definition of historicization in US English:


(British historicisation)


  • See historicize

    • ‘But this almost patronizing gospel of high learning forsakes necessary historicization and theory for more myopic designs.’
    • ‘In the end, then, the appeal to ontology gives itself over to the demands of historicization.’
    • ‘We see what amounts to a historicization of museum display.’
    • ‘Without labouring the point, modern medical knowledge is being fenced off from historicization here.’
    • ‘This collection, however, stands as a powerful contribution to their demand for the historicization of Wilhelmine Germany.’