The relationship between history and other disciplines

Gives same examples to show that history is not an isolated discipline, but related to other disciplines: geography assists the historian to understand the spatial and physical factors in human life; archeology supplements oral tradition; the study of languages and their relationships is a very fruitful means of learning about culture change and contact in the past; the social sciences supply theories and generalisations about the operation of society and processes of change, which are the subject of history. Bibliogr., photogr.

Title: The relationship between history and other disciplines
Author: Alagoa, E.J.
Year: 1978
Periodical: Tarikh
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Pages: 12-20
Language: English
Geographic term: Africa
Subject: historiography
Abstract: Gives same examples to show that history is not an isolated discipline, but related to other disciplines: geography assists the historian to understand the spatial and physical factors in human life; archeology supplements oral tradition; the study of languages and their relationships is a very fruitful means of learning about culture change and contact in the past; the social sciences supply theories and generalisations about the operation of society and processes of change, which are the subject of history. Bibliogr., photogr.