Ahistoricism refers to a lack of concern for history, historical development, or tradition.

Charges of ahistoricism are frequently critical, implying that the subject is historically inaccurate or ignorant (for example, an ahistorical attitude). It can also describe a person's failure to frame an argument or issue in a historical context or to disregard historical fact or implication. An example of that would be films including dinosaurs and prehistoric human beings living side by side, but they were, in reality, millions of years apart.

The term can also describe a view that history has no rele

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