1. Reverse: to look forward to opportunities and possibilities.
2. Applying outdated values or solutions to new situations and problems.
3. Current activities, projects or events have a permanent importance (also note what is happening in the history).
Dreams of history are your feelings and attitudes that relate to the particular period of which you are dreaming. This dream may be assisting you in learning from your past.
If you are continuing to relive your history, then you need to heal the reoccurring issues in order to move on, create a future and to move in the direction of your dreams. See Mythology and Recurring Dreams.
To dream that you are reading history, indicates a long and pleasant recreation.