a brief historical retrospect的用法和样例：
- The paper makes a brief historical retrospect of evenhanded value application and puts the standpoint that evenhanded value be restrainedly applied in our country.
- The opening chapter gives a brief historical overview of transport.
- A brief historical survey and recent development in total synthesis of orlistat, which is widely used as anti-obesity drug in clinic, were reviewed.
- Aside from helping promote Her lecture wherever I could, I was given the assignment of writing a brief historical report on Turkey for Master in case She needed it.