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HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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Their differing qualities provide the engine for inter-generational conflict and historical change.
For example, one of the selected studies compares groups of young students in the United States and Northern Ireland in terms of their socio-cultural perception of historical change. Yet another talks about New Zealand high school students understanding of their national history.
Endless Things wraps up the many side effects of one such transformation that unfolded in the previous novels, yet Pierce's theory of cyclical historical change is ultimately a source of hope--since if the universe itself is capable of endless change, so too are the downtrodden individuals living within it.
Since then, the traditional culture has been very adroit at responding to the vagaries of historical change.
The study aims to monitor drug use and related factors in order to provide social indicators of historical change, to distinguish the three types of change (age, period, cohort), and to analyze results at both individual and aggregate levels.
Taylor fmds it important to reject strictly idealist and materialist explanations of historical change by engaging in a case study of the historical changes in the notion of civility and civilization (chapter 3), but he does not clearly note when the material and the ideal are at work.
The dictionary defines semantics as "the study or science of the meaning in language, especially with regard to historical change." Notice how a skater like Darrell Stanton is not in your category for Negro Most Likely to Get Skater of the Year award.
Because I was using death to teach history (not the other way around), I felt that limiting the course geographically would promote a more coherent picture of long-term historical change. Western civilization was still quite broad, however, and included many different national, religious, and ethnic traditions.
In a comparative study of fifth graders in the United States and Northern Ireland, differences were found in the ways that children and adults in the two countries thought about historical change. (1) American children attributed changes in their nation's past more often to the actions of individual historical actors than to larger political or social forces.
In answering this question, Harris's readings outpace the model of historical change, derived from Williams, that frames them.

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