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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
Associated concepts: Legal history
See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

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.
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.
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.
The researcher attributed the differences in the children's understanding of historical change to the narrative structures of historical texts that children and adults in each country encountered.
In answering this question, Harris's readings outpace the model of historical change, derived from Williams, that frames them.
The Home Office, in its annual attempt to talk up the credibility of the BCS, has trumpeted a historical change in the social fabric of the country with crime falling faster now than at any time for more than a century.
With 'Hamlet' you are looking at the dying days of an imperial order at a moment of historical change," says Al-Bassam.
Convent histories could also provide consolatory reminders of the workings of divine providence, especially in times of turmoil, and the inevitability of historical change.

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