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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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Maynard on the idea for housing the oral histories of black journalists.
My point, simply stated, is that there are certain motives and compulsions, that have affected the Orientalist reception and presentation of Oriental histories, which are not purely imperial.
As the 1993 case in northern Ohio illustrates, criminal histories can prove valuable for identifying and prosecuting repeat offenders.
We have 19 oral histories from Kaiser Permanente, but that still only covers the leaders.
We wanted to make sure that even those with nothing more than a cursory knowledge of computers would be able to present their precious family histories in a truly magical and exceptionally engaging manner.
In doing so, it traces some of the intersecting transnational dimensions of diverse domestic histories.
3) Feminist theory, cultural studies, minority studies, postcolonial studies, the influence of the subaltern studies group of Indian historians, new ways of conceptualizing Europe as a dynamic multi-cultural arena (rather than a series of hermetically sealed essentialisms) have combined to bring histories of colonialism back onto the academic agenda.
It holds more than 7,000 genealogy books and thousands more rolls of microfilm, microfiche, family histories, census, school, church, military and immigration records.
Obviously--apparently--nothing: these sculptures have alien histories, styles, and esthetics.
Gathering genealogical and genetic information from volunteer participants in Singapore will provide significant family history information for people from many European and Asian countries and backgrounds, and will benefit Singaporeans by providing them with reliable genetic testing to help them successfully reconstruct their family histories.
Woolf first describes the death of the old order of histories as the chronicles "dissolve" into a variety of "parasite genres" (26).
The Church History Resource Kit is an invaluable reference source for churches and others who need help in researching, writing, communicating, and celebrating their histories.