local history


local history
history of a specific area

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Local history — is the study of history in a geographically local context. Often it concentrates on the local community. It incorporates cultural and social aspects of history.The British Association for Local History in the United Kingdom encourages and assists …   Wikipedia

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  • English local history — Local history is the study of the history of a relatively small geographic area; typically a specific settlement, parish or county. English local history came to the fore with the antiquarians of the nineteenth century and was particularly… …   Wikipedia

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  • Norwegian Institute of Local History — (Norwegian: Norsk lokalhistorisk institutt) is an agency under the Norwegian Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs. It was established in 1955. Its purposes are to encourage and promote local and regional history in Norway and to stimulate a… …   Wikipedia

  • British Association for Local History — The British Association for Local History (BALH), based in the United Kingdom, encourages and assists in the study of local history as an academic discipline and as a leisure activity by both individuals and groups.BALH publishes its own journal …   Wikipedia

  • Museum of Local History — may refer to: United States Museum of Local History Fremont, California Museum of Local History Milton, Florida This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title …   Wikipedia


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