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ge·ne·al·o·gy

(jē'nē-al'ŏ-jē),
1. Heredity.
2. The explicit assembly of the descent of a person or family; it may be of any length.
[G. genea, descent, + logos, study]

genealogy

(jē′nē-ŏl′ə-jē, -ăl′-, jĕn′ē-)
n. pl. genealo·gies
1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree.
3. The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.

ge′ne·a·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ge′ne·a·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′ne·al′o·gist n.

ge·ne·al·o·gy

(jē'nē-ol'ŏ-jē)
1. Heredity.
2. The explicit assembly of the descent of a person or family; it may be of any length.
[G. genea, descent, + logos, study]

genealogy

The study of the ancestry of an individual or group. Such investigations are particularly important in tracing the inheritance of genetically transmitted conditions or traits. One of the most important collections of genealogical information is in the archives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (i.e., the Mormon Church) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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The bid document outlined a Museum of Geneology to provide a "roots" trail for 40m Americans who can trace family links to leaving for the New World from Liverpool.
Further, a "mapped" geneology based on secondary data and documents would identify the linkages and connections between and amongst firms such as formal technology transfers and the movement of personnel.
Rather, this novel, through its geneology of a painting passed down and interpreted through the centuries, exposes the mediation of discourse in the creation, transmission and reception of art.
Gelman himself has stated succinctly, with regard to his literary geneology, "Hay influencia del surrealismo frances" (Benedetti, "Juan Gelman" 204).
However, the spatio-temporal organization of Blind's panorama-which encompasses Greece, Italy, and "old Egypt's desert"--also retraces an imperial geneology from present to past, West to East, inverting the conventional plot of western civilization she herself had presented in The Ascent of Man, her Darwinian epic (1889).
To deny this would be to repeat the "error" of positivism, since "[t]he claim that there is no overall or larger-scale sense to be made of the past is itself a larger-scale claim, and it has to be earned, like any of the others" (Bernard Williams, Truth & Truthfulness: Essays in Geneology (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002) at 246).
Loughlin, "Syracuse Newspapers and the Anti-Slavery Question, 1840-1860," unpublished paper (Onondaga County Public Library, Local History and Geneology Department), 4.
They work with preservation and restoration of metis history, culture, geneology and metis specific crafter outlets.
It gives a guide to geneology and heraldry, and is a world-recognised volume used by the upper-class and royals to trace their family tree.
As discussed by Kathy Ferguson, "Interpretation and Geneology in Feminism," Signs 16:2 (1991): 322-339.
My teaching and administrative career has been forged also from friendships and collaboration with other women--women who themselves collaborated with other women--the geneology of which spans disciplines and geographies.
The geneology website will target 40 million people of Scots descent across the globe, with an emphasis on New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, the USA and Australia.