Historical function

Historical function

The original use of a building before any restoration or alteration.
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Art is not conducive to collective struggle, although activists and political theorists are often invoked in the name of art, for reasons to do with its historical function as a space of permissible critique.
He termed the car as an archive and said today is one of the historical function to remember the legend poet.
Abdulaziz Mohammed, a guest at the majlis, added an important point about the historical function of the majlis.
Universities, of course, will argue that their main historical function is research, with teaching a spin-off from this activity.
With the benefit of this collection, scholars of epistolarity will be able to accommodate women's literary writing in their broader considerations of the historical function of letter writing from the eighteenth into the nineteenth centuries.
He and Harold Wilson must take the main blame for artificially prolonging the life of the Labour Party when it had fulfilled its historical function and had nothing further to contribute.
Now that building is once again performing its historical function.
After some initial stage setting, Richardson begins to consider the explanatory strategies evolutionary science makes available to EE In Chapter 2, the focus is on reverse engineering, the strategy of inferring a trait's historical function (and, thus, its evolutionary origin) from its current structure.
The historical function of the town treasurer is not only to keep an eye on the money, but also on the selectmen.
So we engaged an architect to see how to keep the building's historical function, while adding on to it to have additional space for offices.
Dean Cappello, VP of programming at WNYC, feels that StoryCorps serves a critical community and historical function.
Today, exposed overhead beams are generally used in a decorative way to imitate the structural exposed beams common in older construction But designers who forget the beam's historical function as a structural member often place beams somewhat haphazardly.

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