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secret history

n
(Historical Terms) a version of historical events which differs from the official or commonly accepted record and purports to be the true version. Also called: shadow history
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The work throws no light whatever on the name that was really his own or on the secret history of his life--it is almost entirely devoted to the praise of his domestic virtues, the assertion of his rare abilities, and the enumeration of the honours conferred on him.
This idea may be illustrated by a page from the secret history of David Swan.
I began explaining to her that secret history of the partnership.
We do not present the chevalier as an accomplished man; but surely we can pardon, in an old celibate whose heart sends so much blood to his left cheek, these adorable qualities, founded, perhaps, on some sublime secret history.
Edward Ward has usually been seen as the author of the anonymously published Secret History.
HIGH HEAT: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE FAST BALL AND THE IMPROBABLE SEARCH FOR THE FASTEST PITCHER OF ALL TIME moves from the records of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in New York to a lab in Alabama, analyzing the nature of the fastball in its scientific form and in the sport of baseball.
Among the topics are Mongol imperial ideology, dialectical traces in Beilu yiyu, a Mongol warlord in Manchuria during the Yuan/Ming transition, a comparative analysis of original texts on one verse composition in The Secret History of the Mongols, paradigms of the images of the Mongols in Medieval Russia, cauterization, new Buddhist Mongolica from Dunhuang, Wang Guowei's collation of the Secret History, and exchange marriage in the royal families of nomadic states.
Eleven-year-old Joy Wells is a proud resident of Spooking, a creepy old town with a secret history.
A PROJECT to uncover the secret history of one of Birmingham's oldest art schools will be wrapped up with an exhibition next month.
IN the first of this two-part documentary, ex-CIA agent Robert Baer, whose life was depicted by Oscar-winner George Clooney in the movie Syriana, uncovers the secret history of the Western suicide bomber.
Masters of chaos; the secret history of the Special Forces.
Fans of disco music who are tired of the music being criticized will welcome music writer Peter Shapiro's celebration of disco in TURN THE BEAT AROUND: THE SECRET HISTORY OF DISCO.