THE IRS PERMITS A TAXPAYER WHO CAN PROVE records were destroyed by fire, flood or earthquake--or even in a nonnatural casualty such as theft or loss--to reconstruct
those records under most circumstances.
Buzzard, "the carrier of the ostracizing power of white discourse, the trope which declares the otherness of the black" (Nielsen 117), does not simply assert black inferiority but reconstructs
and reaffirms the mutually exclusive mythic realms "white" and "black" must inhabit in order to sustain five hundred years of radical inequity.
Not when you go to bed every night knowing there is a soldier or child in the Middle East who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and desperately needs the gift you possessed to reconstruct
First, she attempts to reconstruct
Dorcas's voice so that it echoes her own, and, second, she wishes to restructure the most significant events in Dorcas' life so that the whole life becomes supplemental to her own.
The donor tissue was used to reconstruct
the other twin's breast mounds and nipples.
If you know absolutely everything about an event--say, the collision of two cars--you can always reconstruct
their past, what paths the cars were on before they struck.
Several other flaps have been used to reconstruct
the soft palate following ablative surgery.
Ginzburg's challenge -- to reconstruct
a fragment of that culture in order to understand our own -- has been met brilliantly by Sara Nalle in her study of an early modern Spanish farmer and wool carder.
Instead of looking for historical justification for current psychological theories, the history of emotions uses the past to reconstruct
New items are generally excluded because of the administrative cost to reconstruct
or otherwise establish a base-year cost.
A $22 million project to reconstruct
State Route 201 in the Village of Johnson City, Broome County, will begin this spring.
Looking carefully at the clippings, one could imagine the moment of the cut and, moving backward, mentally reconstruct
the drawing of the outlines for the construction of a model--a pilaster is rectangular, a wall is linear, an open door is a semicircle, and so on.
1526-1578), which has received little attention even in monographs devoted to that painter, but the authors' attempt to reconstruct
and interpret the iconography of the library's decoration as a whole within the larger topic of Church reform in the Renaissance.
Grant uses mothers' letters to the two great child-rearing gurus of the baby boom--Benjamin Spock and Arnold Gesell--to reconstruct
the official and unofficial ideologies of motherhood in the postwar years.
When a new item enters a LIFO inventory pool, a company must use the current-year cost of the new item as the base-year cost, unless it can reconstruct
an earlier cost.