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ABSTRACT

1.THE LOCAL GROUP
1.1.The galaxy content of the Local Group
1.2.Galaxy types in the Local Group
1.3.Morphological segregation
1.4.Direct evidence for harassment and accretion

2.THE EARLIEST EPOCH OF STAR FORMATION

3.STAR FORMATION HISTORIES AND METALLICITIES
3.1.Mean metallicities and the metallicity-luminosity relation
3.2.Detailed abundance ratios

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