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ABSTRACT

1.THE IMPORTANCE OF HALOES
1.1.Resolved Stellar Populations
1.2.The Low-mass End of the Galaxy Luminosity Function

2.LOCAL GROUP
2.1.Milky Way
2.1.1.The Emergence of Streams
2.1.2.The Smooth Halo Component
2.1.3.Dwarf Satellites
2.2.M31 (Andromeda)
2.2.1.Streams and Substructures
2.2.2.Smooth Halo
2.2.3.Andromeda Satellites
2.3.Low-mass Galaxies In and Around the Local Group

3.BEYOND THE LOCAL GROUP
3.1.Systematic Studies
3.2.Panoramic Views of Individual Galaxies
3.2.1.NGC 891
3.2.2.M81
3.2.3.NGC 253
3.2.4.NGC 5128 (Centaurus A)

4.SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

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