1.2 Upbringing; MP for Yorkshire
William Wilberforce, the politician and religious writer, was instrumental in the abolition of slavery in Britain in 1807. This unit explores Wilberforce’s career and writings and assesses their historical significance. In particular it examines the contribution that Evangelicalism, the religious tradition to which Wilberforce belonged, made in the transitions between the Enlightenment and Romanticism. Throughout it relates Wilberforce’s career and writings to wider social and cultural devel
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William Wilberforce, the politician and religious writer, was instrumental in the abolition of slavery in Britain in 1807. This unit explores Wilberforce’s career and writings and assesses their historical significance. In particular it examines the contribution that Evangelicalism, the religious tradition to which Wilberforce belonged, made in the transitions between the Enlightenment and Romanticism. Throughout it relates Wilberforce’s career and writings to wider social and cultural devel
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First Invasion War of 1812 Part 3
First Invasion War of 1812 History Channel Documentary. Talks about the British marching west to Wshington, DC, a defenseless city. (10:00)
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Donaldson, M. (1978) Children's Minds, London, Fontana.
O'Connell, B. and Bretherton, I. (1984) ‘Toddlers’ play alone and with mother: the role of maternal guidance’, in Bretherton, I. (ed.) Symbolic Play: the development of social understanding, London, Academic Press.
Rogoff, B. (1990) Apprenticeship in Thinking: cognitive development in social
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Anne Tanenbaum Lecture Series: Martin Abegg
Dr. Martin Abegg (Ben Zion Wacholder Professor of Dead Sea Scroll Studies, religious Studies Department, Trinity western University, Langley British Columbia, and Co-Director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute) discusses the stories of the Scrolls that made their way to Toronto.
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Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
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The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this unit you will explore the processes that have shaped the British landscape over time, gaining insight into the geological evolution of the entire planet.
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Speaking Innovation to Power: The Uses and Abuses of Power in Social Innovation
Speaking innovation to power is a key element of successful, system changing, social innovations. This session will ground the dynamics of challenging and channeling existing power resources to support real change in cases as diverse as helping displaced persons camps in Eritrea, facilitating multistakeholder collaborations in British Columbia and changing the power dynamics of environmental organizations through the use of global search engines.
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Art a GoGo Podcast #16 - Interview with British Performance Artist Mark McGowan
This week, we interview British performance artist Mark McGowan. You can read about Mark McGowan's art on his website at http://clublet.com/c/c/house?MarkMcGowan. Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Thanks for listening! Kathleen & Doug / art, arts, artist, museum, entertainment, news
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Professor Tim Kendall considers what composer and poet Ivor Gurney understood by the phrase 'war poet' and how he saw his own work as belonging to (and eminent amidst) a tradition of writing about war. Tim Kendall examines the ways in which Gurney represents poetry, and the figure of the poet, in his own work; and assesses Gurney's hopes for the efficacy of such poetry - whether as acts of witness, of escapism, or of political intervention. Tim Kendall is Professor of English Literature at the
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Richard Holmes interview
In this interview, the well-known military historian Brigadier Richard Holmes discusses his work on WW1, remembrance, his views on WW1 poetry, and how those experiences relate to the British Army currently serving in Iraq. Brigadier Richard Holmes is a well-known military historian, having written and presented numerous books and TV series on all aspects of warfare. In relation to the First World War his work includes 'Riding the Retreat: Mons to Marne' (1995), 'The Western Front' (1999), and 'T
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Beginners’ Italian: food and drink
This free course, Beginners’ Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and snacks in an Italian café, as well as on greeting and introducing yourself in Italian. It does not require any previous knowledge of Italian. First published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 as Beginner
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The British Constitution
The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.
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Cornwallis' Sunken Fleet
A British flotilla from the Battle of Yorktown lies mired in a murky tomb beneath the tides of the York River. Underwater archaeologist John Broadwater dives down to Cornwallis' sunken fleet and shares his finds.
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Sport and Gender 2
Ian Gilhespy
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This learning object develops the theme that gender may be viewed as a fluid category of human life rather than a fixed one. Sport is examined critically in terms of its capacity to nurture and develop gender identities. The role of sports policies in encouraging access of sporting opportunities is reviewed in this context. The role of sport at secondary school is also reviewed alongside the changing perceptions of the desirability of wome

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1.7 Conclusion

Several concluding points are worth drawing attention to. First, it is clear that the general thrust of EU policy making, whether this be pushed by the Commission or the Council of Ministers, is one that embodies a neo-liberal, market-based liberalisation and de-regulatory agenda, though as with any programme of this kind, there are anomalies and reversals to this overall trajectory. Nevertheless, it is not one that has foregrounded the idea of a ‘social Europe’, even though this doe
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1.4.3 Summary

  • EMU has been accompanied by fiscal rules embodied in the SGP.

  • An issue raised by this is the compatibility of a common single monetary policy target designed to defeat inflation with different fiscal policies ostensibly at the discretion of the individual govern ments.

  • When France and Germany contravened the SGP fiscal rule, it was effectively suspended and broke down. This was a case of the Council of Ministers asserting c
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