The US Industrial Growth (Pre-Civil War)
This video is accompanied by text. "In the eighteenth century, British inventors perfected a series of machines for mass production of textiles, which initiated the European Industrial Revolution and gave Britain a head start in industrial production. For many years, the British carefully guarded their industrial secrets, forbidding the export of machines or even descriptions of them and restricting the departure of informed mechanics. The British could not keep its secrets forever, and in 1789,
Lunch Poems: Dunya Mikhail
Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail immigrated to the United States in 1996 after increasing harassment over her poetry, which confronts war and exile with subversive depictions of suffering. In 2001 she was awarded the UN Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing. The War Works Hard, won PEN?s Award for Poetry in Translation and was selected as one of New York Public Library?s twenty five best books of 2005.
04 - Inferno V, VI, VII
This lecture examines Inferno 4 -7. Dante’s Limbo, modeled on the classical locus amoenus, is identified as a place of repose and vulnerability. Here, in fact, among the poets of antiquity, the pilgrim falls prey to poetic hubris by joining in their ranks. The pilgrim is faced with the consequences of his poetic vocation when he descends to the circle of lust (Inferno 5), where Francesca da Rimini, in her failure to distinguish romance from reality, testifies to the dangers inherent to the
"A Jubilee of Freedom": Freed Slaves March in Charleston, South Carolina, March, 1865
At the Civil War's end, enslaved people responded in a variety of ways to take their freedom. One meaning of freedom can be glimpsed in the following report from Charleston, South Carolina, published in the New York Daily Tribune on April 4, 1865, just a few days before General Robert E. Lee's surrender in Virginia. Charleston boasted one of the largest and most important African-American communities in the antebellum South. Two months after the Confederate Army fled, the city's black men and wo
Public Health Masters Course Handbook 2010-2011
A course handbook for the Masters in Public health at the University of Bedfordshire. This handbook can be used with the MSc in Public Health for both full time or part-time study. It focuses on giving student an insight as to what to expect on the public health taught course and also the distance learning course as well.
European Business Culture and Practice, VSM 94 Values Survey Module 1994 Questionnaire (original)
Values Survey Module 1994 original questionnaire concerning employment
Arte e disegno e nuove tecnologie
Lo studio delle arti figurative e della loro storia è importante non solo in ambito di formazione umanistica , ma anche nell’economia e più genericamente nella formazione della persona,The study of the figurative arts and their history is important not only in circle of humanistic formation, but also in the economy and more generically in the formation of the person,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Prog
It can be used in lots of ways including: interpreting feedback from tutors on written work; avoiding common deficiencies in your writing and therefore avoiding the need for the comments to be written; using it as a checklist before handing written work in; for peer assessment of written work
University of Nottingham, resources from Sociology and Social Policy
University of Edinburgh, Epidemiology and Public Health
The European Union: economic policy: syllabus
Syllabus for a 3rd year module on The European Union: economic policy as taught at Coventry University in 2009/10. The aim of this module is to provide an analysis of economic policy within the European Union (EU), with reference to appropriate theory, whilst also paying attention to the political and social implications of the European integration process. The module includes topics such as: the theory of economic integration, the Single Market, competition policy, the Common Agricultural Polic
The European Union: Economic Policy: seminar notes
Seminar notes for a 3rd year Economics course on The European Union: Economic Policy as taught by Mike Walsh of Coventry University.
Poverty, Inequality and the Welfare State
PDF-format lecture slides from a course on the Economics of Public Issues as taught Marie Stack of Nottingham Trent University in 2009-10.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics
'Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: Concepts of Health and Illness and Aetiology of Illness; Health Care; Equality, Equity and Policy and Health Economics.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Health Information
'Health Information' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: populations; sickness and health; and applications (ways of putting it into action).
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Research Methods
'Research methods appropriate to public health practice, including epidemiology, statistical methods and other methods of enquiry including qualitative research methods', and is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers some of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus.
Interactive timeline on Anglo-Dutch relations (50 BC to 1830)
This interactive multimedial timeline on Anglo-Dutch relations from antiquity to 1830, uses MIT’s Simile technology and is based on the manuscript 'The Stranger’s case : a timeline of Cross-Channel Interactions' by Jaap Harskamp, curator of the Dutch and Flemish collections at the British Library, in which he has compiled and annotated a comprehensive list of over 800 events relating to Anglo-Dutch relations throughout the centuries. It is part of the Open Learning Environment in early moder
Germaine Greer Winifred Mercier Lecture
Feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer delivered this year's Winifred Mercier public lecture to a packed Gandhi Hall. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcaster, journalist, colum
Prof. Nick Childs - 'History of Brass Bands - The Golden Period'
The repertoire played by bands has altered radically over many years. However, commissioning bodies have always been governed by a desire to attract the leading mainstream composers of the day to write original material for the medium. The so-called 'Golden Period', spanning the period between the Great Depression and the Second World War, encapsulates this ambition at its most successful. A sequence of seminal works, by John Ireland, Gustav Holst, Granville Bantock, Herbert Howells, and Sir Edw
Global Perspectives in Public health and Health Promotion
9 Powerpoint slide sequences based on MSc lectures from a global prespecitves module that, adoting a social science perspective, explores the trends, issues and context of global public Health and Health Promotion.