Fashion & Politics in Postcolonial Argentina
Regina Root discusses her new book "Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina" (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). Speaker Biography: Regina A. Root is associate professor of Hispanic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and a core faculty member of the Environmental Science and Policy and the Global Studies programs at the College of William and Mary. She is the editor of The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers, 2005).
Digital Library Object - Oral history of BG Jerome von Foust [interview].
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Digital Library Object - Oral history of LTG Henry E. Emerson [interview].
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Mitral Valve Prolapse (Spanish)
This patient education program explains mitral valve prolapse and offers tips for keeping the heart healthy. It reviews heart anatomy, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options for mitral valve prolapse (MVP). This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Spell-a-thon List 02 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 2.
How much do you know about puppets?
A quick six question quiz about puppets
Great Britain - Quiz
A six question quiz testing the pupils' knowledge of Great Britain.
Van Gogh - Quiz
Pupils will test their knowledge of the life of Van Gogh in a fun way.
"Such Cases of Outrageous Unspeakable Abuse...": A Puerto Rican Migrant Protests Labor Conditions Du
In 1917 the United States declared the inhabitants of Puerto Rico, a U.S. possession since 1898, to be citizens of the United States--a "gift" that many Puerto Ricans resented. Seeing an untapped source of inexpensive labor, the U.S. Labor Department worked with industry to facilitate the migration of Puerto Rican workers to America. During the First World War the War Department agreed to transport Puerto Rican workers to labor camps in the United States where they would be housed and fed while
"There Wasn't a Mine Runnin' a Lump O' Coal": A Kentucky Coal Miner Remembers the Influenza Pandemic
In 1918 the Spanish influenza hit the United States and then the rest of the world with such swiftness that it sometimes went unnoticed until it had already passed. By mid-1919 it had killed more people than any other disease in a similar period in the history of the world. Kentucky coal miner Teamus Bartley was interviewed at ninety-five years of age and vividly recalled the impact of the flu pandemic on his community. With a dearth of healthy laborers, the mines shut down for six weeks in 1918
The Seasons and the Earth's Orbit - Milankovitch Cycles
The Astronomical Applications Department (AAD) of the U.S. Naval Observatory computes, from fundamental astronomical reference data, the position, brightness, and other observable characteristics of celestial bodies, as well as the circumstances of astronomical phenomena. This page describes the Earth's orbit, seasons and their relation to Milankovitch cycles. Users can also follow links to the AAD's publications, data services, software, FAQ and research.
South Boston High School, tape 1
African American students board buses at South Boston High School. Boston Police officers are stationed near the school. Police cruisers escort buses to and from the school. Jerome Wynegar (Headmaster, South Boston High School) stands in the schoolyard. White students exit the school after the buses depart. A passerby tells the camera crew that their presence causes a disturbance.
Students at Martin Luther King School
African American students and white students in woodshop and sewing classes at the Martin Luther King Middle School. Exterior shots of the Martin Luther King Middle School.
Documentary told from the point of view of a middle-aged Dutch man who visits his older marine biologist brother who lives in the Galapagos Islands. He explores the nature, history, and inhabitants of the island while observing and commenting on his brother's ability to communicate with nature. Contains beautiful scenes of the islands and their wildlife, while subtly commenting on man's interference on the islands. Interesting in that approximately half of the work consists of still shots. In Ge
Looduslik valik ja selle vormid - esitlus (vene k)
PowerPoint esitlus loodusliku valiku vormidest (vene keeles)
Moral Foundations of Politics
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Zero Degrees of Empathy: a new theory of human cruelty
World-expert Simon Baron-Cohen presents new discoveries on the importance of empathy, and the problems with evil. Simon Baron-Cohen, expert in autism and developmental psychopathology, has always wanted to isolate and understand the factors that cause people to treat others as if they were mere objects. In this book he proposes a radical shift, turning the focus away from evil and on to the central factor, empathy. Unlike the concept of evil, he argues, empathy has real explanatory power. Puttin
Probability and Random Process, Fall 2010
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This course provides fundamental economic understanding on resource issues. The course covers various resources including depletable resources and renewable resources such as fishery and forest. Several economic rules will be studied for optimally managing these resources. Main concerns on resource economics is to achieve efficiency and sustainability. To accomplish the targets, basic economic conditions must be studied while considering benefits and costs associated with economic activities to