Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
Changes in Nasal Resonance Related to Differences in Location and Dimension of Speech Bulbs
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Election 2008: A Letter to Spike
Whatever your ideology and political convictions, there's no question that the election of Senator Barack Obama as president of the United States stands out as a major milestone in the nation's history. Salt Lake Tribune reporter Matthew
This 1:24 minute video is a quick overview of the history of this city and some of its culture.
"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
Elementi di iconologia
Il testo indaga alcuni esempi miliari di analisi iconologica, prendendo avvio da uno più grandi storici e critici dell’arte del secolo scorso, il Prof. Erwin Panofsky, interessato ai problemi di metodologia ed estetica. Panofsky nel quarto capitolo di “Studi di iconologia” analizza la figura di Cupido con una ricchezza indescrivibile di fonti e citazioni puntuali, seguendo nell’analisi un percorso sia sincronico che diacronico. Tra psicologia dell’arte e iconologia, anche Erns H.Gombr
Writing Dialog with Quotation Marks Using Casablanca As An Example
The clip discusses the basic rules of using quotation marks. Using Casablanca as an example, learn how to write dialog using quotation marks. The dialog from the film is typed on the screen into traditional novel format using quotation marks in the dialog.
Quotation Marks and Commas
In this skit by the Electric Company we see examples of how to use quotation marks in dialogue.
Middle East Peace?
In the wake of this week's peace summit in Annapolis, Bill Moyers Journal profiles the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel (CUFI), whose leader Pastor John Hagee wants to bring millions of Christians together to support Israel. But some say his message is dangerous: "It is time for America to...consider a military preemptive strike against Iran to prevent a nuclear holocaust in Israel and a nuclear attack in America." Bill Moyers Journal reports on CUFI and then gets theol
Persistence in Economic and Political Institutions
Most research in political economy starts with the presumption that institutions persist and shape the political-economic interactions of different groups and agents. Many societies, however, experience frequent changes in their political institutions. Certain economic institutions also change. In the face of this picture of frequently changing institutions, do such institutions really persist? Professor James Robinson, Harvard University, discusses the nature of institutional persistence and e
Song - Move Your Body, by Hi 5
The live action video shows group Hi 5 singing and dancing. The song names the parts of the body and kids in the studio imitating the movements. (1:59)
Le mal des urgents (Vidéo) Film réalisé par Eric Duvivier Code : 487 Département de psychiatrie et de psychologie médicale du Professeur J.M. Alby. Texte de Thierry Gineste et Raymond Lepoutre, dit par Raymond Lepoutre.
Faculté de médecine Saint-Antoine, Université Paris 6.
Film réalisé par Eric Duvivier
Code : 487
Département de psychiatrie et de psychologie médicale du Professeur J.M. Alby.
Texte de Thierry Gineste et Raymond Lepoutre, dit par Raymond Lepoutre.
a new course published: Information Literacy 2
Today a new course is published: Information Literacy 2. Now TU Delft OpenCourseWare has three courses in the field of Information Literacy: Information Literacy 1 Information Literacy 2 Information Literacy 3: for master’s and PhD students Information Literacy 2 is the advanced course after the first one in which you learned how to find, evaluate and use [...]
On Responsibility and Justice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Emily McTernan | Questions of responsibility play a central role within contemporary political debate. This lecture will revise the currently impoverished conception of responsibility within theories of justice. Emily McTernan is a fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE.
Penguins Beating the Heat?
July 26, 2007—For Antarctica's penguins, the global-warming plot thickens: Some species seem to be adapting to the heat, while others are experiencing a foreboding population decline.
"New Writing from the Balkans"
Readings of original poetry and fiction by two leading South Slavic authors, Igor Štiks from Croatia and Aleš Debeljak from Slovenia, both of whom currently reside in Chicago. The readings are followed by a discussion of the creative atmosphere and trends in contemporary literature in Southeast Europe, with time devoted to the experience of writing away from one’s home country. Sp
Facing the Fallout
Amidst historic economic failures, Bill Moyers Journal takes an in-depth look at what led to the financial meltdown, what it means for American families, and how it will affect voters between now and November. Bill Moyers sits down with former Nixon White House strategist and political and economic critic Kevin Phillips, whose latest book BAD MONEY: RECKlESS FINANCE, FAIlED POlITICS, AND THE GlOBAl CRISIS OF AMERICAN CAPITAlISM explores the role that the crumbling financial sector played in the
Should We Ban the Burka?
A public debate hosted by The Australian National University and The Canberra Times.Muslim women's dress codes have come into the political spotlight in both Muslim-majority and non-Muslim societies. At one end of the spectrum the state has sought to enforce Islamic dress codes while at the opposite end the state has sought to ban certain items of women's religious dress.Under the Taliban, Afghan women were forbidden to appear in public unless they were wearing the all-enveloping burka. Now, Fre
GS-10: Guided edit mode
Learn how to use the Guided Edit mode. Guided Edit walks you through some basic editing tasks as well as some of the neat features in Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
History Channel - Biography: Lord Byron Part 2 of 5
NOTE: Educators/Parents: Because of the nature of Lord Byron's life. this biography is suitable for older high school students only. An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004. 'George Gordon Byron, later Noel, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale FRS (22 January 1788– 19 April 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems 'She Walks in Beauty', 'When We Two Parted,' and 'So, W