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The following OD450 values were measured from serum samples taken from three babies: 0.12, 0.40, and 1.74.

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Bonkers or niche?
 In this podcast, Dr Paul Greatrix plays a game called 'bonkers or niche' in which he looks at so-called bonkers degree courses.

He examines issues surrounding courses like zombies in popular culture and underwater basket weaving in an attempt to understand how these courses are selected and vetted.

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SML 2010 - Agence Regionale de la Sante

Semaine Médicale de Lorraine
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10 Further resources

A very useful overview of ‘migration’ can be found in Lewis (2003). A special issue of Critical Social Policy (2002, vol.22, no.3) on ‘Asylum and welfare’ focuses on refugees, asylum seekers and migration. Kushner's The Holocaust and the Liberal Imagination (1994) and London's Whitehall and the Jew (2000) provide comprehensive analyses of UK approaches to refugees in the 1930s.

In such a rapidly changing area of social policy, up-to-date information and anal
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3.6 Ireland and 1641
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3.5 The Short Parliament and the early months of the Long Parliament
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Introduction
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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2.4 ‘Culture, identity and power’

Having unpacked some of the issues to do with the term ‘Roman empire’ we turn now to ‘culture, identity and power’, wide-ranging terms involving many different aspects which are often closely interlocked.

The following essay, ‘Looking for culture, identity and power’, is designed to help you consider various factors and experiences that helped to shape culture, identity and power as social forces in the empire. It introduces some key topics and terminology. Pl
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2.1 ‘Roman empire’

First of all there are some fundamental questions to settle about what is involved in the term ‘Roman empire’: what is meant by ‘Roman’, and what by ‘empire’?

What ‘Roman’ signifies is the key question of this unit, and the quest to define Roman-ness, or romanitas, will recur as a central topic. To begin, let us reflect on the various meanings we attach to the word ‘Roman’. We use it in connection with the city, the empire and the peop
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1 Preliminary exercise

Before you start work on this unit, please watch the video sequence ‘Introducing the Roman World’ below. This visual introduction will introduce many of the terms to be defined in this unit and set them in context. It will also show the kinds of sources you might work on for evidence of culture, identity and power in the Roman empire if you continue to study this topic. You may wish to replay this short sequence as you work on the unit, but for now enjoy looking at the wide range of
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