Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Across culture and time: Speaking of honour killing
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London Omnibus

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

London Omnibus

Description: "Photograph of omnibus marked C.H. waiting for passengers with conductor on steps." Photograph by RL Sirus.

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References

Goodman, M. (1997) The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge, Routledge History of the Ancient World.
Nicolet, C. (1991) Geography, Space and Politics in the Early Roman Empire, Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press.
Grant, M. (trans.) (1996) Tacitus: the Annals of Imperial Rome, Harmondsworth, Penguin Books. (First published 1956
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References

Canetti, E. (1962 edn) Crowds and Power, Harmondsworth, Penguin.
Foner, P.S. (1977) History of the Labor Movement in the United States, vol. 3, New York, International Publications.
Koebner, R. and Schmidt, H.D. (1964) Imperialism: The Story and Significance of a Political Word, 1840–1950, Cambridge University Press.
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CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Remédiation cognitive en condition écologique. (video)

CNIPsy 2010 Marseille : 7ème Congrès National des Internes en Psychiatrie (CNIPsy). Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Le quotidien : évidence perdue de la psychiatrie
Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille – Remédiation cognitive en condition écologique : une approche pragmatique du quotidien.
Résumé : "Que me manque-t-il vraiment ?" Tels sont les propos rapportés par BLANKENBURG dans "La perte de l’évidence naturelle", son livre sur la schizophr
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Met deze tool kan je op je desktop schrijven. Wat je schrijft of tekent, kan je bewaren en later opnieuw tonen. Je kan de hele 'beweging' opnemen en weer 'afspelen'.


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