Financial institutions are a pillar of civilized society, supporting people in their productive ventures and managing the economic risks they take on. The workings of these institutions are important to comprehend if we are to predict their actions today and their evolution in the coming information age. The course strives to offer understanding of the theory of finance and its relation to the history, strengths and imperfections of such institutions as banking, insurance, securities, futures, a
21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
Collision 27858 - Healthcare
Collision 27858 was produced, filmed and edited by the students of the Advanced Studio Production Class of East Carolina University.
Emil Homerin: Rise of Anti-Islamic Incidents in America
Professor of religion, Th. Emil Homerin speaks about the history of religious persecution in America and the recent rise of Anti-Islamic incidents in the Unites States as a result of the debate over the proposed Islamic Center near Ground Zero. A specialist in Islam and Islamic culture and history, he is widely published on the subject.
American Urban History I, Spring 2005
Seminar on the history of institutions and institutional change in urban America from roughly 1890 to the present. Among the institutions considered are political machines, police departments, schools, courts, hospitals, prisons, welfare departments, and universities. Focuses on readings and discussions.
Riflessioni sulla Geometria Descrittiva e sul suo insegnamento
la rappresentazione spaziale attraverso la geometria di G. Monge è obsoleta e sostituita dalla modellazione computerizzata,the spatial representation through the geometry of G. Monge is obsolete and replaced by the computer modeling,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Dedurre,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema e
The Dust Bowl and The Great Depression
AP History student's montage shows what The Great Depression and The Dust Bowl was like. Song is "Shelter" by Sarah McLachlan.
Lecture 25 - 11/19/2010
The Hastings line
Tonbridge to Hastings railway line
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Andreas Goette & Bernard Gersh on ANTIPAF
Andreas Goette In conversation with Bernard Gersh ANTIPAF: Angiotensin II-antagonist in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation trial.
Emergence of Advertising in America
This site presents over 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the U.S. Materials include cookbooks, photographs of billboards, print advertisements, trade cards, calendars, almanacs, and leaflets for various products. Together, these images illuminate the early evolution of this ubiquitous feature of modern American business and culture.
Elections... the American Way
This site looks at political campaigns by exploring the history and roles of candidates and voters, the structure of the party system and election process, and tough issues that politicians have faced over the years.
Representing History: North Korea - Behind the Wire
This unit introduces students to North Korea, a communist country that is seen by the West as an autocratic regime in contrast to the democratic, capitalist South Korea. Students will examine how their preconceptions as an audience affect their understanding of this documentary.
"(Questions) History Textbooks and the Profession: Comparing National Controversies in a Globalizing
This one-day symposium was convened to compare the controversies surrounding historical texts that emerged during the last fifteen to twenty years with the onset of the post-Cold War era and the acceleration of globalization, multi-culturalism and the neo-liberal order. Sponsored by the Department of History, Center for East Asian Studies,
2.2 Summary of iron chemistry
This unit looks at the methods that have been developed by organisms for the uptake, transport and storage of iron: a process made more complicated by the insolubility of its oxides and hydroxides. You will examine iron storage in mammals, including humans, is achieved by ferritin, which stores iron as a hydrated iron (III) oxide – an example of biomineralisation.
Web-Design Competition Sparks Collaboration
Students ages 9-19 from around the globe work in teams and communicate via Web 2.0 technologies to build educational Web sites for the ThinkQuest contest. (3:34)