Ciudades con Historia
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
A Brief History of Stereographs and Stereoscopes
Examines the history of stereoscopes and stereographs, including their cultural impact and changes in technology. Provides context for resources in the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). Part 1 of a 4 part course called "History through the Stereoscope."
Heritage case studies: Scotland
The heritage traditions of Scotland are unique in comparison to the rest of Britain. This unit uses two case studies to demonstrate how heritage sites have helped to forge the Scottish national identity and history.
4. Breaking with Britain (July 25, 2007)
History, Literature, Science, Politics, Law, inventor, founding father, humorist, Enlightenment, electricity, lightning rod, American Revolution, Poor Richard's Almanac, Pennsylvania Gazette, library, writer, Continental Congress, Freemason, United States
Life Chances and Early Childhood Investments
2010 Sidney Ball memorial Lecture given by Professor Gøsta Esping-Andersen at St Antony's College
9. The Hannibal Expedition 2006, Clapier or Traversette?
History, Phoenicia, Carthage, Punic religion, Hamilcar Barca, Alps, Rhone, Elephant, expedition, war, battle, text
Making sense of art history
In this unit you’ll explore art history. Look around you, it’s likely that wherever you are you’ll be able to see some images, it’s also likely that many of these image will be intended to have some sort of effect on you. Here you will be exploring the power of images via a study of contemporary art from the 1980s onwards. Taking the time to look beyond the immediate appearance of an art work to consider what the artist might be trying to say can be immensely rewarding.
GLBT Jews in the Jewish World :
David Shneer, Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Denver , talks about GLBT Jews in the Jewish World
History of World War One - 1914 - 1918 Map
This is a narration of the tistory of World War One with 1914 - 1918 Map. This history starts with the assassination that started this war. (06:42)
Gilded Age Plains City
Gilded Age Plains City: The Great Sheedy Murder Trial and the Booster Ethos of Lincoln, Nebraska explores the development of towns and cities on the Great Plains through the lens of a murder case in the 1890s that evolved into a fascinating story that drew the attention of nearly everyone in town and people from across the region and country. We have three goals. Tell a good story about a fascinating episode in Great Plains urban history in a new way. Explore the various factors and development
A Country of Illusion
A country of Illusion; John Wesley Powell's Green River Expedition of 1869; Prediction of catastrophe if the West was settled without major water redistribution; Owen's Valley- its Geological origin, landscape, climate history; arid landscape today, Indian poetry of the area, Building the hydraulic Empire for Los Angeles.
European Imperialism at It's Zenith
Empire and War (Global History III)
The meter down blog contains a collection of interviews (in Hindi), writing in English and audio feeds documenting a number of conversations with Bombay taxi drivers. The interviews are explorations into the issues of migration and are a collection of sub-altern voices in a city consumed with the narrative of globalisation and rapid change. This non-academic project, is slowly, conversation by conversation, assembling a repository of oral histories. At the time of this review (December 2008) the
Geological processes in the British Isles
The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this unit you will explore the processes that have shaped the British landscape over time, gaining insight into the geological evolution of the entire planet.
The poles are fascinating, partly because they are such difficult places to visit, work and live. They still guard many mysteries that we'd like to unravel, including the survival of polar animals, the history of ancient peoples, and the understanding of Earth's climate.
Lecture 1: The Pioneers and History (pre-WWW)
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COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 1
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 1 - Hugh Davis Keywords:hypertext
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 2
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 2 - Hugh Davis Keywords:hypertext
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 3
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 3 - Hugh Davis Keywords:hypertext
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 4
COMP3016 Web Technology - Strand 3 "History" Lecture 4 - Hugh Davis Keywords:hypertext