World history Documents WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
This unit will help you to identify and use information in Modern Languages, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organisin
2.2 The Cain and Hopkins thesis
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.
Accademia dei Lincei
A brief biography of Federico Cesi (1585-1630) and history of the Accademia dei Lincei
From Abacus to Circle Time: A Short History of the Primary School (BBC Radio 4 Documentary Series)
In anticipation of the final publication of the Cambridge Review of Primary Education, and ministerial response to the Rose Review of the Primary curriculum, BBC Radio 4 are presenting three programmes on the history of primary education.
Islam: An interview with John Voll
Islamic history professor John Voll discusses Islam and how we may better understand the religion.
Working Mothers -- a modern dilemma
Anthropologist Courtney Meehan discusses the theory of cooperative child rearing - using examples from her work with populations in the Congo basin. She shows how our current ideas about child rearing may be more of a "blip" in history than the evolutionary standard for humans worldwide.
Science in Focus: Energy Workshop 2: Force and Work
Scientists define energy as the ability to do work. In this session, see how work is defined in physics and examine how energy and work are related.,Interviews with everyday people on the street and scientists explore the scientific meaning of work and its relationship to energy.
21H.221 The Places of Migration in United States History (MIT)
This course examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. It considers migration from the mid-19th century to the present through case studies of such places as New York's Lower East Side, South Texas, Florida, and San Francisco's Chinatown. It also examines the role of memory, media, and popular culture in shaping ideas about migration. The course includes optional field trip to New York City.
Tips every newbie should know
Learn quick keyboard shortcuts for actions you’ll use all the time, including zooming and moving around an image, moving an outline, and duplicating and moving objects.
Curving photos for a print look
This very easy-to-follow tutorial walks you through adding a thin white border and a paper-like curve and drop shadow to your digital photo for a very realistic effect.
Bibliography of the history of art
This is the J. Paul Getty Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), a free online service which does not require registration to search. This major bibliographic service covers research on western art, and art which has western influences. The BHA has a search interface of the type that will be familiar to those who have used an online catalogue for a major university library. There are also various advanced search options. The BHA is said to cover works in around 45 languages. Results cover wo
11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)
The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the clas
21H.522 Japan in the Age of the Samurai: History and Film (MIT)
This course covers medieval Japanese society and culture from the twelfth to the nineteenth centuries, when political power rested largely in the hands of feudal warriors. Topics include religion (especially Zen Buddhism); changing concepts of "the way of the warrior;" women under feudalism; popular culture; and protest and rebellion. Presentations include weekly feature films. Assigned readings include many literary writings in translation.
Helprin on Copyright
Novelist Mark Helprin talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about copyright and the ideas in his book, Digital Barbarism. Helprin argues for an extension rather than a reduction in the length of time that authors have control over their work. He also argues that technology is often not attuned to human needs and physical constraints, claiming that tranquility is elusive in modern times. He sees the movement against copyright and intellectual property generally as part of an educational and socia
Before the Empire: New Light from Early Qin Archaeology
Li Feng is Associate Professor of Early Chinese History and Archaeology, Department of East Asian Languages and Culltures at Columbia University. He discusses what archaeology has revealed about China before the rise of the First Emperor's empire. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).
This website from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention features a comprehensive collection of information about malaria. Featured topics include the biology of the disease, methods of control and prevention, diagnosis, epidemiology, the history of malaria in the US and abroad, and recent and archived statistics on the geographic distribution of Malaria around the world.
Boldrin on Intellectual Property
Michele Boldrin of Washington University in St. Louis talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about intellectual property and Boldrin's book, co-written with David Levine, Against Intellectual Property. Boldrin argues that copyright and patent are used by the politically powerful to maintain monopoly profits. He argues that the incentive effects that have been used to justify copyright and patents are exaggerated--few examples from history suggest that the temporary and not-so-temporary monopoly p
Episode 9- David Starkey
Celebrated historian Dr David Starkey CBE FSA delivers 'Making History', a fascinating lecture that celebrates the Society of Antiquaries of London and its contribution to our appreciation of the past.
Solving Problems Makes a Great Business - Chi-Hua Chien, Dan Rosensweig (KPCB, Chegg)
In conversation with KPCB's Chi-Hua Chien, Dan Rosensweig, CEO of textbook rental company Chegg, speaks about his professional history within Yahoo!, ZDNet, and Guitar Hero, and shares insights on business in the dot-com trenches. Rosensweig offers his perspective on the evolution of the online media and advertising industries. Additionally, Rosensweig encourages entrepreneurs-to-be to "bet on the inevitable" as they explore their passions and the growing future of online services.