6. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Social Gospel (October 11, 2007)
African-American history, black history, modern history, Modern Freedom Struggle, Clay Carson, black culture, civil rights movement, civil rights, black power
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02 - Southern Society: Slavery, King Cotton, and Antebellum America's "Peculiar" Region
Professor Blight offers a number of approaches to the question of southern distinctiveness. The lecture offers a survey of that manner in which commentators--American, foreign, northern, and southern--have sought to make sense of the nature of southern society and southern history. The lecture analyzes the society and culture of the Old South, with special emphasis on the aspects of southern life that made the region distinct from the antebellum North. The most lasting and influential sources of
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03 - Dutch and British Exceptionalism
Several reasons can be found to explain why Great Britain and the Netherlands did not follow the other major European powers of the seventeenth century in adopting absolutist rule. Chief among these were the presence of a relatively large middle class, with a vested interest in preserving independence from centralized authority, and national traditions of resistance dating from the English Civil War and the Dutch war for independence from Spain, respectively. In both countries anti-absolutism fo
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With its grandiose, stereotyped image, and an association with the Christian church, probably no instrument is more in need of innovation than the organ. Grammy-nominated virtuoso organist Cameron Carpenter provides that creative transformation with work that has been the subject of both acclaim and controversy. With support from the University Musical Society (UMS) and the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
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Lucy Main graduated from Coventry in 2002 with a BA honours degree in Communication, Culture and Media plus some great intentions. After working for the BBC and a number of corporate production companies on blue chip accounts, Lucy conducted a smash and grab raid for a management position at the New Producers Alliance (NPA). In this Coventry Conversation you can here Lucy talking about her current role as Executive Producer on a number of films being made in the UK.
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David Pearson is an award winning documentary maker who has turned to fiction. He invented the Cheltenham Screenwriting festival. It is the only festival of its kind in Europe and a huge success – each july 600 flock to the Cotswolds to talk writing for feature films. In this Coventry Conversation David talks about his impressive career.
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When Rice Was King
concentrates on Georgetown County, South Carolina, where rice, rather than cotton, was the principal commercial product. The site contains maps, readings, photos, drawings, as well as a guide for doing a student project.
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He also boils down the issue of so-called 'British jobs for British workers' - weighing up the perspectives of government and the workers.


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How much support did Richard II enjoy as King? A presentation by Dr. David Grummitt, Senior Research Fellow, The History of Parliament Project, for The History Faculty: www.thehistoryfaculty.com.

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King Henry VIII: Aims as King: 1509-1529
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Customizing Transitions
Transitions can make a video look professional. This video tutorial will show you how easy it is to apply transitions with Premiere Elements CS4.
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Who was more important in directing foreign policy, 1515-1529; King Henry VIII or Wolsey
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