Early American Social History
Early American Social History
Force de l'art 02
This website is for 'La Force de l'Art', a triennial exhibition held as part of Monumenta at the refurbished Grand Palais in Paris. There is information on the website about the different venues used for the exhibition in 'Sites', including The Grand Palais, The Eiffel Tower and The Louvre Museum among others, there is also a section about the purpose built architectural work inside the Palais. There is a list of artists taking part in the exhibition, with a brief biography and project descripti
Alphabet Chant (regular version)
This is the "regular" version of the Alphabet Chant (but preceded by the hip-hop version.) Lyrics are included on the screen. (01:21)
SKAT : Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov
Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov [Saint Petersburg corpus of hagiographical texts] is a searchable database of medieval Slavic saints lives, constructed by the department of mathematical linguistics at the University of St Petersburg. It contains more than 50 manuscripts, with around 500,000 catalogued word usages. The word index may be searched in Old Slavic using an online keyboard, and results show the desired word (and lexical derivatives) in context. Unfortunately it is
"DMC Upside": Eagle Ford Shale Press Event
Eagle Ford Consortium officials and Del Mar College held a press conference to announce its inaugural Eagle Ford Consortium conference in San Antonio (Feb. 29-March 2). This segment on the Eagle Ford Consortium is featured in the February 2012 edition of the "DMC Upside" TV program, which airs on Cable Channel 19 in Corpus Christi.
The American Revolution
On April 19, 1775, the shot heard round the world was fired at the Battle of Lexington and Concord beginning America's Revolutionary War. In this video you will learn what lead to the war, and the things that happened as a result.
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 1 of 3
The classic live action film version of "Paddle To The Sea" - shown here in 3 parts. Paddle To The Sea was filmed by Bill Mason in 1966, and was inspired by the brilliant Children's Book of the same title, written in 1941 by H. C. Holling. The 1966 film version seen here was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist
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Teresa de Castro's website
The website of the Spanish historian Dr. Teresa de Castro offers electronic versions of some of her scholarly work on the history of food. Users may choose between navigating the site in English or Spanish, while her work may be in Spanish, English, or Italian. De Castro has published books and articles on the history of food in Spain (including Al-Andalus and Sefarad) and Australia. She has made available electronic versions of some of her books online: "Food mentality in Spain at the Renaissan
ASEAN leaders attend welcome dinner ahead of summit
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 10 - Southeast Asian leaders attend welcome dinner for ASEAN Summit in Myanmar, a weekend of meetings overshadowed by the South China Sea dispute. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topi
Transparency in the Obama Administration - A First-Year Assessment - Welcome and Introduction / Keyn
Daniel J. Metcalfe, Executive Director, Collaboration on Government Secrecy, Washington College of Law Robynn K. Sturm, Assistant Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Deputy Director, White House Open Government Initiative
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
Lecture 31 - Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 19-29
Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 19-29. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.
Thomas Jefferson Expands Presidential Power
In one of the defining moments of his presidency, Thomas Jefferson expanded presidential power to make the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the United States. In this video clip, learn how this decision increased presidential power for future presidents. (3:39)
21M.351 Music Composition (MIT)
This course features directed composition of larger forms of original writing involving voices and/or instruments. It includes a weekly seminar in composition for the presentation and discussion of work in progress. Students are expected to produce at least one substantive work, performed in public, by the end of the term. Contemporary compositions and major works from 20th-century music literature are studied.
Timed Temperature VI
To read a temperature once every second for one minute.
Postcast 12: Experimental Manipulation
Review of experimental manipulation.