Three fifteenth-century chronicles - With historical memoranda by John Stowe
An edition of a London chronicle beginning in the reign of Richard I, but of particular importance for the reigns of Henry VI and Edward IV. It also contains extensive notes on the chronicle by the sixteenth-century antiquary and historian John Stow. Originally published as Camden Society, new series, vol. 28.
Chamber accounts of the sixteenth century - London Record Society, 20
Some of the earliest surviving financial sources for the City of London, being two accounts of the chamberlain for the period 1584-6.
Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type- In American Sign Language
Animated Video- Follow the adventures of Farmer Brown's cows that have learned to type! The cows leave messages for Farmer Brown that are typed with demands from the cows. The original illustrations come to life during this interpreted video.
American Jewish year book
This website, publishing the American Jewish Yearbook from 1899 to 2007 is from the American Jewish Committee Archives (AJC Archives). The American Jewish Yearbook is regarded by some as the authoritative account of trends and happenings in Jewish society. The website is very simple to use: the yearbooks are split into 20 volume blocks (e.g. volume 1-20, covering the years 1899 to 1999 and so on) at first, and then further subdivided into the yearly publications. Each of the yearly volumes is
Understanding the South, understanding modern America: the American south in regional, national, and
This website, from the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester, presents free online access to details of a conference held at Manchester in May 2008 on 'Understanding the South, Understanding Modern America: The American South in Regional, National, and Global Perspectives'. The website presents information about the conference's programme and some background details. Of more significance, however, is the information presented on each speaker and paper presente
Paul Revere Williams : American architect : a man and his work
The Paul Revere Williams website is designed to provide introductory material about African-American architect Paul R. Williams (1894-1980), who was the first African American member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the first to become a Fellow (FAIA). The project is a collaboration between AIA and the University of Memphis. The website provides information about the architect and a large image gallery, which can be browsed by decade or category. The 'resources' section of the w
"All Our Problems Stem from the Same Sex Based Myths": Gloria Steinem Delineates American Gender Myt
In the years following the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment extending voting rights to women, the National Woman's Party, the radical wing of the suffrage movement, advocated passage of a constitutional amendment to make discrimination based on gender illegal. The first Congressional hearing on the equal rights amendment (ERA) was held in 1923. Many female reformers opposed the amendment in fear that it would end protective labor and health legislation designed to aid female workers and p
"This Is Not a Gay Issue. This Is a Human Issue": Early AIDS Patients Recount Their Experiences with
In 1981, the U.S. medical community noticed a significant number of gay men living in urban areas with rare forms of pneumonia, cancer, and lymph disorders. The cluster of ailments was initially dubbed Gay-Related Immune Disease (GRID), but when similar illnesses increased in other groups, the name ...
North American British music association
This is the website of the North American British Music Association, which aims to study... "British Music from all time periods on the North American continent". At April 2010 there are a useful set of newsletters from 2005 to 2009, and these are freely available in HTML format. The newsletters contain scholarly reviews and conference reports, as well as short essays. Example titles of short essays from the Newsletter include: 'A Royal Course: Examining British Culture and History Through a Mo
"The Process of Coming Back into the World": An American Indian Movement (A.I.M.) Activist Advocates
In 1968, young urban-based American Indians in Minnesota formed the American Indian Movement (AIM) to fight mistreatment by police and to improve prospects for jobs, education, and housing. In 1972, AIM initiated "The Trail of Broken Treaties," and a subsequent march to Washington to present the Nixon ...
"Self Determination of Free Peoples": Founding Documents of the American Indian Movement (AIM)
The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 sought to restore tribal self-determination. In the early 1950s, Congress passed legislation to limit this Act, terminating some American Indian reservations and cutting economic support for others. From 1950 to 1970, more than 100 American Indian tribes lost reservation ...
American Society for Industrial Security ASIS International is a membership organisation for security professionals.
A subscription based service for members, the website has a glossary of security terms and a list of resources in the subject of security available to the public. In particular, the news room section contains a list of recent press releases. In addition, there are a number of full-text documents on various security issues along with relevant hypertext links to other websites.
ASIS International is a membership organisation for security professionals.
2009 joint meetings of CASCA (Canadian Anthropology Society-Societe Canadienne d'Anthropologie) and
Organised by CASCA/AES, to be held at Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada from 2009-05-13 to 2009-05-16
A Single Market for the 21st Century: Challenges and Perspectives
Organised by Liverpool Law School, to be held at Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool United Kingdom from 2009-06-25 to 2009-06-25
Lowering the Drawbridges: Legal & Forensic Science Education for the 21st Century
Organised by UKCLE, to be held at Leeds Metropolitan University Leeds United Kingdom from 2009-05-27 to 2009-05-27
American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Organised by APA, to be held at Boston Exhibition and Conference Centre Boston United States from 2009-08-14 to 2009-08-17
American journal of agricultural economics
The American Journal of Agricultural Economics is a peer reviewed academic journal produced by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). It covers topics such as the economics of agriculture and food, natural resources and the environment, or rural and community development throughout the world. Users should check with their institution to see if they subscribe to this journal.
"A Decent Home . . . for Every American Family": Postwar Housing Shortage Victims Testify before Con
New home construction declined dramatically during the Great Depression as rents rose, reaching an all-time high in 1940. A persistent housing shortage continuing into the early 1950s forced families to separate and apartment dwellers to "double-up." The housing reform movement, largely ineffectual ...
Better, faster, cheaper - entrepreneurship and early stage investors
Cambridge Angels Jack Lang and Dr Andy Richards, along with venture capitalist Laurence Garrett, talk about why the current economic gloom is in fact a great opportunity for start-ups, especially for those whose products will immediately satisfy customer needs as opposed to the tougher 'new product, new market' model. But, they stress the importance of targeting your investment model at the right type of investor, as well as the need for start-ups to understand what is 'fashionable' in the inves
Western economies: a museum of the 21st Century?
In a remarkable exchange Professor Peter Williamson in Bejing and Professor Jaideep Prabhu in Bangalore explore the Chinese and Indian economies and compare them with the West's. Innovation, says Professor Prabhu, will benefit all, but Professor Williamson says the West will become a museum.