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The Red Flag: Communism and the Making of the Modern World
Communism was one of the most powerful political and intellectual movements of the modern world, and its collapse in 1989 had an enormous impact on our views of international affairs and economics. David Priestland argues that we have found it difficult to understand Communism, and the lessons we have learnt have contributed to many recent policy failures, from the 'War on Terror' to extreme neo-liberal economic policies. He revisits the history of Communism, explaining the reasons for its rise
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Karrewiet : Nieuws in de klas
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In Karrewiet en De week van Karrewiet worden in 10 minuutjes de hoofdpunten van het nieuws voor kinderen samengevat in duidelijke taal.

Hier vind je verwerkingsbladen bij deze filmpjes. Ik probeer regelmatig voor nieuw …


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056 - 066 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is an updated re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer.It is written in a more flowing style, in simple straightforward Latin.
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21H.101 American History to 1865 (MIT)
This course provides a basic history of American social, economic, and political development from the colonial period through the Civil War. It examines the colonial heritages of Spanish and British America; the American Revolution and its impact; the establishment and growth of the new nation; and the Civil War, its background, character, and impact. Readings include writings of the period by J. Winthrop, T. Paine, T. Jefferson, J. Madison, W. H. Garrison, G. Fitzhugh, H. B. Stowe, and A. Linco
Author(s): Maier, Pauline

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Ouvrage: Les outils stochastiques des marchés financiers
Domaine: Mathématiques financières
Depuis 40 ans, les outils mathématiques probabilistes ont montré leur rôle central dans le développement d’outils d’aide à la décision pour les marchés financiers. Ils offrent un cadre méthodologique robuste de modélisation et calcul des risques associés aux produits dérivés, ces fameux instruments financiers qui dépendent de manière plus ou moins complexe d’autres produits financiers plus simples (actions, indices, taux de change, taux d

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Bellona, Destroyer of Cities (excerpt 5 min)
Tickets are on sale now in both Paris and in Boston for "Bellona, Destroyer of Cities" a featured presentation of the MIT 150th, Festival of Art Science and Technology. Adapted and Directed by Jay Scheib from Samuel R. Delany's Science Fiction masterwork "Dhalgren" — "Bellona" will be featured in the Exit Festival at Maison des Arts Creteil (Paris) March 17, 18, 19 followed by a run at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston May 13, 14, 15, 2011 Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston) May
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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011 : Des lieux d’écoute, d’échanges, de réinsertions ciblées.

En France, deux millions d’enfants vivent en situation de pauvreté ou de précarité avec les conséquences suivantes : malnutrition, obésité, déficits cognitifs, troubles du comportement, échec scolaire, détresse psycho-sociale, conduites addictives, risques de délinquance. Il est nécessaire de développer des actions communautaires bien traitantes et durables alliant le champ sanitaire et le domaine social, incluant des bénévoles formés aux côtés des professionnels.
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Einstein at the Beach
This is an excerpt of the minimalist composer Phillip Glass's Einstein on the Beach play.  The composing technique that became minimalism was influenced by the repetative improvisations of many asian countries including India, Java, and Bali.  It is also theorized that it was in reaction to the complexity and constant changes of serialism.  Minimalism is know for its limited vocabulary be it rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, or instrumental.
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CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - La modification de la catégorie « Autisme » : enjeux sociaux et cultu

CNIPsy 2010 Marseille : 7ème Congrès National des Internes en Psychiatrie (CNIPsy). Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Péripéties dans l’histoire de la psychiatrie.
Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille – La modification de la catégorie « Autisme » : enjeux sociaux et culturels.
Résumé : On pourrait croire la psychiatrie atteinte d’amnésie antérograde, oubliant à mesure les chemins qui l’ont conduite au présent. Et son histoire, elle la réécrit parfois ave
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First Lady of Virginia
Lady Dunmore’s ease and grace are among Lord Dunmore’s most valuable political assets. Interpreter Corrine Dame reflects on the lady who delighted the colony.
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Colonial Journalism
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.Author(s): No creator set

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Papa Said, Mama Said
Papa Said, Mama Said preserves the African-American community's long tradition of storytelling. Art Johnson shares a fable.Author(s): No creator set

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Buzz Game
Have a go at encouraging biodiversity on a farm. Play on your own or against your classmates. The Buzz game has been developed to simulate changes you can make to a field over three years. Choose your field margins, beetle banks and bird crop and away you go! The BUZZ game is suitable for all ages.
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67 - ad finem - Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is an updated re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer.It is written in a more flowing style, in simple straightforward Latin.
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002 LIBER LATINUS IN USUM PUERORUM
Büsching, Anton Friedrich: Liber latinus in usum puerorum Latinam linguam discentium editus (1769) Chapter Two Here is the link to a readable edition of the text on Europeana: http://tinyurl.com/4r8bl6b This is an elementary school textbook, covering all the basic topics that would be studied nowadays in secondary school - Biology, Geography,etc. The Latin is clear and matter of fact - the text provides good material fo
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10.391J Sustainable Energy (MIT)
The assessment of current and potential future energy systems is covered in this course and includes topics on resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Different renewable and conventional energy technologies will be presented and their attributes described within a framework that aids in evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems in the context of political, social, economic,
Author(s): Drake, Elisabeth,Tester, Jefferson W.,Golay, Micha

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Raid on Deerfield: the Many Stories of 1704
After several classroom discussions on anti-slavery issues, students will study the "American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1838." The students will understand the importance and role of political cartoons during the anti-slavery movement. Students will observe and identify details in a political cartoon. Students will understand that there were people both in favor of and against slavery here in the North and how both sides are represented in the cartoon. Students will create their own anti-slavery
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Topics in Medieval Japanese History
This book differs from many other textbooks in that it contains relatively less political, institutional and military history and relatively more social and cultural history than is typically the case. Within the cultural history of medieval Japan, Buddhism is of the utmost importance. This book therefore contains an introduction to the origin and major teachings of Buddhism. Subsequent chapters expand on this introduction in the context of Japanese history.
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Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War
The Spanish-American War was a complex and significant event that should be examined from all angles and perspectives. Students may be particularly interested in Spanish-American War issues that remain relevant today, namely the role of the media in the war and questions regarding foreign intervention. Educators are encouraged to use the film CRUCIBLE OF EMPIRE: THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR to complement their lessons in history, journalism, government, and political science classrooms.
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Social Studies
This section encourages objectivity as students are offered information about the historical context for the works of art. The pre-visit activity, Analyzing Political Cartoons, asks students to find and interpret a political cartoon. This exercise continues to encourage students' exploration of symbols as tools for delivering messages, in this case politically and socially motivated ones. The on-site activity, Analyzing Art, asks students to look at a work of art subjectively through a facilitat
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