European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations
The Political Economy of Development
It is widely recognised that the interplay of political and economic forces has a major bearing on the path of development. How do the developments in the recent political economy literature bear on the practical problems that some countries face in achieving sustainable development paths? Tim Besley is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the London School of Economics, and served on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee from September 2006 until August 2009.
Predictioneer: How to predict the future with game-theory
Hailed as 'the new Nostradamus', Bruce Bueno de Mesquita has been shaking the world of political science to its foundations with his predictions of world events. His systems based on game theory have an astonishing 90%+ ratio of accuracy and are frequently used to shape US foreign-policy decisions on issues such as the terrorist threat to America to the peace process in Northern Ireland. Considered by many to be the most important foreign-policy analyst there is, it is no surprise that he is reg
1827, 1836, 1841: Documents Relating to the Business Affairs of Joseph Slocum
These images constitute a collection of documents which provide glimpses of the business dealings and reverses of Joseph Slocum, the father of Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.,Joseph Slocum, Margaret Olivia Sage's father, was a clever inventor but commercial success eluded him all his life. Like many antebellum entrepreneurs his fortunes rose and fell with the volatile market conditions. Olivia was thirteen when, according to the Western State Journal reproduced here: "494 acres belonging to J Slocu
1906-12-10: de Forest, Robert W., to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten memorandum from Robert W. de Forest to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer gives the outlines of what was to become the Russell Sage Foundation.,Russell Sage has died in July 1906, leaving Olivia Sage a $75 million dollar fortune. Five months later, her attorney and advisor Robert W. de Forest lays out his suggestions for a general-purpose benevolent trust, a "foundation" incorporated under federal and state laws and administered by trustees serving for life. This
Le changement climatique Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Een atelierwerk rond Le changement climatique, verbetersleutel en een toets voor achteraf. Het is los gebaseerd op de methode Branché 6 TSO en kan mits wat aanpassingen ook onafhankelijk gebruikt …
Genocide, War Crimes and the Two Sudans: Can There Be Reconciliation?
Part 4 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 4 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium.
Conflict, Corruption and Long-Term Challenges for Southern Sudan
Part 5 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 5 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium.
TWC9: Nineys, MIX Open Call, WP7 GPS Emulator, & lots of new software releases This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
The Shadow Knows video series explores career options for teens. In this video episode meet Diana Juratovac, Vice President for Design Central in Columbus, Ohio. Mark Davis, an Upper Arlington High School Career Counselor, talks about the benefits of High School Curriculum planning. Special guest, Cheryl Krueger, President and CEO of Sheryl and Company, recounts her first job. (19:00)
Hong Kong firework celebrations
A dazzling fireworks display in Hong Kong marks the second day of the Year of the Rabbit.
2010 Showcase Oral Argument
2010 Showcase Oral Argument
Where Pocahontas Pledged Her Love
Ongoing excavations at James Fort reveal a surprising discovery: the site of the 1608 church where Pocahontas married John Rolfe. Chief Archaeologist Bill Kelso shares the excitement of rediscovery.Author(s):
BoK surprises, RBA affirms rate hold
Bank of Korea surprises by holding interest rates, but hike seen in March as BoK acknowledges price pressures; Aussie tumbles as RBA says on hold for time being.
I have adapted this from an old Lyceum tutorial. I find my students enjoy discussing the concept of Heimat.
Troubles close pyramids
Pyramids shut because of Egyptian unrest.
Introduction to portfolios and their uses
To identify what a portfolio is, why they are used and to identify some pieces of material that may be used to support claims for learning and development.
1990s Plastic Product Commercial - Dacron textiles by Visa
Visa America's freedom fabric.
Dacron is a fiber made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET). PET can take up to several thousand years to degrade.