Inca, Part 2
Highlights of this second clip cover challenges of Peruvian geography (desert, rainforest, mountains) with live coverage of modern Inti Raymi festival.
21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)
This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT re
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Digital Library Object - From theory to practice: the Powell doctrine.
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History of Thanksgiving
A history of Thanksgiving in New England. This four minute video tells the background of the dad and how it has changed through the years. Good for a holiday lesson.
Dr. Seuss Documentary, Part 5 of 9
This is a History Channel documentary about Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
AHEC: The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War
Dr. Mark E. Neely, Jr., McCabe Greer Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University presents The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War" as part of the Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series presented by the Army Heritage and Education Center. Abraham Lincoln's record on the Constitution and individual rights has fueled a century of debate. Now, in the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Fate of Liberty", Mark Neely depicts Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus as a well-intentioned
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | Wisconsin Is Special
Wisconsin Is Special - Wisconsin is a state of great physical and cultural diversity. Throughout the state's history, interaction among people settling in Wisconsin's varied geographical regions has led to a balance and harmony that is manifested in Wisconsin's economy, landforms, and cultures. "Wisconsin Is Special" discusses this balance. It also examines the state symbols that represent Wisconsinites' pride in place, showing how these symbols reflect the unique and special place called
A video clip on Laodicea which is located in the Lycus River Valley of western Asia Minor, near the influential, ancient cities of Hierapolis and Colossae. A good video to show the history of this area and its people.
Dancers Without Borders 2
Fall Dance Concert Dancers Without Borders Act Two 11/20/10
Public Theology in America: A panel hosted by the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democra
Father John Neuhaus, Stanley Hauerwas and Darryl Hart discuss the role of theology in politics and public life.
The Story of Television, Part 1 of 2
This is a history of British TV broadcast TV and is suitable for high school students. Slightly pixelated (blurry). Run time 07:22.
The Benefits and Costs of U.S. Environmental Laws
The Origins of Jazz
Musical influences in modern Jazz composition; a four-minute history presented by Stephen Tosh. Mr. Tosh speaks of how European influence, 'street' music, and the (African) banjo helped form the beginnings of jazz music.
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500 NATIONS (PART 21)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
The First People, Part III (Bluewater, Michigan)
This is a film documentary of the history of Native Americans in the Blue Water area of Michigan.
Cream pottery with silver, yellow , orange and green geometric designs and stripes. Gold stripe 1cm below rim on inside. Maker: Johnson Bros - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
"New Writing from the Balkans" (video)
Readings of original poetry and fiction by two leading South Slavic authors, Igor Štiks from Croatia and Aleš Debeljak from Slovenia, both of whom currently reside in Chicago. The readings are followed by a discussion of the creative atmosphere and trends in contemporary literature in Southeast Europe, with time devoted to the experience of writing away from one’s home country. Sp
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: THE BIRDS OF AMERICA
PROGRAM COMMEMORATES THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS NINETEENTH-CENTURY NATURALIST AND ARTIST, JOHN JAMES AUDUBON. TO HIGHLIGHT AUDUBON'S DEVELOPMENT AS AN ARTIST, THE PROGRAM USES QUOTATIONS FROM HIS JOURNALS, ILLUSTRATIONS FROM HIS ORIGINAL DRAWINGS AND ENGRAVINGS, AND WORKS OF ART BY OTHER ARTISTS OF THE PERIOD. THE IMAGES OF THE WORKS OF ART ARE INTERWOVEN WITH LIVE MOTION NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AND FOOTAGE OF SITES SIGNIFICANT TO AUDUBON'S LIFE AND WORK. (29:32)