Morality and Modernity
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Morality and Modernity" in the Department of Philosophy. This course explores the nature of modern morality through an examination of the work of Alasdair MacIntyre and Charles Taylor. We will also read works by Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche, two thinkers whose ideas have powerfully shaped the moral culture of the modern world.
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An Issue of Loyalty: Exploring the Treatment of Japanese Americans During World War II (1941-1945)
This lesson is designed to explore the issue of loyalty and disloyalty with regards to Japanese Americans in the internment camps during WWII. Students will examine these abstract ideas as they relate to their lives.
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FSA/OWI Color Photographs Collection, 1939-1945
This site presents 1,600 color photos -- rural and small-town life, migrant labor, the Great Depression, railroads, military training, aircraft manufacturing, and mobilizing for World War II. A special feature, Collection Connections, provides ideas for learning about women in the war effort, New Deal work programs, farm workers, relief programs, and military training.
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Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982
The Buckaroos in Paradise Collection presents documentation of a Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch. The documentation was largely the work of the Paradise Valley Folklife Project (1978-1982), a research initiative conducted by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. This collection presents 41 motion pictures and 28 sound recordings that tell the story of life and work on the Ninety-Six Ranch and of its cowboys, known in the region
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America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
This site contains links to thousands of the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. The Farm Security Administrations's photographs cover the Great Depression, while the Office of War Administration's photographs look at the mobilization effort for World War II.
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Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945
During and directly after World War I, four great empires (Germany, Austro-Hungary, Russia, and the Ottomans) crumbled precipitously, to be replaced by more than one dozen fledgling nation-states. The largely agrarian, in some cases semifeudal, societies of central Europe were thrust nearly overnight into crises of civil war, unemployment, or inflation — and beyond these crises into a world propelled by mass media and consumer economies. Becoming modern was attractive but also anxiety-provokin
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History of World War Two - 1939 - 1945 Map
This is a narration of the tistory of World War II with 1939 - 1945 Map. This history starts with Hitler's surprise attack on Poland. (05:31)
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World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map
World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map
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Germany Surrenders in Berlin, 1945
General Field Marshall Wilhelm Keitel sings the German Surrender in Berlin. Views of Berlin in Ruins: Stadtschloss, Unter den Linden, Pariser Platz, Brandenburg Gate, Hotel Adlon, Reichstag.
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Russian Drive on Berlin 1945
Actual news reel of the Red Army in Berlin led my General Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov. Very graphic.
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The American Novel Since 1945
In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the novel in this period, focusing on the relationship between writers and readers, the conditions of publishing, innovations in the novel's form, fiction's engagement with history, and the changing place of literature in American culture. The reading list includes works by Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Keroua
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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
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From Silk to Oil: Cross-Cultural Connections Along the Silk Roads
This is a curriculum guide for exploring China's inner Asian frontier and one of the world's oldest and most important trade routes. The 350-page guide features five independent sections. Each examines the geography, ethnic relations and political history, exchange of goods and ideas, religions, or art along the Silk Roads (beginning in the second century BCE). Each includes lesson plans, documents, maps, and board game.
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Le Mirail : du château à l'Université, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle / Pascal Julien

Le Mirail : du château à l'Université, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle. Pascal JULIEN. In colloque "Conservation, restauration de l'architecture du Mouvement Moderne : l'exemple de l'Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail de Georges Candilis" organisé par l'Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail en partenariat avec les universités de Rennes 2 et Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail / Musée Les Abattoirs, 8-10 avril 2010.

Pascal Julien retrace
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George Washington Appoints First Marshals, 1789
This site tells the history of the U.S. Marshal service and explains how the Marshals' role in law enforcement has evolved over time.
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Czech Writers and Politics 1945 - 1989
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Modernity and the Meaning of Life
This dialogue will examine the resources left to us to find meaning in our modern day lives. Simon Glendinning is a reader in European philosophy at the European Institute, LSE, and director of the Forum for European Philosophy. Edward Skidelsky is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Exeter.
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History: Paths From Antiquity to Modernity
History: Paths From Antiquity to Modernity
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4.2 Apprenticeship in retailing c.1782–c.1789
Childcare, education, working conditions, healthcare, crime … these issues are hotly debated in today's society. They are also issues that Robert Owen, seen by some as a visionary and by others as a knave and a charlatan, sought to address in the early 1800s. This unit uses a series of essays written by Owen to explore the ideas of this important and controversial figure.
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4.3 Business and enlightenment: Manchester 1789–99
Childcare, education, working conditions, healthcare, crime … these issues are hotly debated in today's society. They are also issues that Robert Owen, seen by some as a visionary and by others as a knave and a charlatan, sought to address in the early 1800s. This unit uses a series of essays written by Owen to explore the ideas of this important and controversial figure.
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