Mixed reax to settlement freeze plan
A U.S. plan to freeze Israeli settlements fails to impress West Bank settlers, Palestinians. Katharine Jackson reports.
Historia de la Integración Europea
Este curso intenta contextualizar el proceso de integración que, en su doble dimensión de profundización y ampliación, se ha vivido en Europa tras la segunda guerra mundial (1939-1945). Se trata de proporcionar al estudiante las herramientas y conocimientos necesarios para comprender tanto los intereses en juego como las fuerzas que lo han impulsado o han tratado de resistirlo, de manera que puedan interpretarse correctamente los textos (tanto las declaraciones políticas como las normas jur
This course is open to undergraduate students who are interested in environmental engineering and science. Fundamental chemical principles such as chemical stoichiometry, equilibrium , and kinetics will be reviewed in the early semester. Then, chemical aspects related to environmental engineering and science such as acid-base reactions, complexation, precipitation-dissolution, and oxidation-reduction reactions will be followed. Elementary chemistry is pre-required to this course.
Lecture 09 - 11/22/2010
[limited access] or the open city?
The idea of the open city as a place of social integration, cultural diversity and collective identity is perceived as an irreversible achievement of modernity, and fuels our visions for a sustainable urban future. Nevertheless, we are witnessing increasing fragmentation and seclusion, which threatens the existence of the open city. Suburban compounds, gated communities, university campuses, covered shopping malls, urban entertainment areas, airport security zones, holiday resorts, all tend to d
The Pivot of the 20th Century
Winston Churchill said in 1945 that 'the United States stands at this moment at the summit of the world'. Yet just five years earlier America had been an economic catastrophe and an isolationist bastion. How that transformation came about, and its consequences, will be the subject of this lecture. David M Kennedy is Donald J McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University.
A Boy in Munich Murdered by the Jews.
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Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. This unit is designed to help you develop the skills you need to write effectively for academic purposes. You will learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment or report.
Lecture 26 - 11/22/2010
Note sur la chasse et la protection du gibier en AOF
Extrait du dossier : protection des réserves forestières ; réglementation de la chasse. Correspondance, rapports, plan, permis de chasse.1945-1954
Defending a compound in Afghanistan
Sept. 13 - ISAF soldiers defend their ground after insurgents launch multiple attacks in Kabul. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Waistcoat front; pale green with gold embroidery and spangles. Slanted pocket lined with cream silk. Date: 1780 - 1789 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and at Present (MIT)
This class will be constructed as a lecture-discussion, the purpose being to engage important theoretical issues while simultaneously studying their continuing historical significance. To enhance discussion, three debates will be held in class. Each student will be required to participate in one of these debates. Each student will also be required to write three short papers. Class participation is essential and will be factored into the final grade.The course will portray the history of theory