21H.346 France 1660-1815: Enlightenment, Revolution, Napoleon (MIT)
A century and a half ago, Alexis de Tocqueville argued that the Revolution of 1789 in France constituted the culmination of long-term administrative and social changes, rather than a rupture with the past. In this class, we will consider that Tocquevillian insight by examining four aspects of French experience from the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV, to the rule of the Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte: Absolutism, Enlightenment, Revolution, and Empire. Through the study of primary and secondary sou
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Yandle on the Tragedy of the Commons and the Implications for Environmental Regulation
Bruce Yandle of Clemson University and George Mason University's Mercatus Center looks at the tragedy of the commons and the various ways that people have avoided the overuse of resources that are held in common. Examples discussed include fisheries, roads, rivers and the air. Yandle talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the historical use of norms, cooperative ventures such as incorporating a river, the common law, and top-down command-and-control regulation to reduce air and water pollut
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Bell and Howell Filmo Movie Projector
:Film projector with own transformer. Maker: Bell and Howell - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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26 - Review for Final Exam
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21 - Philip Roth, The Human Stain (cont.)
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16 - Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping (cont.)
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11 - John Barth, Lost in the Funhouse
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Brush Your Teeth
This video helps children see the importance of brushing your teeth. The children will be able to relate to the video and their daily routine. The music and voices are clear but the video is poor quality (blurry).
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Paramount String Vest
Man's string vest; white cotton mesh, bound neck, armholes and shaped hem. Label: Paramount 100% Cotton to fit 107cm/42 Chest Size L with laundry instructions on reverse. Maker: Paramount. Date: 1980 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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White Bonnet with Grey and Black Spots
Bonnet; white with grey and black spots - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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What are the causes of load shift?
Generally, there are six factors that cause the load to shift or move on a vehicle: Sudden braking and accelerating; Cornering; Hills and undulating roads; Uneven road surfaces; Adverse road camber; Wind and airflow over the vehicle.
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Amor de mi alma
Schola Cantorum performing "Amor de mi alma" under the direction of Dr. Jeffery Riehl at the Santo de Angel church in Seville, Spain.
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Binpax Economy Swing Bin Liners
Bag of five swing bin liners. Marked (to front): Binpax economy range; rim: 117cm (46); depth: 76cm (30) Cleghorn Gibson and Co Ltd Perth Scotland. Maker: Cleghorn, Gibson and Co, Ltd. Date: 1988 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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L'art bouddhique au Champa, influences et spécificité (audio)

Les travaux épigraphiques et archéologiques concernant le Champa ancien ont mis en avant, depuis longtemps, l’importance du bouddhisme dans le courant des 8e-10e siècles. Les textes conservés permettent de se faire une certaine idée de la forme du Mahâyâna pratiqué par les Cham à cette époque. Mais les témoignages archéologiques se font davantage l’écho du contexte culturel large et varié dans lequel s’inscrit ce mouvement bien original qui participe tant du monde indien
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"Human Rights in Mexico: Inside the Labyrinth of Drugs, Elections and Billionaires" (video)
aguayo book coverA talk by Sergio Aguayo, professor of political science at the Colegio de Mexico. Aguayo has been one of Mexico's leading public intellectuals and human rights advocates for the past three decades. He has been a professor of political science at the Colegio de Mexico since 1977 and was a founder of the Mexican Academy for Human Rights, the electoral reform organization Alianza C
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"Continued Employment after the War?": The Women's Bureau Studies Postwar Plans of Women Workers
During World War II, the defense industry expanded and American men mobilized for military service. Many women found jobs previously unavailable to them in aircraft plants, shipyards, manufacturing companies, and the chemical, rubber, and metals factories producing war materials. These jobs paid higher salaries than those traditionally categorized as "women's work," such as teaching, domestic service, clerical work, nursing, and library science. Married women were discouraged from working outsid
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Help and a New Deal
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (photographed in 1935 with his wife, Eleanor) created the New Deal as a solution for bringing the United States out of the Great Depression. The New Deal created a new role for the federal government, one that involved infusing money into the economy largely through the creation of new jobs and social programs. One photograph shows Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act of 1935, which was designed to keep citizens from becoming destitute. The New Deal also
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Mormon Temple and Eternal Family - 3 of 5
In this video, Between Heaven and Earth, religious scholars of various faiths discuss the importance of temple worship from the time of Adam and Eve to modern man and provide a broad insight in the concept and need for temples. This clips talks about how temples make it possible to be with our family for eternity.
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The Size Of The Universe

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The end of the road?
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 - as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain's road network is one of the countries largest national assets. Professor Andy Collop from the School of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre and the improvements such knowledge can make to road materials, structures and sustainability.
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