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Preliminary glacier mass balance data 2007-2008 : World Glacier Monitoring Service
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LISA: Littératures, Histoire des Idées, Images, Sociétés du Monde Anglophone
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Afghanistan: images from the Harrison Forman collection
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European Parliament Elections in the Netherlands 2009
This site provides free access to the full text of European Parliament election briefing no.28 by Stijn van Kessel which was published by EPERN (European Parties Elections and Referendums Network) in June 2009. The 11 page paper provides an overview of the 2009 European elections in the Netherlands. It includes coverage of the context, the campaigns and analyses the Dutch results and voter turnout figures.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law
The Center for Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law is a centre of the New York University School of Law established to advance the study and practice of international business transactions and the way to solve related disputes either through litigation or arbitration. The site has profiles of faculty and staff and details of courses and events hosted by the Center. Publications of the Center cover the following topics: private international law, international commercial law, internat
University of Liverpool : Sports archive and book collections
From the University of Liverpool, this section contains details of sporting manuscripts held in their Special Collections and Archives. This includes archives of the University of Liverpool Athletic Union, the records of the Physical Education Association, the Universities Athletic Association, the Leeds Athletic Institute, the English Table tennis Association, and papers of Lord Aberdare.
Acknowledgements This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author. Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author.
Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
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