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7 New Lanark as showpiece and text

Owen's partnership of 1814, consisting of Bentham and other enlightened individuals, mainly wealthy Quakers, paved the way for the rapid implementation of the innovations spelled out in the Statement of 1812 and subsequently in the essays. Two of the partners, William Allen (1770–1843), a chemist and businessman, and the wealthy and philanthropic John Walker (1767–1824), Owen's closest associate, were interested in education and had encouraged the establishment of schools adopting
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge about cuneiform and how it was used to represent numbers for mathematical problem solving and computation;

  • understand the relationship between a decimal place-value system and a sexagesimal one;

  • appreciate the advanced understanding of mathematics in Ancient Mesopotamia in relation to anyone in medieval Christian Europe 3000 years later.


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"Great Composers of Classical Music," Part 3
This video shows the photograph of the composer, the date of birth and death, and the Country they are from. Each composer's most famous piece of music is playing as these facts are on the screen. Some of the composers include Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Ambroise Thomas.
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Clinical Trial Protocol Development
Dr Phaik Yeong Cheah, Head of Clinical Trials at the Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit in Bangkok, Thailand discusses clinical trial protocol development. This lecture is an introduction to the topic and gives an overview from initial concept through to GCP requirements, ethical considerations, study drugs and procedures and safety reporting.
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Something About Mary Magdalene 1 (of 5)
'Something About Mary Magdalene' looks at the role of Mary Magdalene through history and highlights recent evidence concerning her role in the church and today's society. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative.
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6.2 The body, the lungs and oxygen

The figure shows a simple image of how the lungs absorb oxygen from the air.

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Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.6 - iii: Allegro
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No.6 - iii: Allegro" in some sort of majestic hall. Uses period instrumentation. (5:30)
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Jill Lepore | How Wonder Woman Got Into Harvard || Radcliffe Institute
Lecture by Jill Lepore 11:48 BI ’00, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard, and staff writer for the New Yorker. Introduced by Lizabeth Cohen 00:22 Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University and Susan Ware 08:31 AM ’73, PhD ’78, Senior Advisor to the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
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Four Ways to Ask 'What?' in French
Four Ways to ask the question 'What?' in French and how to say it. 
What do you want? Qu’est-ce que tu veux (vous voulez)? What’s that? Qu’est-ce que c’est ? or Qu’est-ce que c’est que ça? What did I tell you? Qu’est-ce que je vous ai dit ? (08;01)


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6.5 Military and humanitarian interventionism

While the ICC may be the most radical cosmopolitan effort at global justice institution-building so far, it is not the only one. The move towards cosmopolitan global institutions that extend beyond the UN's original goals and values has speeded up during the 1990s. Cosmopolitans would contend that international institution-building does not necessarily lead to more interventionism. Communitarians such as Chandler see as significant that in the field of international human rights interventioni
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The Advertiser (2002) ‘Shark attack’, The Advertiser (South Australia), 1 May 2002, Adelaide, South Australia.
‘Alternative Medicine’ (1988) Transcript of an extract from After Dark Series 2, Channel 4/ITN Archive.
Alexander, S. and Beer, M. (1998) Stephanie Alexander & Maggie Beer's Tuscan Cookbook, Australia, Viking/Penguin Books.

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Narconomics: How to run a drug cartel
Tom Wainwright, The Economist's Britain editor and former Mexico correspondent, explores the parallels between the $300 billion illegal drugs business and the corporate world, from franchising to corporate social responsibility
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8.224 Exploring Black Holes: General Relativity & Astrophysics (MIT)
Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology. Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light; elementary models of the Cosmos. Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation. The last third of the se
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Line Integral - Green's Theorem
This is a short introduction to Green's Theorem which concerns turning a closed loop integral into a double integral given certain conditions.
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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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The relationship between the EC and the EU

The words ‘European Economic Community’ (EEC), ‘European Community’ (EC) and ‘European Union’ (EU) have already been used in this course, and many texts and journal and newspaper articles use them interchangeably. It is important that you are clear on their relationship and what they mean. This course will always refer to the current position as the EU, but what is the relationship between the EC, the EEC and the EU?

As mentioned earlier, the Maastricht Treaty (1992) establi
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3.4 Specialisation within language areas: brain scanning

Is there any evidence from the undamaged brain that the view derived from aphasia is indeed correct? The most useful methodologies here use either PET or functional MRI (fMRI) scanning to establish which parts of the brain are active in particular tasks. The difficulty is that a standard linguistic task, such as understanding a sentence's meaning, involves phonology and syntax and semantics, and thus is not helpful when trying to tease out which of these subtasks happens in which areas.


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1.6 Discursive practices

Some of the thinking behind the claim that discourse is social action has now been unpacked. But what explains the order and pattern in this social action? One source of regularity is the discursive practices which people collectively draw on to organize their conduct. Take a look back again at Extract 1. Even this short piece of discourse reveals many complex layers of these practices. It reveals that there is such a thing as an interaction order to use a concept developed by
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