Age of Piracy
Pirates seek treasure both sunken and sea-going, from the 17th century through today. William and Mary Professor Kris Lane draws the connections between the old traditions and the fresh emergences of piracy.Author(s): No creator set

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1 John (Part 2) - Bruce Winter
This is the 9th and final part of the Culture vs. Cross Culture series by Bruce Winter, this time focusing on 1-3 John, James and Jude. The writers of 1,2 and 3 John, James and Jude instructed first-century believers how to deal with the Trojan horse that seeks to destroy love, truth and fruit. The same antidote is needed today.
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This is the 9th and final part of the Culture vs. Cross Culture series by Bruce Winter, this time focusing on 1-3 John, James and Jude. The writers of 1,2 and 3 John, James and Jude instructed first-century believers how to deal with the Trojan horse that seeks to destroy love, truth and fruit. The same antidote is needed today.
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Seminar 14- USAWC Distance Education Class of 2011
One more challenge faced the senior officers as they celebrated completion of two years of internet-based studies at the Army War College's distance education program. The largest graduation class in college history received their diplomas on a day of record-breaking heat, July 22, at historic Carlisle Barracks.
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One more challenge faced the senior officers as they celebrated completion of two years of internet-based studies at the Army War College's distance education program. The largest graduation class in college history received their diplomas on a day of record-breaking heat, July 22, at historic Carlisle Barracks.
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4 Useful addresses

Advisory Centre for Education Ltd (ACE)

Tel: 0808 800 5793 (2–5pm, Monday to Friday)

1C Aberdeen Studios, 22 Highbury Grove, London N5 2DQ.

Website: www.ace-ed.org.uk/

An independent advice centre for parents, offering information on state education in England and Wales for 5 –16 year olds. Produces a Special Education Handbook.

Alliance for Inclusive Education (Allfie)

Tel: 020 7737 6030

336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA


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[Sign up to attend Robert Murphy's Friday August 12 web conference on The State of the Economy.]

In the wake of the stock-market plunge and S&P downgrade, economic pundits of all stripes are rushing to explain events. But as so often happens in economics, "be
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