British news reel of Himmler suicide
Actual footage of Hitler's residence including stolen treasures.
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British Directors at the 54th BFI London Film Festival - Part 2
In the lead up to the 54th BFI London Film Festival, we speak to another group of British filmmakers whose work has been included in the festival programme. Clio Barnard, director of The Arbor, explains how she decided to explore the life of Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar through a combination of archive footage, a performance of Dunbar's play of the same name, and interviews from the writer's family. Jamie Thraves, who wrote and directed Treacle Jr, talks about his third feature, which inclu
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The British Museum: Ancient India
A site mainly geared to upper grades or middle school but very useful for early undergraduate classes, too. Provides excellent overview of Chinese culture with lots of visuals and interactive lessons.
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British Museum: Ancient China
A site mainly geared to upper grades or middle school but very useful for early undergraduate classes, too. Provides excellent overview of Chinese culture with lots of visuals and interactive lessons.
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The British Museum: Mesopotamia
A site mainly geared to upper grades or middle school but very useful for early undergraduate classes, too. Provides excellent overview of Mesopotamian cultures with lots of visuals and interactive lessons.
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Freeman Lecture: Constitutions for a Continent, 1783-1790
The University of Richmond's Department of History has named University of California, Davis history professor Alan Taylor the 2010-2011 Douglas Southall Freeman Professor. The Douglas Southall Freeman Professorship was established in honor of the noted biographer and journalist by his family, and allows the department to bring a distinguished visiting historian to the campus annually. The Freeman Professor teaches one course and either delivers a series of public lectures or organizes an histo
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Colonists Protest British Policies
From the 1760's onward, colonial anger grows as the British pass a series of taxes and laws. With each one, the two groups move closer to war. This is a quick, two minute, overview of the causes of the Revolutionary War. A timeline of events would be oif value.
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Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies
The website of the Institute of Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS), an international research body which since 1973 has promoted the study of the origins and developments of metallurgy within its cultural and historical context from the earliest period to recent times. The website sketches the background to previous research in ancient metallurgy and provides a useful chronicle of IAMS-sponsored projects in major metal producing areas of the ancient world, including the Sinai, the Negev (parti
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Climate change : carbon literacy briefing
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) website has provided a free online copy of the first edition of the RIBA carbon literacy briefing document, together with the carbon literacy executive summary. These documents have been published by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage with the issue of climate change by building low carbon new buildings, or to consider low carbon refurbishment of existing buildings. The eight-page summary and 16-page briefing documents (available as PDF f
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Exilpresse digital : Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945
Exilpresse digital: Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945 is an online project published by the German National Library and based on collections of the Exiled Germans Archive, 1933-1945 at the German Library in Frankfurt am Main and related collections of exile literature in Leipzig. These collections contain a total of about 30,000 individual publications and volumes and some 900 periodical titles; a portion of this total was digitized between 1998 and 2003. Around thirty periodicals from the
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Instituto Brasileiro de filosofia e ciência Raimundo Lulio (Ramon Llull)
A wide variety of historical and bibliographic resources is available from the 'Instituto Brasileiro de Filosofia e Ciência Raimundo Lúlio' on Ramon Llull (1232-1316), one of the most famous medieval scientists. Theologically, Ramon Llull was known for his dramatic visions of Christ, which lead to his conversion to Christianity and his resulting works on Christian doctrine and missions. However, in recent years, he has been the particular focus of researchers interested in the development of n
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Francis Lodwick: a working bibliography
'Francis Lodwick: a working bibliography' is a website created by the Centre for Early Modern Studies at the University of Oxford. The site's aim is to provide more detail about the seventeenth-century linguist and philosopher Francis Lodwick and to enable further study of his works in the absence of other detailed bibliographies. The site gives: a brief biography of Lodwick; a short explanation of the rationale behind the bibliography; and the bibliography itself. This resource sheds some li
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2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion
This initiative is being run by the European Commission (Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities directorate). The year aims to raise awareness of poverty in the European Union, where apparently 17% of people live below the poverty line. This will involve governments and social partners, plus the public. A number of activities will be held, usually decentralised, and a euro17 million budget will support these. Ambassadors will be appointed. A calendar of events can be viewed and
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Martin Luther King's last speech

King's last speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop", was given on April 3, 1968 at Mason Temple, the World Headquarters of the Church of God in Christ. King was assassinated one day later.

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From eLearning to eUniversity
This paper analyses the specifics and the tendencies in building the knowledge society as well as the role of the universities in this process. Some European policies and programs dedicated to the new role of the universities in realizing the Lisbon Strategy are analysed as well. It is emphasized on the importance of integration of the ‘knowledge triangle’ (education, research and innovation) into a research university and on the urgent need to re-design the university activities according to
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Hardknott Roman Fort K960594

HARDKNOTT ROMAN FORT, Cumbria. View of the walls.


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Pareek bowl
Cream pottery with silver, yellow , orange and green geometric designs and stripes. Gold stripe 1cm below rim on inside. Maker: Johnson Bros - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Two Pin Dura Plug
Two pin plug. Marked 'Dura plug connect to mains socket 250v Made in England 5amp'. Maker: Dura - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Long String of Artificial Pearls
Long string of large creamy artificail pearls with metal clasp to secure - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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