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The Harlem Renaissance (2:53)
As African Americans flocked to Northern cities in the 1920s, they created a new social and cultural landscape and this video shows how this helped provide the ingredients that resulted in an abundance of creativity from writers, to artists, to singers. Excellent overview.
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Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of
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Culture under Fire [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Helen Frowe, Issam Kourbaj, Vernon Rapley, Professor Eleanor Robson | From the recent destruction of Palmyra and the looting of the National Museum of Iraq, cultural artefacts are one of the many casualties of armed conflict. What exactly is cultural property and whose property is it? How should we weigh its value against other priorities during times of conflict? What risks should be taken to protect it, and who is responsible for rebuilding and restoring when the conflict
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Fairground Images: John and Vera Thurston's Living Wagon
Fairground Images: John and Vera Thurston's Living Wagon
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A Feature-Based Description Technique for Design Processes: A Case Study
In order to develop appropriate tools for decision support in design processes, it is necessary to found them on an understanding of design. Analytical techniques of design processes that have a direct relationship with tool development can enhance design support systems development. The paper focuses on a design support system in the VR-DIS research program. The aim of this research program is to develop insight in the architectural design process and to establish design tools for architectswor
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The week ahead: Runners and riders
Democrats prepare for their first primary debate in America, Egypt holds a round of parliamentary elections and the Man Booker Prize is awarded to the best English-language novel
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Darkness and Sound
Darkness and Sound

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3.7.1 Summary of Sections 3.4 to 3.7

Hair cells are found in the organ of Corti and run the length of the basilar membrane. They transform mechanical energy into neural signals.

When the basilar membrane vibrates in response to sound, hair cells located at the site of maximal vibration on the basilar membrane are stimulated. This means that the mechanical properties of the membrane allow the auditory system to distinguish one frequency from another by the location on the membrane that is maximally excited by a particular f
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Money talks: Fear the corporation
Adrian Wooldridge, our Schumpeter columnist, discusses the perils of global mega-companies. In an era where more firms are dying than are being born, are giant incumbents stifling competition? Also on the show: why African cities disappoint when it comes to living standards, and Venezuela's multinational nightmare. Andrew Palmer hosts.
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Tecnologías de las conservas vegetales
Ofrecer al alumno una visión global y precisa de la industria y la tecnología de las conservas vegetales. Proporcionar la capacidad de establecer procedimientos para frenar las alteraciones de productos vegetales en el período que media entre la cosecha y el consumo. Aportar los fundamentos teóricos y prácticos sobre los procesos de conservación y los procesos respiratorios involucrados en la tecnología vegetal. Conocer los equipos y la tecnología empleada en la industria c
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2.2 Older lives and the shadows of the workhouse: mediating ‘welfare’ through the thre

For much of the nineteenth century, the experience of public welfare by older working-class people was mediated through the local administrations of the 1834 New Poor Law Act (a separate Act was introduced in Scotland in 1845) and the deterrent of the workhouse that provided its spine. The Act enshrined a particular set of social relations underpinned by the dominant liberal political ideology of laissez-faire. Predicated on a philosophy of non-state intervention, this ideology advocat
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3.1 How do organisms take up iron?

Nearly all organisms are able to take up iron. However, only a handful of organisms have had their iron-uptake chemistry studied. The organism that has received most attention (other than human) is a single-cell, prokaryotic bacterium (found in the human large intestine and elsewhere), called Escherichia coli (abbreviated to E.coli), a high-resolution image of which is shown in Author(s): The Open University

1.2 Preparing for the video clips

Read the extract ‘I live by faith: the religions described’ by clicking the link below.

A3: this extract is from Worlds of Faith, pp.24–48, by John Bowker, 1983, with the permission of BBC Worldwide Limited.Reading A3: John Bowker,I live by faith: the religions described


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6 Solutions to the exercises

Section 6 contains solutions to the exercises that appear throughout sections 1-5.

Click the link below to open the solutions (15 pages, 468KB).

Section 6


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Introduction

There are many approaches to using film music in the classroom, including:

  • a focus on pupil experience;

  • a focus on the structure of composition;

  • a focus on the relationship between music and image;

This unit will explore some of these approaches through various activities.


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Vanuata residents return to damaged homes
Residents of Mele in Vanuatu return to find their homes destroyed after a monster cyclone tore through the South Pacific island nation. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and int
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Quantifier la similarité de deux séquences (Vidéo)

Le principe est donc de rechercher, dans les bases de données, des séquences similaires à celles que nous sommes en train d'étudier. Nous faisons aussi l'hypothèse que plus les séquences sont similaires, meilleure est la pertinence de l'information attachée à la séquence retrouvée dans la base de données.
Nous allons ...
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Viking DNA expert leads longboat raid to Norway

A 54-strong 'Viking Navy' led by a University of Nottingham scientist and Viking expert has just returned from an unusual expedition to Norway, to row the largest replica Viking longship ever built.

Professor Stephen Harding and his crew of Viking enthusiasts from the Wirral and East Midlands were invited by the Norwegians to test the new 70 ton Dragon Harald Fairhair, a 114 foot hand-built oak longship named after the king who unified Norway in the late 9th cent
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Geometría y Topología (2010)
Esta asignatura está dedicada a iniciarse en el estudio de las variedades diferenciables, como generalización natural del concepto de superficie, que ya debe conocer el estudiante tras el estudio en tercer curso de la asignatura Geometría Diferencial. Cuando trabajamos con superficies de R3, o en general con subvariedades del espacio euclídeo Rn, estamos disfrutando de la ventaja de la simplicidad conceptual; en general, estamos más cómodos tratando con subespacios de Rn que con espacios
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Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to
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