The pre-history of Bathampton Down - Bath's sacred landscape
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4 What is a ‘nation’?

Guibernau (1996, p. 47) has defined the nation as: ‘a human group conscious of forming a community, sharing a common culture, attached to a clearly demarcated territory, having a common past and a common project for the future and claiming the right to rule itself’. So awareness, territory, history and culture, language and religion all matter. However, it is rare in the real world to find a case of a nation with a clear-cut and homogenous character in terms of this list of possibilities.
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Identify acute, obtuse and right angles in this online interactive game.
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Computing and ICT. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner. 


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Conclusion

Perhaps it is a truism to say that all life is full of risk. We encounter many uncalculated outcomes, some beneficial and others adverse. It can be difficult to know which adverse events will prove permanently disadvantageous, since some may lead to innovation and opportunities for the future. Businesses, especially in the financial context, often consider risk in terms of opportunities for gain. Risk in our context is a way of describing the probability and consequences of harm, or at worst
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3.5 Reactions and reflections

Activity 8

0 hours 15 minutes

Read the Case Study ‘Sarah's story: Sarah and John’

Make notes on the reactions presented in the Case Study.

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5.3 Overview of the stages of a Bill

The Scottish Parliament does not have power to legislate for England, Wales or Northern Ireland on reserved matters, and cannot create legislation which is incompatible with EU law or the ECHR. It must also follow the provisions of the Scotland Act 1998. Legislative competence is a way of determining whether an Act of the Scottish Parliament has been produced within the power of the Scottish Parliament.

Section 29 of the Scotland Act 1998 provides:

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2.2 Tables and percentages

Tables often give information in percentages. The table below indicates how the size of households in Great Britain changed over a period of nearly 30 years.

Number of people in household1961 (%)1971 (%)1981 (%)1991 (%)
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11.941 Disaster, Vulnerability and Resilience (MIT)
In recent years, the redistribution of risk has created conditions for natural and technological disasters to become more widespread, more difficult to manage, and more discriminatory in their effects. Policy and planning decision-makers frequently focus on the impact that human settlement patterns, land use decisions, and risky technologies can have on vulnerable populations. However, to ensure safety and promote equity, they also must be familiar with the social and political dynamics that are
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6 Concentrating, storing and transporting energy

The Earth is awash with energy from sources other than fossil fuels; thousands of times as much as humans use. Why
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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to use the following photographs in this course:

Figure 2 Riveter based on the cover of the exhibition catalogue for ‘Clydebuilt: The River, its Ships and its People’, organised by the Clyde Maritime Trust Ltd.;

Figure 3 Glasgow Herald/Caledonian Newspapers Limited;

Figure 4 Mr Happy adaptation: Mr Men and Little Miss™ and © 1995 Mrs Roger Hargreaves; (all) Courtesy: City of Glasgow;

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Of Visions, Dreams and Reality; Sustainable Housing in Perspective (Inaugural Lecture - Professor Ma
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2.3 Section summary

In this section we have seen that the complex number system is the set R × R together with the operations + and × defined by

From this, one can justify the performance of ordinary algebraic operations on expressions of the form
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