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Link Als wär’ es ein Stueck von uns . . . German Politics and Society

This essay by Maier, Charles...

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Link AMBROSE - LETTERS

This link takes you to a translation of Ambrose's Letters

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Link American Art

A very thorough overview of the subject area from the Saylor Foundation, which provides a useful overview of the visual arts in both north and south America, from the seventeenth century to the present day. Heavily dependent upon on-line textual...

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Link American Authors

Dr Donna Campbell’s (Washington State University) website on American authors from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. Includes a timeline and overviews of literary movements, and links to digital texts, bibliographies, critical commentary,...

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Link American Literature I: Beginnings to Civil War

New York University online course on early American Literature. Includes video lectures and post-lecture notes/Q&A.

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Link American Masters: Alfred Steiglitz

A useful set of related on-line texts and videos covering the life and work of this crucially important  American photographer.

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Link American political thought

Full course with audio lectures, lecture notes, readings, video lectures etc.. It studies writings and speeches, covering a wide selection of topics, including the influence of Enlightenment philosophers on American founding fathers.

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Link American Psychological Association

Website of the American Psychological Association, containing information on many psychological topics.

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Link America’s First Look Into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views 1839 – 1864

A useful and compendious on-line overview of early American photography, provided by the Library of Congress. Provides a strong focus upon the work of the Civil War photographer Matthew Brady.

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Link AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Ammianus Marcellinus. From Ammianus Marcellinus. With An English Translation. John C. Rolfe, Ph.D., Litt.D. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd....

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Link AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Ammianus Marcellinus.

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Document An Arts and Crafts vision: A Pot and a Lecture, Penelope Fraser

This garden pot was made around 1898 at the Compton Potters’ Arts Guild (PAG) in Surrey, established by Mary Seton Watts (1849–1938). The lecture ‘The Decorative Arts’ was given by William Morris (1834–1896) on December 4th , 1877. Although this...

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Link An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 1776

The Wealth of Nations is one of the earliest attempts by the Scottish academic Adam Smith to describe the structure of the early industrialising economy in late-eighteenth century Britain. Smith's book is

one of the most important works of...

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Document An Introduction to 'Attar's Conference of the Birds

A brief outline of 'Attar's life and work, plus some background on 'Confernece of the Birds'

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Document An Introduction to Amir Khusrau

An introduction to the life and work of Amir Khusrau (1253-1325), who lived and worked under the Delhi Sultanate in Northern India.

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Document An Introduction to Aʾisha al-Baʿūniyya (d.1517)

A brief introduction to the life and work of one of the most important women writers in the Islamic tradition, author of two collections of poetry and a manual on the mystical path.

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Link An introduction to biological systematics

An advanced online course from the Open University (OpenLearn) on biological systematics. The online course consists of a mix of short text and audio clips. They give an introduction to reconstructing phylogenies, cladograms and the use of...

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Link An introduction to material culture

A thoughtful and highly interactive tutored resource from the Open University, which provides students with a broad based introduction to the study of (all manner of) material objects.

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Link An introduction to material culture

An introduction to the study of material culture, teaching you how to look at and describe objects.

 

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Link An Introduction to Practical Criticism

Virtual classes on practical criticism from the University of Cambridge.

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