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Type Title Description People Full details
Document Week 1 - Act of Settlement 1701

Abridged version of the Act of Settlement. See also

Document Week 1 - Declaration of William of Orange.

An abridged version of William III's declaration. A full version can be found at An

Document Week 1 - The Bill of Rights

Abridged version of the English Bill of Rights.  Also see

Link Week 10 - Cartoon 'The System Works'

Cartoon by Cruikshank in 1831. A mill representing the notorious 'rotten boroughs' churns out money and sinecures.

Link Week 10 - Lord Macaulay's speech in favour of Reform

Lord Macaulay's speech in favour of reform (abridged). 

Document Week 10 - Speech by Sir Robert Peel

An (abridged) speech by Sir Robert Peel against the cause of reform. A full version can be found here

Document Week 1: Overview of the course

The beginning of OOP in C++ and Java

Document Week 1: Shabistarī's 'Gulshan-i-rāz

Excerpts from Inquiry 2, on Reflection (tafakkur).

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Document Week 1: three poems by Hafiz

A selection of three ghazals by Hafiz which will be studied in the class.

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Document Week 1:Texts

Some quotations on the theme of reflection within Islamic thought, and the text read in class; The Chinese and Greek Painters, from Rumi's 'Mathmawi'.

Document Week 2

Arab and Indian mathematics and the number zero.

Document Week 2

Constants, variables and functions

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Link Week 2 - A Jacobite Ballad

A Jacobite ballad ridiculing George I and his mistress the Duchess of Munster

Link Week 2 - Craftsman No. 172

The Craftsman was created in opposition to the premiership of Sir Robert Walpole. Read No. 172 which discusses the 'Robinocracy', this can be found on pages 152-8 (the link should take you directly there). 

Link Week 2 - Idol-Worship or the way to preferment

Satirical Image on the rule of Sir Robert Walpole from around 1740 

Document Week 2 Texts

The Meeting with the Simurgh: extract from 'Attar's 'Conference of the Birds'

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Document Week 2, Was there a seventeenth-century yeoman's agriculture revolution?

Explores the technical farming and institutional changes of the 17th and early 18th centuries, and evaluates evidence for a 17th-century yeoman's agricultual revolution.

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Document Week 2: five poems by Hajji Bayram

These five poems by Hajji Bayram are well known and loved in Sufi circles in Turkey. They are the only ones considered to be authentically by Hajji Bayram, according to modern scholarship. Written in the simple folk style of Yunus Emre, they...

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Document Week 2: Hajji Bayram and the early Ottoman tradition

The early Ottoman tradition of Sufism constituted a remarkable flowering. In order to understand the poetic tradition of the Ottomans, especially Sufi poetry, one needs a certain understanding of the political, social and religious background of...

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Document Week 2: Texts

'The Meeting with the Simurgh' from Conference of the Birds', in the translation by Dick Davies and Afkahm Darbandi (Penguin,1984)

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