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Link York statistics repository

York repository which provides support material on a wide variety of statistics topics.

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Link Your House, My House - Oxford Suburbs 1800 - 2001

Deatiled social, architectural and economic histories of five suburbs in Oxford - Jericho, North Oxford, Rose Hill, Florence Park and Blackbird Leys.

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Link Your Planet Earth

A series of powerpoint presentations designed for schoolteachers, but also suitable for adults studying introductory geology. This is part of an educational programme backed by the Geologists’ Association and UNESCO (Year of Planet Earth 2009...

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Document Yunus Emre: life

A short overview of what is known of the life of the great Turkish poet Yunus Emre (d. 1320). 

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Document Yunus Emre: selected poems

A selection of seven poems by Yunus Emre in translation.

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Link Zeno of Elea

Resource on Zeno of Elea, famous for his paradoxes, including biography and references/bibliography.

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Link Zeno's paradoxes

Article in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on the famous paradoxes of Zeno.

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Link Zeno's paradoxes

Article from the Internet Encyc. of Philosophy on Zeno's paradoxes.

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Link ZENOBIA

This link takes you to a coin of Zenobia in the British Museum. You will find other useful links and information about her on the BM's website.

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Link Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment

This is an Open University video examining Zimbardo's (1971) pioneering experiment in social psychology.

The study asked participants to take the role of prisoners and guards in an experiment looking at conformity and identifification. The...

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Link Zoology course

A comprehensive online introductory course to zoology. The course concists of 4 units which covers animal cells, evolution and taxonomy, comparative anatomy and physiology and animal ecology. The material includes texts and multimedia sources....

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Link ZOSIMUS, NEW HISTORY

This link takes you to a translation of Zosimus' New History.

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Link « Les conversations mises à jour »

A collection of videos featuring authentic conversations in French. Each conversation highlights the shared experience of two native or near-native French speakers and provides an oral history of that experience and a trove of cultural references...

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Document ʿAttar extras

Three pieces of poetry by ʿAttar, translated by different scholars, two from the Conference of the Birds and one from the Book of Secrets (Asrar-nama).

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Document ‘A Curious Dance Round a Curious Tree’: Agency and Amusement in Victorian Asylums, Ute Oswald

The perception of the Victorian asylum is dominated by images of manacles, leeches and padded cells. Yet this obfuscates a very different side of these institutions; throughout the nineteenth century a vast array of entertainment was offered in...

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Document ‘A Kind of Silent Rhetoric’: the Significance of the Worthies of Chillingham Castle, Anna Brunton

This paper examines the political, cultural, and religious context of the Jacobean statues of the Worthies of Chillingham castle. This is established through an examination of the contemporary political importance of Chillingham. In addition,...

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Document ‘A perticuler sort of Christaline Glasse’: A taste of politeness and politics in the early eighteenth century, Sangeeta Bedi

This paper examines and compares two artefacts of the early eighteenth century; a heavy baluster wine glass c.1700 - 1710 and the poem Glass by Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720) first published as a separate verse in her...

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Document ‘A Right Royal Tamasha’: Imaging Queen Victoria as Kaiser-i- Hind, Malvina Pollock Kalim

This article examines the elevation of Queen Victoria to Empress of India through the prism of John Tenniel’s satirical cartoon ‘New Crowns for Old Ones’ and Val Prinsep’s commemorative painting of the proclamation ceremony in Delhi in 1877. It...

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Document ‘Come and Let Us Sweetly Join’: Engaging with the Dynamics of Early Methodist Practice and its Persecution through an Examination of Two Artefacts Related to the Love-Feast, Yvonne Farley

As proto-Methodism spread and developed in the early to mid-eighteenth century the movement was challenged by excessively vituperative satire which attacked the fervour, expansionism and method of its doctrine and practices. This article explores...

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Document ‘Crossing borders of representation’: Intersections of race, class and gender in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Jenny’ and William Holman Hunt’s The Afterglow in Egypt, Illona Meyer

This paper considers the intersection of issues of race, class and gender in Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘Jenny’ and William Holman Hunt’s The Afterglow in Egypt. Specifically, the intersection of class and gender, as exemplified by the...

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