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Document Week 2: Variables and program structure.

The use of selection, loops and functions

Link Week 3 - Excise in Triumph

Satire on Walpole's excise scheme of 1733. 

Link Week 3 -Death of General Wolfe

Painting by Benjamin West, painted in 1770

Link Week 3 The Idea of a Patriot King

The Idea of A Patriot King was written in 1738 but on published in 1749. by Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke  His section on the military is a classic example of advocacy for a 'Blue Water Policy' and suspicion of standing armies,...

Document Week 3, Improved farming methods

New crops and systems in the 18th century

Frances Richardson view
Document Week 3: Selected Poems of Amir Khusrau

A selection of seven poems taken from Paul Lozensky and Sunil Sharma,  In the Bazaar of Love, Penguin, London, 2013.


Jane Clark view
Document Week 3: Two poems by Jami

Two ghazals from Jami's 'Diwan' to supplement the material studied in clas

Jane Clark view
Link Week 4 - Principles of Population

Thomas Malthus: An Essay on the Principle of Population Part 1. Read pages 397-400. This is Malthus' breif 'sketch of the state of society in England'



Link Week 4 - Thoughts on the Education of Daughters - Part 2

Read the chapters on 'Reading' and 'Boarding Schools' pages 48-60 (only 12 pages). 

Link Week 4 - Thoughts on the Education of Daughters Part 1

Mary Wolstonecraft - Thoughts on the education of daughters, read pages 144-147 'On Card=Playing'. This gives an indication of  some of Wolstonecraft's views on women's recreation 

Document Week 4, The growth of landed estates and capitalist farms

Week 4 slides

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Document Week 4: introduction to Jami's Lawāʾih

This is a brief introduction to Jami's Lawāʾih, one of his most famous works written in a combination of prose and poetry.

Stephen Hirtenstein view
Document Week 4: Saʿdi: Introductory Talk

An Brief Introduction to the Life and Works of Saʿdi Shīrāzī

Jane Clark view
Document Week 4: Selected poems from Jami's Lawāʾih

This is a short selection from the Lawāʾih, including both the prose and poetic sections of certain 'Gleams' to give aflavour of Jami's method. The translations are by William Chittick, published in "Chinese Gleams of Sufi Light" by Sachiko...

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Document Week 4: Texts

Selected Poems by Saʿdi Shīrāzī

Link Week 5 - A Poem by Robert Burns

'Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation' was written in 1791 (highlighting a lingering hostility towards the union almost a century later), it articulates many of the popular anti-union feelings after 1707. 

Link Week 5 - Portrait of George III

Image of George III, popular monarchism was at its height during the early 1800's. 

Document Week 5 - The Act of Union

An abridged version of the Act of Union 1707. For the full document see

Document Week 5, Enclosure in the lowlands

Week 5 slides, Enclosure in the lowlands

Frances Richardson view
Document Week 5: Poems by Aʾisha al-Bāʿūniyya

Five poems from Aʾisha's collection of poems entitled 'Emanations of Grace', translated by Th. Emil Homerin

Jane Clark view


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