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Document A monorhyme poem from the Diwan of Ibn 'Arabi

This poem, in Arabic and English, is an example of a particular kind of poem, known as the monorhyme, where the final word of each line is the same. In this example, the rhyming word is Allāh (God), giving the whole poem the feel of a...

Document A Nation in Danger? The New World fears for the Old

The theme of the potential dangers of a second wave revolution was also picked up on in America – whose own revolution was far more consistently liberal. Whilst American and indeed British Whigs publically supported the French Revolution then, at...

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Document A Nation in Embryo? Paine on Freedom & Tyranny

These extracts, from the first in a series of pamphlets written by Thomas Paine between 1776 and 1783, really illustrate Paine's political passions - and also his appeal. Note the striking emphasis he places on the tyrannous response of the...

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Document A New Form of Expression: Julia Margaret Cameron’s Photographic Illustrations of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Poetry, Hannah Sothern

This article considers how the early British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron used the aesthetic language of the Pre-Raphaelites to illustrate Tennyson’s Idylls of the King and Other Poems, and looks at how Tennyson’s poem The Lady of Shalott...

Document A poem on Love by Ibn 'Arabi

A poem with commentary by In 'Arabi from his Diwan, translated by Stephen Hirtenstein.

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Document A Prospect and a Description: The Pleasures of the Imagination in Eighteenth Century Naples, Lesley Murphy

To the eighteenth century traveller, a visit to Naples meant an encounter with Nature and Antiquity that necessitated an aesthetic as well as an intellectual response. As Romantic Sensibility began to trump Reason in the 1780s, the subjective...

Document A question of density

A discussion of how the concept of density has been used in the appreciation of housing development

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Document A question of tenure?

A discussion of owner-occupation and renting of housing

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Link A quick way to generate random numbers

This site is designed for researchers and students who want a quick way to generate random numbers or assign participants to experimental conditions. Research Randomizer can be used in a wide variety of situations, including psychology...

Link A reading and translation of Goethe's poem Das Rosenband

Goethe's poem Das Rosenband performed by Christian Wewerka in German, with text and synchronised translation. From the Goethe Podcasts web site, by Dr. Sean Allan of the University of Warwick. http://go....

Document A selection of poems by Sultan Bahu

A set of nine 'abyāt' (four line poems).

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Link A shareware repository

A shareware repository for most topics from Mathematics to Statistics.

Link a simple MS-DOS program for teaching and learning medical statistics

Clinstat is a simple MS-DOS program for teaching and learning medical statistics. Clinstat has no relationship to any commercial software of similar name.
The program can be downloaded from the page.

Document A Snapshot of London Life

Extracts from Mayhew's classic studies of Victorian streetlife

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Document A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development

A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development

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Document A Summary of 20th century furniture style development

A Summary of 20th century furniture style development

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Image collection The Coming of Terror

In this remarkable cartoon, published weeks before the collapse of constitutional monarchy in France, King George III is shown examining a fashionably small portrait, or Cooper. The face however is that of Oliver Cromwell - as a reminder perhaps...

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This study examines how the Roman emperors c. AD 260–295 attempt at maintaining their power-bases
through legitimation of their claims to power, with reference to various potentially powerful groups of
society, such as the military, the...

Link A Vision of Britain Through Time

Access to hundreds of primary sources, from 1801 to the present day, including maps, statistics and historical descriptions, and many analyses of the sources. Fully searcheable by place and time.


This link takes you to a visual glossary of Greek vases - shapes, descriptions and images.



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