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Link Why the Novel Matters

D.H. Lawrence, “Why the Novel Matters” (1925)

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Link Wie alt bist du? - Quiz

How well do you know your numbers in German? by the National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE)

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Link Wikibook on Animal Behaviour

An introductory online textbook on Animal Behaviour aimed at first year university students. Gives a good overview but lacks details and is still under development.

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Document Wilkes & The Power of Words

The emerging power of the press, and the media generally, really began to show itself however in the 1760s, thanks to the work of this man – Wilkes and indeed the man who caricatured him, Hogarth.  In the early 1760s, Wilkes had started up a...

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Document William Ewart Gladstone in Two Perspectives: John Everett Millais’ Private Portrait and John Tenniel’s Public Political Cartoons, Ian M Williams

Three pieces of work by John Tenniel in the genre of political cartoons, and a John Everett Millais oil-oncanvas portrait commissioned by Christ Church College, Oxford, have been selected as artefacts for analysis.
They will be used to...

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Image collection Wedgwood and his Greek influences, AEGR's dedication plate

Baron d'Hancarville's AEGR, published between 1767 and 1776, is rightly acclaimed for containing some of the most beautifil ilustrations ever to grace a scholarly publication. It also provided valuable source material for artists and...

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Link William Harvey Du Motu Cordis (1628)

University of Glasgow, book of the month, June 2007, William Harvey's work on the circulation of the blood, Du Motu Cordis.

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Link William S. Burroughs – On Writing

Transcript of talk by novelist William S Burroughs at the Jack Karouac Conference, Naropa University, Bolder Colorado, 23 July 1982. Burroughs talks about his friendship with Karouac and in doing so gives his own unique insights into the craft of...

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Document Wiltshire witchcraft cases mentioned by John Aubrey

Extracts from W. Notestein, A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 (Baltimore, 1911) and Indictments for witchcraft on the Western Circuit from 1670 to 1712,"

listed for Wiltshire in F. Inderwick, Sidelights on...

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Link Winston Churchill and the Bombing of Dresden

In 1945 the bombing of Dresden was one of the most controversial actions of British policy in the Second World War. This resource explores the reasons behind the decision to bomb the city, the consequences

of that decision and the role...

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Link Women and Confucianism

Notes, quotes and discussion points concerning the influence of Confucian ideology on the role and status of women in China

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Document Women and the Indian Mutiny: Framing the Mutiny in a Punch Cartoon and a Lucknow Diary, Anna Matei

Artefacts and news coverage created in Britain during the Indian mutiny represented and interpreted that conflict, creating meaning for the public and the victims of the mutiny. Tenniel’s Punch cartoon ‘The British Lion’s Vengeance on the Bengal...

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Link Women composers at Oxford: Cinderella (1858-1944) and other role models

In the history of Oxford University, women and music have shared a Cinderella-like status before the 20th Century. In this talk, Dr Wollenberg looks at how women composers have continued to change the face of Oxford music in new ways.

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Document Women in agriculture

Week 3 class presentation - women in agriculture 1800-1914

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Document Women in proto-industry

Week 4. Proto-industry - women in cottage industries

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Document Women in the Nottingham lace industry

Week 9. Women's work in the Nottingham lace industry

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Document Women in the seventeenth-century household economy

Week 2 Women's work class presentation

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Document Women in Victorian England

Some key dates

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Document Women's work reading list, preparation and assignments

Reading list, preparation and assignment options for weeks 1-7

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Document Women's work reading list, preparation and assignments

Women's work reading list, preparation and assignment options, weeks 1-10

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