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Japan in war and peace Japan in war and peace

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Dr. Townsend is Associate Professor of Japanese history in the School of History, University of Nottingham. She has published on Japanese intellectual history, including Yanaihara Tadao and Japanese Colonial Policy: Redeeming Empire (Curzon, 2000) and her most recent monograph Miki Kiyoshi 1897-1945: Japan’s Itinerant Philosopher (Brill, 2009). She is now developing a major collaborative project entitled Motor Cities: A Comparative History of Nagoya, Japan and Birmingham, England in the Twentieth Century in association with the University of Leicester, Birmingham City University and Nagoya University. A major focus of the project is the role of the motorcar and the automotive industry in city-centre design and regional development. Dr. Townsend is Associate Professor of Japanese history in the School of History, University of Nottingham. She has published on Japanese intellectual history, including Yanaihara Tadao and Japanese Colonial Policy: Redeeming Empire (Curzon, 2000) and her most recent monograph Miki Kiyoshi 1897-1945: Japan’s Itinerant Philosopher (Brill, 2009). She is now developing a major collaborative project entitled Motor Cities: A Comparative History of Nagoya, Japan and Birmingham, England in the Twentieth Century in association with the University of Leicester, Birmingham City University and Nagoya University. A major focus of the project is the role of the motorcar and the automotive industry in city-centre design and regional development. This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘Allied’ Occupation of Japan The changing Japanese family Japan’s economic recovery in the 1950s and 60s The environmental costs of rapid economic development The Asia-Pacific War in Japanese memory and popular culture Suitable for: Undergraduate year one students Dr Susan C. Townsend, School This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘Allied’ Occupation of Japan The changing Japanese family Japan’s economic recovery in the 1950s and 60s The environmental costs of rapid economic development The Asia-Pacific War in Japanese memory and popular culture Suitable for: Undergraduate year one students Dr Susan C. Townsend, School

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UNow | UNow | UKOER | UKOER | Japanese History | Japanese History | Social History | Social History | War-time Occupation | War-time Occupation | War and Peace | War and Peace | The Greate East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere | The Greate East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere | Military History | Military History | Modern History 1920-1949 | Modern History 1920-1949 | Modern History 1950-1999 | Modern History 1950-1999 | Economic History | Economic History

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A Forgotten Catastrophe? A Forgotten Catastrophe? Chasing Lettow-Vorbeck -- A Forgotten Catastrophe? Chasing Lettow-Vorbeck -- A Forgotten Catastrophe?

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For those of you who have never read the articles at Cracked.com, I can’t say I would heartily recommend the experience.  While they’re of some value, sometimes, in bringing to popular attention subjects and people that might otherwise languish in … Continue reading → For those of you who have never read the articles at Cracked.com, I can’t say I would heartily recommend the experience.  While they’re of some value, sometimes, in bringing to popular attention subjects and people that might otherwise languish in … Continue reading →

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Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | DT (History of Africa) | DT (History of Africa) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Roaring Twenties? Europe in the interwar period Roaring Twenties? Europe in the interwar period

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While recognising the shadows cast by two world wars (one concluded and one imminent) over European society during the 1920s and 1930s, this free course, Roaring Twenties? Europe in the interwar period, demonstrates how a number of specific features indicate that the interwar period was a distinctive and important moment of modernity in the twentieth century, from the rise of the metropolis and the emergence of new forms of mass media, to the changing lifestyles of women and the increasingly interventionist approaches to managing the health and welfare of modern populations. First published on Wed, 09 Dec 2015 as Roaring Twenties? Europe in the interwar period. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2015 While recognising the shadows cast by two world wars (one concluded and one imminent) over European society during the 1920s and 1930s, this free course, Roaring Twenties? Europe in the interwar period, demonstrates how a number of specific features indicate that the interwar period was a distinctive and important moment of modernity in the twentieth century, from the rise of the metropolis and the emergence of new forms of mass media, to the changing lifestyles of women and the increasingly interventionist approaches to managing the health and welfare of modern populations. First published on Wed, 09 Dec 2015 as Roaring Twenties? Europe in the interwar period. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2015

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History & The Arts | History & The Arts | History | History | Culture | Culture | radio | radio | cinema | cinema | popular culture | popular culture | women | women | fashion | fashion | healthcare | healthcare | infant welfare | infant welfare | venereal disease | venereal disease | metropolis | metropolis | urban culture | urban culture | A327 | A327 | A327_1 | A327_1

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Library of Alexandria Library of Alexandria

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One of the most important questions for any student of the ancient world to address is 'how do we know what we know about antiquity?' Whether we're thinking about urban architecture, or love poetry, or modern drama, a wide range of factors shape the picture of antiquity that we have today. This free course, Library of Alexandria, encourages you to reflect upon and critically assess those factors. Interpreting an ancient text, or a piece of material culture, or understanding an historical event, is never a straightforward process of 'discovery', but is always affected by things such as translation choices, the preservation (or loss) of an archaeological record, or the agendas of scholars. First published on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 as Library of Alexandria. To find out more visit The Open Uni One of the most important questions for any student of the ancient world to address is 'how do we know what we know about antiquity?' Whether we're thinking about urban architecture, or love poetry, or modern drama, a wide range of factors shape the picture of antiquity that we have today. This free course, Library of Alexandria, encourages you to reflect upon and critically assess those factors. Interpreting an ancient text, or a piece of material culture, or understanding an historical event, is never a straightforward process of 'discovery', but is always affected by things such as translation choices, the preservation (or loss) of an archaeological record, or the agendas of scholars. First published on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 as Library of Alexandria. To find out more visit The Open Uni

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History & The Arts | History & The Arts | History | History | Classical Studies | Classical Studies | A863_1 | A863_1 | library | library | antiquity | antiquity | Alexandria | Alexandria

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Looking at, describing and identifying objects Looking at, describing and identifying objects

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This free course, Looking at, describing and identifying objects, will enable you to practise and develop your skills of observation and description of objects. It will also enable you to interpret objects and work towards writing your own object life cycle. You will also work with, and understand artefact databases. First published on Thu, 10 Dec 2015 as Looking at, describing and identifying objects. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2015 This free course, Looking at, describing and identifying objects, will enable you to practise and develop your skills of observation and description of objects. It will also enable you to interpret objects and work towards writing your own object life cycle. You will also work with, and understand artefact databases. First published on Thu, 10 Dec 2015 as Looking at, describing and identifying objects. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2015

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History & The Arts | History & The Arts | History | History | A105_1 | A105_1 | describing | describing | identifying | identifying | artefacts | artefacts | objects | objects | description | description | interpretation | interpretation | observation | observation

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How do empires work? How do empires work?

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How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs combine to create 'systems of empire'? This free course, How do empires work?, introduces these questions by briefly sketching in the dramatic events of the Anglo-Chinese conflict over Hong Kong from 1839 to 1842. First published on Tue, 19 Jan 2016 as How do empires work?. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs combine to create 'systems of empire'? This free course, How do empires work?, introduces these questions by briefly sketching in the dramatic events of the Anglo-Chinese conflict over Hong Kong from 1839 to 1842. First published on Tue, 19 Jan 2016 as How do empires work?. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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History & The Arts | History & The Arts | World History | World History | A326_1 | A326_1 | war | war | conflict | conflict | empire | empire | China | China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong

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citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front The 'other' citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front The 'other' citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front

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The term ‘citizen soldier’ evokes a particularly powerful image in Britain. The poignant histories of the ‘Pals’ Battalions’, raised utilizing the attraction of geographical and occupational connections, have contributed greatly to the lasting public impression of the conflict. Names such … Continue reading → The term ‘citizen soldier’ evokes a particularly powerful image in Britain. The poignant histories of the ‘Pals’ Battalions’, raised utilizing the attraction of geographical and occupational connections, have contributed greatly to the lasting public impression of the conflict. Names such … Continue reading →

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Machine | Machine | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UG (Military engineering. Air forces) | UG (Military engineering. Air forces) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Film in history/history in film Film in history/history in film

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This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protest and examines how historical films have shaped popular knowledge and popular cultures of history, how they have contributed to forming or reforming collective memories and how, at times, they have catalysed social or political change. This module raises challenging questions about the constitution This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protest and examines how historical films have shaped popular knowledge and popular cultures of history, how they have contributed to forming or reforming collective memories and how, at times, they have catalysed social or political change. This module raises challenging questions about the constitution

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UNow | UNow | UKOER | UKOER | Film | Film | History | History | Cinema | Cinema | Culture | Culture | Social Memory | Social Memory | Collective Memory | Collective Memory | Social History | Social History

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Revisited Revisited The 'Rape of Belgium' Revisited The 'Rape of Belgium' Revisited

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The above image is an extract from a proclamation by the German General Otto von Emmich, distributed widely in Belgium in the autumn of 1914 as the German army crossed the tiny nation’s borders and began its slow march south.  … Continue reading → The above image is an extract from a proclamation by the German General Otto von Emmich, distributed widely in Belgium in the autumn of 1914 as the German army crossed the tiny nation’s borders and began its slow march south.  … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The Language of Business: Understanding the British ‘war machine’ The Language of Business: Understanding the British ‘war machine’

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In 1917, the American journalist Isaac Frederick Marcosson visited the General Headquarters [GHQ] of the British Expeditionary Force [BEF] at Montreuil-sur-Mer following a tour of the Western Front. He recorded his experiences of this visit for Everybody’s Magazine and in … Continue reading → In 1917, the American journalist Isaac Frederick Marcosson visited the General Headquarters [GHQ] of the British Expeditionary Force [BEF] at Montreuil-sur-Mer following a tour of the Western Front. He recorded his experiences of this visit for Everybody’s Magazine and in … Continue reading →

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Machine | Machine | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Soldiers on leave / Les Permissionnaires Soldiers on leave / Les Permissionnaires

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Dr Emmanuelle Cronier , Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham, examines the different experiences of service leave during the First World War. A key war-time experience that played a vital role in social cohesion during the conflict. Watch … Continue reading → Dr Emmanuelle Cronier , Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham, examines the different experiences of service leave during the First World War. A key war-time experience that played a vital role in social cohesion during the conflict. Watch … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Body and Mind | Material Culture | Material Culture | Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | GV (Recreation. Leisure) | GV (Recreation. Leisure) | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation

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Presented by Dr Paul Miller, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Associate Professor of History at McDaniel College (US), this video and audio podcast explores how a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have … Continue reading → Presented by Dr Paul Miller, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Associate Professor of History at McDaniel College (US), this video and audio podcast explores how a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | Teaching | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | Podcast | Podcast | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours? Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?

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In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading → In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | Teaching | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | Podcast | Podcast | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Christmas in the trenches Christmas in the trenches

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One of the enduring (and indeed endearing) images is the First World War is the famous ‘Christmas Truce’ of 1914. What began as the lighting of candles in the trenches grew to French, German and British soldiers sought each other … Continue reading → One of the enduring (and indeed endearing) images is the First World War is the famous ‘Christmas Truce’ of 1914. What began as the lighting of candles in the trenches grew to French, German and British soldiers sought each other … Continue reading →

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Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | ukoer | ukoer | ww1 | ww1 | xmas | xmas | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The First World War in History The First World War in History

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This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading → This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Aftermath | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The body in antiquity The body in antiquity

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This free course, The body in antiquity, will introduce you to the concept of the body in Greek and Roman civilisation. In recent years, the body has become a steadily growing field in historical scholarship, and Classical Studies is no exception. It is an aspect of the ancient world that can be explored through a whole host of different types of evidence: art, literature and archaeological artefacts to name but a few. The way that people fulfil their basic bodily needs and engage in their daily activities is embedded in the social world around them. The body is a subject that can reveal fascinating aspects of both Greek and Roman culture it will help you to better understand the diversity of ancient civilisation. First published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 as The body in antiquity. To find out This free course, The body in antiquity, will introduce you to the concept of the body in Greek and Roman civilisation. In recent years, the body has become a steadily growing field in historical scholarship, and Classical Studies is no exception. It is an aspect of the ancient world that can be explored through a whole host of different types of evidence: art, literature and archaeological artefacts to name but a few. The way that people fulfil their basic bodily needs and engage in their daily activities is embedded in the social world around them. The body is a subject that can reveal fascinating aspects of both Greek and Roman culture it will help you to better understand the diversity of ancient civilisation. First published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 as The body in antiquity. To find out

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History & The Arts | History & The Arts | History | History | Classical Studies | Classical Studies | A864_1 | A864_1 | body | body | antiquity | antiquity | Culture | Culture | Greek | Greek | Roman | Roman | civilisation | civilisation

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Delacroix Delacroix

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In this free course, Delacroix, you will be introduced to a variety of Delacroix's work and will see how his paintings relate to the cultural transition from Enlightenment to Romanticism. You will study Delacroix's early career, his classical background, the development of Romantic ideas and their incorporation into his work. You will have the opportunity to study some of his most important paintings and compare them to works favouring a Neoclassical approach. You will also be able to see how his themes, subjects and style were influenced by Romantic ideas, the exotic and the Oriental. Through this you will develop an understanding of the classicRomantic balance that shows how his work was influenced by cultural change of that period and to some extent contributed to the progression fro In this free course, Delacroix, you will be introduced to a variety of Delacroix's work and will see how his paintings relate to the cultural transition from Enlightenment to Romanticism. You will study Delacroix's early career, his classical background, the development of Romantic ideas and their incorporation into his work. You will have the opportunity to study some of his most important paintings and compare them to works favouring a Neoclassical approach. You will also be able to see how his themes, subjects and style were influenced by Romantic ideas, the exotic and the Oriental. Through this you will develop an understanding of the classicRomantic balance that shows how his work was influenced by cultural change of that period and to some extent contributed to the progression fro

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History of Art | History of Art | Romanticism | Romanticism | A207_6 | A207_6

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Understanding global politics Understanding global politics

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This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to politics in a global context. Suitable for: Undergraduate level one students Dr Vanessa Pupavac, Dr Xiaoke Zhang, Dr Sabine Carey, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worke This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to politics in a global context. Suitable for: Undergraduate level one students Dr Vanessa Pupavac, Dr Xiaoke Zhang, Dr Sabine Carey, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worke

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UNow | UNow | UKOER | UKOER | Global Politics | Global Politics | International Relations | International Relations | Politics | Politics | Realism | Realism | Liberalism | Liberalism | Social Constructivism | Social Constructivism | Marxist Theories of International Relations | Marxist Theories of International Relations | Ethics and International Relations | Ethics and International Relations | International History versus International Relations | International History versus International Relations

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Careers Seminar 2014 - Introduction

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A careers event organised by Lucy Hawkins (Careers Service) and Rachel Woodruff, (History of Art Dept) with speakers from the Arts and Heritage sectors, including recent alumni of the Department, providing insights into their careers. Welcome and overview: What do History of Art students do?: Lucy Hawkins, Careers Adviser University of Oxford Careers Service Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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History of Art; careers; visual arts; heritage; museums; galleries; exhibitions; auction houses; graduates; recruitment | History of Art; careers; visual arts; heritage; museums; galleries; exhibitions; auction houses; graduates; recruitment | 2014-02-05

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Careers Seminar 2014 - Finding Yourself in Advertising

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A careers event organised by Lucy Hawkins (Careers Service) and Rachel Woodruff, (History of Art Dept) with speakers from the Arts and Heritage sectors, including recent alumni of the Department, providing insights into their careers. Finding Yourself in Advertising: How to decide before you get here, there or nowhere: Elle Graham-Dixon, Senior Planner, Karmarana Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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History of Art; careers; visual arts; heritage; museums; galleries; exhibitions; auction houses; graduates; recruitment | History of Art; careers; visual arts; heritage; museums; galleries; exhibitions; auction houses; graduates; recruitment | 2014-02-05

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Careers Seminar 2014 - Collections Management in a Historic House

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A careers event organised by Lucy Hawkins (Careers Service) and Rachel Woodruff, (History of Art Dept) with speakers from the Arts and Heritage sectors, including recent alumni of the Department, providing insights into their careers. Collections Management in a Historic House: Emily Roy, Assistant Registrar and Joint Collections Manager, Waddesdon Manor, National Trust Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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History of Art; careers; visual arts; heritage; museums; galleries; exhibitions; auction houses; graduates; recruitment | History of Art; careers; visual arts; heritage; museums; galleries; exhibitions; auction houses; graduates; recruitment | 2014-02-05

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The old whig: ... On the state of the peerage. With remarks upon the Plebeian. The old whig: ... On the state of the peerage. With remarks upon the Plebeian.

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ebook version of The old whig: ... On the state of the peerage. With remarks upon the Plebeian. ebook version of The old whig: ... On the state of the peerage. With remarks upon the Plebeian.

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kind | kind | Nobility -- History -- Great Britain | Nobility -- History -- Great Britain | Constitutional history -- Great Britain | Constitutional history -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Politics and government | Great Britain -- Politics and government | Great Britain -- Parliament | Great Britain -- Parliament | Periodicals -- 18th century. -- England | Periodicals -- 18th century. -- England | Essays -- 18th century. -- England | Essays -- 18th century. -- England | Plebeian | Plebeian | ECCO | ECCO | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The sentiments of a British American The sentiments of a British American

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ebook version of The sentiments of a British American ebook version of The sentiments of a British American

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kind | kind | United States -- History -- Revolution | 1775-1783 | United States -- History -- Revolution | 1775-1783 | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The Enlightenment The Enlightenment

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The free course will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism. First published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 as The Enlightenment. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 The free course will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism. First published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 as The Enlightenment. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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History of Art | History of Art | art | art | enlightenment | enlightenment | Romanticism | Romanticism | religion | religion | classics | classics | A207_1 | A207_1

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OpenLIVES Spanish emigre interviews - Germinal Luis Fernandez

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This is the raw, unedited footage of an interview with Germinal Luis Fernandez, conducted by Alicia Pozo Gutierrez, of the University of Southampton, on 21st August, 2008. It is in Spanish and is in three parts. The first is 2 hours 20 minutes long; the second is 24 minutes, and the third is 1 hour 44 minutes. A transcript is included. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/. This means that you may download and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes but you must credit the original author. All use and versions of this material should be attributed. Please cite this work as: OpenLIVES project (2012). An open collection of research data and teaching materials relating to Spanish migrant stories. J

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migration | Oral History | War | History | exile | Asylum | interview | European Languages | Literature and related subjects

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