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  • Best Dissertations

A useful collection of the best (undergraduate) dissertations from the Department of History at Bristol University organised by year.

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A useful collection of the best (undergraduate) dissertations from the Department of History at Bristol University organised by year.

  • Brief Guides to Writing in the Disciplines

(Currently) four downloadable breif guides to writing in history, philosophy, English and psychology.

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(Currently) four downloadable breif guides to writing in history, philosophy, English and psychology.

German historical drama. Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a village in rural Rhineland.

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German historical drama. Jakob Simon dreams of emigrating from his poverty-stricken life as the son of a blacksmith in Schabbach, a village in rural Rhineland.

As he studies the languages of tribal South America, the return from military service of his more worldly brother Gustav fails to break him from his daydream, but day-to-day living in Prussian feudal society means that his dreams have to be put on hold.

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As he studies the languages of tribal South America, the return from military service of his more worldly brother Gustav fails to break him from his daydream, but day-to-day living in Prussian feudal society means that his dreams have to be put on hold.

  • Harvard Writing Project

A collection of free downloadable pdf books explaining in detail how writing is done in different disciplines (see tags).

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A collection of free downloadable pdf books explaining in detail how writing is done in different disciplines (see tags).

  • KaDeWe - Our Time Is Now

  • Julia von Heinz , , 2021

KaDeWe - a shopping paradise for Berlin's elite. Four ambitious young friends come of age in the 1920s - a time of opportunity and opulence. But storm clouds are gathering...

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KaDeWe - a shopping paradise for Berlin's elite. Four ambitious young friends come of age in the 1920s - a time of opportunity and opulence. But storm clouds are gathering...

Hedi becomes the talk of the locker room when she becomes the face of KaDeWe. Harry and Georg plan to bamboozle potential buyer Tietz by pretending that their business is failing.

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Hedi becomes the talk of the locker room when she becomes the face of KaDeWe. Harry and Georg plan to bamboozle potential buyer Tietz by pretending that their business is failing.

Harry Jandorf returns from the horrors of the Great War trenches to resume his role as advertising manager at his family’s iconic Berlin department store, only to find many changes.

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Harry Jandorf returns from the horrors of the Great War trenches to resume his role as advertising manager at his family’s iconic Berlin department store, only to find many changes.

Harry realises that he must confront his addiction head-on. Pressure mounts on his sister Fritzi to end her affair with Hedi. In German with English subtitles.

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Harry realises that he must confront his addiction head-on. Pressure mounts on his sister Fritzi to end her affair with Hedi. In German with English subtitles.

In Berlin, inflation soars, the workforce is starving and KaDeWe is struggling. Despite the worries, Hedi enjoys nights out at an avant-garde club called Eldorado and a liaison with Fritzi.

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In Berlin, inflation soars, the workforce is starving and KaDeWe is struggling. Despite the worries, Hedi enjoys nights out at an avant-garde club called Eldorado and a liaison with Fritzi.

KaDeWe again finds itself in need of financial reinvestment. Tietz, Harry and Georg approach the bank, but politics is about to play a painful part in their negotiations.

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KaDeWe again finds itself in need of financial reinvestment. Tietz, Harry and Georg approach the bank, but politics is about to play a painful part in their negotiations.

Having convinced Georg to cook the KaDeWe books, Harry accompanies his father to the bank to try to persuade them to give a substantial loan, despite the poor economic climate.

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Having convinced Georg to cook the KaDeWe books, Harry accompanies his father to the bank to try to persuade them to give a substantial loan, despite the poor economic climate.

A vivid and well-mounted German-language drama imagines what it was like in the Wittenberg of 1517 for young monk Martin Luther and his friends. It does a fine job of getting across the corruption of the church at the time: one scene sees a (literally) fiery preacher using every theatrical trick in the book to extort money from the poor. Meanwhile Luther is prevailed upon to paste his rebellious pamphlet on a church door and so lights the touchpaper on centuries of religious conflict

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A vivid and well-mounted German-language drama imagines what it was like in the Wittenberg of 1517 for young monk Martin Luther and his friends. It does a fine job of getting across the corruption of the church at the time: one scene sees a (literally) fiery preacher using every theatrical trick in the book to extort money from the poor. Meanwhile Luther is prevailed upon to paste his rebellious pamphlet on a church door and so lights the touchpaper on centuries of religious conflict

The Catholic church has excommunicated Luther and condemned him as a heretic, but the Reformation can no longer be stopped. Whilst in hiding, and widely believed to be dead, Luther translates the Bible into German for the first time so that the ordinary people can read it.

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The Catholic church has excommunicated Luther and condemned him as a heretic, but the Reformation can no longer be stopped. Whilst in hiding, and widely believed to be dead, Luther translates the Bible into German for the first time so that the ordinary people can read it.

The operation to capture Zacharie Gabbai has failed and he is now on the run. The police decide to set him a trap. Laure looks into the period in which Sandrine Jaulin's parents worked as a foster family, and a troubling history emerges.

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The operation to capture Zacharie Gabbai has failed and he is now on the run. The police decide to set him a trap. Laure looks into the period in which Sandrine Jaulin's parents worked as a foster family, and a troubling history emerges.

  • Writing in Different Disciplines

A collection of links to discipline-specific writing advice and help at American universities.

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A collection of links to discipline-specific writing advice and help at American universities.

  • Writing in the Disciplines

Links to guides to writing in 24 different disciplines.

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Links to guides to writing in 24 different disciplines.

  • British Sign Language

  • Dorothy Miles

An introduction to British Sign Language aimed at both hearing and deaf people. As well as explaining how BSL works, the author gives a fascinating account of the history of signing, and a chapter by Paddy Ladd describes how Britain's deaf community and its language have survived a century of attack and are at last today attracting respect and acceptability.

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An introduction to British Sign Language aimed at both hearing and deaf people. As well as explaining how BSL works, the author gives a fascinating account of the history of signing, and a chapter by Paddy Ladd describes how Britain's deaf community and its language have survived a century of attack and are at last today attracting respect and acceptability.

BBC correspondent Clive Myrie traces the life story of America's first black president.( Signed)

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BBC correspondent Clive Myrie traces the life story of America's first black president.( Signed)

Stephen Fry loves Louisiana. Four months after the BP oil spill, dubbed the worst ecological disaster in the history of America, Fry returns to the Deep South together with zoologist Mark Carwardine, to see what the impact has been on the people, the vast wetlands and the species that live there.

Stephen Fry loves Louisiana. Four months after the BP oil spill, dubbed the worst ecological disaster in the history of America, Fry returns to the Deep South together with zoologist Mark Carwardine, to see what the impact has been on the people, the vast wetlands and the species that live there.

Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

Italian for beginners, programmes 9-16. The episodes are filmed in different regions of Italy, from Rome to Florence.

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Italian for beginners, programmes 9-16. The episodes are filmed in different regions of Italy, from Rome to Florence.

A lively introduction to Mandarin Chinese in ten parts. Transcripts of the lessons can be found at:http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/

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A lively introduction to Mandarin Chinese in ten parts. Transcripts of the lessons can be found at:http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/

  • Bilingual readings about Iceland and Icelandic History, Society, and Culture

Contains selections from Úlfar Bragason, Baldur A. Sigurvinsson, and Guðrún Theodórsdóttir, Carry On Icelandic (2004)

Contains selections from Úlfar Bragason, Baldur A. Sigurvinsson, and Guðrún Theodórsdóttir, Carry On Icelandic (2004)

  • Centro Virtual Cervantes (Language Classroom)

Link to the language classroom and step-by-step reading guides from the Cervantes Institute (a non-profit organization created by the Spanish government to promote the study and the teaching of Spanish language and culture). CVC is named after Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616), the author of Don Quixote and perhaps the most important figure in the history of Spanish literature. Click the link to find a variety of fun resources to learn and practice your Spanish.

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Link to the language classroom and step-by-step reading guides from the Cervantes Institute (a non-profit organization created by the Spanish government to promote the study and the teaching of Spanish language and culture). CVC is named after Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616), the author of Don Quixote and perhaps the most important figure in the history of Spanish literature. Click the link to find a variety of fun resources to learn and practice your Spanish.

  • Khan Academy

A library of almost 3000 short videos arithmetic to physics, finance, and history with practice exercises. A very useful resource to practice your listening and note-taking skills while learning something new.

A library of almost 3000 short videos arithmetic to physics, finance, and history with practice exercises. A very useful resource to practice your listening and note-taking skills while learning something new.

  • Language Atlas

Japanese pages offering a taster of Japanese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Japanese.

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Japanese pages offering a taster of Japanese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Japanese.

  • Language Atlas

Chinese Mandarin pages offering a taster of Chinese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Chinese people.

Chinese Mandarin pages offering a taster of Chinese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Chinese people.

  • Le Nouvel Observateur

Left-wing weekly magazine on current affairs and culture. Only some parts of the magazine are available online for free. A fantastic way to familiarise yourselves with vocabulary suitable for advanced discussions of current affairs, politics as well as historical events and philosophy.

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Left-wing weekly magazine on current affairs and culture. Only some parts of the magazine are available online for free. A fantastic way to familiarise yourselves with vocabulary suitable for advanced discussions of current affairs, politics as well as historical events and philosophy.