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History BA | University of Kent

History BA | University of Kent

I chose to come to Kent because when I was looking at different university options, looking at the Kent modules there’s a lot of flexibility and choice. The main thing that made this course stand out and Kent as opposed to other universities was the really wide, varied module choices that you could do and …

How the CN Tower was Built

How the CN Tower was Built

For almost 50 years, the CN Tower has dominated the skyline here in Toronto, Canada as one of the tallest communication towers ever built, and as one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. Standing at just over 553 m, the tower opened to the public in the summer of 1976 as the …

How to send an ‘E mail’ – Database – 1984

How to send an ‘E mail’ – Database – 1984

Jane Ashton: With the assistance of the outside broadcast unit, we will be linking from the Database Studio to their home. Pat Green and Julian, welcome to Database. Pat Green and Julian Green: Hello Jane. Jane Ashton: Hi Julian. I see you have your computer linked to the telephone line. Can you tell us (and) …

Feature History – Opium Wars

Feature History – Opium Wars

Trade deficits, political pussy-footing, and hardcore drugs. Welcome to the Opium Wars. (♪) Hi, and welcome to Feature History, featuring the Opium Wars. In this video we’re going to be detailing the causes of these wars, explaining the aftermath of the wars, and describing how it impacts us today. So if that’s what your school …

The History of Typography – Animated Short

type is power. the power to express words and ideas visually. it’s timeless but always changing, and that’s what we’re going to explore most people agree that the creator of typography was a German man named johannes gutenberg and, yes, he wore a hat like that. before gutenberg came along and revolutionized the world of …

Feature History – Chinese Civil War

Feature History – Chinese Civil War

I will not do an offensive Chinese impression. I will not do an offensive Chinese impression. I will not do an offensive… (♪) Herro- Hello, and welcome to Feature History featuring the Chinese Civil War. A name that is encapsulating as it is generic. From 1927 to 1950, China was locked in a period of …