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Benjamin Franklin’s Letter Proposing Daylight Savings Time

Historical Newspaper Articles 1784-04-26 Letter to the authors of the Journal de Paris: Daylight Savings Time By Journal de Paris Read by ML Cohen

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Edward Said On Orientalism

“Orientalism” is a way of seeing that imagines, emphasizes, exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures as compared to that of Europe and the U.S. It often involves seeing Arab culture as exotic, backward, uncivilized, and at times dangerous. Edward W. Said, in his groundbreaking book, Orientalism, defined it as the acceptance in […]

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War and Peace (Part 8) Movie

The Splendid, Epic Film Adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s Grand Novel (1969) Part 8

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War and Peace (Part 7) Movie

The Splendid, Epic Film Adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s Grand Novel (1969) Part 7

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War and Peace (Part 6) Movie

The Splendid, Epic Film Adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s Grand Novel (1969) Part 6

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