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    • I rather die than marrying this man 

      Merolla, Daniela (Verba Africana, 2008-09)
      The Verba Africana series publishes video recording of African verbal arts on CDRom's, DVD’s and the Internet. This series responds to the increasing need for new electronic tools that integrate the written and audio-visual ...
    • Ignition of bluff-body methane flames 

      Ahmed, Samer F.; Marchione, Teresa; Balachandran, R.; Mastorakos, Epaminondas; Triantafyllidis, A. (2009-05-21)
      The movies show the ignition process following a spark in a bluff-body stabilised methane non-premixed flame. The flow is described in: S.F. Ahmed, R. Balachandran, T. Marchione, E. Mastorakos, Spark ignition of turbulent ...
    • Ignition of spray flame with multiple spark 

      Marchione, Teresa; Ahmed, Samer F.; Mastorakos, Epaminondas (2009-05-25)
      The movies have been taken at 4000 fps. The spark is placed at a distance z from the nozzle and at 5mm from the enclosure. The ignition unit delivers at 100Hz a spark lasting 8ms, followed by 2ms of no activity. The front ...
    • The Impact of Cultural Folklore on National Values: A Preliminary Study with a focus on Bhutan 

      Wangchuck, Her Royal Highness Ashi Sonam Dechan; Evans, Steve (World Oral Literature Project, 2009-06)
    • The impact of settlers on northern America 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-18)
      In answer to David Dugan, Joel Mokyr in the American mid-west reflects on the impact of settlers and their animals, and the new kind of farming they brought, on the native Americans. The effects of diseases etc.
    • The importance of canals in England 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      At Coalbrookdale near Birmingham, Alan Macfarlane describes the great canal networks built in the eighteenth century and their role in the industrial revolution.
    • Importance of glass and brass 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-17)
      The importance of scientific instruments in the scientific revolution, especially brass and glass. Precise lenses and lens grinding, glass vessels for chemical experiments, the advances in astronomy, microscopy and many ...
    • The importance of glass in understanding our modern world 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      In a Benedictine Abbey in northern Scotland, Alan Macfarlane explains some of the roles of glass in the development of modern civilization. The section ends with a glass window and bells.
    • The importance of glass instruments in science in the seventeenth century 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-17)
      In Faraday’s laboratory in the Royal Institution, Simon Schaffer explains the importance of glass receivers which gave you a space you could see and manipulate and test atmospherics and other things.
    • The importance of guns and germs in history 

      Dugan, David (2004-08-18)
      In answer to David Dugan, Joel Mokyr in the American mid-west reflects on the importance of guns and germs in altering the balance in the new world. Unintentional bacterial warfare.
    • The importance of the wheel 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      Alan Macfarlane describes the importance of the wheel and what it can do for humans. Yet civilizations sometimes give up using this special tool
    • In a buffalo shed 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-26)
      Sitting in a buffalo shed under a village house, Alan Macfarlane reflects on the origins of settled agriculture and the role of animals and technology. He also considers some of the effects of growing wealth on equality and work.
    • Independence Day Party 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2009-07-04)
      Party at the retirement of Alan Macfarlane from the Professorship of Anthropological Science at the end of September 2009
    • Inner Mongolia's Mongol Nomads 

      Stuart, Kevin; Wei, Zhang; Xialin, Lu; Raiguel, Phil; Broyles, Lois (-, 1988)
    • Inner Mongolia's Mongol Nomads 

      Zhang, Wei (1988)
      Filmed in about 1988 in East Ujimqin Banner, Xilingol League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, PR China. This ethnographic film focuses on nadam, food preparation including dairy properties, yurts, a wedding, and death.
    • Inside a bamboo factory 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-29)
      Work in a bamboo factory in Japan. The ubiquitous and central role of bamboo is explained and various stages in the working of bamboos are shown.
    • The Institute of Historical Anthropology, Sechuan University 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2005-02-20)
      A short message of congratulation and support at the opening of the Institute of Historical Anthropology at the University of Sechuan, China, in March 2005
    • Interview 

      Huxley, Andrew (2008-05-14)
      An interview of Sir Sndrew Huxley
    • interview 

      Worsley, Peter (2004-06-16)
      Peter worsley talks of his upbringing and education. His difficulties of obtaining research permission as a Marxist. His teaching in Manchester and the contacts with Max Gluckman. His time in Australia and most recent work.
    • Interview 

      Ahmed, Akbar; Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-11)
      Akbar Ahmed describes his family background, life as a colonial officer in Pakistan, and role as an analyst and spokeman for Islamic civilization.