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American Migration [Interactive Map]

American Migration [Interactive Map]
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Les métropoles européennes en marche Les ouvrages, les recherches, les colloques ou séminaires sur le thème de la marche en ville abondent depuis le milieu des années 2000. Si les champs disciplinaires convoqués et les clés de lecture restent multiples, la plupart des réflexions engagées mettent l’accent sur les enjeux, en termes de développement durable, de ce renouveau d’une pensée de la marche en ville. Ainsi, outre les préoccupations environnementales, aujourd’hui bien connues, et la lutte contre l’étalement urbain, il s’agit désormais d’offrir au piéton ce qu’un certain marketing urbain (ou « city branding ») nomme – sans réellement le définir d’ailleurs – un meilleur « confort du cadre de vie » ou une meilleure « qualité de vie en ville ». L’ouvrage publié sous la direction de Jean-Jacques Terrin s’inscrit précisément dans la lignée de ces nombreuses réflexions. Mais le propos de l’ouvrage et son intérêt sont peut-être ailleurs. Le piéton dans la ville.

25 maps that explain the English language English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It’s spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. The origins of English 1) Where English comes from English, like more than 400 other languages, is part of the Indo-European language family, sharing common roots not just with German and French but with Russian, Hindi, Punjabi, and Persian. 2) Where Indo-European languages are spoken in Europe today Saying that English is Indo-European, though, doesn’t really narrow it down much. 3) The Anglo-Saxon migration Here’s how the English language got started: After Roman troops withdrew from Britain in the early 5th century, three Germanic peoples — the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes — moved in and established kingdoms. 4) The Danelaw 5)The Norman Conquest 9) Canada Learn more

Internet History Sourcebooks Project Internet History Sourcebooks Project Paul Halsall, Editor Last Modified: Dec 11 | linked pages may have been updated more recently The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. 1. 2. 3. Feedback and Help While I encourage notes, comments and feedback in general, I am unable to reply to all of them. For guidance on homework, research, how people lived/ate/dressed in the past, see the various Help! I am unable to help locate details about your family, or give translations of your name or nickname into Chinese (a very common request)! If you find bad links, or typographical errors, please do notify me by telling me the URL (web address) of the specific page with the fault, and (in the case of bad links) the URL of the bad link. Finding Texts and Information on this Site Use the Search page to find texts or other items located at this web site.

The Asia Foundation: Visualizing Afghanistan The Survey of the Afghan People is a major undertaking of the Foundation each year, requiring contributions and cooperation of numerous Asia Foundation staff and the Foundation’s partners. The survey report was produced under the overall guidance of Afghanistan Country Representative Mark Kryzer. Very special thanks are due to Survey and Research Director Keith Shawe. Survey Manager Shahim Kabuli and Deputy Survey Manager Shamim Sarabi played critical roles in the preparation and production of the survey. “Visualizing Afghanistan”, The Asia Foundation’s survey data mapping project, was led by John Karr, Director for Digital Media & Technology Programs at The Asia Foundation. Le voyage en cargo, ou le charme de la lenteur Entre tourisme industriel et périple au long cours, le voyage en cargo offre une parenthèse, un autre rapport au temps et à l'espace, et séduit de plus en plus de voyageurs. Récit de Malte à Rotterdam, à bord du porte-conteneurs CMA-CGM Rigoletto. Ulysse | • Mis à jour le | Par Olivier Cirendini Ça commence par donner le tournis. Arrivé de Chine la veille au soir, le bateau a atteint l'île méditerranéenne chargé à plein. Peu après minuit, le navire se décolle du quai avec l'aide de deux remorqueurs dont les propulseurs blanchissent la mer. Une usine sous la ligne de flottaison Premier réveil en mer. À la passerelle, plus de quarante mètres au dessus de la ligne de flottaison, les ordres s'échangent dans le calme. “Vous avez de la chance, aujourd'hui il ne fait pas trop chaud”, annonce Vincent Bruneteau, chef mécanicien, en dévalant les escaliers métalliques qui se rapprochent du grondement du moteur. Organiser sa routine Changement de cap, changement d'ambiance Gibraltar marque une étape.

Les dix meilleurs cartes de la ville de New york en 2015 Despite spending an inordinate amount of time each day looking at maps, it is beyond me to select a list of the best maps from among everything posted last year on the web. There are far too many, more than I could ever hope to find, for the list to have any real meaning. Sticking to what I know best, I have compiled my favorite maps of 2015 that cover New York City. Because of its density and diversity of people and culture, its high availability of public data, and its large tech community, New York makes for some outstanding maps. With all the great work that has been done, this list could really be many times larger. But sticking to a “top 10” format, these are, in my opinion, the very best, listed in no particular order. The most commonly spoken language in each neighborhood that’s not English or Spanish Throughout it’s history, New York City has served as the primary gateway to the U.S. for immigrant populations from all corners of the world. New York City in the style of Inception

FaceJack - Hijack someone's face - A new entertainment app for iPhone®, iPad™ and iPod touch® HarassMap Du "quartier-territoire" aux "nouveaux territoires" : l'inscription territoriale dans les villes en guerre Alors que se préparent les 3èmes Rencontres du territoire sur la question de l'"Hybride, hybridation, hybridité : Les territoires et les organisations à l'épreuve de l'hybridation", voici les liens vers le texte préparatoire et la présentation proposés lors des "2èmes Rencontres du territoire : Les territoires, acteurs du changement" (TTT2010, Grenoble, 8-9 décembre 2010) lors de la session "Problèmes posés aux territorialités et à leurs devenirs" qui fut l'occasion de débattre avec Philippe Signoret ("Le territoire par la territorialisation" ainsi que le travail collectif avec Alexandre Moine et Horacio Bozzano : "Ancrages théoriques autour de la notion de territoire"), France Loubet ("La notion de capacités territoriales pour conceptualiser le rôle du territoire dans la construction des opportunités individuelles. Quelques conseils de lecture : Denis Rétaillé, 2005, "L'espace mobile", dans Frédéric Giraut et Benoît Antheaume (dir.), 2005, Le territoire est mort. Vive les territoires !

131 - US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs by Frank Jacobs Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a convenient way of measuring and comparing the size of national economies. Annual GDP represents the market value of all goods and services produced within a country in a year. Put differently: GDP = consumption + investment + government spending + (exports – imports) Although the economies of countries like China and India are growing at an incredible rate, the US remains the nation with the highest GDP in the world – and by far: US GDP is projected to be $13,22 trillion (or $13.220 billion) in 2007, according to this source. The creator of this map has had the interesting idea to break down that gigantic US GDP into the GDPs of individual states, and compare those to other countries’ GDP. Pakistan, for example, has a GDP that’s slightly higher than Israel’s – but Pakistan has a population of about 170 million, while Israel is only 7 million people strong. This map was suggested by Morgan via strangemaps@gmail.com, and can be found here.

Today in History: Surrender at Yorktown | Primary Source Nexus Featured Image: Winged Time April 3, 2014 By Barat PSN Leave a Comment Curator’s note from the Library of Congress online exhibition: The Dream of Flight On these pages, the English poet and illustrator, William Blake, depicts the personification of “Time” as having wings. On the left page, Time has his traditional scythe and conceals his wings as he creeps stealthily toward the viewer. On the right, Time has […] Featured Image: National Anti-Suffrage Association March 4, 2014 By Barat PSN Leave a Comment Compare and contrast the photo above with the top photo from the Learning from the Source: Tactics in the March to Suffrage post.

Pitch Interactive: The Holy Bible and the Holy Quran: A Comparison of Words In order to understand a religion, we can refer to its holy book, which establishes guidelines and principles for followers to adhere to. At the same time, followers, both radical and mild, interpret the holy text to provide a deeper and often more complex meaning of a particular verse, often to help explain issues that directly affect their personal beliefs. Unfortunately, people of one faith try to use the holy text of another faith to ridicule that faith or show its abominations by pointing to a particular text, often entirely out of context or misquoted. One such example is the Quran burning controversy stirred by Terry Jones in Florida. Without going deep into personal interpretations, we built a simple linguistic toolset that allows you to search for a word and similar variations of that word to visualize its frequency in both texts. Credits/Sources: Concept, Design, Programming: Pitch Interactive (@pitchinc) Synonym API:

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