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Stretching deep into the Pennines, the former industrial town of Clagsborough straddles the confluence of the rivers Claggy and Hengment in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The fingertips of three other conurbations sit just out of reach of its ancient triskelion ghyll: Hopplesdale to the west; Lower Wharram to the north west; with the city of Fuggley-on-Aire to the south.

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If we don't do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable - Petra Kelly.  

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Licentiate in ASD: Bibliography Books

The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature: Second Edition
D. Cavanagh, A. Gillis, M. Keown, J. Loxley, & R. Stevenson [Eds.], 2014, Edinburgh University Press

Extensively tested at the University of Edinburgh, this introduction to the tools required for literary study provides all the skills, background and critical knowledge which students require to approach their study of literature with confidence. This second edition includes 3 new chapters on Reading, Writing an Essay, and Reflecting. Each focuses on the ‘how to’ element when studying literature, and covers issues such as how to avoid plagiarism, and how to prepare a bibliography.

The original emphasis on clear explanation of critical practices, and of literary forms, styles and techniques remains. These explanations are carefully illustrated through examples taken from readily-available works, especially those included in the Norton Anthology of English Literature. The result is a well-stocked toolbox providing introductions to the ways in which literary texts can be approached as well as to the critical, formal and historical understanding this requires.

Also Reading: Amanda H. Podany, 'The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction' (Oxford University Press, 2013); Benjamin Foster [Trans., Ed.], The "Epic of Gilgamesh (Norton, 2001)
 

I am a Muslim Anarchist: earth-universe is my home; humankind my family; the libraries of the world are my mind; a mother's tears my heart; the qur'an my soul; non-violence my creed; peace and justice my purpose; dialogue, education and critical reflection my toolbox.

Municipal Papers
European Islamophobia Report 2016 - 31/03/17
Sir John Chilcot's Statement - 06/07/16
Media fuelling rising hostility towards Muslims in Britain - University of Cambridge, 2016
Forgotten Women: The Impact of Islamophobia on Muslim Women - European Network Against Racism, 2016
Building Distrust: Ethnic Profiling in Primary Schools - Claystone, September 2015
PREVENT will have a chilling effect on open debate, free speech and political dissent, 2015
A Decade Lost: Rethinking Radicalisation and Extremism, 2015
The American far-right’s trojan horse in Westminster, Nafeez Ahmed, 2015
Open Letter to Al-Baghdadi, 2014
Europol Report: All Terrorists are Muslims…Except the 99.6% that Aren’t, Loonwatch, 2010

   
H
istory
The Victorian Web
Neo-Victorian Studies
Muslim Heritage
1001 Inventions

The 1890s

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College Papers
Trump Intelligence Allegations, 2017
Casualty Figures after 10 Years of the “War on Terror”, PSR, 2015
The Cold War on British Muslims: An examination of Policy Exchange and the Centre for Social Cohesion, 2011
The Future of the Global Muslim (1.6 billion+) Population, The Pew Forum, 2011
From Suspects to Citizens: Preventing Violent Extremism in a Big Society, Jamie Bartlett & Jonathan Birdwell, Demos, 2010
Muslim Demographics: The Truth, BBC, 2009
Anatomy of the Salafi Movement, Q. Wiktorowicz, 2006
Dating Muslim Traditions: A Survey, Harald Motzki, 2005
The Clash of Ignorance, Edward W.  Said, 2001
The Qur’an: God and Man in Communication, Nasr Abu Zayd, 2001

'Like Venus, my head spins in a different direction to the majority; like Triton, I orbit in one direction and my world turns in another.' Julian Yaqub

 

excerpt of a love song
in Classical Arabic.
 

TV/DVD

Four Horsemen, Ross Ashcroft, 2012

Twenty-three leading thinkers explain how the world really works and the fundamental flaws in the economic system which have brought our civilization to the brink of disaster. The film pulls no punches in describing the consequences of continued inaction – but its message is one of hope. If more people can equip themselves with a better understanding of how the world really works, then the systems and structures that condemn billions to poverty or chronic insecurity can at last be overturned. 

Macbeth, 2010, Rupert Goold; Citizenfour,  Laura Poitra, 2015; The A-Word, Peter Cattaneo et al 2016; Orange Is the New Black, Jenji Kohan, 2013-; Breaking Bad, Vince Gilligan, 2008-13; This Is England, Shane Meadows, 2006; The Corporation, Joel Bakan, 2006; The Crisis of Civilization, Dean Puckett, 2011; The World According to Monsanto, Marie-Monique Robin, 2009; The War You Don't See, John Pilger, 2010; The New Rulers of the World, John Pilger, 2001; In the Valley of Elah, Paul Haggis, 2007; Tyrannosaur - Paddy Considine, 2011
 

YouTube

Featuring Senser, Akala, Rafeef Ziadah, Shpongle, Alex Harvey Band, Dhafer Youssef, Rage Against the Machine, Sigur Ros, Simon Munnery, Efterklang, Wilfred Owen, Professor Elemental, Benjamin Zephaniah, Radiohead, Eva Cassidy, Dan & Dan, Liza Minnelli, Stewart Lee, Riz-MC, John Agard, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Joan Armatrading, Tony Bennett, Christopher Eccleston, Lady Ga-Ga, We Cut Corners, and Pharrell Williams.
 
Spotify® Playlist
Ishq, Dhafer Youssef, Bandish Projekt, Hindi Zahra, Joi, Zingaia, Bark Psychosis, Bhundu Boys, State of Bengal, Zavoloka, Banco de Gaia, Loop Guru, Tartit, Fridel Lelonek, Baka Beyond, Hibernation, Shpongle, Dhol Foundation, The Octopus Project, Kaya Project, Bombay Dub Orchestra, Stereolab, Kaya Project.
 

 © Julian Yaqub 2016, all rights reserved. All mind maps produced using Inspiration ® 7.5 English edition. Clagsborough College opposes political violence whether perpetuated by nation states or non-state actors. At the same time, the college denounces Prevent and the work of the UK Research Information and Communications Unit along with all other attempts to scapegoat Muslims for Britain's cultural decline.