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06 Jul 2015

London and Victorian era

Case study - 3 pages - Ancient history

London, became a true metropolis integrated into the global economy that dominates, then place over the century as a true center of the world, political capital of the largest empire the world that wish to exhibit his power. The Victorian era is characterized by the height of the British...

03 Mar 2015

The Tethered Generation

Case study - 2 pages - Ancient history

Kathryn Tyler is a renowned author for the HR magazine. She has been an author since 1993 and has also taught in several universities; University of California, San Diego University. In the article, The tethered Generation, Kathryn Tyler (2007) used the marketing research reports and finds out...

03 Mar 2015

The sign of the Declaration of Independence

Case study - 2 pages - Ancient history

The Declaration of Independence is a sole document that called for the separation from British rule. The document illustrates how much unrest was evident between Britain and the thirteen colonies. The British government created unrest from the countless attempts of oppression. The oppression was...

02 Mar 2015

Schumpeter's Conception of Democracy

Case study - 2 pages - Ancient history

Schumpeter is well known for his efforts in advocating a procedural democracy definition. He sets the stage for his definition by first criticizing the implications of the 18th-century philosophy that was associated with democracy (Medearis, 2009, p. 34). He claims that the definition in the 18th...

02 Mar 2015

Religion and American History

Case study - 3 pages - Ancient history

According to Winthrop, United States is a Canaan (promised land) for the people according to God's will so as to a life regarded as moral (Winthrop, 1996). By following God's laws and rejecting the Europe's morally flawed ways, United States would as well be referred to as a city upon a hill. To...

18 Feb 2015

Exercise to intervene for overweight

Essay - 2 pages - Ancient history

A number of people have become overweight due to the various lifestyles that we have adapted. In addition, the type of occupation that one is in contributes a lot to being overweight or obese. Apart from the minor symptoms and effects that I have mentioned above, there are the health problems...

19 Jan 2015

Hegel case study- history

Case study - 4 pages - Modern history

The established order is not considered as something supreme; rather it is the change that receives this attribute. A determination appears in humans, it is a true ability to become better, a pulse to the perfectibility. This is without purpose or end, it is indefinable because quite...

09 Jan 2015

Asian History

Case study - 2 pages - Modern history

The Zhou clan was the founders of the Zhou dynasty whose existence stretches back o the eleventh century BC. At this period, the clan was getting more and more powerful and had extended all through the Gansu and Shaanxi provinces. The Zhou clan sort to menace the Shang Dynasty, which made the...

19 Nov 2014

Synthesis of Laporte's History of Shit and Orwell's 1984 , The Implications of Political Rules and Policies on Individuals

Case study - 3 pages - Modern history

Laporte in his book, history of shit, examines the role of political rules for good functioning of the society. In the book, Laporte examines and analyses the how society manages waste through enacted laws. Laporte asserts that Freud's triad of order, cleanliness and beauty when embodied by the...

13 Nov 2014

Morocco: Case study

Case study - 4 pages - Modern history

Morocco is located to the North of Africa. It borders Algeria, Western Sahara, the North Atlantic Ocean, Algeria and the Mediterranean Sea, and Western Sahara. Morocco is well known for its long history with diverse cultures and diverse cuisines. Its proximity to Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean...

03 Nov 2014

How and to what extent the new economic geography explains industry specialization patterns in Europe?

Case study - 8 pages - Geography

The discipline of economic geography is concerned with the impact of the geophysical, social, and political environments on political activities (Hodder & Lee, 1974). It addresses the influence of location, distribution, and spatial organization of economic activities on productivity....

02 Sep 2014

History 9067/3: International History, 1945 - 1991

Case study - 5 pages - Modern history

On first reading, Source A agrees with the hypothesis that “The United Nations Secretary-General has never possessed any independent power.” For example, it says that “Trygve Lie had to operate in a UN which was still very much an ‘East-West structure.” - this seems to...

13 Dec 2013

Benjamin Franklin

Case study - 3 pages - Modern history

America was founded on the principles of truth, justice and equality - we believe (or did, at least) that if we are intelligent, true, and work hard enough, we will succeed in this land of opportunities. Nowhere is that belief and its fulfillment better shown than in the life of Benjamin...

12 Jul 2013

Impact of gunpowder on history

Case study - 3 pages - Modern history

Considered to be the first invention in chemical explosives in the world, Gunpowder was invented by Chinese Alchemy in 9th century during the Tang Dynasty. Historians also argue that it was invented in 11th century during Song Dynasty. Gunpowder invention is popularly listed as one among the four...

10 Jul 2013

How similar, and how different, were the means by which Hitler and Mussolini imposed totalitarian rule on Germany and Italy respectively?

Case study - 4 pages - Modern history

Hitler was invited into power in Weimar Germany to be Chancellor in 1933; similarly, Mussolini was invited into power in Italy to be Prime Minister in 1922. After this entry into power, they set out to impose totalitarian rule on their respective countries. By “totalitarian rule” I...

09 Jul 2013

History 9067/3: International History, 1945-1991

Case study - 4 pages - Modern history

On 24 June 1948, Stalin of the Soviet Union, or USSR, blocked all ground and water access from West Germany to West Berlin. In response, the US brought supplies into West Berlin from the air. This, known as the Berlin airlift, lasted for almost a year. Then, on 12 May 1949, the blockade,...

19 Jun 2013

History as identity: The American past as contested terrain

Book review - 20 pages - Modern history

We look to the past to tell us who we are, where we are, and how we got here from there. History is identity, and thus it is contested terrain. Whose story is going to be told, and who is going to do the telling? The American narrative - the history of who we are, where...

28 May 2013

Hitler's rise to power

Case study - 6 pages - Ancient history

Post-World War I Germany was a country ridden with resentment, distress and desperation. There was confusion throughout the country because many thought that they had won the war, therefore the harsh terms of the Treaty of Versailles came as a shock to most German citizens. War guilt was a source...

30 Apr 2013

The Boer War

Case study - 2 pages - Modern history

Many events affect the shaping of a country. These instances could be a combination of multiple factors. War is a specific occurrence that could affect any country tremendously. Every portion has explicit affects. The Boer War is a detailed incident that had numerous affects on the parties...

06 Feb 2013

Why the Book of Hindu Vedas and others considered mythology?

Case study - 5 pages - Ancient history

Indeed, it is still a powerful paradigm in mind, even the Hindus themselves, the Vedas and Puranas contain only the epics and mythology. Take for instance the book Bhagavadgita. Bhagavad-gita contains spiritual discourse given by Sri Krishna to Arjuna before the war Bharata Yudha, which...

04 Feb 2013

Aryan invasion theory by Max Muller is a conspiracy

Case study - 6 pages - Ancient history

Almost all ancient cultures that have been found to be always close to the river valley. Man at that time considered the water is the only source of life. By being near the water, they can survive, and the river is a suitable place for it. This happened not without reason. Areas close to the...

22 Nov 2012

Account for the successes and failures of Mao Zedong's regime from 1949-1975

Case study - 3 pages - Ancient history

In 1949 when Mao Zedong rose to power as both Chairman of the ruling Communist Party and Chairman leader of China, he faced the “superhuman” (Lowe) task of controlling and organizing a country of more than 600 million people. The past half-century had left China weak and divided; this...

22 Nov 2012

The success and failure of Alexander III's rule

Case study - 2 pages - Ancient history

Alexander III, seen by many as a reactionary Tzar, ruled Russia from 1881-1894. Alexander was opposed to the stance his father Alexander II had taken in his approach to ruling Russia. Therefore he sought to undo the majority of his father's reforms. When Alexander III was put into power his first...

23 Aug 2012

Can the onset of the fall of fertility in Europe be related to the economic and social circumstances of the individual countries at the time?

Case study - 10 pages - Modern history

Understanding the onset of the fall of fertility in Europe requires understanding of changes in mortality as it is understood that "the beginning of mortality decline generally precedes that of fertility". The 'demographic transition' saw the average number of births per women...

16 Aug 2012

What are the reasons for the growth in the world's major urban centres in the twentieth century? Are the reasons for the growth similar to those that explained urban growth in the developed countries?

Essay - 8 pages - Modern history

While the origins of cities go back to over five thousand years, urbanization; the process of population concentration into urban areas is a recent phenomenon dating back to the 18th Century when cities began growing in the now developed world. As Davis puts it, “before 1850 no society could...

16 Aug 2012

What happened to the social state in Eastern Europe after 1990?

Essay - 7 pages - Modern history

After the breakdown of the Soviet Union, each Eastern European and former Soviet country faced many challenges and one of them was how to cope with the welfare state under a different political organization. Now that the Soviet rule was gone, what was the road to be taken? Should the State...

16 Aug 2012

In what ways and why was Britain's industrialization experience unusual?

Case study - 5 pages - Modern history

The British Industrial Revolution is a highly debated historical event. The discussion is vigorous, especially when it comes to the origins of the Industrial Revolution. Perhaps the most common questions in this respect are: “Why was England First?”, “What was so special about...

16 Aug 2012

What has the so-called death of distance meant for the economic prospects of cities and nations?

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

In the 19th and 20th centuries, cities were able to attract people and develop primarily because of the lower cost of transportation for goods, people and knowledge that they provided. Distance is costly; search costs for the market and for suppliers, management costs, shipping costs, and...

16 Aug 2012

Television as a potential media tool

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

Current media analysis is highly focused on the perceived failings of television. The medium has been charged with being overly commercial, catering to the interests of political and governmental elite and facilitating the softening of the news by prioritizing stories with high dramatic or...

16 Aug 2012

What and who are the "spin doctors", in media terms?

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

The current democratic political landscape is characterized by continuous shifts in power between politics and the media and dependant on the increasingly malleable opinions of the general public, spin doctors provide politicians with a means to somewhat control the perceptions of the populous...