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28 Jul 2020

Marvels, Monsters and Miracles in Anglo-Saxon England - Genders and Feminine Monstrosity in Beowulf and Judith

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

Monstrosity has always been a recurrent topic in literature, especially during the Anglo-Saxon period, as people were fascinated by what was considered as abnormal, such as monsters, marvels and miracles. Definition of monstrosity is intricate and is profoundly associated with the viewer's...

18 Aug 2017

An introduction to the history of Christianity in England

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

The Henrician Reformation is a phenomenon that followed the Europe Reformation and Protestant Reformation. This led to the severing in the relationships between England and Rome. The purpose of this article is to highlight the most decisive feature of the Henrician reformation. In...

29 Jan 2015

The Current Organization of the Local Government System in England

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

The government of England has a complex pattern with quite an array of functions distributed according to the local governments. The government and public administration includes the central government and the civil service, devolved and regional government and the local government. The...

28 Jun 2013

How well did the legal system of early modern England work?

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

A legal system can be defined as the legislation enacted by the State institutions on the basis of tradition or law. In early modern England, the legal system was complex, relying on with overlapping institutions -local criminal courts, Church courts and royal courts-, on itinerant judges...

27 Jan 2011

The crisis of the years 1590 in England of Tudor

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

In 1588, Queen Elizabeth I, was seated on the throne for 30 years. Although she had to overcome various obstacles and conspiracies, those years were marked by peace and prosperity in general. However, due to several factors, the situation really began to deteriorate during the last decade of the...

29 Sep 2010

The Clash between Politics and Music: Joe Strummer's Songs in Thatcher England

Essay - 10 pages - Arts and art history

Today it only sounds like stating the obvious to say that the importance of popular music as a means of building one's identity has indubitably been shaping the so-called counter-culture of the second half of the twentieth century. Indeed, in this consumerist society, classical music has...

19 Jul 2010

The ancient history and literature of England

Thesis - 2 pages - Literature

The Romans, following their usual policy, had destroyed all jealousies among the British tribes, but, at the same time, had destroyed their power of self-defense. When the last Roman garrison was withdrawn in 410, Britain was like a derelict ship. The “Picts” and the “Scots”...

12 Jul 2010

Social problems in England

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Every society, as good as it seems, has many problems. Although England is generally regarded as a high-class place, a playground for the rich, there are many social problems within their society. The gap between the rich and the poor is enormous, and often the plight of the poor and...

01 Apr 2010

Integrated essay on the empire in the West, France and England as powerful states, the medieval period and Black Death in Europe

Thesis - 5 pages - Literature

Charlemagne's coronation as emperor at St. Peter's Basilica heralded a new era for the West and for the Byzantine Empire. Charlemagne became the strong leader at the helm and his missi dominici kept a watchful eye on territories that were far away. The governments of France and England...

01 Mar 2010

The functionality of the supernatural in Medieval England

Thesis - 5 pages - Medieval history

Peter Brown has observed that, in medieval Europe, the supernatural “was intimately connected with the life of the group on every level. At the same time, however, it was operative because it was thought of as radically different from the human world into which it penetrated.” This is...

22 Apr 2009

The public health environment in England: Focus on specific policies

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

The nature of major causes of work-related ill health makes occupational health fit more closely than ever before into the public health agenda. The government has been quick to recognize the role of occupational health nurses in reaching the public health targets set in recent public health...

12 May 2009

An evaluation of the role played by the early Tudors in the growth of England as a super power

Thesis - 12 pages - Ancient history

The Tudor period in English history refers to the period between 1485 C.E. and 1603 C.E. that coincides with the rule of the Tudor dynasty. The five monarchs who ruled England during this period were Henry VII (1485 C.E. to 1509 C.E.), Henry VIII (1509 C.E. to 1547 C.E.), Edward VI (1547...

05 Aug 2009

Living the dream: Social climbers during Georgian England

Case study - 6 pages - Medieval history

Throughout all of history there has been a desire for status. Both men and women have set out to achieve it. However, because of the constraints placed on women through most of history, their aspiration and realization of status has been tainted. The Georgian era (1714- 1830) during British...

07 Jun 2009

A study on the origin and effect of the industrial revolution in England

Thesis - 12 pages - Economy general

The Industrial Revolution refers to the first breakthrough from a rural handicraft economy to a urban machine driven manufacturing economy that took place in England around 1780 C.E., and which, in the course of the next one hundred years, spread and established itself over much of Europe...

13 Aug 2008

How disability rights will be protected in England and Wales after 1st October 2007

Essay - 8 pages - International law

The main legislative framework addressing protection of disability rights in the UK has been the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) as amended by the Disability Act 2005 to widen the definition of “disability” in order to confer stronger protection rights. However, a consistent...

05 Sep 2007

The Growth of Education in Tudor England under the Influences of Church and State

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Medieval history

The growth of education in England is largely associated with the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the rule of the Tudor monarchy. Although there are many factors which contributed to the advancement of education, it was the policies of church and state that had the greatest impact....

26 Sep 2007

Materialism in Renaissance England as Seen in Utopia and King Lear

Essay - 2 pages - Literature

The sixteenth century, which set the stage for the Early Modern Period, was characterized by an influx of humanist ideals to England. The literature from this period takes new stances on issues that were not subjected to such intense scrutiny before. Thomas More's Utopia envisions a...

28 Oct 2007

A Fictional History: Shakespeare, England and the Importance of Historical Fiction

Essay - 4 pages - Literature

It is almost amazing, the overwhelming feeling of disgust that infiltrates a high school classroom whenever the subject is history. A kind of primitive competition to find the few kids who actually enjoy the class and bribe them for photocopies of notes and exam answers suffocates like a humid...

12 Nov 2022

The history of the English language

Speech - 1 pages - Linguistics

Today, the purpose of my conference is to present you the history of the English language and its evolution, and I will conclude with the impacts of this language in the world nowadays. So first of all, English was born circa the fifth century, when The Romans (who spoke Latin) left...

07 Apr 2021

Pestel Analysis - Airbus

Case study - 5 pages - Tourism marketing

The Airbus company operates in the aeronautics sector, which includes a civilian component and a military component. Airbus was created in 1969, following an agreement between several European powers, notably France, Germany and England. The head office is located in France, near Toulouse....

04 Mar 2023

Geography, Demography, Social Issues, Education and Culture in the United States of America

Course material - 20 pages - Sociology

(...) One of the characteristics of US climatic conditions is the constant fear of violent climatic happening such as hurricanes (in the Southeast, particularly during the fall), violent wind storms known as "tornadoes" (the Midwest), or flooding due to heavy rainfall and storms in the eastern...

04 Aug 2021

In what way storytelling helped shape feminism in our current society?

Essay - 3 pages - Humanities/philosophy

I choose the notion of the Idea of Progress. To illustrate this notion, I decided to talk about the idea of progress in feminism. Before I start, I'd like to give a quick definition of the notion: the idea of progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change. As a...

03 Sep 2014

Romantic Period in America/Romanticism - published: 02/09/2014

Case study - 2 pages - Literature

The Romanticism or Romantic Period began in Germany spread to England and France, where it arrived in the U.S at around 1820. The Romantics underrated the significance of individual's expressive art, as well as, that of the society. Romanticism fosters nature's rewards, values emotion more...

27 Jul 2015

The unavoidable American Revolution

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

During the 1600's, English settlers sent the initial group of colonists to the newly discovered continent. (Namier) With inspiration from the nearby country Spain, they made the decision to attempt the similar feat. The English were not alone in their attempts to conquer the new continent....

29 Sep 2016

Iago's victory over Othello

Book review - 3 pages - Literature

There is no question that, like any tragically flawed hero, Othello is complicit in his own undoing. However, the nature of his character flaw is somewhat unusual in Shakespearean tragedy in that it is a flaw which the entire audience is tricked into sharing. Shakespeare takes pains to make the...

28 Jul 2015

A king in New York - Charlie Chaplin

Essay - 3 pages - Film studies

A King in New York Is a film by Charlie Chaplin which is directed, not at a particular individual, nation, culture as most critics would argue, but at the inhumanity caused by lack of political reality, and the organized attack on freedom in a world of informants. In the film, Chaplin can best be...

11 Jul 2022

History of Great Britain

Course material - 8 pages - Medieval history

The period which goes from 1488 up to 1603 is often described as a Golden Age in the British history. Henry VIII, Shakespeare, the English Bible with the Anglican Church, the development of Parliament are among the numerous examples that are related to this period. The most important forces of...

22 Nov 2012

Early Capitalism and the Rise of a Protestant Work Ethic: A Love Story

Case study - 8 pages - Political science

The time is 16th-century England; our topic at hand, examining the rise of Protestant values in terms of the socio-economic struggle faced by England's bourgeoisie. There has been much debate about this topic, especially in relation to the events it spurred and the blows it dealt...

13 Jan 2009

Assess the impact of the Hundred Year's War upon Anglo-French trade

Thesis - 4 pages - Medieval history

The Hundred Years War is an important period of the English history and of the French history. The Hundred Years' War was a conflict between France and England, lasting 116 years from 1337 to 1453. It was fought primarily over claims by the English kings to the French throne, and was...

27 Jul 2006

Religion and early American identity

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

Trying to determine what the motives of the migrants to the new world were is a difficult quest because motivations were diverse depending on the colonies. The migrants could be motivated by economical considerations. They thought they could have a better life, to be richer in North America by...