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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...

24 Jul 2022

English Test Correction: Geopolitical Relations in Great Britain and Australia

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Linguistics & languages

This document contains an English test including sentences and expressions to translate, as well as questions on geopolitical relations about Great Britain and Australia.

08 Apr 2021

Spaces and exchanges - To what extent have the Great Britain's changes influenced the whole world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology & social sciences

I am going to ponder over the notion 'spaces and exchanges'. So before all, let me introduce it. The beauty and the richness of our world is due to the multitude of countries and communities, with different cultures. Each area is special in its history, its language, its customs, and so...

08 Apr 2021

Myths and heroes - To what extent are the sixties a mythical decade for Great Britain?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

I am going to ponder over the notion of myths and heroes. So, before all, let me introduce it. A myth is a very abstract thing: it can refer to a famous story, true or false, about a god, a hero, or someone special who makes a difference, who embodies an idea. To cut the story short, I would say...

07 Nov 2014

British Policy of Appeasement: Great Britain and the Second World War

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

The policy of appeasement pursued by Great Britain in the years leading up to the outbreak of World War Two is among the most controversial events studied by historians. Assessments of the policy of appeasement offered by historians include those who criticize the actions of the...

19 Jun 2013

World War II: the United States and Great Britain

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

The period preceding the World War II in many respects defined the role of the USA in the pending war. It was crucial in a sense that the US had undergone one of the direst economic crises and was at the outset of industrial revolution. President Franklin Roosevelt proved himself to be quite...

27 Jan 2011

Relations between the executive and legislative branches in Great Britain

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The power in Britain adopts a particular shape. The organization of this power is first formed by an unwritten constitution. It is separate from the Monarch, the Prime Minister and also the Parliament. This leads us to question the executive and legislative branches. The executive power...

29 Sep 2010

Sustainable development in the electricity sector - the examples of France and Great Britain

Market study - 24 pages - Ecology & environment

It has been put in evidence that 85 percent of the energy consumed by humans comes from fossil fuels. This statement pointed out one of the most important problems currently faced by humans. The generation of energy depends on the use of fossil fuels. The problem which appears is that these fuels...

29 Sep 2010

Great Britain during the Second World War

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

Since 1933, the UK and France were not weren't ready economically and financially to wage war against Germany. In 1933, its leader Adolf Hitler, seized power lawfully, and wanted to take revenge after the humiliation of the Versailles Treaty. Indeed, after WWII, France, the UK and the USA decided...

29 Sep 2010

Great Britain, the United States and the Commonwealth

Essay - 14 pages - Modern history

The aim of the lecture is to determine whether there is really a special relationship between Britain and the US. It was only in the aftermath of the Second World War that the term of special relationship came to be used to describe the partnership between Britain and America....

14 Sep 2009

Legends and traditions in Great Britain

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

One of the most fascinating legends in Irish explains the origin of Ulster's heraldic symbol, the Red Hand. The symbol is tied to a family called O'Neill. In the legend, there was a boat race between the chieftains of the O'Neill and the McDonnell families to conquer the Ulster area. Whom so...

15 Jan 2009

The experience of the Indian and Pakistani immigrant communities in Great Britain from 1948 to 1971

Essay - 42 pages - Modern history

The history of Indian and Pakistani presence in Britain is long as it dates back to the seventeenth century. Yet the influence of the South Asian community was almost insignificant at that time, for its size remained very small. Only after the Second World War (1939-1945) did South Asian...

12 Jan 2009

To what extent can we say Great Britain and the USA have a special relationship? What have the advantages and the disadvantages of the relationship been?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

Many signs in history show that the UK and the USA detain a privileged relation. As one of the first British colony to be liberated, the USA has always been related to Great Britain. These two countries share the same language, the same political tradition, the same religion. From...

12 Jan 2009

Muslims and the State: A comparative study of Muslim religious needs in the educational domain in France and Great Britain

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in Europe today; it is already the second religion in Europe. There are at least thirteen million Muslims living in this area ranging from Portugal to Finland and from Ireland to Bulgaria. The sociological entity of these Muslims is very...

17 May 2009

Communatarism" in Great Britain and the "French Republican model" of integration: With which method should the public policies be controlled while dealing with a multicultural society

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

The issues of national identity, citizenship and multiculturalism are definitely in the middle of nowadays debates. In his work, John Rex develops the approach that the development of multiculturalism policies might diminish tensions between dominant and minority groups within a contemporary...

19 Mar 2009

What did India mean to Great Britain in the Eighteenth century?

Thesis - 5 pages - Modern history

What began as an exercise of hubris, Great Britain's presence in India was strong and far-reaching. Via the East India Company, formally established in 1660, Indian trade patterns grew as the eighteenth century progressed. Through India, the British Empire expanded to become an...

16 Jan 2009

Discuss the methods by which Britain became a great power

Essay - 6 pages - Journalism

The very notion of power and by extension the one of great power, have always been elaborate concepts to grasp. Should one study the strength of a nation from a historical perspective, then it appears that the notion of great power could only be defined comparatively. Indeed, it is...

21 May 2023

How to Manage Great Resignation - The Economist (2021) - How Firms can Rethink their Recruitment Strategy for Keeping their Workforce in Place and Motivated?

Text commentary - 4 pages - International economy

This article from The Economist was edited approximately one year ago (late November 2021), two years after the pandemic crisis. Economies are impacted in many ways. First of all, human resource managers have to reinvent their job. For two years, the job market has been struggling due to the...

14 Jan 2021

How to become a part of the Great British story?

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

Cultural heritage, representing culture and civilisation, has a vital importance in Great Britain, and in this context the school has an important place. Access to culture is achieved primarily through education and training and, in addition, literature, theatre and art, which are...

26 Jul 2022

Youth marginality in Britain: Contemporary studies of austerity - Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (2017) - Offering evidence-based recommendations for policymakers to achieve social justice for young people

Text commentary - 3 pages - Literature

The selected book for review is Youth marginality in Britain: Contemporary studies of austerity by Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers. This book was published in 2017 and is based on case studies on factors affecting young people in the United Kingdom. The book has 17 chapters written by...

09 Jul 2015

The Battle of Britain in World War II

Case study - 5 pages - Modern history

The Battle of Britain was an encounter between British air force, the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the German air force, the Luftwaffe. The aerial battle took place in the United Kingdom in 1940. Germany had planned an invasion, named “Operation Sealion”, in Britain. For...

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...

27 Jan 2011

Britain's stance towards the Briand Plan

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

"Among people who are geographically grouped as the people of Europe, there must be some sort of federal link.” This is how the French foreign minister Aristide Briand presented his plan for a federal European Union or the Briand Project of European Union, as it is known today, for the first...

15 Jan 2009

Britain is widely regarded as the 'awkward partner' in Europe: How accurate is this assessment?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

The Second World War gave impetus to the idea of European unity. A view developed that only by the creation of some form of European federation would Europe enjoys a permanent peace. After WW2, European states focussed on national reconstruction, whereas Britain had a globalist...

21 May 2012

To what extent can Britain's relatively slow industrial growth between 1870 and 1914 be blamed on the failings of entrepreneurs?

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

In the late 19th century Great Britain was still one of the world's leading and growing economies. The Great British economy was mature with a relatively small agricultural sector and a large service sector. However, historians have often debated the reason as to why such an...

02 Apr 2007

Was the Macmillan government's decision to apply for membership of the European Communities the product of Britain's declining global status?

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The fear that Britain would become, as Labour's post-war Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin put it “just another European country” , was one of the main reasons to explain the British refusal to join a European supranational organisation. The Attlee government was indeed in favour of...

10 Mar 2010

Britain's industrial revolution: Social consequences and the plight of the working class

Thesis - 9 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The late 18th century was a period of revolutions, which is why for many it was a time of change and uncertainty. The American colonists had achieved their independence from Britain and the French had overthrown their monarchy and the nobility during this time period. In Britain...

28 Jun 2012

Britain and France in Mandatory Palestine and Lebanon: Power, Division, and the Nation

Essay - 13 pages - International relations

Most scholars of the Middle East agree that many conflicts present in the Middle East today can be attributed to the borders drawn by Western powers during the crucial Mandate period beginning in 1919 and continuing through the outbreak of World War I. The cases of Palestine/Israel and Lebanon...

29 Sep 2010

Britain is widely regarded as the 'awkward partner' in europe: how accurate is this assessment? - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

“We have our own dreams and our own tasks. We are in Europe, but not part of it. We are linked, but not combined. We are interested and associated, but not integrated.” Winston Churchill's famous quote aptly describes Britain's approach to European integration since the...

16 Jan 2013

The Great Scramble: European Anxiety and the Division of Africa

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

In the high Victorian era, the Great Powers of Europe were suddenly struck with what initially seemed a inexplicable fever to divide among themselves an entire continent about which they knew remarkably little. Although some of the colonies subsequently formed became very profitable, the...