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18 Aug 2017

Economic development since the Second World war - (Developed vs. Developing World)

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

After the Second World War, there have been significant changes in all aspects of life. The increasing concerns about the economic development caught much attention of economists. It is during this era that the European colonization ended and the world seemed to be...

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...

03 Feb 2011

"Cohesion and disintegration in the Wehrmacht during the Second World War" by E. A. Shils & Janowitz, M.

Book review - 4 pages - Political science

The extraordinary military value of the Wehrmacht, in its action and resistance, has often been attributed to the influence of Nazi ideology on the soldiers as its unifying capacity. Many people have seen National Socialism as the driving force of the Wehrmacht. However, according to Shils and...

13 Jan 2011

Women during the Second World War (1939-1945)

Thesis - 10 pages - Modern history

The Second World War, which lasted from 1939 to 1945, was more terrible than the First World War. The First World War was fought in France, and did not have any particular villains. However, the Second World War involved...

28 Jul 2010

Americans and the Second World War (WW2)

Thesis - 2 pages - Modern history

World War II for Americans was considered by most to be “the good war”, it got the United States out of the depression and American patriotism and pride were at an all time high. Core values of Americans such as honesty, freedom, pride, peace, hope, and liberty were...

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...

29 Sep 2010

Why did communism become established in Eastern Europe after the Second World War?

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

Shortly before the official end of the Second World War, on 25th April 1945, American and Soviet soldiers met at the Elbe. In order to reach the Elbe River, the Russian troops had to come all the way across Europe, thus crossing Eastern Europe. By the end of the same year,...

26 Mar 2009

Japanese Canadians, the Second World War and Canada's mistreatment of these ethnic minorities

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

Following the bombing, by Japan, of the American naval base at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the life of Japanese, both immigrants and Canadian nationals in Canada, drastically changed. Well documented are the horrific, slave-like conditions many Japanese immigrants were forced to endure in...

15 Jan 2009

Churchill & Roosevelt during the Second World War: The Special Relationship

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

The 7 December 1941, Japan attacked the American fleet in Pearl Harbor. From then on, the war is no more only European but officially global. The next day, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, president of the United States, declared war on Japan. With the coming into play of the American...

13 Jan 2009

What to call the genocides of the Second World War and why?

Essay - 8 pages - Modern history

“Historians are not always trustful guides when we have to reconstitute past”. Those words, of Lucy DAWIDOWICZ -an American historian who wrote quite a lot of books about the historiography of genocides- directly aimed at criticizing historians of genocides, who treated the murder by...

13 Jul 2009

Bulgarian, Romanian and Hungarian involvement in the Second World War

Thesis - 5 pages - Modern history

The Second World War is commonly misconstrued as an ongoing altercation perpetrated by the singular vision of a power-hungry maniac. Yet to assign accountability to Hitler himself is to ignore the conspiratorial actions of the Nazi's minor allies, whose participation in the...

15 Jan 2009

Why did communism become established in Eastern Europe after the Second World War? - published: 15/01/2009

Essay - 7 pages - Modern history

On the 25th of April 1945, shortly before the official end of the Second World War, American and Soviet soldiers meet at the Elbe river. But to reach the Elbe river, the Russian troops had to come all the way across Europe, and so across Eastern Europe. By the end of the...

13 Jul 2008

Does the origins of the Cold War lie in the politics of the Second World War?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

Although the first half of the twentieth century had been more hectic because of the frequent battles of the opposing powers in the two world wars, the second half of the century, the decades of the Cold War can be characterised as more tense because of the lack of...

17 Jun 2008

What occurred in the United States during the Second World War

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

Research on the effects of World War II demonstrates that there few areas of society that were not, in some way, impacted by the event. Although many Americans remained on the home front there were numerous social, political and economic sacrifices that citizens made in order to...

08 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: The US and the Cold War (1945-1980)

Course material - 5 pages - Modern history

The goal of this document is to stress the main thrust of American strategy in the Cold War in order to understand the legacy of the Cold War on American foreign policy today. The main structures of US foreign policy and foreign policy establishment and instruments, still in place...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: Bush's Second Term and Current Trends in the US Foreign Policy Establishment

Course material - 9 pages - Political life and election

After Bush's re-election in November 2004, there were some doubts about the kind of policy he would now follow, after the occupation of Iraq had revealed itself as a much more difficult undertaking than what the Administration had contemplated. Many felt at the time the President would vastly...

03 May 2021

The Great Depression and World War II (1929-45) in U.S. Literature

Essay - 6 pages - Literature

The confidence of the Jazz Age died in 1929 with the Crash. As the nation threatened to disintegrate, the American writer recognized the fragility of its coherence ; capitalism and industry could no longer be trusted to sustain an egalitarian society that could guarantee the welfare of all....

08 Dec 2021

Globalization and Inequalities: Towards a World Without Poverty: Theories, Institutions, SDG's Policies, Future Perspectives for a Better Society

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

When we talk about globalization, we mainly think about how it has been a driver and shaper of our current society. Despite having increased and revolutionized the economic exchanges, it has largely impacted our cultural and political processes by perturbing them. Globalization appeared and...

19 Jul 2021

Memory of World War II in America

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

The memory is basically the act of recall. Indeed, when something, either an action, an event or even a person is remembered, this automatically becomes a memory. Thus, it can be related to everything but, here, it will be precisely about the memory of World War II in America....

04 Jul 2017

Why did Russia withdraw from World War I?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

Russia's retreat from world War one was mainly due poor leadership that started in the early stages of the war. The reasons for Russia's withdrawal from WW1 will be outlined in this paper. When Russia entered the war, the political leaders aimed to use the...

30 Jan 2017

World War I

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

In June of 1914, one man by the name of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, was assassinated. The death of this man would ultimately lead to the bloodiest conflict in all of human history up to that point. This assassination was the final trigger in the tension that was brewing between...

29 Sep 2016

The Republic of Germany and the German political system after World War II

Course material - 5 pages - Political science

Our conception of the Federal Republic of Germany is very different from what it was only 15 years ago. Throughout much of its history, Germany was under the leadership of dictators and was never very comfortable with democracy. Germany's first experience with democracy occurred from...

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 Germany to execute...

12 Feb 2015

Use of Air Combat in World War

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

1914 is the year that the first air raid was conducted and it was done by the Germans. Throughout 1915 and 1916 a dirigible from Germany that was called the Zeppelin conducted raids in London and eastern England for more than 50 instances. In evaluations of the zeppelin bomber, it was seen to...

07 Jan 2014

The Consequences of World War Two

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

A shift in the world axis of power is seen as the major result of the war. Power shifted from Europe because most of the countries had been crippled by the war and their economies were left yearning for intervention. The war had taken place against a backdrop of...

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...

19 Sep 2013

The Most Important Legacy of World War I: The League of Nations

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

It is often debated which of the great wars had a greater impact on the course of history in regards to domestic and foreign affairs. In such a debate one simply cannot escape the legacy of WWI. This first war, with its innumerable casualties and changing tides, set the stage for...

22 Feb 2011

Global Wine Wars: New World, Old Challenges

Case study - 5 pages - Economy general

In order to know if wine is a global or local industry we will assign a score between 1 and 5. (1 means that the assumption is not very accurate and 5 meaning that the assumption is totally accurate.) Globalization factors : •The consumption of wine is now worldwide •Production...

27 Jan 2011

Banania on the market during the World Wars

Market study - 5 pages - Services marketing

Banania a widely popular drink is mostly distributed in France. Banania received its first success in supplying gourmet breakfast to the French troops during the First World War. Since then the company has acquired a vast reputation and established itself as the leader in the market...

29 Sep 2010

Media in Germany after World War Two - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

The development of media in the Western Germany during the period of the Allied Occupation (1945-1949) and in the first decade of the Federal Republic (1949-1959) The media is present all around the world. The media tries to express facts, entertainment, opinion, and other information. In...