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Overview of the Historical Background of The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Holmes uses the anonymity and isolation of modern cities, something that is often hidden behind the glamorous facades that people like Burnham produce, for his own ends. The old structures of social life that had kept them protected but restricted were giving way to a...
Pages: 5 (1183 words) , Book Report/Review , White Privilege , White Heron
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Germinal by Emile Zola: Protest against the Capital, Role of Gender, Class and Repression
In order to understand the causes of protest in a particular village, we should primarily refer to the daily conditions of work within the mine. In a scene of the novel where the work within the mine is described it is noticed that ‘Not a...
Pages: 10 (2500 words) , Book Report/Review , Emile Durkheim , Coal Mining
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The Mask of Command by John Keegan
Alexander the great, the heroic leader, was also known as Alexander III of Macedon. He could be considered to be the most successful commanders in history. Alexander became the king of Macedon after the death of his father Philip III. He successfully quashed a rebellion...
Pages: 12 (3000 words) , Book Report/Review , Shiloh , Mask of the Red Death
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Vermeer in Bosnia by Wechler: Political Tragedies
  The bombing of Hiroshima is one event, yet both Elle and Lui perceive it differently. Lui perceives it as something that took away his family and his way of life from him, whereas Elle takes it to be at par with the devastation she felt...
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Joseph Boydens Three Day Road
In the time before it, although we suspect that Elijah is becoming something bad, we do not know for sure. After, as we watch his continued descent into killing and madness, we have no doubts. This chapter is the one that really makes this explicit...
Pages: 4 (1000 words) , Book Report/Review , The Sniper , Horrors
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A review essay based on Modris Eksteins, Rites of Spring: The Great War and The Birth of the Modern Age (2002) [1989]
He elaborates how the trauma of war and the distressing recollections of horrible and brutal atrocities affect people. Esteins’ (2000) analysis of the First World War focuses particularly on the attitudes and ideas expressed by common people in the lead-up to the war, a well...
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Creek Indians in the last years of the 18th century
Persistent tensions between men and women, ad fomented disagreements over the accountability of individuals towards an amorphous Creek nation. Sunt starts by describing a society of the Creek in which alliances would be negotiable and conditional. Fir persuasion would be the only root of power....
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The Chinese Opium Wars
Beeching’s attention to detail is of high regard. Te British delegation, uder Lord Macartney, tavels to the Royal hunting lodge at Jehol. Te author describes the magnificent pieces of tributary gifts for the Emperor as a way to persuade the monarch into agreement with the...
Pages: 4 (1000 words) , Book Report/Review , Opium War , Chinese Immigrants
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W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903
Nonetheless, rce and discrimination were only a fraction of the issue that faced fading humankind from his point of view. Tere were various significant liberty-denying and life-threatening problems, sme of which concerning colonialism, sxism, cpitalism, aong endless others. Hwever, n matter the problem that Du...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , WEB Dubois , Web Du Bois
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A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
In this chapter, Hwking talks of light and the basic elements that surround it. H uses illustrations such as the use of light cones and explains to the reader how they might be used. H explains that the top of the cone will try and...
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Book Review on To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette By: Carolly Erickson
She may have found it different from her abode in Austria. Se was a dauphin and was most powerful in a court that had weak male members of the royal family. Se was responsible for the plight of France, bt she did not handle it...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , Marie De France , Marie Curie
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Book Review On They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil By: DeAnne Blanton
Stories, sch women’s stories were minimized and eventually forgotten until authors like Blanton and cook took the initiative to carry out research to find out the facts and truths. Rlying on more than a decade of research in primary sources, tey documented at least 250...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , Victorian Age , Soldiers Home
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Holocaust Genocide
She also talks and describes how genocides happen. Trough reading of her book, raders can discover when the small hate crimes start around them. Trough recognizing the small hate crimes on time, gnocide can be avoided before it happens. Te healing process can begin before...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , Hotel Rwanda , Holocaust
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Anthony summer and Robbyn Swan '' the eleventh day:the full story of 9/11''
Therefore, tey were able to hibernate from one nation to another. Te attack was not planned in one day. Terefore, i year 2000 seventeen of the nineteenof the allegedal-Qaeda entered in the United State from other nations without showing any signs of being terrorists. Hwever,...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , Osama Bin Laden
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Slaves were forced to work without having access to any of the benefits that one receives from honest work such as economic progression, slf worth and self sufficiency; tis created a subconscious negative perception that has now translated into youth who cannot see the value...
Britain: Roxann Wheeler, The Complexion of Race, Sadiah Qureshi, Peoples on Parade, and David Cannadine, Ornamentalism
As per Cannadine, Bitons visualized their conquered colonies in terms of class. Kng Edwards comment on the Hawaii’s king Kalakaua appearance that either the brute is king or gardener proves this. Pinces of India were sent to British public schools and proconsul like Dufferin and...
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History and Memory
A monument can either present a bad moment or a good moment that is significant in telling a story about the nation’s past. Freigners can easily look at the monument and tell what it symbolizes in relation to the nation. Te nation at large can...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , Lakota , Importance of History
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Classical Mythology
Looking at the book from an analytical point of view, oe can undoubtedly appreciate the effort Day has put into incorporating a number of universal themes into his stories. Afew examples of those would be love, ager, dceit, jalousy, abition, bauty and incest. Nt only...
Pages: 5 (1250 words) , Book Report/Review , Greek History , Astrology
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Book Report on War by Sebastian Junger
Junger’s War experience was a different intensity of war experienced by the front-line infantry. Te front-line infantry is often initiating attacks and under fire. A a result, i requires courage and elevated fighting spirit. Te fight also occurred in one of the roughest places on...
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The Crisis of Islam: Holy War, Unholy Terror by Bernard Lewis
Another achievement is that, Brnard graduated from the school of oriental studies at the London University with a degree in Bachelor of arts degree in history having specialized in the near and middle east history. H obtained a History of Islam Ph. some three years...
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