China And Japan: Political, Economic And Religious Development Between 1500 And 1800

5 pages in length. The writer discusses the political, economic and religious development of China and Japan between the years of 1500 and 1800. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Gaining of Dominance by Europe 1560 - 1890

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution combined with political developments. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Geoffrey Parker’s “The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800”

This 3 page report discusses the fact that the key to the success of the West in creating global empires between 1500 and 1750 was dependent on the technological improvements in the ability to wage war. No bibliography.

The Relevance of Pope Urban II's 1095 Speech

This 3 page paper examines the speech that would call for the First Crusade. The social and political background of the speech is examined as well as why the Pope received such overwhelming support. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Nineteenth Century Europe -- The Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, “Concert of Europe” and Changes in Intellectualism

This 6 page report discusses several questions related to European development and international relationships in the 19th century. In the 19th century, the nations of Europe were confronted with a large number of “new” issues. In terms of politics and social issues but far more in terms of economics, everything was in the process of change. Political, economic, and technological events of great significance were shaping the thinking and development of the world. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Scientific Revolution

12 pages in length. This paper describes the attitude of the government towards science following the Scientific Revolution. It was generally a positive one. The widespread interest in science after the revolution lead political leaders in Europe to support the sciences and saw the advent of Scientific Societies such as the Royal Society of London and the French Acadamei des Sciences. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Gearing Up for War: Europe 1939

This 8 page paper discusses conditions in Europe on the eve of World War II. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

European Culture of War: To 1700:

The European social, political and economic cultural structure was not a peaceful process of evolution. This 7 page paper asserts that the many factors that influenced the development of what is now considered Europe includes, perhaps is founded upon, the many wars and disputes that plagued its history. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

“A review and summary of Loubere’s The Revolution of Life, chapters 1 to 7”

A five page paper which looks at the political, economic and industrial developments in Europe in the nineteenth century as delineated by The Revolution of Life. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Comparing the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions 1500-1750

A 5 page paper discussing the two 'revolutions' with emphasis on England. The machinery, methods and products of the Industrial Revolution are now curiosities of history; the contributions of the Scientific Revolution live on in fact. The Industrial Revolution provided lessons in how people should not be expected to live, and reasons that children should be barred from heavy or repetitive-motion labor that not only could be immediately dangerous but even affect their further growth and development. The Scientific Revolution provided a foundation on which scientists even today continue to build. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

12th Century Renaissance & Intellect

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the texts they contained. Their exposure to the world outside of Europe was very limited. The idea that the Crusades changed the intellectual face of the Europeans is the argument given. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Industrial Revolution In Europe

In 8 pages, the author discusses how Europe became the forerunner of industrialization. The industrialization of Europe occurred long before that of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Working Conditions and the Industrial Revolution

A 3 page paper which examines working conditions in Europe during the Industrial Revolution. The paper is partially done in first person, as though one lived in the 19th century in Europe. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Imperialistic Activity in the 19th Century

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening presence promised to inflict such detrimental impact that it would endanger the very presence of capitalism as it existed in Europe during that period. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Post Cold War Europe

A five page paper which looks at the implications of the end of the Cold War for Europe in political, social and economic terms, and with particular reference to issues of security in both Europe itself and the former superpowers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.