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Westernization of Russia/The Petrine Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the radical changes that Peter the Great instigated in Russia in the eighteenth century. The writer describes how Peter's goal was to reshape Russia in the cultural image of Europe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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FROM HERE TO ECONOMY - AN ANALYSIS »

This 4-page paper focuses on Buchholt'z "Here To Economy," and explores his ideas that the three greatest economic events were the industrial revolution, the Great Depression, and the information technology age. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Impact of the Great War on Western Literature »

A 4 page essay that discusses the impact of the “Great War,” that is, World War I on Western literature. World War I is known for its “mindless squandering of human life with negligible results” (Hull 17). During its era, it was known as the Great War, the war to ...
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Wiencek/On George Washington »

A 9 page book review that reports on Henry Wiencek's An Imperfect God, which is a biography of George Washington that offers a different view of this Founding Father, as Wiencek concentrates on Washington's role as a slaveholder. Drawing heavily on critical analysis of this text authored by ...
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Peter Dear: “Miracles, Experiments and the Ordinary Course of Nature” »

This 4 page paper discusses Peter Dear’s article “Miracles, Experiments and the Ordinary Course of Nature” and argues that his main point is to trace why scientific thought in France and England developed along different paths, even though both countries were in the midst of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists ...
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Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates by Peter Ward Fay »

This 5 page paper is a critique of the book Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates by Peter Ward Fay, looking at the content as well as the general approach, underlying ...
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War As Viewed by David Malouf and Voltaire »

A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares Voltaire's Candide and David Malouf's Fly Away Peter. The writer argues that these two anti-war novels approach their subject from very different perspectives, yet there is common ground also. No additional sources cited.
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Peter Grose's Operation Rollback »

A 5 page research paper that examines Peter Grose's book on Operation Rollback, which is the saga of various American intelligence agencies and their endeavors to overthrow Communism during the Cold War. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The Cold War and the Crisis in Asia »

This 4 page paper summarizes two textbook chapters: the cold war and the greater Asian crisis.
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Alexie's "How to Write the Great American Indian Novel" - A Post-Colonial Criticism »

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of Alexie's "How to Write the Great American Indian Novel". A post-colonial critique of the text is carried out. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Colonial America and Slavery »

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined ...
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Discussion Questions on American History »

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of American history. Issues such as the Great Depression and civil rights are addressed in short essay answers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Emancipation Proclamation, The Debate »

This 5 page essay relates to the debate as to whether or not Lincoln deserves the designation of the Great Emancipator. The writer relates the position of Stephen B. Oates, who argues that he does and also that of Vincent Harding, who presents the opposing view. Bibliography lists 3 sources. ...
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Price of Glory - Verdun 1916 by Alistair Horne »

In 5 pages, the author gives a general overview of Alistair Horne's "Price of Glory - Verdun 1916" (1963). The Battle of Verdun was a strategic one in the Great War. This book is an extraordinary and unique depiction of the World War I. The reader will ...
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Incredible War of 1812 by J. Mackay Hitsman »

A 4 page book review on The Incredible War of 1812 (1965) by J. Mackay Hitsman, a classic text on this subject. Hitsman's scholarship is detailed as he accessed an extensive list of primary sources in Canada, Great Britain and the US. He offers historical fact within the cultural context ...
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Immigration to Nineteenth Century America in 'The First Great Wave' »

This 6 page report discusses European immigration to the United States in the 19th century and the conditions that encouraged "the wave." Bibliography lists only one source.
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1400 to 1700 Japanese Relations with the West »

This is a 5 page paper discussing Japanese foreign relations with the West between the years 1400 and 1700. The years from 1400 to 1700 in Japan covered three Japanese historical periods: the Muromachi Period (1333-1573); the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1573-1603); and, the Edo Period (1603-1867) which also included the great ...
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Agenda for American Civil Reform Justice A Response »

A 6 page overview of the issues surrounding civil litigation. Emphasizes that while it is true that excess litigation can prove a detriment to the country, there are definite needs which are not being addressed by the Civil Justice System. Uses examples from three books: Walter K. ...
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Liberty Men And Great Proprietor The Revolutionary Settlement On The Maine Frontier, 1760-1820 by Alan Taylor »

6 pages in length. Alan Taylor's Liberty Men and Great Proprietors : The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820 is an expansive book that studies the life and times of Maine's backcountry settlers during the period after the American Revolution. The initial and subsequent chapters delve deeply ...
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The French Revolution and Changing Alliances »

This 14 page paper discusses the varying relationships that emerged between France, the United States, Great Britain and Spain before, during, and after this turbulent time in history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Revolution Known as the Internet »

8 pages in length. Today's global population is a witness to the greatest revolution since industrialism. The extent to which the Internet is a reality impacting lives in unprecedented ways is both grand and far-reaching; that the economic, social and cultural gap between/among global communities is steadily shrinking ...
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Eugene Weber on Fascism »

A 5 page paper that simplistically discusses fascism as experienced in Germany and France, according to Eugene Weber in his book titled “Varieties of Fascism.” In many ways both of the types of fascism were very similar in that they controlled the people to a degree where the country itself suffered great damage, as ...
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The Impact of Great Men During Times of Revolution »

A 3 page contention that ever since the Revolution of 1789 the French have exhibited a tendency to look to 'great men' to restore order and tranquillity after moments of great political or social upheaval. Notes that this tendency is really not that uncommon, however, for people who have ...
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Traditions, Culture and History of Burma »

This is a 5 page paper discussing Burmese history, culture, and traditions. Burma (Myanmar) is a country rich in culture, religion, history and traditional festivals and beliefs. Over 89 percent of the population is Buddhist and this provides a great deal of traditional structure and family values to the way ...
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History, Design, and Usage of Neural Networks »

A 16 page research paper on neural networks. The writer defines these computer models of human brain/though patterns, provides an historical overview of their role in artificial intelligence development, and explains in great detail just how neural net systems work. Most importantly, attention is turned to how neural networks are ...
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The Great Depression »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of this period of American history. Causes are explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Problems Facing Native American Nations »

An 8 page review of the many problems confronting these indigenous peoples. This paper discusses fighting disease, poverty, dissolution of the nuclear family unit, and the many outside demands on their lands and waters, but emphasizes there is hope with a greater focus on self-government. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Democracy and War »

In 12 pages the author discusses democracy and the theory that democratic governments are inherently disposed against war. "The greatest impetus for world peace is the spread of democracy democracies are more peaceful than any other kind of government, and the world is growing more democratic democracies are not ...
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The Great Convergence Model of History »

This 3 page paper examines David Northrup’s article, and supports his idea of history as a divergence/convergence model. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Beer's History and its Production »

This 5 page report discusses beer -- its evolution, technological advancements, and the processes involved in its production. The fundamental ingredients of beer are water, malt, hops, and yeast. The major variation in beer is the type of yeast used to ferment the product. And yet, beer has gained a great deal ...
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Mayan Calendar's History and Uses »

8 pages in length. A thorough discussion of Native Indian (Mexico) rituals concerning the use of the sun and moon as instruments to determine calendar dates. The creation, carving, and shaping of actual Mayan calendars is discussed as is the culture's ancient numbering system - figures of dots and bars ...
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Terrorism and IT »

This 10 page paper presents several ideas to support the thesis that while nuclear and biological weapons pose the greatest threat to the public, information security could potentially dwarf the overall impact of such attacks. Other aspects of the usefulness of computers in fighting terrorism are discussed. ...
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Future and War Types »

A 3 page essay on the three types of war: great power, regional, and internal—and the cultural animosities and technologies behind them. The writer supports the argument that the most likely type of war in the future will be internal conflicts. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Justification for the Declaration of the War of 1812 »

This 3 page paper points out the many reasons that the US declared war on Great Britain in 1812. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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How August Strindberg portrays Naturalism in Three Plays »

(5 pp) In the he late 1880s Strindberg began to experiment with free verse and created the great dramas The Father (1887), Miss Julie (1888), and Creditors (1888). The Father vividly expresses Strindberg's view of the war between the sexes, in which he saw man as ...
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Barbara Tuchman's A Distant Mirror »

5 pages. In this historical narrative of Medieval Europe, the author writes of French nobleman Enguerrand de Coucy who ruthlessly made himself wealthy by preying on the unfortunate peasants of the time period. The 14th century was a time of great horrors such as the plague and the Hundred Years ...
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International Law Evolution »

A 5 page paper evaluating the statement, "International law is a continuing process of authoritative decision by which members of the world community identify, clarify and secure their common interests." The paper discusses the International Court and the World Trade Organization, finding that the WTO carries the greatest weight ...
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Issues Permeating the 2004 Presidential Candidates »

5 pages in length. The 2004 presidential election promises to be one of the most interesting of any previous campaigns due in great part to the eclectic collection of candidates gearing up for the political race. Issues at the forefront of this particular campaign include the war in ...
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War Reporting and a Media Utilitarian Approach »

This 8 page paper considers the role of the media when reporting on war. The paper focuses on the war against terrorism in Afghanistan, but can be applied to other conflict. The writer looks at how the reporting may serve the philosophy of the greatest good, and how reports may ...
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War Impacts Upon Great Britain »

This 4 page paper discusses the warfare of Great Britain and the impact of the various wars. Brief overview of each major war and the results. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Arnold Trebach's The Great Drug War »

A 5 page paper on the book “The Great Drug War” by Arnold Trebach. Trebach’s book is incredibly intelligent and well written. He addresses the truths in the war against drugs and illustrates how we have spend billions on something that isn’t as big a problem as we are led to believe. He ...
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The Industrial Revolution's Economic Impact »

A 3 page paper discussing how the advent of the Industrial Revolution affected local economic relationships that previously had been in effect, and how ultimately those changes gave rise to changes in the stock market structure. Lack of governance allowed entanglements that would be illegal today, allowing the crash of the market in ...
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International Upheaval in 1979 »

This 5 page report discusses 1979 and two of the great international upheavals that shook the political world – the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Iran revolution and the U.S. embassy hostage situation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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British Industrial Revolution, Its Causes, and Impact »

A 5 page research paper which focuses on the work of historian E.J. Hobsbawm and his book Industry and Empire, in explaining the reasons why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Great Britain toward the end of the eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Beyond the Industrial Revolution in Urban Design »

A 9 page overview of the factors entering into urban design during and immediately following the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain and in the United States. The contention is presented that while Britain felt the need to move beyond the grid system which had characterized early urban design, America ...
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François de La Rochefoucauld and Blaise Pascal »

This 6 page report discusses François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-80) and Blaise Pascal (1623-62) who were both French, brilliant, and thoroughly involved in what has come to be thought of as the moralist tradition. Each was interested in the nature of human beings and human interaction. Each saw that social ...
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Michael Foucault vs. Frantz Fanon on Minorities »

A 5 page research paper which examines the similarities between two great French philosophers: Frantz Fanon and Michel Foucault. The writer demonstrates, through an examination of Fanon's 'Black Skin, White Masks,' and Foucault's Madness in Civilization, that the two philosophers agreed on quite a few fundamental points concerning power and ...
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America's Greatest President Abraham Lincoln »

This 8 page paper discusses the presidency of Abraham Lincoln at length and illustrates why he was our nation's greatest president. This paper asserts that Lincoln truly cared about this country and this was refelcted in his presidency. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Declaration of Independence and Abraham Lincoln »

The concepts of personal freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are an integral component of the social system in the United States. This 5 page paper argues that if the Declaration Of Independence is to be considered as internal truths, then Abraham Lincoln cannot be considered a great President. Bibliography lists 8 ...
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Lincoln and Emancipation »

A 5 page paper which examines whether or not Abraham Lincoln was an abolitionist or the Great Emancipator. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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