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Term Papers on Marxist Tenets that Influenced the Russian Revolution

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History of Paris During the Late 18th to the Mid 19th Centuries »

This 5 page paper looks at the history of Paris during a tumultuous period through a time of growth for the city . The effects of events on the French people are discussed. Several events and periods are noted inclusive of the French Revolutions and other revolutions ...
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The Potential Influence of the Digital Revolution on Society »

This 6 page paper considers the potential impact of the digital revolution is how to on Ireland in social and commercial terms. The paper starts by considering what is meant by digital information and determining whether or not an information revolution is taking place. After this the different potential impacts ...
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Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution and Its Causes »

A 5 page overview of the causes leading up to the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. Identifies Ayatollah Khomeini as the orchestrator of the people and as the one to whom the revolution can be credited. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Karl Marx, Adam Smith, Enlightenment, Revolution, the State, and the Individual »

This 5 page paper explores the concept of preference to individual desires and needs as opposed to the state's through the eyes of Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The Enlightenment, American Revolution and French Revolution are seen as influential in terms of a shift in thought about individuality. Bibliography lists ...
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Standard of Living and the Industrial Revolution »

This 5 page paper dicusses the impact which the industrial revolution had on the lives of people. While it is often the assumption that the industrial revolution improved people's lives, in many ways this was not the reality. Bibliography lits 5 sources.
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Social, Nationalistic, and Religious Grievances in the Iran Revolution of 1978 and 1979 and Lebanon's Hezbollah Movement »

A 7 page discussion of the numerous causes behind the 1978-1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and indeed behind the Hizb Allah (Hezbollah) movement in Lebanon which occurred the following year. These causes were religion, nationalistic and social. While the effects of each were focused on the Middle East, ...
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Mexican Revolution and the Yucatan Caste War »

This 9 page paper considers the nature of the Yucatan Caste War and relates it to the elements that defined the Mexican Revolution. This paper considers the role that indigenous people and the implications in the development of uprisings due to class divisions. This paper asserts that factors ...
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Christopher Hill's World Turned Upside Down »

7 pages in length. Christoper Hill's World Turned Upside Down : Radical Ideas During the English Revolution describes how the English Revolutionary war was waged for several reasons, with religion as one of the primary causes. The author provides a detailed overview of Hill's historical account of the ...
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Anchee Min's Red Azalea »

A 5 page paper that provides a review of this autobiographical book about the Chinese Cultural Revolution. The theme of this essay is how the Revolution left the author with limited options in terms of her behavior and thoughts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Cuba, Mexico, and Revolution Causes »

This 5 page paper considers the role of nationalism in the revolutions in Mexico and Cuba. The paper examines whether nationalism can be cited as the cause of these revolutions of just as an outcome, or if there are other factors such as poverty that can be blamed. The ...
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The French and Their Revolution by Richard Cobb »

A 5 page analysis of a collection of Oxford historian Richard Cobb's essays on the French Revolution. The writer argues that each of these essays demonstrates Cobb's interest in the social aspects of history, rather than the political or the military ramifications of the Revolution. This being the case, the ...
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Enlightenment Philosophical Age »

This 5 page paper looks at the thoughts and ideas which abounded during the age of enlightenment. This includes philosophers such as Voltaire, Locke, Mills and Montesquieu. The paper then goes on the examine the effect that these people may have had on the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution. ...
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Seeing History Through Hill's, Hobsbawm's, Thompson's, and Marx's Eyes »

This 10 page paper looks at Marxist ideas and technique as well as how other theorists view history. Each theorist is discussed in his own right, but all are compared and contrasted to one another's thinking. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society »

The theory is explored by a look at George Ritzer's book The McDonaldization of Society in this 5 page paper. Related notions are discussed and many illustrations are used, including Wal Mart's attack on Sheryl Crow's CD. Also included is a comparison of the phenomenon to Marxist concepts.
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Overview of Marxist Historical Materialism Theory »

This 4 page paper delves into the concept and provides an overview of this Marxist theory. Contemporary views, and alterations of the nineteenth century theory, are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Fulgencio Batista, Fidel Castro, and the Cuban Revolution »

26 pages in length. The Cuban Revolution was initially waged as a means by which to end General Fulgencio Batista's totalitarian takeover; in it's purest sense, the conflict was a quest to re-establish the Cuban populace with the inherent human rights that had been stripped so many years before. ...
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Urban Modernization, Rights of Workers, and Mexico »

A 7 page research paper on the Mexican Revolution and the decades afterwards. The Mexican Revolution promised the Mexican people many things--an end to deprivation, poverty and political domination by the elite being among them. The following examination of Mexican history explores how well these promises were fulfilled and whether ...
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Overview of the Mexican Revolution »

A 16 page research paper that gives an overview of this turbulent period in Mexican history. The writer argues that the leaders of the Mexican Revolution were just as courageous, just as idealistic and just as patriotic as the leaders of the American Revolution. Like the early U.S. leaders, they ...
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The Material Culture of Slaves in Early America »

A 4 page discussion of how material culture can reflect a blending of cultural influences. Using the example of pottery from early slave quarters found in the archaeological record, this paper suggests a blending of white, slave, and Native American influences. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Great Britain's Industrialization and Cotton »

This 16 page paper considers how and why cotton was so important in the occurrence of the industrial revolution. The paper considers the background to the industrial revolution, including the political and economic thought of the time, such as Adam Smith's 'Wealth of Nations' as well as the changes ...
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Mass Media's Influence »

This 4 page essay focuses on the Civil Rights movement and the Iraq invasion as instances where the influence of mass media coverage had a profound influence on swaying public opinion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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1805 Battle of Austerlitz and Napoleon »

This 5 page report discusses The Battle of Austerlitz which took place on December 2, 1805, between the French forces led by Napoleon and the allied forces of the Russians and Austrians. The battle has often been referred to as “The Battle of the Three Emperors” because Napoleon, Francis ...
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Labor Unions and War »

24 pages in length. The role labor unions have played with regard to wartime activities has been historically conspicuous. As integral as these unions were when it came to the comprehensive influence of war, they did not always fare well in the aftermath. Indeed, it can be argued ...
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The Introduction of Machines »

This 3 page paper provides a brief overview of the impact of the American Revolution, economically, socially, politically, and morally. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Subjugated Women from the Renaissance to French Revolution Periods »

An 11 page paper on how women were subjegated in the Renaissance and started to get serious about their status during the French Revolution. The paper postulates that voices where heard throughout the 300-year period as well. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources.
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Perspectives on the Cold War »

5 pages in length. Ascertaining the reasons behind the revived hostility that instigated the Cold War, historians have come to acknowledge the presence of Russian suspicions and American paranoia as fundamental motives. Delving deeper into these particular considerations finds that the Russians were, in fact, a nation of ...
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Muscular Massage and Russian Electro Stimulation »

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of Russian Electro Stimulation as a form of muscular massage. This paper demonstrates the benefits of this technique for athletes and non-athletes alike. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Russian Imperialism and the Warsaw Pact »

A 5 page discussion of the role of the 1955 Warsaw Pact in Russia's past and present imperialistic tendencies. Cautions that while the Warsaw Pact was dissolved with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russian imperialism continues to present many concerns to world order. Bibliography lists ...
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1880 to 1980, a Century of Russian and American Theater's Revolutionary Elements »

A twenty-page paper which looks at the work of selected Russian and American dramatists during the period 1880 to 1980, and assesses the ways in which their work, both in terms of form and content, afforded a revolutionary perspective on the socio-cultural systems of the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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Madness and the French Revolution »

6 pages in length. From a constitutional reform movement initiated by a select group of aristocrats (the Assembly of Notables) in 1787, the French Revolution quickly developed into an unstoppable torrent which culminated with the establishment of a Republic in September 1792 and the execution of the king and ...
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Georges Jacques Danton's Significance in the French Revolution's Committee of Public Safety »

15 pages in length. Georges Jacques Danton had great significance in the French Revolution's Committee of Public Safety. His outstanding leadership afforded him the opportunity to lead his followers and influence opponents. Danton possessed many attributes that aided in his ability as leader, some of which were ...
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French Revolutions's Causes and Effects »

6 pages in length. The French Revolution quickly developed into an unstoppable torrent due a constitutional reform movement initiated by a select group of aristocrats (the Assembly of Notables) in 1787, which culminated with the establishment of a Republic in September 1792 and the execution of the king and ...
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Native American Influences on Modern American Culture »

This 3 page paper looks at some of the influences that the Native American practices and culture have had on the development of modern American culture. Influences discussed include ecology, spirituality, food, arts, and language and place names. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Mexico's Revolution and the Impact of Race and Class Issues »

A 10 page paper discussing the issues of class and race that led to Mexico's independence from Spain. It appears that the only lasting change resulting from the revolution was that Mexico did gain its independence from Spain. Class and race divisions existed before, and they existed afterward ...
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Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution Peasant Life »

5 pages in length. Although the Enlightenment promoted the ceaseless quest for progress, its universal and optimist ideas showed both positive and negative aspects after the French Revolution. In the same way, everyone in Europe did not equally benefit from the Industry Revolution. If one were to ...
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Returning to the Neolithic Period's Agricultural Revolution »

This 5 page report discusses one of the most significant periods in all of human development. Human history from the Neolithic (sometimes called the “new stone age”) or the period of agricultural revolution demonstrates that humanity evolved from relatively small bands of hunters and gatherers to those who cultivated their own food to those ...
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The Food of Cuba »

12 pages in length. Cuban cuisine is world renown for its vibrant flavors and unique combination of ingredients to produce some of the most exquisite tastes known to man. Leading the culinary community with innovative and trendsetting cooking techniques, Cuba has long been revered for its delicious contributions. ...
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Philippines' Revolution of 1986 »

8 pages in length. Analyzing the 1986 Philippines revolution, it becomes clear that the rebellion was non-violent because it was for the people and by the people. Determined to make their stance known about the manner in which incumbent Ferdinand Marcos tampered with election results in order to ...
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Industrial Society and Democracy »

Democracy has existed as a form of governing organization in most societies, in one form or another, from the time that government has been necessary. The recent past has been defined by the evolution of industrialism. Democratic governance and capitalism have played a significant role in the development ...
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European History and Confrontation »

A 5 page paper discussing several of the most dramatic moments in European history in regards to military involvement and revolution. The books used in this examination are “The Challenge of The West,” by Lynn Hunt, “Nineteenth-Century Europe,” by Jan Goldstein and John Boyer eds., “Death's Men,” by Denis Winter, and ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Glorious Revolution and the Puritan Revolution »

A 9 page paper that discusses the similarities between these two events in British history. The basic premise for both of these acts of insurrection against the reigning monarchy developed from dissatisfaction in the religious status of the Parliament and the monarchy and dissent between the two. ...
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Late Eighteenth Century Haitian Revolution »

This 16 page report discusses the fact that revolution has been a key factor in the development of Haiti for over two hundred years. From the earliest days of European exploitation to the decade of the 1990s, Haiti has continuously faced the devastation brought about by a cycle of ...
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Radical Aspects of the Scientific Revolution »

A 4 page discussion of the scientific revolution. Notes that this revolution was indeed a radical departure from the tried and true norms of the period. People simply began to regard the sciences differently. Not only was science the key to the answers, it was the key ...
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Articles of Confederation »

This 4 page essay reports on the Articles of Confederation, which provided the first central government for the United States after the American Revolution. The writer discusses the Confederation's successes and failures. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Mary Jemison and the Participation of Women in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and ...
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Transforming Tejas Into Texas »

4 pages in length, this historical essay describes the events surrounding the Texas Revolution, especially how subsequent battles were affected by the Battle of the Alamo. The Massacre at Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto are highlighted, as well as a description of events surrounding the Battle of ...
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Human Nature According to Edmund Burke and Karl Marx »

The subject is viewed through the eyes of Edmund Burke and Karl Marx in this 6 page paper. The ideas of these men are compared and contrasted. Subjects included in the discussion are religion, morality, man's work ethic, political ideology, communism, Hegelism and acceptance versus revolution. Examples in contemporary society ...
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American Westward Expansion »

This 4 page research paper discusses the relationship between Manifest Destiny, the Haitian Revolution, the cotton gin, the Louisiana Purchase and the expansion of slaver. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Factory Work in the Latter Nineteenth Century »

This 4 page paper provides insight into the factories of the industrial revolution by looking at the experiences of one fictional character. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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