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Term Papers on Post-Colonialism in the Caribbean as Viewed Through Literature

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Effects of Colonization on South Africa »

This 3 page research paper/essay offers a brief history of colonialism in South Africa, which focuses heavily on the slavery. The writer argues that the effects of colonialism and slavery continue to the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Cause of the Biafra War »

A 5 page overview of the history of the Biafra War. This paper examines the underlying causes of the war, identifying those causes as being related to the problems instigated by European colonialism. The assertion is presented that it was this colonialism that impregnated the idea of ethnic ...
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Caribbean Community and Cuba »

A 3 page paper discussing Cuba’s effect on the Spanish Caribbean ever since the United States foreign policy that occurred after the war of 1898. This relationship continued with Cuba as the main focus. The paper examines the changes that have occurred since the revolution of 1959. These changes involve the economy ...
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Caribbean Revolution and Democracy »

This 4 page paper discusses the turmoil in the Caribbean as those countries attempt to embrace democratic rule. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Caribbean Banana Trade Wars and Banana Trade Security »

This 13 page paper dicusses the Banana Trade War and its impact on the Caribbean's banana trade security. This paper focuses on the events leading up to the decision by the European Union to open up trade to all suppliers. Bibliography lists 16 sources.
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Aruba History »

A 5 page paper. Archeologists have discovered that the first inhabitants of Aruba arrived about 4,000 years ago. It was in 1499 that the first European arrived there. This small island in the Caribbean is a part of the Netherlands. This essay provides an outline of the history of Aruba. ...
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Popularity of French Children’s Songs in French Colonies »

A 3 page paper which examines why the children’s songs frere Jacque and sur le pont d’avignon are so popular in the French colonies of Haiti and the Caribbean Islands. No sources cited.
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Native Americans in Spain as Beings or an Obstacle? »

Native Americans in Colonial Latin America: Fellow Human A 5 page discussion of the Spanish view of Native Americans in the Caribbean and Latin America. Describes Native Americans as being only an obstacle to Spanish goals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Latin America and Caribbean Post Spanish American War Involvement of the US »

6 pages in length. The postwar impact upon Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and Haiti – the first independent nation in the Caribbean – proved to change the manner by which these acquired territories would address their collective futures. American occupation had served to strengthen the United States political ...
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19th Century Developments and the Relevance of Social Darwinism »

This 5 page paper looks at Darwinism and how it helps to explain slavery and colonialism during the 1800s. Social Darwinism as a concept is explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Reasons Behind Colonial America's Decision to Revolt Against England »

A 4 page overview of the reasons Americans elected to revolt against English control. The author contends that English support was just not there even in the earliest stages of colonialism. Once the Americans became self assured that they could survive they began to look at their ties ...
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Gulf Wars and the Arab andIsraeli Conflict »

This 8 page report discusses key themes in the conflicts that have taken place and continue to occur in the Middle East. The processes of territorial change in the Arab-Israeli conflict must be examined as both a unique case and as a recurrent pattern. There are also fundamental issues that ...
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French Revolution and French Nationalism »

A 12 page research paper that examines the basis of French nationalism within the framework of the French Revolution of 1789. French colonialism and the French Algerian war are discussed in this context. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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History of Latin Literature »

A 5 page paper which examines the history of Latin literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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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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Native American Literature »

This 6 page paper deals with the changing perception of the Native American in American literature. The Novels of Treuer, Erdrich, and Alexie are used to explore such issues as loss, love, stereotypes, and other universal themes. Supported arguements are made which show that Native American literature is not always ...
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History Mirrored in Literature »

A 5 page research paper that argues that literature has always held up a mirror to history. Karl Marx contends in his writing that all of history is the history of class welfare. While this may or may not be true, depending on one's perspective, a more compelling argument can ...
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Social Work: History and Application »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the social work profession. The history of the profession as well as its application in assisting individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder are included. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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History of the UN and its Influences »

A 6 page overview of the post World War II history of the United Nations. Discusses its objectives and driving forces. Identifies the United Sates as being one of the largest shapers of the UN. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Colonial and Post Colonial History of Bali »

An 8 page essay that draws heavily on J. Stephen Lansing's anthropological study of Bali entitled "The Balinese" and outlines the history of this island culture during its colonial and post-colonial eras. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Senso and the History of Japan »

In 4 pages, the writer discusses whether 1945 should be seen as a break in historical continuity or whether pre and post 1945 history should be analyzed in terms of historic continuity [Japan]. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Soviet Union's Uses of Propaganda »

A 15 page paper dealing with the use of propaganda in the Soviet system. Soviet propaganda is examined through chronological development from 1917 to post-Cold War. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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American Post-Cold War Relations »

A 6 page paper that begins with a brief summary of the Truman Doctrine and why it was adopted. Post Cold War foreign relations between the U.S. and Turkey are discussed, current relations with Turkey and with China are discussed. The writer discusses the differences in those relations and ...
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Sun, Stars, and Generation of Energy »

A 9 page overview of the method of energy generation by the Sun, specifically the nuclear aspects of this generation. Discussed are the basic processes that lead to energy generation, the reactions that take place, and the mathematical and astronomical theories which apply to these reactions and processes. ...
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Post Cold War Conflict Between the Liberalist Idealists and the Neorealists »

A 20 page research paper that provides an overview of the issue of Post-Cold War conflict and the seeming contradiction evidence by neorealist and liberalist/idealist views regarding international relations. Bibliography list 12 sources.
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Moral Attributes and History of Balzac's Colonel Chabert »

This 3-page paper discusses Balzac's Colonel Chabert, notes the story based on its times (post-Napoleonic France) and discusses whether virtue or evil survived the day. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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A Personal View of The End of Victory Culture »

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of his concepts in The End of Victory Culture, especially as they relate to the transition in perceptions of the American war story in post-World War II Cold War America. No additional sources cited.
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Treaty of Versailles and Consequence of Revolutions in Asia »

A 5 page research paper on how the Versailles conference and the threat of liberal capitalism led to the cultural revolutions in China, Korea and Vietnam. The writer posits that, in effect, these revolutions promoted the containment purpose of the Versailles conference in 1919, much as nationalist fervor continues ...
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Mass Customization and Marketing Questions »

A 7 page paper in two parts, each addressing separate marketing questions. Part I discusses a 2004 magazine article addressing the shift from mass marketing to "micro marketing" and what it could mean to marketers, consumers and the US economy. Part II assesses primary product categories and market ...
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US of the 20th Century and Industry »

This 4 page paper examines the history of capitalism in America as it relates to industry. Post-industrial revolution America is discussed. The design and management of the American corporation is a primary part of the paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Nuclear Conflicts and Pakistan and India »

An 11 page paper in which the writer examines the history of the May 1998 nuclear testing by both India and Pakistan. The issue of Kashmir is discussed. The post-Cold War shift in attitudes concerning nuclear testing are explored. Tenative solutions for Kashmir and the United States’ involvement in ...
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International Relations Perspectives on Power »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses power as it relates to international relations, as well as addresses issues concerning the post-Cold War era and the very nature of political power. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Post Cold War Globalization and Thomas L. Friedman's The Lexus and the Olive Tree »

A 6 page examination of Thomas L. Friedman’s “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” as it concerns globalization and the Post-cold War era. No additional sources cited.
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Global Trends from Different Perspectives »

6 pages in length. In looking at the differing viewpoints on global trends as observed by Thomas Friedman and Ignacio Ramonet, we show how each author conceptualizes globalization. Additionally, the ongoing concerns over security and nuclear arms in the post-cold war era will be discussed, as well as the future of nuclear weapons ...
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Slavery in Cape Colony, Before and After 1815 »

This 22 page research paper provides examination of literature, which investigates the nature slavery in Cape Colony prior to and after 1815, which is when Cape Colony was officially annexed by the British and became a colony of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 40 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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United States, the Caribbean, and Slavery »

An 8 page paper that explores the issue of whether slaves lived under 'better' conditions in either of these countries. The paper shows that the conditions of the slaves was similar during the years of slavery, and discusses the current debate on the socioeconomic impacts of slavery in the two ...
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Literary and Artistic Cultural Changes Resulting from The Crusades »

15 pages in length. The Crusades were highly influential with regard to the cultural changes in art and literature. Their contributions are noted in any number of ways, which are easily detected merely by interpreting the number of literary works and artistic designs that were prevalent during that period. ...
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Seventeenth Century Puritan Colonization and Nineteenth Century Reconstruction Explored »

9 pages in length. Exploring the relationship between 17th century Puritan colonization and 19th century Reconstruction as they relate to colonial America finds a common denominator between the two time periods connected by the very foundation of how the term 'colonialism' is defined: "control by one power over a ...
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Falkland Islands' War he War for the Falklands: Altruism or Economic Control? »

In 1982 Argentina invaded a handful of islands in the South Atlantic that supported a population of barely 2,000 humans (and approximately one hundred sheep for each human). Experts and non-experts were proposing theories that ranged from the Argentine foot soldier's view of 'freeing the islands from the yoke ...
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The 1st and 2nd Gulf War - Have the Allies Committed Genocide? »

This 15 page paper is a project to assess whether or not genocide was committed in the first and the second Gulf wars. The paper starts with an introduction, including aims and methods and then presents a literature review which considers the way it may be determined whether or not ...
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The Puritan Revolution and Literature »

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of literature before and after the Puritan Revolution. Examples from Shakespeare and Milton are cited. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Trade in the Aftermath of the World Wars: A Comparison of Post-WWI and Post-WWII »

This 14 page paper examines the periods after each of these wars. Information about WWI and WWII are provided. Politics and economics are discussed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The Development of Russian art from the Mid Nineteenth Century to the Mid Twentieth Century »

This 263 page paper examines the development of art in Russia starting from the 1860’s and the emergence of Russian realism, considering the emergence of the rebellion fourteen and the Peredvizniki, also known as the wanderers. The paper than tracks the development by looking at the development and evolution of ...
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Post Cold War Nuclear Threat »

In this 5 page research paper, the writer describes how much more serious the threat of nuclear war has actually become since the end of the Cold War. It is argued that while the START series of treaties (and others) do indeed present themselves as positive steps towards world peace, ...
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Post American Revolution Minority Creditors' Oppression »

This 15 page paper analyzes the role that states powers played in the oppression of the minority creditors after the American Revolution. The Federalist Papers are examined. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Post-Castro Cuba and Globalization »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how Cuba might have been had a different political and economic approach been taken after his death. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Civil Rights and Media Reportage in a Post-9/11 World »

This 6 page paper examines why reporters are not adequately covering the cases demonstrating that the U.S. is taking away the rights of global citizens. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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The Post Cold War Era and Cultural Imperialism in America »

A 5 page research paper that examines current thinking regarding the ways in which Western style consumerism has become the hallmark of globalization. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Rwanda, Genocide, and the War Between the Tutsis and Hutus »

This 12 page paper discusses the warfare between the Tutsis and the Hutus in Rwanda. Also discussed and examined was the International World Criminal Court's actions and decisions regarding the trial of Akeyesu. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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