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Military Prowess Assessment of Joseph Stalin »

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such ...
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Nuclearism and America »

5 pages in length. The nuclear world is characterized by the dynamic interaction between nuclearism – the faith in the omnipotent power of the bomb as a source of salvation and nuclear fear – and the fear of explosive forces unleashed by this power. These two images interacted ...
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Crow Nation and a Review of Frederick Hoxie's Parading Through History »

This 6 page paper gives a detailed review of the book: Parading Through History by Frederick Hoxie. Quotes are cited from the book with a clear thesis and well defined review/report on the book. Meaningful themes are portrayed. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Lifton and Mitchell's Hiroshima in America »

A 5 page paper which examines the book “Hiroshima in America” by Lifton and Mitchell as it concerns the legacy of the nuclear bomb. No additional sources cited.
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Robert F. Kennedy's 'Thirteen Days' »

14 pages. This review centers on the Cuban Missile Crisis as told by Robert F. Kennedy in his book "Thirteen Days". A well written and thought out review, this is not simply an overview of the missile crisis but is instead a research paper on the book. When the ...
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Geraldine Brooks and the Lessons of History »

This 3 page paper is a review of Geraldine Brooks’ work, The People of the Book. Bibliography lists one source.
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Slavery and Reform in West Africa by Trevor Getz »

This 5 page book review pertains to Slavery and Reform in West Africa: Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-century Senegal and the Gold Coast by Trevor Getz. The writer provides a comprehensive overview of the text that describes the author's main objectives, methodology and effectiveness. Only the primary source is cited.
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Blood Passion by Scott Martelle »

This 3 page book review pertains to a text that focuses on the 1913-14 coal strike that in Colorado and involved an incident known as the Ludlow Massacre. The writer explores the author's thesis, which paints this conflict as a class war. Bibliography lists only the primary source.
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A Review of How Did American Slavery Begin? »

A 5 page overview of the historical provided in the five separate essays which comprise this book. Comments on the injustice of one reviewers comments and provides a review which is targeted toward illuminating the common ideas and themes in the essays contained in "How Did American Slavery Begin". ...
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Slavery, Emancipation And Colonial Rule in South Africa »

This 5 page book review pertains to Slavery, Emancipation And Colonial Rule in South Africa by Wayne Dooling. The writer offers an overview of the text that discusses the author's main ideas, sources, methodology and effectiveness, concluding with the writer's personal opinion of the text. Bibliography cites only the source. ...
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Aleksandar Fatic's Reconciliation Via the War Crimes Tribunal Reviewed »

This 3 page paper reviews Fatic's book, REconciliation via the WAr Crimes Tribunal. Negative review with examples. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Desmond Seward’s Wars of the Roses »

An 8 page book review on Desmond Seward’s text, The Wars of the Roses, which is a civil war that marks fifteenth century English history and established the Tudor dynasty. The writer discusses the overall purpose of the text, general content of the book, its structure, scholarship, use of sources, ...
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Edmund S. Morgan/American Slavery, American Freedom »

A 4 page book review of Morgan's award-winning treatise on the evolution of racism in the American colonies. In this text, which is one of the most "celebrated books in recent American historiography," Morgan explores the connections between "slavery, freedom, persistent inequality and American egalitarianism." Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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2 Books on the French Revolution Analyzed »

A 5 page paper which analyzes/reviews two different books on the French Revolution. The books are “The Coming of the French Revolution” by George Lefebvre and “Social Interpretation of the French Revolution” by Alfred Cobban. No additional sources cited.
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Sun Tzu's The Art of War »

This 3 page paper is a book review of The Art of War by Sun Tzu. Examples and overview of the book given. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Cass Sunstein's Republic.com »

This 7 page paper gives an analysis and review of Cass Sunstein's book, Republic.com. A corroborating view is offered from Andrew Shapiro's book, The Control Revolution. Examples, quotes, cited from both texts. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis »

This 5 page book review concerns Joseph Ellis's well-known work called Founding Brothers. The book is about the men who were involved in the American Revolution and the creation of the United States of America. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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A Review of Lopez's Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages »

5 page review and discussion of the book 'The Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages,' by Robert S. Lopez. Book describes changes (mostly economic) during the Middle Ages and surrounding periods in Europe. Excellent for those studying courses relevant to the History of Western Civilization. No additional sources.
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A.H.M. Jones' Athenian Democracy »

4 page review of A.H.M. Jones' book entitled "Athenian Democracy." Book explores classic governments in Athens and makes mention of their historical relevancy to our own style of democracy in these contemporary United States.
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Raboteau & Elkins/2 Views of Slavery »

A 9 page book review/analysis that contrasts and compares Stanley Elkins' Slavery, A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life (1976), and Albert J. Raboteau's Slave Religion: The Invisible Institution in the Antebellum South (originally published 1978; revised 2004). These are texts that address aspects of slavery as practiced in ...
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Winston Churchill: An Effective War Leader »

This 7 page paper examines Winston Churchill's war leadership skills and argues that he was the most effective of the European leaders (as opposed to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini or Chamberlain). However, the paper does not take the position that Churchill was the most important man of the 20th century. Bibliography ...
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American Soldiers and Impact of Testing Nuclear Weapons »

A 10 page research paper that explores the effects of participating in nuclear testing had on American military personnel. Between 1945 and 1963, as many as 208,000 military personnel participated in the atmospheric testing of nuclear bombs. The writer explores the ramifications of this participation on the health of those ...
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The Slavery Journey of Africans in America »

The United States has never recovered from the dynamics of slavery. This 5 page paper provides an explication and review of the book, Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery by Charles Johnson and Patricia Smith. No additional sources are listed.
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Nuclear Bomb Testing in Pakistan and India »

5 pages in length. Tensions between India and Pakistan have reached an all-time high. With the detonation of several nuclear bomb tests on both sides, it has now come to the point where the world will tolerate no more such dangerous activity. The writer addresses the conflict between the two ...
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A Review of Mary Jo Salter's 'Welcome to Hiroshima' »

5 pages in length. The misery and horror of war and the atomic bomb are all made alive in this war memorial. The narrator tells of the sights and emotions that are found within the walls. Discusses the poem at length and the use of satire, irony ...
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United States Economy and Persian Gulf War Effects »

A 5 page paper documenting the residual affects of the Persian Gulf War on the U.S. economy in which the writer explores three specific economic affects: the cost required to repair damage done to Iraqi and Kuwaiti civilians to restore livelihood in the region; the financial obligation the U.S. has ...
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Turning Points from Ancient History to Now »

This 4 page starts with the discovery of fire, moves through the scientific revolution, and on to the threat of nuclear bombs as it exists in the world today. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Nuclear Bomb »

This 5 page paper provides information on the political ramifications of the atomic bomb. History is relayed and the future of nuclear power is examined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Hiroshima Devastation »

A 5 page paper that argues the point that President Harry S. Truman was presented with a number of alternatives other than the bombing of Hiroshima in bringing about the end of World War II. These alternatives are discussed, with the focus being placed on Truman's failure to clarify ...
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USS Maine Bombing in 1989 and the Reactions by American Newspapers »

This 6 page paper considers the perspectives of American journalists regarding the bombing of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor during the Spanish/American War. This paper assesses the perception of journalists through a view of the history and the reactions in newspaper/magazine articles from this era. Bibliography lists ...
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Davis' Celluloid Mirrors »

A 6 page paper which examines the book “Celluloid Mirrors: Hollywood and American Society Since 1945,” by Ronald L. Davis. This book illustrates Hollywood and the movie industry from a completely different aspect than most books which discuss Hollywood and movies. Davis presents illustrations of how movies have shaped our society more in the ...
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Richard Dunn's The Age of Religious Wars »

A 5 page review and critique of Richard Dunn’s book “The Age of Religious Wars.” No additional sources cited.
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The Hinge of Fate by Winston Churchill »

An 11 page research paper that analyzes Winston Churchill's the Hinge of Fate. Churchill, who guided Great Britain through the trauma of World War II, recorded his experience in an extensive series of personal memoirs. One of the books in this series, The Hinge of Fate, records Churchill's perspective ...
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Crimes Against Nature »

A 4 page review on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s book “Crimes Against Nature.” Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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David Blight: Race and Reunion »

This 4 page paper is a review of and reaction to David Blight’s book on the Civil War, “Race and Reunion.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Rauchway/Murdering McKinley »

A 5 page book review on Murdering McKinley by historian Eric Rauchway, in which the author creates a gripping story from what has basically become a footnote in twentieth century American history--the murder of President William McKinley in 1901 by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Through an intriguing use of narrative perspective, ...
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United States and and the End of the Cold War by John L. Gaddis »

A 3 page book review The United States and the End of the Cold War by historian John L. Gaddis. This text presents a thorough and insightful look backwards at the four decade long struggle known as the Cold War, focusing particularly on why it ended and what lessons the ...
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Days of the French Revolution by Christopher Hibbert »

A 5 page review of Christopher Hibbert's 'Days of the French Revolution' -- a book detailing the socio-political events surrounding the conflict of 1789. The primary source is cited in bibliography.
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Gordon S. Wood/The American Revolution »

A 3 page book review of The American Revolution, A History by Gordon S. Wood, which offers the reader an articulate, well-written, expertly researched summary of the events and situations that led up to the war with Great Britain, which resulted in the birth of the United States. Wood’s ...
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Nien Cheng's Life and Death in Shanghai »

A 5 page review of the circumstances surrounding the six and one-half year imprisonment of the author by the Mao regime during the Chinese cultural revolution. The author of this paper places the personal experiences related in the book into the historical context of the time. No additional ...
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Fantasia »

This 7 page paper discusses the French colonization of Algeria; colonization in general; and reviews the book "Fantasia" by Assia Djebar, an Algerian. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Gary Nash/Race and Revolution »

An 11 page book review that analyzes the arguments that Gary B. Nash, professor emeritus of history at the University of California at Los Angeles, makes regarding the issue of slavery and how it was addressed, or rather not addressed, by the Founding Fathers in his text Race and Revolution. ...
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Fischer/Washington’s Crossing »

A 3 page book review of David Hackett Fischer’s Washington’s Crossing. This text describes the pivotal events in the American Revolution that led up to Washington crossing the Delaware and giving the Americans their first victories of the Revolution. Fischer describes these engagements and their significance and meaning in a ...
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Pride and Prejudice and Women's Rights in the Nineteenth Century »

This 5 page paper discusses and reviews Jane Austen's book, Pride and Prejudice for themes of women's rights. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Overview of On the Beach »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the book and reviews it in the context of nuclear war theories as well as in terms of its 1950s setting. Several themes are noted and examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Russell Bourne/Red King's Rebellion »

A 3 page book review of Russell Bourne's The Red King's Rebellion, which recounts the conditions leading up to and including the war between Native Americans and colonists in the seventeenth century. Bourne addresses the position of colonists who argued against cooperation with Native Americans, but also those who argued ...
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Boot: "The Savage Wars of Peace" »

This 8 page paper is a review and summary of Max Boot's paradoxically titled book, "The Savage Wars of Peace." Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Procopius/The Secret History »

A 6 page book review that examines Procopius’ The Secret History.The writer argues that examination of this text shows that Procopius felt that the most pressing problem of his generation was the tyrannical and amoral nature of its ruling class. In other words, Procopius’ Secret History offers a ...
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