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Business and Government in Canada: Issues of Government Relations, The Role of Elites, Government Intervention, Regulation and Deregulation »

This is a 3 page paper discussing business and government in Canada in regards to government intervention, business relations, the roles of elites and regulation. The history of Canadian business involves a great amount of government intervention within the business industry to the extent that most historical Canadian business ventures ...
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Third World Social Change in Cinema »

A 7 page research paper that looks at colonialism, imperialism, race and gender through the medium of how it is depicted in foreign film. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The ‘Third World’ »

A five page paper which considers the changes which smaller and less developed nations have undergone since 1945, and how the ‘Third World’ has evolved out of countries which were formerly the victims of European colonialism and are now struggling to achieve autonomy in the face of global industrialisation. Bibliography lists ...
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Factors Relating to Canadian Dental Service Utilization and Access »

This is a 10 page paper discussing factors relating to dental service utilization in Canada. While Canadians enjoy a universal health care system regulated by the Canada Health Act, dental care (except for dental surgery in hospitals) is not covered by the network of territorial and provincial health insurance plans. ...
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Filipino History as a Colonial Resistance »

A 5 page research paper on the Philippines and resistance to Spanish rule. The writer details the religious, social and economic aspects of Spanish colonialism, and how it helped to create a nationalist spirit in the people which caused a continual state of revolt. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Iraq and Its Colonial Roots »

This 6 page paper explores the development of the Iraqi state and the impact that colonialism probably had in that context. Iraq is looked at in relationship to other world changes in the twentieth century. Saddam Hussein's behavior and motivations are discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations": Colonialism »

A 6 page paper which discusses Adam Smith's view on colonialism as is presented in his book "Wealth of Nations." No additional sources cited.
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Canadian Trade: Global, Local and Inter-Provincial Trade Barriers »

This is a 3 page paper discussing different perceptions and aspects of Canadian trade in regards to municipal, provincial and global levels. Canadian trade varies in regards to its acceptance, perception and policies on the municipal, provincial or global levels. Many World Trade Organization (WTO) Members find that certain restrictive ...
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A Canadian in Moscow »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that when a Canadian leaves the borders of Canada to work in Russia, he or she should be well-prepared for the culture shock of their life. Canada has been renowned for its national social policy and the delivery of its social and governmental programs for decades. ...
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Independence for Quebec?: A Threat to Canadian Nationalism »

A 5 page discussion of the issues surrounding the threat of Quebec secession from Canada. Discusses the potential impacts to both Quebec and Canada. Concludes that French-Canadian identity has existed side-by-side with English identity because neither is discouraged. Each in effect enjoys a sort of regional autonomy. ...
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Wisdom Import Sales Company, Inc. »

A 7 page paper discussing a growing import/export company with sole distribution rights to the entire US market of Dos Equis and Labatt beers. Wisdom Import Sales Company, Inc. is a young US-based company whose primary business is importing Dos Equis beer from Mexico, distributing that beer in the ...
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“An Open Letter to His Serene Majesty Leopold II” and “King Leopold’s Soliloquy” »

A 7 page paper which examines what can be learned about imperialism, colonialism, and issues of identity as seen through readings of “An Open Letter to His Serene Majesty Leopold II” by Lesley Falls and “King Leopold's Soliloquy” by Mark Twain. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Views as Reflected in Darwinism »

A 5 page paper discussing divergent views of racism and colonialism based on the premises advanced by Charles Darwin in developing his theories of natural selection and the existence of 'the fittest.' Concentrating on the philosophies of Darwin, Josiah Strong and Adolf Hitler, the paper also examines the stance ...
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Steven Stern/Colonial Peru »

A 5 page research paper that draws on Steven Stern's history of colonial Peru, Peru's Indian Peoples and the Challenge of Spanish Conquest. Stern's text focuses on the colonialism and the native peoples of the Andes, the "Huamanga" region. The writer examines various aspects of the period beginning with the ...
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The Effects of Colonialism on Indonesia »

This 11 page paper provides an analysis of the effects of colonialism on Indonesia. Historical information is provided and the current situation is explored. Both political and economic matters are considered. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Cloud Nine; Post Colonial Theory Portrayed Through Gender Repression »

This 9 page paper considers the role of gender and race in Caryl Churchill's play 'Cloud Nine'. This play uses disruptive gender performances to illustrate the way in society has repressed and enforced its ideals on those who should have bee free to develop without the interference of pressurised expectations ...
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Temperature's Effects on the CPU »

A 5 page paper discussing upper temperature limits at which today's microprocessors can operate. All electronic equipment has a specific temperature range at which its performance is optimal, and all will have difficulties in operation should the upper limits of those temperature ranges are exceeded. Since the CPU is ...
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Use of Shame in 2 African Novels »

A 10 page research paper that examines Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart and V.Y. Mudimbe's Between Tides. The writer argues that in each book the emotion of shame plays an intrinsic role in the way that these African authors dramatize the dichotomies inherent in the legacy of European colonialism and ...
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“England from 1500 - 1700” »

A ten page paper which looks at the history of England from 1500 to 1700, in terms of domestic and foreign policy, expansion and colonialism, and social and religious developments. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Adverse Impacts of Colonialism on Malaysia: Continual Ethnic and Religious Unrest »

A 9 page overview of the colonial history of Malaysia which emphasizes the impacts of immigration on ethnic diversity. With this diversity, and the British institutions of colonialism came ethnic and religious unrest which is still apparent in the country even today. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Imperialism/Gulliver & Heart of Darkness »

A 4 page essay-- Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels (1726) and Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness (1902), while very different in style and substance, are novels that address the corrupting influence of imperialism. Swift frames his observations within the context of fantasy and Conrad pictures the graphic reality of the Belgium ...
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Ecuador / A Country Study »

This 8 page paper briefly examines the unique world of Ecuador. From its earliest recorded era, through Spanish colonialism, and into the present day, Ecuador remains a unique and fascinating country. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Fielding & Richardson/Critics of British Society »

An 8 page essay. Samuel Richardson and Henry Fielding were British contemporaries writing in the early eighteenth century. Richardson's Pamela (1740) and Fielding's Tom Jones (1729) each address what these authors perceived to be problems within the British social structure. In Tom Jones, Fielding takes a firm stand against the ...
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“John Quincy Adams” »

A five page paper which looks at the way in which Adams had a positive influence on the American government in terms of the Florida Purchase and the Monroe Doctrine, and his individual and perceptive attitude to the relationship between European colonialism and the formation of the USA. Bibliography lists ...
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The Relationship Between Crusoe and Friday in Daniel Defoe’s “Robinson Crusoe” »

A 6 page paper which first considers Crusoe’s early relationship with a Moorish boy named Xury, and how this parallels the subsequent relationship between Crusoe and Friday in an attempt to determine whether Friday follows Crusoe because he loves him, fears him, or a combination of both. Specifically considered ...
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The Modern Era »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the influences that shaped the modern, post-WWII era. The writer attributes the timbre of the modern era primarily to post-colonialism, the UN Declaration of Human Rights, and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Irish Identity Through Colonialism According to James Joyce & W.B. Yeats »

This 8 page paper discusses how both the poet, W. B. Yeats, and the novelist, James Joyce, explored ideas of Irish identity through different aspects of colonialism. Joyce's 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' and several of Yeats' poems are used as illustrative examples. Bibliography lists ...
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Forster's "A Passage To India" »

5 pages in length. E.M. Forster's novel, A Passage to India, opens in British India and closes in Indian India; while the characters are the same, the situation is significantly different. The manner by which Forster portrays this difference, as well as its significance of Fielding and Aziz's ...
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“Dead Men’s Path”: An Analysis of the Short Story by Chinua Achebe »

A 5 page overview of this short story by internationally renown novelist Chinua Achebe. The author asserts that this story is much more than pleasurable reading. Indeed, it details the cultural clash which has occurred since colonialism infiltrated Nigeria. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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AIDS/HIV and the Third World »

An 18 page examination of the socio-economic factors which have translated into the AIDS epidemic in the third world. The author defines AIDS and HIV, describing their causes and potentials for societal address. Third world poverty and the social inequalities and inefficiencies (traceable partially to colonialism) which exist ...
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Genocide in Rwanda: »

This 5 page paper discusses the horror of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda. This paper eloborates on the issues surrounding the Genocide, how it happened, the effects, and the role of European colonialism and aid organizations. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Social Change and Globalization: »

This 4 page paper discusses the issue of social change and globalization. Furthermore, this paper examines how the issues of colonialism and globalization intersect. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”: Colonization and the Brave New World »

A 7 page contention that this fictional work of literature is really a quite realistic view of a powerful turning point in history, a point when such themes as atonement and forgiveness would take secondary emphasis to the transition of the world toward colonialism and the industrialization which would follow. ...
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“Les Maitres Fous” »

A five page paper which looks at Jean Rouch’s 1954 movie, Les Maitres Fous, in terms of his perception of the Hauka community in Accra under colonial role, and the cultural and religious significance of the possession ceremony which allowed the Hauka to assimilate the constraints of colonialism ...
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Puerto Rico & US Colonialism »

An 8 page research paper that explores the effects of US colonialism on Puerto Rico. The writer argues that an examination of Puerto Rican history demonstrates that 100 years of US domination has meant oppression and ruin for many of the people inhabiting this island. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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French colonialism in Algeria »

A paper which considers a number of different perspectives on colonialism in Algeria, as expressed through the films Coup de Tourchon, Outremer, Indochine and Battle of Algiers. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Racism in Othello »

A 10 page research paper/essay that explores how racism is an overt factor in Shakespeare's Othello. The writer argues that the Elizabethan cultural background necessarily informs and shapes the meaning of the play because Shakespeare would naturally have written within his own cultural framework. This examination of Othello explores this ...
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African Resistance to Colonialism »

In 5 pages the author discusses the African resistance to colonialism and gives the reader another perspective of the colonization of Africa by the Europeans and the Western influence Africa faced. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Paule Barton's 'Emilie Plead Choose One Egg' »

This 6 page paper argues that the short story 'Emilie Plead Choose One Egg' by Haitian writer Paulé Bart-n, offers both a diagnosis and a cure for the ills of Caribbean culture. The story, in featuring a strong-willed woman and an ineffective, irresolute man, reveals the effects of colonialism on ...
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The Development and Legacy of Colonization »

A 10 page research paper that examines the topic of colonialism, in general, and focuses on the British Empire, in particular. The writer discusses the extent of the British Empire, some of the forces, which caused European imperialism, and some of the lasting effects of this era. The writer ...
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The Accumulation of National Wealth »

This 5 page paper considers how Europe North America and Japan have become the wealthiest nations. The paper considers this from an historical perspective looking at colonialism and mercantilism and then discusses the adoption of capitalism as well as looking at the political background, natural resources and geographical locations. ...
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R.K. Narayan's Interpretation of "The Ramayana" »

This 4 page report discusses R.K. Narayan's (1906-2001) major undertaking with his "shortened prose version of the Indian epic" of The Ramayana, or (in translation) the "Tale of Prince Rama." Issues of colonialism, struggle, and empire are also considered. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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A Critique of Kastan's View on Shakespearean Analysis »

This 5 page paper looks at David Scott Kastan's piece entitled "'The Duke of Milan/ And his brave son': Old Histories and New in The Tempest" and opposes it. The importance of politics and colonialism in Shakespearean literature is discussed. No additional sources cited.
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Soyinka: "Death and the King's Horseman" »

This 6 page paper discusses the play "Death and the King's Horseman" by Wole Soyinka. The play is set in Nigeria during WWII, but the playwright argues that it is not to be seen as a statement about colonialism. This paper discusses the story, and Soyinka's assertion. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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How Social Darwinism is Relevant in Respect to Nineteenth Century Developments »

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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THEMES OF COLONIALISM IN VALDES’ ESSAY, MY HIPS, MY CADERAS »

This 3 page paper discusses the essay by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez called, My Hips, My Caderas and discusses the theme of colonialism, past and present. Bibliography lists 0 sources.
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From Colonialism to Revolution: American Reasons for Seeking Independence from 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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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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"The Little Prince" of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in the Fable and in the Reality »

This 15 page paper discusses the classic book by Antoine Saint-Exupéry as both a fable and as a protest against French colonialism in North Africa. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Evolution Of The Striped Skunk »

3 pages in length. The Mephitis mephitis – also known as the striped skunk – shares a vast and colorful history with its other Mustelidae family members, all of which have historically been classified as weasels. This classification comes from the distinction of an absent upper fourth premolar ...
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