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The Journalist in Combat

The history of reporting in war is the history of telling America's story. This paper explores that history and how the war story ...

McWhorter/Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

Another feature that is unique to English is the way in which English uses the that "-ing thing" (McWhorter 2). In English, the pr...

Male Historians and the Challenges of Women's History

social relations formed by them impinged on the lives of Renaissance women in different ways according to their different position...

Life's Service and Disservice According to Friedrich Nietzsche

lessons. There is an old saying that claims that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. And although most ag...

Disputes and Western Civilization History

the author indicates were very gracious to those they conquered and allowed them the right to still possess their traditions and t...

Basketball History

This research paper presents a short history of basketball that describes how the sport began and then traces the high spots in it...

Film Festivals and their History

This research paper pertains to the history and development of film festivals and focuses on the specific histories of the festiva...

Childhood and Child Welfare in the Progressive Era by James Marten

This book review is on James Marten's Childhood and Child Welfare in the Progressive Era: A brief history with documents. The over...

A Review of The American Privateers by Donald Chidsey

or her to make allowances for the various aspects of the book that seem somewhat sensationalized or overblown. It will also serve ...

American Landscaping

the Old World origins of their culture - but they were attracted to the nature of the New World" (Introduction to the History of G...

History

simple event people can become confused about a truth based on the fact that everyones "vantage point" or perspective is different...

Paint and Art

one author that Hubert is "Credited with inventing oil painting" and "was so idolizes for his discovery that his right arm was pre...

Medieval Manuscripts

wooden frames and written on with a stylus, as used in Roman antiquity, were used in the middle ages by students, accountants and ...

Civil War in Sierra Leone

had been in power for 10 months and reinstated President Kabbah ("Background Notes"). On July 7, 1999, President Kabbah and RUF ...

Algeria, the Army and Independence

named Colonel Hourai Boum?di?ne told the Algerian people that it was the armys mission to defend the Algerian culture while at the...

Overview of Trade Unions and Their Functions

European Union Treaty. The Competition Bill is intended to clarify the numerous ineffective laws currently on British Books and i...

Economists Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo, and Adam Smith

laissez faire held sway. In short, Smiths thought was that if the market and economy were basically left alone, that theyd functio...

American Experience of the Orthodox Jews and the Amish

is similar in many ways to the Amish. This is particularly true in regard to the role their women have played in their culture. ...

Overview of the Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago

company (which took on the name Gus Giordano Dance Company) was televised live frequently on WTTW-TV, which was Chicagos public te...

Western Civilization Research Documents Summarized

on twelve clay tablets. The epic tale is of a Babylonian king, two-thirds god and one-third man. Another key character in the stor...

Randy Roberts and James S. Olson's A Line in the Sand, the Alamo in Blood and Memory

he was God" (6). As each man is introduced by the authors, such as William Barret Travis, the leader of the Texans; Davy Crockett,...

Middle East Economic Development

politically with the Greco-Roman world under the rule of Constantinople" (History, 2005). The situation didnt change until the 7t...

Overview of Remote Sensing

long time. In the 1800s, "cameras were positioned above the Earths surface in balloons or kites to take oblique aerial photograph...

Haunted America by Patricia Limerick

people who eventually fought each other had prior history together. "Before whites and Indians would feel inclined to fight each o...

Ballet

of her toes), wearing the bell-shaped white tutu that is, for many, the enduring image of the ballet dancer" (Webb, 2006; 41). ...

History of Des Moines, Iowa

It was during this year that "John Dougherty, an Indian Agent at Fort Leavenworth, Ks, recommended that a military post be establi...

The History of Basketball

It was in 1892 that the rules were first developed (Bellis, 2007). At first the ball that was used was a soccer ball and it was es...

History of Juvenile Boot Camps

2007).by the year of 1996 there were ten states that had juvenile boot camps (Schnurer; Lyons, 2007). The states were "Alabama, Ca...

The United Nations: History.

the purpose of establishing ways to settle crises peacefully, prevent wars and codify "rules of warfare" ("History of the United N...

Escalators

history of the escalator, the earlier patent was used in many places. The problem it seems was that there was not the use of elect...