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The Impact of World War I on Australian Art and Artists

to the gracious host to the worldwide event known as the 2000 Summer Olypmics. Art, Wartime and the land "Down Under"...

Important Post Second World War Works of Literature

Don Delillos "White Noise" and Maxine Hong Kingstons "The Woman Warrior." Invisible Man As mentioned, many argue that Ralph El...

Cinematic Neorealism

neorealistic filmmakers, such as Rossellini, Vittorio DeSica and Cesare Zavattini, was to make a "moral statement," which forces ...

The Changes Following the Second World War

of postwar survival -- that a person who learns a trade and can take care of himself is not only an asset to his own family but to...

Louis de Berniere's 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' and Cultural Perspective Differences

throughout the novel. Although they try and maintain their cultural identity through music, they are morally lost in environmental...

Americans on the Homefront and the Impact of the Second World War

interested in becoming involved in WWII. We felt that the concerns were not related to us and we wanted nothing to do with it. We ...

American Hero Franklin Delano Roosevelt

private patrons leads; and they emphasized the interrelatedness of culture with all aspects of life, not the separateness of a rar...

Federalism and the Writings of William Manning

of the progress which the process of democratisation was making in America in the eighteenth century. It could be asserted that Ma...

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Reasons Behind Them

The assumption was that Germans were working as feverishly on atomic power as was the U.S. - and it was only late in 1944 that the...

Second World War and Nursing

as the "Angel of Mercy" during the late 19th century; the "Gal Friday" during the 1920s and the "Heroine" during World War II (Bro...

Second World War and the Role Played by Adolf Hitler

was putting to death. So then, in defining the Aryans he must also define those that were not acceptable. This is where his di...

Post Second World War European Politics and Christianity

and social forces in Europe. The European Union is more actively supported it is found, by the more affluent and economically sou...

Post 1945 the Netherlands

of the Labour Party and Kok was also the Prime Minister (The Economist, 1998). His opponent was Frits Bolkestein from the Liberal ...

Economy Growth and Employment of Japan

In twelve pages this paper discusses the post Second World War creation of the Japanese Employment System and how it is currently ...

Postwar Success of Japan

Emperor was stripped of his rank and power, most would say that he and the nation of Japan lost much face because of it. In Japane...

Russia and Tsarism's Collapse

the country based on more equality, not further separation (Lewin, 2002). Russia at this times was quite literally in "the thro...

Isaac Rosenberg's and Wilfred Owen's First World War Poetry

poem continues and discusses how life was once perhaps simple for these soldiers, but all innocence is past: "Their flowers the te...

Common Vision Shared by the United Kingdom and Japan

the economy develops in the way most economic forecasters expect this will rise to between 250,000 and 380,000 by 2003. However, ...

Successful and Least Successful Post Second World War US Presidents

had fulfilled his 1980 campaign pledge to restore "the great, confident roar of American progress and growth and optimism" (Past P...

Post Second World War Presidential Assessment

He wanted to get the country moving again in terms of the economy and in other ways as well (Past Presidents: John F. Kennedy, 20...

1930s' Decline of Great Britain

Imperial rule of the colonies was being demonstrated, perhaps over confidence following the 1857 mutiny which had been put down, w...

Post First World War and European Socialism

In 7 pages this paper discusses the growth of European socialism from 1890 until 1914 and how it posed a significant challenge to ...

Overview of the Battle of Dieppe

problems of their own. This eastern front, including Dieppe was would be a significant victory, and probably was a test for future...

'The Plague' of Albert Camus

Rieux, who is preoccupied with the departure of his ill wife to a sanatorium, finds a dead rat. This event heralds the onset of on...

Before and After the Second World War

a time of despair and poverty. Some nations were already at war. Japan had launched a full attack against Manchuria in 1931 (Espos...

Lt. Gen. James Maurice Gavin

have reacted the same given Gavins situation, or would he have stood by his command and followed through in spite of any personal ...

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose

bellies to escape contact with barbed wire fences. Citizen Soldiers is not a celebration of war as it exists as an ideal but as i...

Construction and Military Operation of the Bismarck German Battleship

secondary battery of six-inch guns also mounted in twin turrets, which were intended for use against enemy surface destroyers. She...

Second World War Japanese Canadians' Internment and Treatment

(National Association of Japanese Canadians, 2002). During World War II, the War Measures Act allowed the Canadian Cabinet to expe...

Character Development in The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

It is true that he offers a detailed and thorough account of strategy, weaponry and...