Essays Tagged: "Cultural history"

Pakistan/Research paper outlining general information on the country. Got an A on it.

PakistanThe rich, cultural history and the domestic location are interesting attributes that Pakistan has to offer.Pak ... offer.Pakistan's history is full of culture. For example, although Pakistan was born only 1947, its cultural heritage has lasted for 5,000 years ("Pakistanis" 3; "Pakistan: Islamic Republic of Pakista ...

(3 pages) 346 5 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Short History of South Australia.

Australian Aboriginal society has the longest continuous cultural history in the world. It is almost certain that the ancestors of today's Aborigines came ac ... ing by 1843.The first immigrants to arrive in SA were mainly poor English, Scots and Irish with agricultural or trade experience. There was a deliberate policy of selecting young married couples, to e ...

(3 pages) 60 3 2.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Comparison and Contrast of Paul Auster's "Portrait of an Invisible Man" and Carolyn Kay Steedman's "Exiles"

ly histories of two very different people, the former - an American poet and the latter - a British cultural historian, but nevertheless these essays have many things in common, both in terms of style ... ut every member of her kin and along with that depicting the social conditions of the time. Being a cultural historian, Steedman often alludes to such things as the fashion, the wars, and the market. ...

(3 pages) 27 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Culture In The Age Of Money. An analysis of the book culture In The Age Of Money written by Nicolaus Mills.

In the book Culture in an age of Money, the author Nicolaus Mills labels our recent cultural history as "the culture of triumph" In describing its persistence, Mills suggests that, "wh ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay about the science fiction film genre.

daptive; it changes with the times and this trend can be seen in its incorporation of other genres, cultural history and technology. This essay will attempt to define the genre, chronicle the history ... fiction films people are able to recognize characteristics and clues that together to constitute a cultural consensus of what a science fiction film is. (Telotte 56) From this, however, someone might ...

(7 pages) 207 2 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Four Great Revolutions in Philosophy

s, and they were all born through a crisis. Each of the reformations is responsible for much of the cultural history of the world, because once the cultural pattern was set, it endured. Finally, it al ... s, and they were all born through a crisis. Each of the reformations is responsible for much of the cultural history of the world, because once the cultural pattern was set, it endured. Finally, it al ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Kakaud National Park History

mporary issues, explain how this issue has been a significant development in Australia's social and cultural history.Kakadu is Australia's largest National Park, at 19,804 square kilometres. Legally i ... nment since 1979. When experiencing the wonders of Kakadu National Park it is hard to look past the cultural and social significance it has had in Australian history. For over 40,000 years Aboriginal ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

A paper on why age resembles ones cultureal identity.

al, male, student of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with white American, German, Methodist, cultural history; the feelings I express regarding all of these cultural identities varies in intens ... ome disadvantages of being a twenty year old, but first, one must understand the different types of cultural identities. There are thirteen different cultural identities that compose who indivi ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Patterns of Campus Life Short Report

y, in part, on the basis of a society's stratification order (i.e., caste, class, or mixed) and its cultural history (i.e., the legacy of slavery on race relations in the United States). And the "rewa ...

(5 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Middle Ages Marking Transitional Period In Europe

al period in Europe The Middle Ages marked a transitional period in European political, social, and cultural history beginning from the fall of the Roman Empire. After the fall of Rome, urban and econ ... and social standing came from the ownership of land. All aspects concerning political, social, and cultural history changed drastically from what was the Roman Empire ways to which became later on th ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Man vs. Government

ity of the first six books of Herodotus' The Histories can be divided into two distinct categories: cultural history where Herodotus discusses customs, beliefs, and daily lives of the people of Greece ...

(7 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

The primary cause of the demand for slaves in the

did never confront such types of diseases. At this point, Peter Reitbergen, who had researched the cultural history of the Americas, indicates that the massive depopulation among the Indians in Ameri ... eases caused great absence in the work force. The colonizers demanded strong work power in both agricultural and non-agricultural spheres because workers were the vital elements of the exploitation pr ...

(6 pages) 378 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Socioligist Max Weber

he work of Max Weber reflects a continued interest in charting the varying paths taken by universal cultural history as reflected in the development of the world great civilizations. In this sense, he ... f history, especially the theme, which Weber took as his own. Along with this emphasis on universal cultural history, Weber’s detailed training as a legal and economic base and corresponding cult ...

(8 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Race in My Community: A Personal Account

un" really were not. It seems to me after much contemplation that there is a great chasm where true cultural history should be in southern Louisiana. Other than those of us who moved to the area in th ... ana. Other than those of us who moved to the area in the last decade and those with a more distinct cultural history (Blacks and Mexicans) there is mostly the culture of the great pretenders. That is ...

(7 pages) 40 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Tennis History

"All quotations not otherwise identified come from Tennis A Cultural History by Gillmeister and will be referenced simply by page number in the text of the essa ... God and thus, God give you more points in return for you sacrifice. After reading the book Tennis A Cultural History written by Gillmeister, one will be amazed by the detailed information that he give ... ture about tennis from poems, statues, paintings and other sources that have explanations about the cultural history of tennis. He discovered that tennis is game of honor, like a knight fight in the M ...

(12 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Representations of cultural identity influenced by historical conditions in Brian Friels Translations.

With reference to Translations discuss how the representations of a cultural identity are influenced by the historical conditions in which they are produced.Brian Friel ... re of significant artistic value, it is Friel's approach to dealing with the volatile political and cultural history of Ireland that has over the years drawn intense debate and received considerable p ... and worked to create what was termed a 'fifth province' by Irish journal The Crane Bag; that is, 'a cultural space from which a new discourse of unity might emerge'. Translations is possibly the most ...

(6 pages) 33 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pakistani Literature In English

pments resulted in the formal adoption of English as the official language of India in 1835. In the cultural history of the territories which constitute Pakistan and India this event must be considere ... tion did not come true, the effects of English have indeed been manifold.Of equal importance on the cultural level has been the diffusion, through the medium of English, of Western thought. Nineteenth ...

(14 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors