Essays Tagged: "Historiography"

Machines, are they helpful or too much trouble?

Machines, are they helpful or too much trouble?The historiography and various phases of the Industrial Revolution were very important. Population incre ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Historiography This paper discusses the six schools of historical thought.

Historiography is the study of changing historical interpretations, shifting emphases, and different ... hasized the differences between competing classes. One of the most important periods in progressive historiography was the frontier.The Consensus Historians are a group of domestic historians that beg ... What can future generation possibly learn from history if it points out that we have done no wrong.Historiography is an important tool in deciphering interpretations of history. It helps one identify ...

(4 pages) 120 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Native American History-Slavery

a shortage of manpower." as Fernand Braudel, French historian and a founder of the Annalesschool of historiography says.(1985, p.392) South America, which was being still conquered and had no settled ...

(7 pages) 512 7 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Historiography of the Golden Era of Anglo-American Piracy in the Atlantic 1680-1730

History of PiracyTitle: Historiography of the Golden Era of Anglo-American Piracy in the Atlantic 1680-1730Author: Paul Gilb ... ls, television and the popular press all greatly influence what the public knows about history. The historiography of this period is the story of a struggle between pop culture and scholars to underst ...

(14 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Convicts and The writing of History: Reality or Myth?

Historiography, or the methodology used for historical study and writing, helps demonstrate that the ... ts. This is shown clearly through attitudes to the Australian convicts. This essay will examine the historiography of writing Australian history, through authors such as MacIntyre, Pascoe, Windschuttl ... l economy, squatters versus selectors; in the industrial economy, labour versus capital." Empirical historiography, on the other hand, relies upon careful comparison of documented resources; leading t ...

(10 pages) 101 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Was Early Modern Europe a Persecuting Society?

on grow and become as relevant as they did to Early Modern society. There is a great deal of historiography regarding the witchcraft trials and the reason for their existence. Of course some hi ...

(6 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Captain Swing" by E. J. Hobsbawm and George Rude.

istory of the English agricultural wage-laborers' uprising of 1830. According to Hobsbawm and Rude, historiography of the laborers' rising of 1830 is negligible. Most of what is known by the general p ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Was Sun Yat-sen a revolutionary?

d with Sun, for example his connections abroad and influence within China. It will also examine key historiography in the hope of reaching a valuable conclusion as to whether Sun Yat-sen was a revolut ...

(9 pages) 48 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Theory of Knowledge: 'A historian must combine the rigour of the scientist with the imagination of an artist.' To what extent, then, can the historian be confident about his her conclusions?

r to evaluate the conclusions, all ways of knowing are to be applied. The philosophy of history, or historiography, is to be addressed when evaluating these results. It is concerned with the concepts, ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.2 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How convincing is the evidence that Hitler was preparing for an aggressive war between the years 1936-39?

ion will be drawn.As historians are divided as to whether Hitler was planning an aggressive war the historiography appears to be varied amongst different viewpoints. Some historians including Norman R ...

(13 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Lycurgus and Spartan Government- With reference to Ancient sources you have researched, explain the Spartan System of Government

ans; Plutarch, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle and Herodotus explore the uncertainties of Lycurgus using historiography.Plutarch (c. 45-126 AD) was a Greek historian who wrote a series of biographies compa ...

(7 pages) 33 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Wheels Keep On Rolling: Women And Foreign Policy

, discourse, psychology, and gender.Now at the end of our pilgrimage into the depths of Cold War historiography, what inferences can be offered? What can a novice historian with little knowledge of ...

(8 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Religious Sisters: as women in Alberta's History

province is an example of the history of pioneering women in Alberta.The remarkable fact about the historiography of women is the common neglect of the subject by historians. Society has traditionall ... seldom been examples of the powerful or wealthy. As a result, females are frequently overlooked in historiography.# It is extremely difficult for historians to discover the place of women in Alberta' ...

(14 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Official Language Movement

A Neglected Side in the Historiography of Language MovementAhmed Kamal (n.d.) believes there is a neglected side of the hist ... alism started from the language movement and his view has almost earned universal acceptance in the historiography of the educated middle class, Kamal (n.d.). Kamal (n.d.) "Badruddin Umar, who has aut ... campaigns in almost forty states, Nunberg (1998).ReferenceKamal, A. (n.d.). A neglected side in the historiography of Language Movement. Retrieved March 8, 2007, fromhttp://www.bdembjp.com/files/lang_ ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.9 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

How far did the policies of ol

d large the results of his manifold endeavours were both few and modest.' This understanding of the historiography of Olivares' effectiveness from Israel, makes Olivares look unoriginal and ineffectua ...

(17 pages) 613 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Intellectual life among the Ismailis: An Overview

under review is an academic work, written by Farhad Dafatry, Daftary an eminent scholar in Ismaili historiography and their thoughts, has wrote several books on Ismailis, their history and Ideas. Und ...

(4 pages) 1346 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY KNOW ABOUT EARLY ROME?

ivy's work is more fiction than facts. Moreover, the time between when an event occurs and when its historiography is written, there is at least two or three hundred years. So, the integrity of the te ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Exaggerated Representations of Kings Saladin and Richard I and How These Representations Reflected the Cultures and Values of Their Times

hings beyond the capabilities of most "normal" men. Truly, these exaggerated representations in the historiography and chronicling of these two figures and it is this exaggerated representation which ... s from the past but there are multiple instances of this exaggerated representations in the current historiography of the laudatory and fawning exaggerated representations towards these two men. In Ja ...

(9 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

“Colleen Modernism”: Modernism’s Afterlife in Irish Women’s Writing

Kate O'Brien, for example, is generally read as a realist, Dorothy Macardle charged with conformist historiography, and Mary Colum merely mined for anecdotes about Joyce.Literary scholarship, in other ...

(36 pages) 27 0 0.0 Oct/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers