Essays Tagged: "late twentieth century"

Derrick Bell's "Space Traders"

errick Bell's "The Space Traders" as an allegory, the characters personify the abstract subjects of late twentieth-century racial politics. In the text the politics of the United States revolves aroun ... e political positions of the subjects in "The Space Traders" and the extent in which they personify late twentieth-century racial politics, and then analyze "the space trade" and comprehend it with Be ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Reaction paper to the Celestine Prophesy". Gives a summary of this book by James Redfield and analysis of the nine key "insights" to life

that has been discovered in Peru. It predicts a massive spiritual transformation of society in the late twentieth century. We will finally grasp the secrets of the universe, the mysteries of existenc ... hat coincidences have a deep significance and that this decision-making should guide an individual. Later insights build on this, teaching the narrator that he should be guided by daydreams, intuition ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ernesto Guevara.

Ernesto Guevara, the preeminent Latin-American revolutionary of the late twentieth century, was the symbol of radical egalitarianism and the war against social injustic ... This work by Castañeda is particularly interesting as it outlines and explains Che Guevara's late political/philosophical development. He wasn't a Communist prodigy nurtured for grand social re ... earlier biographers. This book is dated, too, by such recent events as the return of Guevara's mutilated body for burial in Cuba in July. Further, a biography that characterizes "Che" as "fluent to s ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

A history of Science Fiction

e at all. The early science fiction writings surely inspired some of the greatest scientists of the late twentieth century.Two things that the author can remember about the day that he read his very f ... . He wrote with a very adventurous mood that set him apart and made his works invigorate with life. Later Burroughs came up with Tarzan and became quite rich. Ray Cummings was not even close to being ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert Frost

ine, The Song of Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles Standish. The Longfellow of this anthology is our late twentieth-century "revisionist" Longfellow, and except in poems such as "A Psalm of Life," he i ... ubsided and whose stature has shrunk accordingly. Many of the poems we now admire most are from his later years, and conform better to modern taste than the poems for which he was famous in his lifeti ...

(2 pages) 52 2 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Evolution of Women: An Analysis of Women Leads in the Films Adam's Rib, City Lights, and His Girl Friday

to present day, there have been many accomplishments in the struggle for equal rights. Born in the late twentieth century where women are equal to men, it can be difficult to comprehend what changes ... e through in the last hundred years. However, through cultural mediums such as movies, which encapsulate the sentiments of our generation, it is possible to peer into the sentiment of women 70 years a ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Into the wild

else. It is a journey into the psyche of a young man who, with seemingly all of the advantages that late Twentieth Century America can arm one with, decides to disappear into the flotsam of the countr ... tupidity- and was undeserving of the considerable media attention he received (Krakauer 3). He is a later version of what the Hippies attempted when they left middle class society to live off the land ...

(4 pages) 86 1 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Donna Haraway

BibliographyBOOKSBiology in the Liberal Arts Curriculum in the Late Twentieth Century: Teaching Biology for Citizenship in a Transnational World(very early stages) ... d London: Routledge, 1997).Ciencia, Cyborgs y Mujeres: La reinventiín de la Naturaleza. translated by Manuel Talens, introduction by Jorge Arditi, Fernando Garcيa Selgas and Jackie Orr (V ... Italian.Monstrِse Versprechen: Coyote-Geschichten zu Feminismus und Technowissenschaft. translated by Michael Haupt, forword by Frigga Haug (Berlin: Argument Verlag, 1995), 215 pp, in German.Di ...

(9 pages) 102 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Modern Theater

Modern drama in the late twentieth century consisted of shingeki (experimental Western-style theater), which employed na ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Quick Liberation of the Wives in "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour"

omen were not self-dependent, but rather they were obligated to their husbands. It wasn't until the late twentieth-century when women's rights became a concern and a need to be addressed. After readin ... fter reading the stories of "The Storm" and "The Story of an Hour" by: Kate Chopin, both set in the late 19th century, one sees the actual livelihood of women during this time period. In order to do s ...

(6 pages) 70 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

About the SETI program and Extraterrestrial life.

r life. The main character in this search is Frank Drake. He conducted the first SETI search in the late twentieth century.Drakes first search was located in Green Bank, West Virginia in the year 1960 ... hat are like our sun, G-stars. This type of star would be the most likely to have planets that circulate it, because they are a medium temperature on the spectra. Planets form because of when the prot ...

(5 pages) 61 1 4.4 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Srebrenica - July 13 to July 18 1995, one of the worst massacres in the late twentieth century

least 2.7 million people have been reduced to refugees. Arguably, one of the worst massacres in the late twentieth century took place from July 13th to July 18th 1995 in Srebrenica. Within these five ... in the school, tied them up and load them onto the trucks. They would unload the prisoners at an isolated location, have them line up with their backs towards the soldiers and open fired on them. A su ...

(4 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Rise of Existentialism and Phenomenology

sophy's existentialism and phenomenology in response to Hegelian idealism can be traced back to the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and pre-Socratics. While philosophers often disagree, ... l method that takes something else as primary is unacceptable. Existentialism was first seen in the late twentieth century in the works of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), Soren Kierkegaard, and final ...

(3 pages) 281 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Mongo Beti's Narrative in 'The Poor Christ of Bomba' is the Nativity of Postcolonialism

ral theories, and social ideologies which have created a new genre of African writers in the mid to late twentieth century that theorize this term. The fallout, drawbacks, and social emergences that h ... onialism. Biographical narration is a story relating key facts or events with a person's life. It relates a sequence of events and communicates the significance of the events to the audience. There ar ...

(17 pages) 47 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Importance Of Nonverbal Communications In Today’s Society

Importance of Nonverbal Communications in Today's Society INTRODUCTION In the late twentieth century, the increase in transportation technology made possible for people to reloca ... ver, with the advent of language about 100,000 years ago, people expanded on verbal communications. Later the Greek philosophers, circa 427 BC, believed that ideas in philosophers' heads, expressed in ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.3 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Impact Of Ageing Population

population to 23.5 per cent. To put this increase in context, it took roughly a century - from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century - to bring about an increase of similar magnitude in t ... average number of hours away was 10.0) When these numbers are converted to an annual basis and calculated across all employees, the results show that in 1998, employees took an average of 7.5 days of ...

(7 pages) 75 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Australia's contributed significantly to international conflicts in the 20th century - Bougainville and East Timor.

) and East Timor.AUSTRALIA AND BOUGAINVILLEHostilities in Bougainville, New Guinea began in the mid-late twentieth century, around the issue of Bougainville’s independence.Bougainville is an isla ... being that the government has no control over how this equipment is used in Bougainville. Another related reason is that as Australia sends so much money and equipment to PNG, it frees up finances for ...

(7 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Untitled

ek journal. "The Future of Capitalism" is an analytical look at the state of world economics in the late Twentieth Century. Thurow predicts the future of capitalism based upon recent trends in empiric ... he earth's surface is constantly in a state of flux, impacted by gradual movements in the tectonic plates that float upon the earth's molten inner core. The five tectonic plates affecting the earth's ...

(9 pages) 60 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Hedda gabler 2

reign society. How could a woman in 102-year-old play possibly be understandable or relevant to the late-twentieth-century student? However, upon further examination,Hedda Gabler's fictional reality n ... nclude the avoidance of devices such as soliloquies in favor of more natural exposition, causally related scenes leading logically to a denouement, and the creation of individual behavior directly att ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Jimi Hendrix Vs, Kurt Cobain

us. It takes more than the average guy to forge a classic like "Stairway to Heaven." Two men in the late twentieth century were such masterminds: Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. While both will live for ... pired millions of kids to go out and start their own garage bands, but most importantly his music related to them. The lyrics from his most popular song describe a feeling which is still felt by the y ...

(3 pages) 475 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies