Essays Tagged: "monuments"

The Korean War

The Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. There are no monuments in Washington D.C. to acknowledge the thousands of American soldiers who fought valiantly ...

(8 pages) 295 4 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

" Propaganda vs. Reality" This essay is about political factor that is going on between United States and Iraq. Our reality between Americans, and other reality between strangers.

other people's beliefs, attitudes, or actions by means of symbols such as words, gestures, banners, monuments, music, clothing, and so forth can be devastating in the society. Propaganda is a set of m ...

(5 pages) 220 0 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


a while but they were soon enslaved by the Egyptians. Theywere forced to make many of Egypt's great monuments and pyramids. Moses led themout of Egypt back into Canaan where many of the people broke u ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Renaissance, a period that developed a renewed interest in arts

birth', and in this context, is referring to the 'rebirth' of the classical periods' ideals, texts, monuments, and aesthetics.What causes historical change? There are a few things that can be involved ... t of the renaissance had found inspiration and used as models, the language, certain documents, and monuments. The revival of humanism, which was both secular and Christian, caused people to not look ...

(5 pages) 145 0 2.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Korean War, the forgotten war

The Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. There exist no monuments in Washington D.C. to acknowledge the thousands of American soldiers who fought valiantly ...

(13 pages) 346 5 4.7 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Politics of Mexico, NAFTA

Mexico and developed a great civilization still evidenced by the ruins ofmagnificent buildings and monuments. The leading tribe, the Aztec, built great cities anddeveloped an intricate social, politi ...

(17 pages) 435 1 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

My travels

I mean.        I witnessed the number of travelers or tourists I saw at parks and monuments devoted to famous events in our past. Gettysburg, for example. It is one of those places ...

(2 pages) 124 2 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

What are three types of history according to German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche? And what are some advantages and disadvantages of these three types?

ooks only at the general not the specific. However; some advantages of monumental history are, that monuments are essential for reminder of the past and continuity eliminates doubt. Antiquarian histor ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Pope Gregory the Great.

e holder in the Roman Empire?Gregory The Great, according to Arthur L. Frothingam, in his book "The Monuments of Christian Rome" describes Gregory's life as a monk at St. Andrew's monastary as "the ha ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Australia's national identity through the events of the two World Wars.

presence of more than 4,000 war memorials throughout Australia, with the particular focus of these monuments upon World War One, World War Two and the Anzacs, points to a society that takes a great p ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Iasi - Fascinating Places.

ly acquired privilege of being everyone's. It is not only the metaphysical city of tolls, hills and monuments but also the town with the highest density of poets and museums in South-Eastern Europe. F ... he oil is imported. Food and other products are very cheap compared to Canadian prices. Statues and monuments are very popular, and many different ones could be seen around the city, each having a str ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Death On the Nile" by Agatha Christie.

ha is a romantic/horror film that takes place in Egypt and is a perfect setting for this movie. The monuments foreshadow the movie through symbolism with various Egyptian temples. The first time the m ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay compares the Egyptian architecture, with that of the Olmecs, an early civilization in Central America

rld as we know it. We have fine pottery; furniture embellished with delicate indentations; enormous monuments representing celestial beings; hypostyle halls; pylons, courtyards, two-dimensional carvin ... ese farmers and local villagers gathered at Giza housed to work for their god kings, to build their monuments to the hereafter. This would ensure their own afterlife and would also benefit the future ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Stone Angel Symbolism Essay - "Possessions"

ithin Hagar's family to show the persuasive value possessions can have on a person. She uses family monuments to show this as well. Lastly, she uses a gift from a family member to prove her point. In ...

(16 pages) 76 0 1.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay about how Martin Luther King Jr. infulences the lives of all peoples in the black community. it furthermore includes the NAACP rosa parks and The montgomery improvement association.

ho has a dream to make their life better, to better thenation, or the world. For his great efforts, monuments and other suchsymbolic figures have been dedicated to this courages man in his name.Monume ...

(3 pages) 100 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Crimean War. This is a look at the events which lead up to the Crimean War

d some payback. In 1851, France, or the Catholics, had a large argument over Jerusalem and her holy monuments, with the Orthodox, or the Russians. Louis Napoleon decided that he must go to the Sultan ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Fallen Tyrants of Babylon

nd sent them into exile.Whenever Nebuchadnezzar made a conquest, he used the stolen wealth to build monuments to his own glory. It was in his capital city that Nebuchadnezzar built the legendary Hangi ...

(2 pages) 28 2 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Vacation at My Home Town-- Ahmedabad

hitecture, which is a blend of Hindu and Islamic styles (Indo-Saracenic style of architecture). The monuments of Ahmedabad mainly date back to the 15th century. Ahmedabad has been known for its indust ... ed Shah and his queens, Jama Masjid, Mosque of Sidi Sayid, Teen Darwaza or Triple Gateway are major monuments. Other important monuments include, Rani Sipri's Mosque, Raj Rabri Mosque and Hathee Singh ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Book report on Laurence Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey"

ntal one, in which he can express his feelings and emotions. He does not give importance to places, monuments, statues and etc. "When he visits a place that offers nothing to his sensibility, he will ...

(6 pages) 29 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Book Report on Laurence Sterne's book called "A Sentimental Journey"

erstood from the name of the book; it deals with feelings, senses and emotion, not with the places, monuments or other concrete things. In the book the protagonist's name is Yorick and he is at the sa ...

(6 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers