Essays Tagged: "precursor"

A Comparison and Contrast Essay Between the Book A Child Called It, by Dave Pelzer, and Three Other Articles on Child Abuse and Neglect.

topics such as attachment styles and aggression in children who are abused, child maltreatment as a precursor to peer rejection, and the importance of neighborhood-based child neglect reporting. Each ... thways from Child Maltreatment to Peer Rejection.", dealt with the issue of child maltreatment as a precursor to peer rejection. It's really a "which came first, the chicken or the egg?" kind of a sit ...

(6 pages) 352 2 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Skin Cancer. 'The Dangers of Wanting a Dark Tan.'

s is a skin lesion, that has a higher risk of developing cancer and is therefore often said to be a precursor to cancer.Figure 3: Shows a melanoma. This lesion has cancer.Countless reports have been d ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The history of Apple and its Macintosh Computers

, Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, began work on the Apple I. Little did he know that it was the precursor to one of the most successful computer series. After a year of hard work, in March of 1976 ...

(5 pages) 340 1 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Genius That was China" This essay is about the wonderful technological developments of Ancient China and how they influenced the development of the West.

horsemen to the west. While other similar, yet lackluster, devices were found earlier in India the precursor for the European version was created independently in China. Originally it was used as sim ... the agricultural revolution could happen the way it did. Since the agricultural revolution was its precursor, the Industrial Revolution in Europe was indirectly a result of the Chinese.Johan Gutenber ...

(7 pages) 240 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Title: What's the big deal about Aids? This is a critcal essay on AIDS listing treaments, prevention, and facts about AIDS. 5pages, MLA format with Works Cited

, will help reduce the chance of a person from getting AIDS.HIV, human immunodeficiency virus, is a precursor to AIDS. There are three main ways of contracting HIV: in semen during intercourse, from m ...

(6 pages) 262 3 3.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How Aquinas and Ockham relate and differ in Faith-Reason and The Problem of universals.

inas worked out a highly articulated theory of theological reasoning. St. Bonaventure, an immediate precursor to Aquinas, had argued that no one could attain to truth unless he philosophizes in the li ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

A Formal Analysis on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor , Op. 37

ad viewc)Formal and musical analysis with respect to the Concerto Form in the Classical Style (As a precursor of Romantic Age)d)Conclusionsa)Beethoven ConcertosAccording to commonly agreed placement o ...

(16 pages) 224 3 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers


found out your pregnant without ever intending to be. It's either the best news in the world OR the precursor to one of the hardest decisions you'll ever have to make.Abortion is the most common type ...

(3 pages) 108 2 3.9 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"A Study in Causation of the Mexican War" examines whether or not the Mexican-American War was an exercise of American Imperialism.

pendence, initially caused by the imperialistic and authoritarian rule of Mexico, was somewhat of a precursor to their eventual conquest of Mexico. The annexation of Texas was a perfectly fair transac ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

From Racism to Slavery. This essay argues the enslavement of Africans in America was indeed caused by racial prejudices against blacks.

ute among historians about whether or not the racism and discrimination of African Americans were a precursor to their enslavement. This paper examines this concept and concludes that the enslavement ...

(2 pages) 73 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Fire Can Burn" on Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. An essay arguing that Tess is _not_ a victim of cosmic irony.

ds which everything converges. In this regard, Thomas Hardy can be seen as a contemporary, if not a precursor, 19th century British writer. In his acclaimed novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles, he skilful ...

(9 pages) 81 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The reasons why a person joins a NRM (cult)

land-Stark model of conversion will be reviewed and discussed. The theory of brainwashing being the precursor to someone joining and staying in the cult system will also be looked at.The question of w ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Legality Control over one's behavior

n more modern times, and specifically in the United States, the OSS (Office of Strategic Services), precursor to the CIA, developed and perfected the "truth drug" or "truth serum". In 1955, under oper ...

(1 pages) 25 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Essay: Was the Spanish civil war a preamble to WWII?

as fought, fascism versus democracy. Many believe that because of this, the Spanish Civil War was a precursor to World War II. With the facts and data that are out there for scholars to read, it is no ... and data that are out there for scholars to read, it is not a fact that the Spanish Civil War was a precursor to World War II. However, the Spanish Civil War was used as a training camp for the Axis p ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Review of Osteochondritis Dessicans in Horses

aedic Disease (DOD) of young, growing horses includes any disturbance in changing the cartilaginous precursor of the skeleton to functional bone" (Anderson, 1996). One of the diseases included under t ... d from the capillaries that are located in the existing bone (Anderson, 1996).In Osteochondrosis (a precursor to OCD), the cartilage is not replaced by bone in the normal manner. In affected areas, th ...

(11 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Jazz and its origins

n. Playing jazz requires teamwork, imagination, skill and endurance. RAGTIME music was an immediate precursor of jazz and an early type of jazz emerging in 1890s and characterized by a steady bass and ...

(2 pages) 82 0 2.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Five Extremely Important Figures of the Haitian Revolution

rulers of the country against British invaders and was made a general in 1795.He was known as "the Precursor." In 1801 he succeeded in liberating Saint-Domingue from French control and became preside ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Apuntes filosofia

de contemplación.OCIO- capacidad de CONTEMPLACIÓNSe podría decir que él precursor o primer filosofo fue TALES DE MILETO (624-546 a.C). Lo propio de la filosofía es p ... a inteligencia de modo que le permite conocer hasta los seres singulares. Esta afirmación es precursora del Ontologismo, de Nicolás Malebranche, en la filosofía Moderna.b) Intelig ...

(82 pages) 27 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Xerox PARC

aser printer.________________________________________4.2 GUIs and WYSIWYG Modes: the precursor to WYSISYG. Input mode would be used for creating a document and edit mode for editing. Ch ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Causes and aftermaths of the russo japanese war

1894 and 1895 helped establish Japan as a powerful military force and as such, proved to be a major precursor to the Russo-Japanese war. The Sino-Japanese conflict occurred as a result of conflicting ...

(7 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History