Essays Tagged: "Siberia"

Sustainable Development

al and other catastrophes.' Sustainable development is being ignored in Chile, the Philippines, and Siberia, practiced in Madagascar and in Alaska, and examined in the Lake Baikal region of Russia. Th ... taminants in soil.In the Russian north all aspects of sustainability were ignored. There in part of Siberia that stretches from the Ural Mountains in the west to the Novosibirsk in the south, [see app ...

(6 pages) 241 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

CIrculation systems over China

tly belongs to the mid-latitudes, with a small part to the low latitudes. It is located at south of Siberia and the north of the tropical Pacific. At this distinctive location, the country is affected ... a typical cold anticyclone with central pressure above 1,040 hectopascals (hPa) developed over mid-Siberia and Mongolia (Mongolian High); while a strongly established cyclone over the north-western P ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "The House of the Dead"

ments before his execution was to occur, hissentence was commuted to four years hard labor in Omsk, Siberia. He accepted hispunishment and began to regard many of the simple convicts as extraordinary ... ion of the work, it appears to be a stream of consciousness account ofDostoyevsky's four years in a Siberian prison camp. But, upon further review, it seemsto be more an account of Dostoyevsky's perso ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay on the wonders of Puritanism. Deals with how Puritans set a precedent in American Life

f many influences of the past dating all the way back to the first Asians crossing into Alaska from Siberia via the land bridge. Reformations, revelations, conflicts and wars, mass movements, and reli ...

(3 pages) 101 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Intricate Art of Being... Joseph Conrad.

a poet and a translator arrested for patriotic conspiracy, thereafter sentenced to a penal exile in Siberia. Eveline, Conrad's mother, petitioned to go with his father (who had helped organise a secre ...

(6 pages) 50 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

he person in this story that is fighting a hard battle is Ivan Denisovich. The story takes place in Siberia inside a "special" prison camp in Siberia. The book discusses about how a man faced a day in ... or" camps instead of prison. Later on, concentrations co-existed with the corrective labor camps in Siberia under the authority of the secret police. Many of these inmates were there mainly for politi ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Trotsky's career.

mbined and that a proletarian revolution would then spread throughout the world. He was banished to Siberia again, and he worked as a journalist. At the outbreak of World War One, he was an active in ...

(3 pages) 52 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Literary Analysis of "Escape to the City". An analysis of the short story "Escape to the City" by Gordon Woodward which was printed in Abook Society Searchlight.

gue. The conversation in the story reads, " "I'm in Vancouver," I said. "Where did you think I was: Siberia?" (7)This shows Patrick is sarcastic or humorous.Through Clifford's actions, his character i ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Books

ettable. It is the true story of a young Jewish girl named Esther Rudomin, and her family living in Siberia. This book is entitled 'The Endless Steppe', written by Esther Hautzig.The story takes place ... ones in Vilna, Poland. They are taken by train, along with peasant families to an endless steppe in Siberia where they are forced to work in various places, including gypsum mine. Siberia lacks many n ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Japan History

rs were fishers, hunters and gatherers who slogged over the land bridges from Korea to the west and Siberia to the north. It's also thought that seafaring migrants from Polynesia were part of the ethn ...

(4 pages) 127 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Chinese fire bellied toad

s one of 6 members of the genus Bombina. It is found at 1700-3000 m above sea level in southeastern Siberia, northeastern China and Korea. It spends most of the time floating or swimming in ponds and ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Geography of the Ancient Aztecs

e always searching for a new place to settle. Their tribes were descendents of people who came from Siberia and Alaska during the ice age.The Aztecs were originally made up of nomadic hunters. They wa ...

(1 pages) 21346 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Dmitri Mendeleev: Father of The Periodic Table.

Dmitri Mendeleev was born in Tobolsk, Siberia (northern Russia), in 1834. His family owned a glass factory, which unfortunately burned to ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

What is the Bering Land Bridge, how did it come about and why is it important to the peopling of the Americas?

icas?The Bering Land Bridge or also known as Beringia was a piece of land that connected Alaska and Siberia during several times during the Pleistocene. The distance between Asia and North America is ... ped considerably up to as much as 100 - 150 meters and the shallow Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia became a natural land bridge on which grazing animals, and the humans that hunted them, coul ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Garlic used as magic

f Amaryllidaceae. They belong in the same family as onions , leeks and shallots and originated from Siberia and then spread into the Mediterranean. Throughout many centuries, people have found to beli ...

(3 pages) 27 1 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bering Strait Theory

Theory is as follows. It is thought the first people in the Americas came from the Artic region of Siberia across a land bridge that is now under the Bering Sea. This occurred during the Ice Age, bet ... ame locked up in the polar ice caps, sea levels dropped as much as 300 feet. The Bering Sea between Siberia and Alaska is no more than 180 feet deep and would have been dry land at those times. The br ...

(1 pages) 1443 0 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Woolly Mammoth

in the colder climates because of its long wiry hair. It lived in the northern areas of present day Siberia, Northern Europe, most of Canada, and remains have been found as far south as South Dakota. ... ge is probably responsible for the final extinction of the woolly mammoth.Recently an expedition to Siberia produced an almost full carcass of the Woolly Mammoth. Several scientists have wondered if t ...

(4 pages) 1272 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

World Lit

ne Day in a Life of Ivan Denisovich, Shukov, the protagonist is imprisoned in a Soviet work camp in Siberia. He endures a hard life working in below zero weather with no way out. The way he thinks is ... in turn has a profound impact in their lives.One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich in situated in Siberia where the temperature is below zero and stays extremely cold. This novel is taken place duri ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ice Maiden For Anthropology

ICE MAIDEN In Siberia in 1993, Natalia Polosmak made a huge discovery, one that was admired and displayed around t ...

(3 pages) 2111 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

George Eliot

lso responsible for initiating purges in which many were either killed or sent to the death camp in Siberia. Stalin saw it to be vital to send people which he felt were interfering with his 10 years p ...

(2 pages) 325 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers