Essays Tagged: "Social History"

Gaddis' Agape Agape: Dead Man Micturates on Masses' Delight (complete with annotated bibliography).

hadows bumping in the night - an obsession by Gaddisof some half-century with the idea of writing a social history of the player piano (orpianola by which term it shall be mentioned in this paper) and ... ound which this paper and subsequent 'genres' are centred, this is avery original commentary on the social repercussions of technology and the truenature of the 'pursuit of happiness'.Tabbi, Joseph. A ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Title: Birth of a Nation: A History of Anti-racism Films

ar "Hollywood" tradition, films of different cultures must be examined to explore the political and social history of the struggles for cultural identity. The film becomes a means of consciousness rai ... comes a means of consciousness raising and of creating political awareness. Films of revolution and social change cross all cultural boundaries and bring to the screen revolutionary movements in devel ...

(7 pages) 147 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Social and Technological History of Television

omorrowCandice ChungSeminar: Media Criticism IE. 38. 200712/1/2003GallowayPart I: Technological and Social History of Television"Television has altered our world."Raymond Williams, The Technology and ... agreed statement about television. Since, the invention of television there has been a plethora of social studies analyzing its existence in our society and they consist of a range of opinions, forec ...

(18 pages) 203 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Outline the causes and developments leading up to the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989

probably never be known.Tiananmen Square is the most important site in the political, economic and social history of China, there is no place as fragrant of triumphs and tragedies experienced in Chin ... ent stressed the importance of 'The Four Cardinal Principals', which was defined as "keeping to the socialist road, upholding the people's democratic dictatorship, upholding leadership by the communis ...

(7 pages) 56 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The View from the Bottom Rail

, and caste in order to arrive at a more complete understanding of the "peculiar institution." This social history attempts to supplement, and perhaps even refashion, our understanding of slavery.One ... alysis is to focus on nontraditional subjects. Historians have so often used members of the highest social classes to inform their work that the result was patently one-dimensional. This bias was in l ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

THE IMPLICATIONS WORLD WAR II HAD ON THE AFRO AMERICAN

The social history of the 1940s has until recently been ignored with many questions regarding the war be ... rse would have had a damaging effect on its success. It was seen as an institution trying to impose social equality and Malcolm Ross, the chairman when it was created in 1943, described it as most hat ... Ultimately the war left an indestructible foundation. Originally viewed as a political, economical, social, and cultural menace the African American involvement in the war began to question this judge ...

(14 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Clinical Case Study-Hypertension.

from obesity. Grandparents died of old age and not of a major illness. No other major illness noted.Social History: No heavy drinking. Smokes 2-3 packs of light cigarettes daily. Sedentary lifestyle. ...

(5 pages) 140 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

History of Racial discrimination in the Workplace.

Racial discrimination has long been a problem in social history. The discrimination of ethnic minorities has been a controversial issue, existent in ...

(7 pages) 181 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"My Place" by Sally Morgan: an Analysis.

'My Place' is an autobiographical account of three generations of Aboriginals, which illustrate the social history of Aboriginals from the point of view of an Aboriginal and marks its development as s ... .White society established their dominance over the indigenous people of Australia by exercising social and political control such as the paternalism involved with institutions. Half-caste children ...

(6 pages) 98 1 4.2 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Social Reforms of 1960's

The decade of 1960's faces significance in the social history of the United States. Number of various raising national problems and the exhaustion ... of various raising national problems and the exhaustion of "never ending" Vietnam War formed a vast social chaos. Every social layer faced a certain hurdle of the time based on ethnic, racial and gend ... tion of African-American rights and improvement of education are great examples describing the vast social movement of the 1960's.Since the layers of the society were settled, women were carrying a bu ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

aptain Swing" is an enjoyable collaboration between E. J. Hobsbawm and George Rude that depicts the social history of the English agricultural wage-laborers' uprising of 1830. According to Hobsbawm an ... read for enjoyment, but believe that by asking different questions, they can shed new light on the social history of the movement. Therefore, this book tries to "describe and analyze the most impress ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Holistic perspectives of assessment and Care Management

myocardial infarction. A definition and symptoms of the initial diagnosis will also be given and a social history of the complaint will be offered. Incorporated in the assessment will be how principl ... l be identified within the model that was used, together with how the underlying physical and psychosocial perspectives were assessed and the rationale behind this. On concluding a reflection on the s ...

(11 pages) 391 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

China's one child policy

reasons. First, there has never been any other case of the government controlling its population in social history. Thus, we hardly can predict what will actually happen after applying the policy. Sec ... is natural thing. This sexual discrimination in China is not about a gender role issue, but about a social problem because in Chinese society, each male and female has their own functions, and men can ...

(4 pages) 95 2 3.4 May/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

In the 19th and 20th centuries, English emerged as the leading language in areas which have affected all aspects of society. Show how this is true by referring to three aspects

Some important factors in nineteenth century social history laid the cultural foundation for the eventual growth of English as a world language. ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.4 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Critical Thinking

oking for evidence to support this belief in The La Guardia and Wagner Archives about New York City social history from the 1940's that I discovered that many of these documents are concentrated on th ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critical Thinking

oking for evidence to support this belief in The La Guardia and Wagner Archives about New York City social history from the 1940's that I discovered that many of these documents are concentrated on th ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Critique On Paul Yuzyk

Paul Yuzyk's " The Ukrainians in Manitoba" is a social history describing the rise of one of Canada's most colorful peoples. The author shows how a ...

(1 pages) 346 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Only Yesterday

ll of the nation. This time in America was a time of economic prosperity for the most part; a great social revolution took place and saw the formation of a modern America.All this is the subject, Only ... pened throughout this great decade, but from the aspect of an ordinary individual. He writes of the social history of the 1920s, with little to mention of major politics and economics. From presidents ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Discussion on "Beauty and the Beast"

ll known film adaptation is by Disney.Jack D. Zipes argues in “Fairy-Tale Discourse: Towards a Social History in Genre” that the fantastical elements in fairy tales transforms the story into ... 7.“Fairy tale.” Encarta. 30 September 2007.Zipes, Jack D. Fairy-Tale Discourse: Towards a Social History in Genre. New York: Routledge, 1985.

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Untitled

anding to the beholder through the picture or object. History museums treat artifacts or objects as social documents, and are especially interested in ethnography and social history. Other museums, su ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art