Essays Tagged: "spices"

An analysis of "The Major of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy

tent where an oldwoman is selling furmity, a liquid pudding made of boiled wheat, eggs, sugar, and spices.Henchard consumes too many bowls of furmity spiked with rum. Feeling trapped by hismarriage a ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Influence of Columbus's Voyage on Europe and the Rest of the World

Near East. Asia had been a trade partner with Europe for years, since Europe craved the extravagant spices that the Chinese possessed. However, it was quite inefficient to travel there, because one ne ...

(6 pages) 166 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sea Routes to Asia

After Marco Polo returned with golds, silvers, and all sorts of treasures, and spices theneed to trade with the East was unbearable. Practiclly every European in Europe was trying ... edicted the immensetreasures from the Asia trade proved true. Da Gamasailed home with a shipload of spices, silks,and jewels worth 6 times the exspense of the voyage.Transporting these goods cost less ...

(9 pages) 92 1 4.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Short Descriptive of Pike's Market in Seattle.

ns honking to try and get through the masses of people crowded on the streets.The smell of imported spices floating through the air, quickly turning into a poignant smell of raw fish and sea food. The ...

(1 pages) 82 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

What is the American Dream?

east by sailing west andended up in "the New World". His intention, to profit economically through spices,gold andtrade. Wealth is a constant motivating factor for future excursions to America, thus ...

(3 pages) 338 4 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Age of Exploration and Expansion. Question: Discuss the motives and discoveries of the 16th century voyages of exploration.

ries, sparked imaginations and made people eager to explore. The promise of new riches, such as the spices as silks of the Far East, and the potential discovery of the fabled Northwest Passage were th ...

(4 pages) 222 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Discusses the world market from 1300 to 1700 and the first trading network between America and China

peans) traded honey, glassware, sugar, and textiles. The East (Asia) traded porcelain, paper, silk, spices, and gunpowder.Starting in 1405 the Chinese commenced expeditions exploring lands touched by ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


re, and they are contained within a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, herbs, legumes, nuts and spices (American Dietetic Association 1999; Homsey 1999).Although phytochemicals are not yet clas ...

(7 pages) 143 1 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Report about Frenchman Pierre Poivre.

erous years, it was believed that plants and trees were only able to grow in their natural habitat. Spices including nutmeg and & cloves were as valuable as oil is today's world. In today's societ ... e where they were dispersed across France.I found this chapter informative because it taught of how spices got introduced across the world. I choose this chapter because it really stuck out amongst th ...

(2 pages) 29 1 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The following is a lab report on fermentation and its inhibitors.

ABSTRACTFor hundreds of years, spices have been used by sailors to inhibit the fermentation of thealcohol they transported. These s ...

(4 pages) 100 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The First three Crusades: were they worthwhile?

ough many facts are contradicting. They were worthwhile as it allowed them to obtain various foods, spices and technologies from the Muslims, which they were not familiar with before. However they wer ... ans obtained the chance to learn from the Muslim people.The Europeans also gained various foods and spices, which they were not familiar with before. It gave them a chance to taste different foods and ...

(3 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

United states

nd the Santa Maria. He was looking for a new route to the Far East. He could get valuable silks and spices in India, China, Japan, and the Spice Islands.Columbus knew the world was round and not flat. ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Indonesia - an essay on it's geography, climate, early history, natural resources and government

11 the Dutch started to rule Indonesia (then Java) because it had some of the best coffee beans and spices in the known world. They ended up taking seventy-five percent of the coffee and spices for th ... esia to be a very poor country and a headquarters for cheap labor. Indonesia also is famous for its spices and oil. You could safely say that without oil and rice Indonesia might not be able to surviv ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Vasco da Gama biography and events during his life

o was the governor of the town, was chosen by King Joao II to lead an expedition to India and trade spices. His father agreed to go and trade, but he died too early for his chance to go. Years later, ... 0 on board. When they came back, only 55 men remained. Vasco da Gama only traded a little amount of spices with the people of India, but he did prove that there was a sea route to India. There was a c ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Salsa - development and history. The essay describes the development, history and different styles of salsa.

very different in each person who dances it.B. One of the ways to make salsa-sauce is by using hot spices. Salsa dancing is very hot dance, and the hot music makes it very spicy.Salsa - the dance and ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An account of john donnes relationship with the sun and his love in the poem The sun is rising

auty of his lover to the beautiful landscape of India. At the time India was new to England and the spices and materials such as cashmere were thought of as luxury new and exotic like his woman ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Exploration was primarily Economic

They also controlled the sea routes from Asia to the middle east. Venice had a monopoly on trade in spices and other goods between the Muslim ports. The rest of Europe was eager to have such goods. Bu ... ee da Gama, whom they considered a possible business rival. But the explorer obtained some gems and spices, including pepper and cinnamon, to take back to Portugal to prove he had reached Asia. ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Changes and continuities in world trading systems during 1450-1750.

major location for European explorers, mainly Portuguese. For centuries, Europeans traded gold and spices, but during the fifteen century, one of the most important change occurred; a new type of tra ... similar throughout most of the country. The main goods that were trade by the Portuguese were gold, spices (in particular salt), ivory, kola nuts, cotton cloth, ebony, gum, leopard skins, ostrich, fea ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mission San Antonio de Padua

they sent soldiers and friars to build missions. The Spanish came to California in search of gold, spices, and other riches. They also believed the American Indians should become Catholics so they bu ...

(4 pages) 24 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An All-Time Filipino Favorite: Chicken Adobo

. With a unique taste made with the delicate mixture of bay leaves, vinegar, peppercorn, garlic and spices, it is no wonder that a lot of Filipinos use this adobo flavoring in a lot of Filipino gourme ... gano, paprika and salt. Filipinos borrowed this idea from the Spaniards and used their own favorite spices and ingredients to make chicken adobo unique and different tasting from the Spaniards. The Fi ...

(2 pages) 31 2 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History