Essays Tagged: "war period"

The History of Austraila's economic recovery after the first World War, and the affects various leaders of the country had on the country.

After the war Australia found itself dealing with immense consumer shortages. Leading to extensive strikes and ... needed steel for production and expansion as well as the overall condition of the economy.The post war period in Australia commenced with chronic shortages of consumer and capital goods. This positio ... consumer and capital goods. This position however changed dramatically from 1950 to 1953. The post war public works program that began in 1939 with a per capita at 8.7 and in 1950 for the first time ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

"Chapter the last" p.294-296 (Norton Edition). Excerpt taken fom Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Although Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is written after the 1861-65 Civil War, it is about the pre-war period. The American Civil War marks the combat of the Northern States ... en, the family's intemperate treatment of the ex-slave is tackled, which is followed by Tom's 40$-reward. The general atmosphere being gaiety, Tom proposes a trip to the Indians'. And Huck is announce ... not have any right to whatever property.Then, Tom's family is satirized. They behave grotesquely towards Jim and the phrase "made a heap of fuss over him' (l.26) contrasts with the way they treat him ...

(7 pages) 98 1 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This is a four page essay on the interwar period between WWI and WWII, and the European advancements in warfare at that point in history.

The Inter-war period between World War I and World War II was a time that governments relied on treaties and p ... War II was a time that governments relied on treaties and pacts to maintain peace rather than wage war. Some of these treaties and pacts did more to instigate war than to help deter it. Some examples ... re, another example is that of the Paris Peace Act of 1928, which was " a voluntary renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy". Because treaties such as these, the reciprocal effect of a ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"By the Waters of Babylon" is about a boy in future times who wants to know about the past.

s full of action, which makes this story good to read.The setting of the story starts off in a post war period. Everything known to mankind is gone. All that was left from the Great War known to the n ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Consider Purism, Dada and Constructivism as differing responses to the character of the modern world.

technical expansion during the political, social and economic crisis that followed the First World War and the Russian and German Revolutions is no coincidence. Meyer Schapiro says 'the older categor ... ings and constructions were only part of the range of productions. While some artists in this inter-war period had resumed, or continued, figurative painting these movements 'often looked upon their w ...

(9 pages) 102 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Australia in Vietnam.

Anti-Communism and Forward DefenceThe Australian public had been manipulated into fearing that a monotholic 'red tide' of ... Iria and AmericaGreg Pemberton points out, "Australia's defence and foreign policy during the post war period cannot be fully understood without reference to Indonesia." Indonesia, through leader Ahm ... Indonesia. Dr Sukarno told Australia not to interfere in the invasion, going on previous happening, warning that if Australia did become involved, "the responsibility would be Australia's alone."Both ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Positive and Negative Ways of Decision-Makers Dealing With Sensitive Multicultural Issues.

In the last century, it is well recognized that Australia in the post-war period has received an impressive diversity of immigrants from a multitude of nations. People fr ... alia, and (that) religion belongs firmly in the private sphere, the churches or the home.' (Gayle Edwards, pp. ). The idea that religion is a private concept, is also put forward by Bouma, (pp.12,) wh ... cially with Muslims, and providing them with rooms for praying, etc.), it is important to increase awareness of what it means to be of a different religion living in Australia. There should also be an ...

(6 pages) 138 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why was unemployment such a persistent problem in Britain during the inter war years?

Why was unemployment such a persistent problem in Britain during the inter war years?Unemployment was an important feature after the First World War and a conditioning influen ... eature after the First World War and a conditioning influence on the economy and society. The inter-war years saw Britain fail to recapture its control over markets that it had dominated once before t ... ernational and domestic policies, unemployment was an important feature of Britain during the inter-war period.The Armistice of late 1918 was followed by a short re-stocking boom. For eighteen months ...

(8 pages) 60 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What obstacles were there to the re-establishment of Jewish life in occupied Germany and in the two German states during the 1950s, and to what extent were they overcome?

The Second World War was over and the Jewish survivors came out of the concentration camps and their hiding - places ... tism in both German states. However the reality looked different: In the first decade of the post - war period in Germany, a virulent anti-Semitism in society as well as in politics existed in both Ge ... both German states.The average reaction of society and of the representatives of the bureaucracy towards the Jews was incurious. The German population acted in an extremely hostile manner towards the ...

(9 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

March 2nd 2004 "The weakness of peace treaties is that they tend to address the past war rather than the future peace." With reference to WWI, show how far you concur with this assertion?

The transition from full out total war to peace was for many people and even countries very tumultuous. Many millions of families had l ... ilies had lost sons and husbands and countries had lost many millions of workers. Mostly all of the war belligerents were in economic devastation except for the USA who saw a great economic boom durin ... y and middle 20's due to the enormous amounts of money Britain and France owed them from during the war.The post war period after WWI (1914-1919) was a time full of treaties and pacts. The most famous ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Defining Australia

The post-war period was a time when Australia crystallised its culture, beliefs and practices into a concept ... s at an uncertain time. It can be seen as a reaction to various events and influences from the post war period and its adoption, in turn, influenced post war immigration policies and attitudes towards ... 79:529) the term "the Australian way of life" became popular in Australia in the period after World War II. It marked a change in the way Australia defined itself. Before World War II, in the 19th cen ...

(6 pages) 127 1 2.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Recent debate about multiculturalism in Australia

of the Australian continent have been flooded by a plethora of migrants, especially during the post-war period. The once scarcely populated island was home only to her aboriginal inhabitants. But it i ... s of multiculturalism are twofold, it may awaken ethnocentric behaviour, or it can bring about the awareness of cultural relativism. Being able to interact with people form other cultures result in a ...

(6 pages) 107 2 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

This book report on "The modern Temper: The American Culture and Society in the 1920s" by Lynn Dumenil summarizes the content of the book and praises Dumenil on her unique insight of this period.

culture and society that took place at this time in history were direct results of the First World War. In the stead of this less insightful means of analyzing the 1920's in America by assuming that ... 1920's in America by assuming that the post war era was a direct creation and consequence from the war, the author offers the suggestion that the seeds of the twenties were planted much earlier durin ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Author/Biography : William Golding (1911-1993)

n teaching philosophy and English at Bishop Wordsworth's School in Salisbury. At the onset of World War II he joined the Royal Navy at the age of 29 and was involved in several major conflicts includi ... and, during the invasion of France in 1944, commanded a rocket-launching craft. At the close of the war he resumed teaching in Salisbury until 1961.In the post-war period following his return to civil ...

(2 pages) 14 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

"Roosevelt's New Deal and Stalins Five Year Plan: Compare and Contrast"

Franklin Roosevelt and Josef Stalin were both key players in politics during the inter-war period. Though in drastically different countries; one a democracy in the western world, and one ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Book Review: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

to be F. Scott Fitzgerald's best. It is an undisputed classic of American literature from the post-war period and is one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century.This book is set in America, p ... ions and memories of his encounters with the American society after his return from fighting in the war. He decides to live in West Egg where he meets his second cousin Daisy Buchanan and her husband ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Assess the way in which various factors interplayed to shape the growth of antisemitism within Imperial Germany.

aden and Wurttemberg meant that the Jews enjoyed unrestrained legal emancipation throughout the pre-war period. However, it was essentially during this time that the anti-Semitic feelings that decades ... ir blame. However, to assess this as the primary factor for the increasing anti-Semitism of the pre-war period would arguably be overlooking the importance of other undercurrents and feelings within G ...

(8 pages) 20 0 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Japan and Automobile Industry

OverviewJapan experienced consistent economic expansion in the post-war period, fuelled by a strong export market and the rapid development of key industries. Growth wa ... ation and Development (OECD stated that "The current economic recovery, the longest in Japan's post-war history, has matured into a self-sustained expansion driven by private domestic demand." The OEC ... increase in portfolio investment income which reflects an increase in the outstanding amounts of outward investment in bonds and notes, as well as higher U.S. interest rates.•Shift to net flow in ...

(28 pages) 228 0 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

The Great Gatsby

Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is one of the leading American literatures in the post-war period of modernism. It has reflected the some of the values from this period by his employment ... arration of the novel shows a steady character development within Nick as he fights to become more aware of his conscious and moral values. The novel is full of symbolisms regarding to different chara ...

(2 pages) 282 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How did PM Hawke contribute to the development of Australia in the late twentieth century?

e has been regarded as one of Australia’s popular and effective prime ministers after the post-war period. His government carried out many social and economic reforms, and also developed Australi ...

(2 pages) 473 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History