Essays Tagged: "World Book Encyclopedia"

The Early Life and Career of Pablo Ruiz y Picasso

ober 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain (Batterberry,243). When he was young his family moved to Barcelona (World Book Encyclopedia,448). He liked painting picturesof the city life around him. In 1896 he ente ... e Quatre Gats in Barcelona. He studied at the Royal Academy ofSan Fernado in Madrid for many years (World Book Encyclopedia, 448).As Ariane Batterberry points out, Picasso painted scenes of the day-to ...

(4 pages) 255 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Kurt Vonnegut

n known for his science-fiction writing. Heoften uses space travel and technology within his novels(World Book Encyclopedia). Vonnegut attended CornellUniversity from 1940 to 1942. Next, he attended t ... xemplified in thenovel Slaughterhouse-Five. This novel also shows Vonnegut'sview on war. He entered World War II in 1939 and stayedthere for the remainder of the war. Vonnegut was capturedby the Germa ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of the methaphor "Life is like a box of chocolates"

by a different analysis of what life and chocolates represent as well as what they mean in today's world. The conclusion to the question can only come about through a thorough examination of the quot ... ork well to counter the other and show the flaws in the other explanation's theory.According to the World Book Encyclopedia, life is 'a state, existence, or principle of existence conceived as belongi ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Can the United States Justify the Civil War

lders who wished to extend slavery into new territories.' This explanation was transcribed from the World Book Encyclopedia's dictionary. It is directly evident that from this unbiased statement we ca ... ve, we, the United States are trying to stop that from happening in other parts of our ever growing world.ritory...'. This was not well liked by the South and eventhough it was given thumbs up ma or s ...

(4 pages) 81 0 2.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Early Life and Career of Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, an account of Picasso life from birth to death.

ober 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain (Batterberry,243). When he was young his family moved to Barcelona (World Book Encyclopedia,448). He liked painting pictures of the city life around him. In 1896 he ent ... Quatre Gats in Barcelona. He studied at the Royal Academy of San Fernado in Madrid for many years (World Book Encyclopedia, 448).As Ariane Batterberry points out, Picasso painted scenes of the day-to ...

(4 pages) 129 0 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Picasso is considered the most famous artist of the 20th Century.

n on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain (Encarta). When he was young his family moved to Barcelona (World Book Encyclopedia,448).As the son of a professor of art, Picasso's talent for drawing was reco ... Quatre Gats in Barcelona. He studied at the Royal Academy of San Fernado in Madrid for many years (World Book Encyclopedia, 448).Picasso also became known for his sculpture , drawings, graphics, and ...

(4 pages) 112 0 3.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Images of power and authority in art.

apetersen/ _ART201/old_king.htm3) _ART201/akkad.htm4) "Ancient Egypt", World Book Encyclopedia, 1990.Images of Power and Authority in ArtArt has been used to portray figur ... apetersen/ _ART201/old_king.htm3) _ART201/akkad.htm4) "Ancient Egypt", World Book Encyclopedia, 1990.

(2 pages) 70 0 2.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Psychology / the use and definition of psychology and its advantages to modern medical theory

ed until later. Psychology can be defined as the scientific study of mental processes and behavior (World Book Encyclopedia pg. 847). However, the exact definition has three different elements. The fi ... people shy and others aren't? What causes violence? What is mental illness, and how is it cured?" (World Book Pg. 847)ResearchThe answers to these questions, along with many others, are found from sp ...

(5 pages) 287 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Independence was not simply given; it is something for which Indonesia had to fight." Discuss this statement in the period leading up to Indonesia's independence in 1949

ht against invasions made by the Dutch, British, Japanese and the Portuguese. Sukarto at the end of world war two made the break through of independence. Indonesia claimed its independence on A ... sia claimed its independence on August 17 1945. The first president of the new nation was Sukarno. (World Book Encyclopedia, 1992, Volume 10, pg 202.) When the Japanese began to lose World War Two in ...

(2 pages) 55 2 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"The Ku Klux Klan" And its role during the aftermath of the Great Depression

n was created in an 1865 meeting in a law office by six Confederate veterans in Pulaski, Tennessee"(World Book Encyclopedia). "The name was taken from the Greek work Kuklos meaning (circle) and was or ... masks. "Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate General; later, first Grand Wizard of the first Klan."(World Book Encyclopedia)Klansmen intimidated and frightened African Americans by burning crosses on ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Solving A Problem

on. Noise pollution is defined as “human-created noise harmful to health or welfare” (The World Book Encyclopedia 251).The causes of noisy neighbors can include your adults, people who just ... tuation.BibliographyDearborn Ordinance. “Noise Violation”“Noise Pollution.” The World Book Encyclopedia. 2006 ed.Tice, Dr. Nancy. “Not Getting Enough Sleep?” ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Endangered Species

There are many endangered animals in the world today, which play important roles in our environment and in our lives. Humans are the main cau ... ecies list, along with over 50 species of fish, 100 reptiles and amphibians, and over 300 mammals. (World Book Encyclopedia 490). More than 1,000 species are endangered word wide, and over 100 of thes ... sport or for their fur are the Jaguar, Cheetah and the Snow Leopard. They live in many parts of the world, the Cheetah is found in Africa and India, the Jaguar in the USA and Central and South America ...

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Komodo Dragon

ymple. The Behavior of the Komodo Monitor. Florida: Bulletin of the Museum of Natural History, 1997.World Book "“ Child Craft International. "Komodo Dragon." The World Book Encyclopedia, 19 ... se. It is thought that the cause of this is due to the isolation they have had from the rest of the world. These may be the last great creature that may have a connection to dinosaurs and dragons and ...

(3 pages) 1023 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Definition Paper

HOME SWEET HOME What is "home"�? The 1965 "World Book Encyclopedia"� defines home as the backbone of every nation, whatever kind it may ... things rather than with each other.Home use to be a place where everyone could hide from the unkind world, a place where a family could receive and give love, and find comfort and support of concerned ...

(4 pages) 25 2 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


on, S.G.F. Dictionary of Comparative Religion. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970."Cosmogony." World Book Encyclopedia. 1990 ed.Wells 1 Nathan Wells Mrs. Davis CP Eng. 12 Oct. 8, 2000 Cosmogony D ... han Wells Mrs. Davis CP Eng. 12 Oct. 8, 2000 Cosmogony Different religions view the idea of how the world was created, or cosmogony, in different ways. China holds many cosmogonies, but they all revol ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Aleksandr solzhenitsyn russian dissident

mber 11, 1918 (Academic American Encyclopedia Sno-Sz, p 59). His father was an artillery officer in World War I, and his mother was a typist and stenographer. Aleksandr never knew his father, because ... at home, and on the other, they used to work our minds at school. And so this collision between two worlds gave birth to such social tension inside me that somehow defined the path I was to follow for ...

(4 pages) 13 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Elizabeth barrett browning - encyclopedia extract

Shilstone, F.W.(1996). Browning, Elizabeth Barrett. In World Book Encyclopedia (Volume 2, pp. 655-656). Chicago: World Book, Inc. Elizabeth Barrett ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Jack Kerouac And The Beat Movement

"World War II marked a wide dividing line between the old and the new in American society and the nat ... nd the new in American society and the nation's literature"(The World Book Encyclopedia 427) . When world War II ended there was a pent up desire that had been postponed due to the war. Post war Ameri ... class American life as morally bankrupt. They praised individualism as the highest human goal"(The World Book Encyclopedia 428). This perspective was present in poetry and literature through out the ...

(4 pages) 487 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The Evolution Of Rock N Roll

eing simple, repetitive, and easy to remember. Most songs were only two to three minutes long. (The World Book Encyclopedia 376) Rock-n-roll music is a combination of rhythm-n-blues and southern music ... com) Rock music was not accepted by most adults. It was seen as a fad and a threat to society. (The World Book Encyclopedia) Post World War II teenagers exposure to music was limited to the radio and ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Stalin Analysis

nguage Arts Nine Honors20 December 2007Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin was the dictator of Russia during World War Two who led by fear and helped develop the impoverished country into a world superpower. I ... Lenin at all times and was one of his biggest supporters at every turn. After an attempt to spark a worldwide revolution failed, "Lenin was supported only by Stalin in seeing the need to get out of th ...

(2 pages) 1123 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War