Essays Tagged: "1950s"

The Internet, Then and Now.

the world, the Internet was born out from a military idea. The Rand corporation, which in the late 1950s was the United States (US) number one cold war think-tank, began to tackle the inevitable prob ...

(12 pages) 501 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Information On Black Libraries

cations originating from the region. Itsholdings of publications printed in Namibia since the early 1950s are probably the most extensive outside Africa. Thecollection contains publications in Europea ...

(2 pages) 61 1 4.1 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science


l in love and end up getting killed. The difference between the two is that Toni takes place in the 1950s'', while Romeo happens in Elizabethan times (the late 1500s). The two main female characters a ...

(2 pages) 116 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Smoke in the Eye - The Fight Against Big Tobacco

n Glantz at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The documents (dated from the early 1950s to the early 1980s) consisted primarily of confidential Brown and Williamson (B&W) reports ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Rock and Roll of the 50's

given so dearly to make free. The products of these desires began to come of age in the mid-to-late 1950s and with them came the glorious roar of rock & roll.During the early 1950s the music of bl ... roll was claimed to have coined by a disc jockey named Alan Freed in 1951. Rock and roll of the mid 1950s evolved from the rhythm and blues of a few years earlier.From the unique synthesis of musical ...

(4 pages) 199 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Schizophrenia research paper

SchizophreniaDuring the 1950s, mentally disordered people who were harmful to society andthemselves could be treated with me ...

(5 pages) 449 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders


During the 1950s, mentally disordered people who were harmful to society andthemselves could be treated with me ...

(7 pages) 156 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The Necessity of Computer Security

lectronic computers emerged from university and military laboratories inthe late 1940s and early 1950s, visionaries proclaimed them the harbingers of a second industrialrevolution that would tra ...

(7 pages) 341 0 2.8 Jul/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

'Crick Crack Monkey' by Merle. CaribbeanExcepts highly influenced by the British ideals: Merle Hodge's 'My Aunt Gold Teeth' by V. S. Naipaul, and 'If I could Write This in Fire, I Would Write This in

ctive. Hodge's story is presented through the eyes of a black , lower class girl of Trinidad in the 1950s. Naipaul uses an unidentified East Indian boy to tell his story. A young white girl becomes th ...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about the United Fruit Company and its part in the US sponsored military coup in Gautemala.

t more about the company who brings them to you they might not taste so good. The time is the early 1950s. The place Guatemala. The United States is running a secret operation known as PBSUCCESS in or ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Dark Conspiracy Behind The CIA the early 1950ties into the mid 1960ties

During the early 1950s and into the mid 1960s there were anumber of unusual activities involving the CIA, The Canadia ...

(9 pages) 100 1 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Civil Rights: Are We Free? This is essay about black civil rights explaining some of the things that happened is history to blacks and a brief description of the current civil rights movement.

quality for Americans of African descent continues despite the significant advances made during the 1950s and 1960s. the question arises as to whether the struggle for Civil Rights has actually benefi ...

(2 pages) 386 1 2.9 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An Essay on Korean Film History. Describes different time frames and the differences between the eras of Korean Films.

of Korea's early film history. The vast majority of Korea's early film footage was destroyed in the 1950s during the Korean War, and not a single feature produced before 1945 survives in complete form ... ema in the late-fifties and sixties.1955-1969: A Golden Age for Korean CinemaThe latter half of the 1950s can be considered a period of revival for the Korean film industry, as the number of domestic ...

(8 pages) 167 2 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Welfare and Drug Testing

t new to any culture. Drugs have been a part of American culture, their popularity increased in the 1950s, when writers and social figures started popularizing them. In the 1960s, drug use took on a w ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

This a overview of Anthrax, its effects and remedies

ccine was developed using rhesus monkeys. The vaccine for humans was completed in the US during the 1950s. FDA approval of the vaccine followed in 1970. Besides its military application, the vaccine h ...

(2 pages) 122 3 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

How and Why Did American Popular Culture Influence Australian Society in the 1950s and 1960s? To What Extent Did Australia Develop its Own Response to these Influences?

The 1950s and 1960s were times of unprecedented change, and Australian society was influenced greatly by ... n developed its own responses to these influences, and the extent of this will also be explored.The 1950s meant the emergence of the teenager; it also brought peace and prosperity to many. And during ... influenced by the culture of rock-'n'-roll music. The term "Rock-'n'-Roll" was invented in the mid 1950s for a new and exciting music. This type of music was to become popular beyond belief, it not o ...

(6 pages) 160 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Discussing the reasons on Nuclear testing in the pacific region by Britain, and France.

, "The proliferation of super weapons is now the most dangerous specter facing this planet." In the 1950s the Australian government had permitted the British to develop a nuclear weapons program in Au ... health of a great multitude, had been impaired due to the nuclear experiments conducted during the 1950s and 1960s. Many have fallen to cancer, and other traumatic health problems that have been incu ...

(6 pages) 39 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Just in Time. 4 page overview of the principles of just-in-time production operations management

JIT management principles in their everyday operations. It was first developed in Japan in the late 1950s by a former shop manager and later on vice president of Toyota. In its simplest form, JIT prog ...

(6 pages) 713 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Book Critique of Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the RyeThe Catcher in the Rye is set in the 1950s and is narrated by a young man named Holden Cualfield . Holden is not specific about his locat ...

(7 pages) 51 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Korean War

were anxious to forget the war and enjoy the long economic boom (Butler). "The economic boom of the 1950s and 1960s was sparked by pent-up demand but reflected another long-term trend as well--mass pr ...

(6 pages) 140 1 3.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History