Essays Tagged: "Arab"

World History in 1978

and economic year. The trade deficit with the West jumped sharply and itsgrowth rate lagged. Saudi Arabia played the role of the honest broker in Arab disputesover the Egyptian - Israeli peace negoti ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Islam In the U.S and the current stats

ssachusetts,Ohio,Rhode Island follow with Muslim populations of .40%. Many of these Muslims are not Arab and many Arabs are not Muslim. Only .20% of Muslims in the u.s are Arab. To put it another way, ... % of Muslims in the u.s are Arab. To put it another way, a muslim is a person who follows Islam, an Arab is person from a certain geographic location.According to the Quran men are allowed four wives ...

(2 pages) 117 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

"Heroic but hardly admirable", how accurate is this assessment of Meursault in "The Outsider"

d in many places. An example of the former is when Raymond asks Meursault to "draft" a letter to an Arab prostitute. Meursault knows what will result from his actions but seems unemotional and views t ... e novel that reinforces this occurs that after the murder when he is in jail; he never mentions the Arab at all; it is as if he does not care about the Arab's life; just about what he is going to do f ...

(6 pages) 45 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An esaay evaluating and explaining symbolism and rhetoric devices used in the novel The Stranger

rt Camus' absurdist novel, The Stranger, Meursault's detachment from society and his killing of the Arab reveal moral and ethical implications for him and his society. As is common in many absurdist n ... e ideas affect the characterization and theme of the novel.At the end of Part I, Meursault kills an Arab; an action not uncommon in Algiers during this period of social unrest (the 1930's). He does no ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

War in Iraq, paper on the war what and what kinds of questions we should ask before committing ourselves to it.

er, the idea goes; Iraqis will then build a thriving democracy. A free Iraq will become a model for Arab and Muslim nations. The Arab-Israeli dispute will become less intractable and moderation will b ...

(3 pages) 384 0 3.7 Oct/2002

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

Mersault and His Trial in Albert Camus's "The Stranger" - This was for an IB Higher Level English class...

of the second part of the narrative, it is understood that he is put on trial for the murder of an Arab; however, it later comes to our attention that the murder was not the primary reason of his tri ... novel, it becomes apparent that he was, as a matter of fact, not put on trial for the murder of the Arab, but instead, for acting in such a stoic manner. Being the honest, straightforward man he was, ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Arabian Horse

rld, horses are an important part of life. Each breed of horse is prized for a specific reason. The Arabian horse is valued for the its distinctive characteristics, History and use around the world.Th ... ory and use around the world.The Arabian horse is a sleek and intelligent breed. When looking at an Arabian the first thing noticed is there beauty "Evan when an Arabian is standing still, it looks pr ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

"'The Crusades Through Arab Eyes" by Amin Maalouf.

BOOK REPORT / REVIEW:The Crusades Through Arab Eyes; by Amin Maalouf.The Crusades Through Arab Eyes, by Amin Maalouf, presents Western readers ... e are presented with an alternative view of the "facts" of the Crusades, in which then-contemporary Arab chronicles give us an unusual and extremely valuable perspective on the confrontation of Christ ... d the specific entries themselves demonstrate that there was a sense of genuine confusion among the Arabs, who did not at first comprehend why the strange, militaristic, foreigners were invading their ...

(4 pages) 182 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Arab Democracy, fiction or Reality?

Arab Democracy... Fiction or Reality?"Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in ... e wiser than one man. But from experience and common sense, this is hardly the case.Focusing on the Arab World, it is interesting to note that Democracy was always introduced as a reform to escape the ... ea of literature and many areas of religion and politics. It describes the general situation in the Arab World, where there was really never a concrete belief in the beauty and freedom of a true deomc ...

(20 pages) 231 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Lasting Peace Between Arab and Jew.

Since biblical times, the land of Israel has belonged to the Jews, but after Diaspora, the Arabs claimed the land. Since the return of the Jews to their 'homeland' the two races have fought o ... fought over what they both claim to be their Holy Land, given to them by God. The conflict between Arab and Jew still rages, with suicide bombings and militia violence happening every day. Because of ...

(5 pages) 132 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Palestinian Refugee Conflict.

problem and what can be done to solve it. This dilemma has plagued and effected both the Jewish and Arab followers, and politicians that range from extreme liberal Democrats to conservative zealots.Fo ... rael. European Jews settled in the Ottoman ruled district of Palestine, which was home to mostly an Arab population. After the Allies defeated the Ottomans in World War I, the British were given a rul ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Persuasive Essay against racial profiling in airports.

ced in order to ensure the safety of Americans. In several instances, the stopping of virtually all Arab or "suspicious" peoples has proved to be advantageous in that those incriminated intended on ca ... s. Heavily practiced in airports today, this procedure does much more harm than good. In suspecting Arabs or other minorities solely for the fact that they are of a different ethnic background strongl ...

(2 pages) 210 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Africa in de-colonization.

north and west Africa are Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Most of the people in these countries were Arab and Berber. For many years these countries were a colony of French.Morocco and Tunisia became i ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Nationalism in the Middle East. Describe the roots and origins of modern Arab and Iranian nationalism.

Nationalism in the Middle East.Describe the roots and origins of modern Arab and Iranian nationalism. How did early nationalist movements in the Middle East differ? How w ... n and progress it had been before. The key in regaining some of their lost stature in the Iran and Arab region was their independent attempts to come together, through nationalist movements, plus the ... much of the world had fallen under Europe's influence and might and the leadership in Iran and the Arab region was but a weak attempt at its former superiority. By 1914, Europe was on top and the pr ...

(3 pages) 134 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Racial Descrimination: Being Muslim in a Post 9/11 America

d have become racist. They are slowly beginning to take away the rights and freedoms of people with Arab-decent, which all human beings are entitled too.It is always unfair to label an entire group of ... ht at the end of the tunnel, and apologize for their dark and ugly criticisms towards all people of Arab-decent, and accept them as human beings. It doesn't matter what religion you practice, or in wh ...

(4 pages) 136 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Araby by James Joyce

Araby, it's overall theme is the boy's realization of his fall from grace. Within the story Joyce fo ... he bazaar. Quite symbolic however is the poem that his uncle mentions as he walks out the door. The Arab's Farewell to his Steed, a poem by Caroline Norton was a popular work at the time. It is about ... he reader that he will soon realize that the love of the girl can not be bought. When he arrives at Araby, it is nearly deserted. He hastily enters through a more expensive gate, as opposed to looking ...

(2 pages) 153 2 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Future of the Iraqi government

that even the U.S.'s traditional allies think that this war in Iraq is about the access of oil. The Arab people think even less of the Bush Administration and the war is not helping his popularity at ... tration and the war is not helping his popularity at all. In fact from the few polls available, the Arabs think that the U.S. dissevered the attacks of 9/11. Before going to war the Bush Admini ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Al Jazeera-- the Arab CNN

Al Jazeera is center-stage in the modernization of Arab-language broadcasting. Al Jazeera, offers what no broadcaster in the region does - a world-clas ... al news coverage. Al Jazeera brought new insight and new perspectives not previously experienced by Arab audiences. Before this news station, the citizens were simply being fed their information on an ... idealistic - school of thought that Al Jazeera has been a crucial factor in the development of the Arab world. Despite the political and cultural hotbed it may aggravate, giving exposure to both Pale ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Boylan notes

* 634 - 644 = time of Arab expansion (Islam remained a chiefly Arab religion)o After they went into North Africa many non ... e:* Umayyads = strong military leaders* Muslim territories became dissatisfied w/ Umayyad rule* Non Arabs = angry b/c were treated like 2nd class citizens* 969 empire = split in 3 partso Baghdado Cord ... hemselves w/ luxury* Islamic civilization bloomed under their ruleo Period of greatest development* Arabic replaced Greek as dominant language of Middle East and North Africa* Harun al-Rashid (786 - 8 ...

(1 pages) 16 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Islamic Banking.

wing strength of Islamic influence on business and finance in the Middle East, particularly as many Arab and Muslim investors started to pull their funds out of American and other western banks and in ... s started to emerge in the second half of the twentieth century, especially in Egypt, Pakistan, the Arab Gulf states and in Iran, it was only in the 1980s and 1990s that the concept of Islamic banking ...

(13 pages) 127 1 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges