Essays Tagged: "atrocities"

Paper on the Vietnam experience from the book "Rumor of War"

t. America was certainly no exception, and the public was never more conscious of its own soldiers' atrocities then during the long and confusing Vietnam conflict. Often the men who committed these ca ...

(3 pages) 181 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Religion and Governments across the World

most vicious devilworship is mentioned with little comment and then only in crime reporting of the atrocitiescommitted. This is a good thing. Religious hatreds are so easily inflamed, and there is so ...

(8 pages) 280 1 2.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Vietnam: Affecting People Today

My Father was in Vietnam, but he served as a secretary. In this position he did not see many of the atrocities that most veterans did. Many Vietnam veterans are still today psychologically, physically ... . The Vietnam War presented a new set of hopes and fears that many people had not faced before. The atrocities that occurred in the POW camps of Vietnam are still affecting people today.Back in the 19 ...

(8 pages) 302 6 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Freud View On The Nature Of Man

man).Freud justification for such a drastic approach type conclusion, can by described as basically atrocities of the century Freud lived in. In example the invasion of the Huns, as a brutal entity de ... he invasion of the Huns, as a brutal entity designed to portray Man's innately evil nature. And the atrocities of the First World War.Freud's view of Man is an evil one. And that all Men are innately ...

(1 pages) 262 2 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Film term paper. About apocalypse Now

ion from our culture, and whenever one culture confronts another.History is loaded with examples of atrocities that have occurred when oneculture comes into contact with another. Whenever fundamentall ... as all Europeproduced Mr. Kurtz. Both Kurtzes are idealized in their function aseyewitnesses to the atrocities. What is reflected is the threat of loss ofself, loss of centrality, and the displacement ...

(14 pages) 253 0 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

MY LAI MASSACRE AS A RESULT OF OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY. Relates to stanly milgrams experiments and how authority play a part in genocide killings.

d a "war," although that is exactly what it was. The My Lai Massacre in Vietnam was one of the many atrocities of that war. There is an unquestionable connection between Milgram's "Obedience to Author ...

(5 pages) 268 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Dostoevsky's "The Gambler " As A Reflection Of Myself. Personal comparison

ciety allows him to be. That is to say he may be a lowly tutor, but he care's about justice and the atrocities committed by the 'high-born' class. I, through faults of my own and Injustices of my scho ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Frederick Douglass' writings. Reflected many American views that were influenced

glass was born a slave in 1817, in Maryland. Heeducated himself and became determined to escape the atrocities of slavery. Douglassattempted to escape slavery once, but failed. He later made a success ...

(7 pages) 313 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Lord of the Flies" (Golding), portrays the defects of human nature, and a philosophical pessimism that seals the fate of man

The world had witnessed the atrocities of World War II and began toexamine the defects of their social ethics. Man's purity and ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

World War One Assignment - Empathy

egiment about the things that the Boche are doing. They are supposed to have committed all sorts of atrocities in Belgium, such as butchering defenceless, innocent women and children, and also raping ...

(7 pages) 53 0 3.8 Jan/1996

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

A Breif look at predjudice

bra. This discriminating nature however, has lead to segregation, lack of suffrage and many inhuman atrocities.We still remember women not having the right to vote before 1920. It was a prejudice agai ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Research paper on Kurt Vonnegut's use of satirical atrocities in his novels

The Humorous AtrocitiesHe [Vonnegut] had no taste for war; and even less for being a survivor of it. (Blieler 553 ... et before him. Kurt Vonnegut, one of America's outstanding modern authors, certainly dealt with the atrocities of life himself. His experiences during the Great Depression, his childhood, and World Wa ...

(4 pages) 100 0 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"The Hubris of Albion" is a brief attack on common historical stereotypes of Aficans as savages who were brought to civilization by American slave traders.

ever get out."Lord JefferyFor as many years as America and Europe have sought repentance for their atrocities to Africa, we have also searched the annals of history to find how such a thing as slaver ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"Aquina's Treatment of God"

ldren are murdered, and cancer is everywhere, people often raise the question of God's role in such atrocities. Saint Thomas Aquinas treats that issue in part of his book, the Summa Theologica. In thi ...

(6 pages) 120 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Question--Discuss in brief the logic behind the various peace plans offered to resolve the conflict in the Balkans from July 1991 to the Dayton Peace Accord in 1995.

e troubles to end themselves, no one wanting to commit themselves or their nations to help stop the atrocities there. That is, until 1991. However, the first drafts of "peace plans" still stumbled ove ...

(8 pages) 76 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Terrorism Against Women" Sept. 11, 2001

"Terrorism Against Women"Since the atrocities of September 11, 2001, people across the world have heard an earful about the government ...

(8 pages) 114 1 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"The Eternal Night" - essay describing the difference in Eliezers reactions to the two hangings, in the book "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

Elie Wiesel; Eliezer, a young boy from Sighet was forced to endure one of mankind's most horrendous atrocities. He witnessed the daily suffering and death of humans during his time in the Nazi concent ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In the Crucible residents inflicted with hysteria inflict dreadful atrocities against themselves and their community. (Religion, Mental Conflict and the Inability To Adapt)

d by religion, repressed mental conflict and the inability to adapt causes them to inflict dreadful atrocities against themselves and their community.Residents of Salem practiced a religion known as P ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

One Day In the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Josef Stalin, communism)

ly find in the 1962 literary magazine, Novy Mir. Solzhenitsyn's story demonstrated the failures and atrocities of Communism often concealed from the public eye. With One Day In the Life..'s controvers ... Day In The Life of Ivan Denisovich shocked Russian readers. Solzhenitsyn's work was used to uncover atrocities committed during Stalin's rule and thus, further empower the new Russian leader, Khrushch ...

(3 pages) 68 1 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Aboriginal resistance in australia.

lso able to claim 'peaceful settlement' of the land. Even today, little is known about the horrific atrocities that took place in the contact between invading colonists and the Indigenous Peoples of A ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays