Essays Tagged: "British Isles"

Who are the Celts?

rom curly hair brown hair through red hair. They occupied central and Northern Europe including the British Isles in the Pre-roman period, gradually being pushed further north and westwards by the Rom ... time the Celts and Greeks were on very friendly terms. The defeat of Carthage broke the monopoly on British tin and Spanish silver and freed the land trade routes to Britain.The Fall of the Celtic Emp ...

(20 pages) 157 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ireland- this report is on ireland's government, holidays, location, population, religion, activities and more.there is a bibliography of 5 resoures

ll visit Ireland in the near future.Ireland is in north Western Europe. The island is in the in the British Isles. It occupies five- sixths of the island and the remaining one- sixth is Northern Irela ...

(7 pages) 142 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

By what means and with what success did the kings of Wessex become kings of England in the tenth century?

a sequence by which Edgar's superiority was recognised by the Celtic and Scandinavian rulers in the British Isles . But what events lead to this declaration of power? And if as the evidence states, Ed ... had Wessex in, provide a stable platform for his son, Edward the Elder, to tighten his grip on the British islandsEdward continued the program of Burh system started by his father along side his sist ...

(8 pages) 52 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

United Kingdom: An Economic Overview

h. Northern Ireland is located in the northeast corner of Ireland, the second largest island in the British Isles. The capital of the United Kingdom is the city of London, situated near the southeaste ... ace were controlled in some way by Britain. Some parts of the world received substantial numbers of British emigrants and developed into what were called daughter nations. The UK is a member of the Eu ...

(15 pages) 283 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The Civil Rights movement .

nglo Saxon and Celtic blood, and who's lineage goes back to the 'Tide-Water', and from there to the British Isles: Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England, has experience extreme prejudice from the cour ...

(18 pages) 370 0 2.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Media Violence: Not the Real Culprit for the Problems of Society

any year, there are more murders in one of the major cities in the United States than in all of the British Isles combined. Media violence is a major issue with our lawmakers, especially those who are ...

(9 pages) 201 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Northern Irish Conflict. Details the efforts made towards resolution and possible future solutions

paradox. The region has adequate resources and, although it has been a rather marginal area of the British Isles, is nonetheless quite affluent compared to most of the rest of the world. The people a ... ing interestsThe relationship became more balanced in recent years, not least because of the common British and Irish membership of the European Union (EU). Partly as a result of EU membership, Irelan ...

(15 pages) 215 2 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Impact of Human overpopulation on Social systems and the environment.

he World Book Atlas also estimates that 90,000 square kilometers of forest, an area the size of the British Isles, is being lost each year. Tragically, the greatest impact to the world has come throug ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Way to D-Day

the world.By the beginning of June 1944, the United States and Great Britain had accumulated in the British Isles the largest number of men and the greatest amount of materiel ever assembled to launch ... bers were conducting round-the-clock bombardment of German industry and communications. In general, British planes bombed by night and American planes bombed by day. Whereas an air raid by 200 planes ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Feb/2004

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

Book review on "The Priestess of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana Paxton. 480 pages

sses of the Old Religion, the pagan beliefs that in that time period still hold sway in much of the British Isles. Hidden behind the ghostly mists of magical Avalon, Eilan grows into early womanhood a ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The longbows effects on Medieval England: Social and Economical

Davi HabermanDr. ZevinThe Welsh were the first people on the British Isles (Lubienski, Andy) to use the longbow in war. During frequent battles with the English, ...

(4 pages) 25 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Who were the Celtic peoples?

The Celts were a group of peoples that occupied lands stretching from the British Isles to Gallatia. The Celts had many dealings with other cultures that bordered the lands o ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Detailed history of the formation of the English Language.

The history of the language can be traced back to the arrival of three Germanic tribes to the British Isles during the 5th Century AD. Angles, Saxons and Jutes crossed the North Sea from what is ... uxiliary verbs also changed (he is risen, he has risen).The historical influence of language in the British Isles can best be seen in place names and their derivations.Examples include ac (as in Acton ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Beowulf and Christianity

odshed. From the conquests of the Romans, to the Germanic tribes, to the Vikings, the people of the British Isles had been battered. They needed a hero, someone who represented strength, decency, and ... The story's content had changed to reflect the beliefs of the people at the time. The people of the British Isles had seen many groups of people arrive in their land and Beowulf was one of possibly ma ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

POWER POINT- of 1984 by George Orwell

de Two- Plot Summary 1The novel is set in 1984 in Oceania, a superstate composed of America and the British Isles. They are constantly at war with one of the two other superstates Eurasia and Eastasia ...

(2 pages) 48 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Who were the Celts, what was their reputation and was it justified?

nt Europe. They spread from as far east as Galatia (modern-day turkey), to the western point of the British Isles. The Celts originated in central Europe and were believed to have spread out from ther ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Celtic languages

en across western Europe during the 1st millennium BC, but are now limited to a few enclaves in the British Isles and on the peninsula of Brittany in France.There are four main groups of Celtic langua ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Economy and Geography of Great Britain.

case, since we study the English language we should know about the country as much as possible.The British Isles lie off the north-west coast of continental Europe. They are made up of Great Britain ... n Ireland and the Independent Irish Republic) and some 5,500 smaller islands. The total area of the British Isles is 121,000 square miles (320,000 square kilometers). The British Isles are surrounded ...

(8 pages) 43 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Traditions And Holidays Of Great Britain.

ome of them are old-fashioned and many people remember them, others are part of people's life. Some British customs and traditions are known all over the world.From Scotland to Cornwall, Britain is fu ... are funny and some are strange. But they are all interesting. There is the long menu of traditional British food. There are many royal occasions. There are songs, saying and superstitions. They are al ...

(23 pages) 93 0 4.8 Sep/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

American Immigration and how it affected American Society and Developement.

ich is more than 2,100 people per day. Immigrants that came before the 1880's were usually from the British Isles and from Western Europe, mainly Germany and Scandinavia. They were mostly Anglo Saxon ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History