Essays Tagged: "Edinburgh"

Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

means of education to me was simply a blank. He wasremoved from the school in 1825, and was sent to Edinburgh to study medicine. There he studiedfor two years before deciding that he didn't like medic ... ine. There he studiedfor two years before deciding that he didn't like medicine. But before he left Edinburgh, he wasintroduced for the first time to the theories of Lamarck. According to Darwin at th ...

(13 pages) 698 4 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

This essay is a 1 page biography on Adam Smith, the "father of capitalism".

ty, where he studied moral philosophy. Two years later he proceeded on to Balliol College. While in Edinburgh, he began giving public lectures.In 1751, he was named professor of logic at Glasgow, and ... all books written on the subject of political economics.After traveling abroad, he settled down in Edinburgh, where he was the commissioner of customs. He died here from a painful illness on July 17, ...

(1 pages) 105 0 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Alexander Bell and how he came to make his invention.

o be known as a Bell family trademark--an expressive, flexible, and resonant speaking voice.Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the inventor spent one year at a private school, two years at Edinburgh's Royal ... rs at Edinburgh's Royal High School (from which he graduated at 14), and attended a few lectures at Edinburgh University and at University College in London, but he was largely family-trained and self ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Well-Structured Class System in Britain.

d Olive Drome. Before his marriage he had only had a "little corner shop in a low-class district of Edinburgh". He had been "a penny-pinching Edinburgh chandler", "no more honest than he had to be". N ...

(7 pages) 91 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

William Walker, a filibuster of the 19th century in America.

intelligent man, educated first at the University of Nashville, then abroad at the universities of Edinburgh, Göttingen, Heidelberg, and Paris. While educating in Europe, he was exposed to many ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Edinburgh's Saint.

did not mind, in fact he liked it. His family always were one of the richer families in the town of Edinburgh. They had a reasonable house, maybe not like one of those huge castles, but it was big.One ... it was big.One night Anthony had a dream, a dream of horror. The new castle that was been built in Edinburgh was collapsing. He woke up from horror. He thought it was a nightmare. He thought about te ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The Adoption Papers" by Jackie Kay.

are all concerned with the intricate nature of identity. Kay's father was a black Nigerian visiting Edinburgh when he met Kay's white Scottish mother. After he returned to Nigeria, the mother discover ...

(6 pages) 49 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Celtic Studies; First Year; The North British Kingdoms, their territories, language and history.

uary such as Clackmannan and Slamannan. Stirling was called the "Manau" of Gododdin and both it and Edinburgh were Gododdin strongholds, the latter being the fort of Din Eidyn. It included Lothian, Be ... the Tees.One surviving poem is The Gododdin , which describes how a Gododdin war party set out from Edinburgh to fight in Catraeth. This was originally dated as circa 600 and it was thought that they ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Biography of Robert Louis Stevenson

ouis StevensonRobert Lewis Balfour Stevenson (he would later change the Lewis to Louis) was born in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850. His father called Thomas belonged to a family of engineers who had bu ... urch ministers and lawyers. In 1857 the family moved to 17 Heriot Row, a solid respectable house in Edinburgh. At seventeen he enrolled at Edinburgh University to study engineering with the aim of fol ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Adam smith

ompared to unbridled market forces.In 1778 he was appointed to a post of commissioner of customs in Edinburgh, Scotland. He died there on July 17, 1790, after an illness. At the end it was discovered ...

(1 pages) 56 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Discuss with reference to style, language and narrative techniques, the main themes inherent in Muriel Sparks "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

n political themes and ideas. One of the most significant passages in the novel is the walk through Edinburgh, where Miss Jean Brodie takes her pupils through the Old Town. This passage is important i ... be more commonly be found describing a military group than a group of Girl Guides.The walk through Edinburgh is particularly significant in that it is the first time the other main character, Sandy, ...

(8 pages) 82 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Poem study 2- Robert Browning (1812-1889) 'My Last Duchess'

f Oxford: June 1868, fellow of Balliol College: October 1868 and president of 5 Assoc. Societies of Edinburgh: 1885. He died on the 12th of December 1889 and was buried in Poet's Corner, Westminster A ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Business Inquiry Letter About Bose Systems

January 23, 2005Costumer Service RepresentativeBose Factory Store3026 Outlet DriveEdinburgh Outlet CenterEdinburgh, IN 46124I am interested in receiving more information on the Bose ...

(2 pages) 62 2 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Alexander Graham

eronautics had profound effects on the shaping of modern society.Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh and educated at the universities of Edinburgh and London. He immigrated to Canada in 1870 ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Alexander Graham Bell.

on, probably more than anybody else today.Alexander Graham Bell studied at the Royal High School of Edinburgh. He graduated at the age of 13, and at the age of 16, he became a pupil-teacher of elocuti ...

(1 pages) 31 1 4.1 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Commentary on "Suicide in the Trenches" by Siegfried Sassoon.

ross for 'gallantry in action'. However in July 1917 he was sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital near Edinburgh where he met Wilfred Owen, another famous war poet. He had become destroyed by the trauma ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Biography on Adam Smith

red in moral philosophy. A short two years later he carried his education on to Balliol College, in Edinburgh. While there, he began giving public speeches.At the age of twelve he had already began hi ... ile there, he began giving public speeches.At the age of twelve he had already began his studies at Edinburgh and was very successful at school; he became the leading man of English letters in his tim ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

James Boswell

man and his art are still being continuously modified (Collins 7). James Boswell was born in Edinburgh on October 29, 1740 (Collins 6). He is the son of Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck, who ... 1740-1795"). Moving back to Scotland in 1766, James was admitted to the bar and he practiced law in Edinburgh for 20 years ("James Boswell (1740-1795)"). Then he visited Corsica, meeting the Corsica l ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

dikke shiat

'phoning, they confirmed that although there would be some delays I would make my London flight to Edinburgh, as a number of passengers originated from Brussels. Their professional and friendly advic ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies