Essays Tagged: "forerunner"

Short Overview of Edgar Allen Poe's life

very famous in 1845. "TheFall of the House of Usher", and "The Masque of the Red Death", made him a forerunnerof symbolism, and impressionism.Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Identify the various siege weapons used in medieval warfare. How were each employed in sieges?

ent of gunpowder artillery--all to achieve the same final result: the fall of a besieged castle.The forerunner of siege weapons was the belfry, and for the most part it was a tower constructed on whee ... he combustible artillery, there were a few other key players in the evolution of siege warfare. The forerunner would have to be mining: as stone-throwers and towers were not always available or capabl ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An assesment of the United Nations and why it has failed in its duties.

The UN is meaningless, weak, completely ineffectual and doomed to the fate of its forerunner, the League of Nations.After the Gulf War, the UN imposed conditions on Iraq that demande ...

(2 pages) 210 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Petrarch and the Renaissance

ker of the classics and was instrumental in introducing them to his contemporaries. He is seen as a forerunner of the Renaissance.He was born in 1304 in Arezzo and died in Arqua in 1374. His family mo ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Wanted: Perfect President

ges of the land, it gives them the authority to meter out laws, it gives them the ability to be the forerunner for our country, in short, it gives them POWER. This power is so great that it can make o ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Architecture in France

l, cultural, technical or architectural. It is however an unmistakable fact that the Centre was the forerunner in structural technology of its time. This essay attempts to discuss above all the struct ...

(13 pages) 74 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

King Affonso I of Congo - His life, Accomplishments, and Importance of his Anti-slavery work

of the most innovative modern-day thinkers of his time, for during his captivating life, he was the forerunner in the abolition of slavery, all of which was outlined in his letter to King John of Port ... ing John of Portugal is one of the most important documents in world history. First of all, it is a forerunner in the abolition of slavery, for it states that the Portugese should end their slave trad ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Analysis of the sense of place exhibited by Wordsworth and Clare, assessing the significance of place in their ecological views.

worth, through his many great poetic works, has come to be known, amongst many other things, as the forerunner of 'nature poetry'. He feels an intimate connection with the natural world, and is not me ...

(8 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Biography of Stress

m of existence and mode of action. But before we study the stress it is important to know about its forerunner or originator called STRAIN. STRAIN is an influence on our mind and body created b ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Political parties IN THE UNITED STATES

won the first contested election (1796). They were soon defeated by the Democratic-Republicans, the forerunner of the Democratic Party--the oldest political party in the world. The initial political c ... atic Republicans was adopted. The Federalists were soon defeated by the Democratic-Republicans, the forerunner of the Democratic Party--the oldest political party in the world. The initial political c ...

(8 pages) 120 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Medieval Townsman as a Precursor to Our Modern Way of Life

nd what their jobs entailed were much like today. It could be said that the medieval townsman was a forerunner to our present day modern way of life.In the Middle Ages the townsman was considered to b ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Three Gorges Dam.

hydropower has been the dream of several generations of Chinese since the time of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, forerunner of China's democratic revolution. The first proposition for construction dates back to th ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Online casino.

what is now known as blackjack or twenty-one. The English developed a diversion called hazard, the forerunner of today's popular dice - throwing game of craps, and the basis for modern poker games is ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Moses' Life- 2 Page summary

nder the lawgiver, that is, the one who taught that God's people must live by his teaching; and the forerunner of the prophets.Moses is one of the most commanding and memorable characters of the Bible ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What were the aims of the League of Nations?

rough its name the League of Nations. However, historians claim "The League of Nations, the unhappy forerunner of the UN, should have been designated the League of Imperial Nations, given that most of ...

(6 pages) 11 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The History Of Uaap

of Santo Tomas (UST), National University (NU), De La Salle College and the Institute of Accounts (forerunner of the Far Eastern University).A week after its initial meeting, the group drafted and th ...

(3 pages) 2934 0 5.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Taiping Rebelion

The Taiping Rebellion was a forerunner in the events that would move modern China from its traditional imperialistic and feudali ...

(8 pages) 36 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Management Report 2004).Federal Express (FedEx) was founded on 1913 by CJ Tower & Sons who are a forerunner of FedEx Trade Networks ( 2004). Today’s FedEx is led by FedEx Corporat ...

(9 pages) 110 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Madame bovary 5

I think Hedda is the forerunner of the quintessential film noir chic--simultaneously tough and weak, scheming, continuous ...

(2 pages) 799 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Kierkegaard and christianity

athers" of existentialism. His style of writing, his tone and vocabulary tie him closely to another forerunner of existentialist thought: Fyodor Dostoevsky (although either of them would probably deny ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy