Essays Tagged: "historical period"

Art in the Renaissance

d artistic styles of classical antiguity during that period. The idea of Renai-ssance is a distinct historical period heralding the modern age, characterized by the rise ofthe individual, scientific i ...

(2 pages) 301 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Artists and Art and Learning during the Renaissance

e basis of this report."Painting, sculpture, architecture, and allies arts produced in Europe in thehistorical period called the Renaissance. Broadly considered, the period covers the 200 years betwee ...

(11 pages) 504 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Renaissance in Europe, Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts

Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts produced in Europe in the historical period called the Renaissance. Broadly considered, the period covers the 200 years betwee ...

(18 pages) 811 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Edgar Allen Poe's short story The Purloine Letter.

evolutionIn Edgar Allen Poe's The Purloined Letter, it is somewhat difficult to determine the exact historical period in which the story takes place. Poe's writing in general is known to be vague and ... ses the term "18--" which gives the century that story takes place, but in no way reveals the exact historical period that the story occurs. France underwent a number of extremely turbulent political ...

(9 pages) 74 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"where Have You Been, Where Are You Going" by Oates and "A Small, Good thing" by Raymand Caver.

Caver focuses on America's social and economical structures.By looking at the allusions through the historical period and social context both "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" and "A Small, ...

(4 pages) 140 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Celts.

ooks stress the descent of Europe from classical culture, the face of Europe throughout most of the historical period was dominated by a single cultural group, a powerful, culturally diverse group of ...

(15 pages) 98 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

History of Womens rights from 1865-1915

ill be comparing and contrasting Burton's article to other writings on the same subject in the same historical period. In addition to this, the text will juxtapose how anglo women (Memsahibs) living i ... s compared and contrasted Burton's article with other feminist discourses prevalent during the same historical periods. Furthermore, it has examined the different kinds of feminist thought that were c ...

(7 pages) 94 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Historiography of the Golden Era of Anglo-American Piracy in the Atlantic 1680-1730

names. They were the famous anti-heroes of their time, much like rock stars today. There was also a historical period from roughly 1680 - 1730 when large numbers of Anglo-American mariners were engage ... t challenge for modern historians is to separate fact from fiction, since the mythical time and the historical time of this Golden Age of Piracy are so intertwined in both historical sources and the c ...

(14 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


ce Artand Architecture: painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts produced in Europe inthe historical period called the Renaissance. However, the period covers the200 years between 1400 and 1 ... aits and frescoes which are paintings on damp plaster. His frescoes were mostly of mythological and historical scenes. His most famous works are the Madonna and Child and his School of Athens. One of ...

(3 pages) 158 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Heart of Darkness

Conrad's novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its main character, Charlie Marlow, and his st ... main character experienced a "sea change" caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived.The main character, Marlow, is asked by the organization for whi ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"The Vital Disaster"- A play set in contemporary China.

ts from the cities forced to live in the countryside where she worked with peasants in a particular historical period of China. When she was Yan Ni's age she had been to HeiLongjian province and marri ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2005

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

Golden Age of Dutch Art: Jan Steen (1626-79)

retations as one of their primarily sources. Artist during the Dutch era, were able to decipher the historical period without statistical facts or textual analysis, they had the benefit of first-hand ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Evaluate empiricism as an ideology and methodology for writing history.

‘…Agreement among historians is remarkably difficult to achieve, and historical events are open to a multiplicity of interpretations.’1 When writing history, it is ... made a multiplicity of arguments regarding empirical values. Ranke himself ‘intended that each historical period should be understood on its own terms’4. This means that when studying the pa ... st judge an historian’s opinion based on the context of their time. Through the examination of historical practices over time, it has proven difficult to provide society with an accurate portraya ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Time Capsule Paper

seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Baroque music is the type of music developed within the historical period of about 1600-1750, lorded over by Bach and Handel (Ellis-Christensen, 2008).Music ... cultural patterns of the time. For example, Baroque music is the type of music developed within the historical period of 1600-1750 and it reflects in its own way, some of the same influences that are ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Women's Room

flection of society and history. It provides historians with a deeper understanding of a particular historical period. Marilyn French’s classic Feminism novel, The Women’s Room recaptures hi ... n its heyday in the United States.To begin with, the most obvious use of The Women’s Room as a historical resource is that it explicitly contains the details of the lives and experiences of women ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

West Side Story as a Modern Romeo and Juliet

ormations nor are they limited to expressing the concerns and interests of a narrowly circumscribed historical period. They have potential for generating new meanings” (11). The potential for gen ...

(8 pages) 1941 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

The History of Asian Americans

Asian American history. Asian immigration has been so controversial. Asian Americans emerge in each historical period. Either it has been negative or positive it has affected their reputation as an Am ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Yu Hua, To Live (a novel) What does Yu’s story of one (fictional) man tell you about the second half of the 20th century that Spence’s textbook does not, or cannot?

HistoriansWitnesses and historians are the two distinctive groups of people in recording important historical moments. Witnesses observe history by living through it. Historians observe history by ga ... eir view of what went before. Witnesses, on contrary, have a comparative advantage here: at a given historical moment, they do not know about the future. Thus their account seems less meticulous or an ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Banning a book from public schools for having a racial slur is an act of censorship and it violates the student’s right to learn under the first amendment. Provided introduction, data in support of claim, deeper considerations, and conclusion.

anning books.A. First example: The difference between a history book and a novel written based on a historical period is the novel connects the reader.B. Second example: Banning a book to please one g ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Lord's Prayer Bible Study

ocrites" in the passage) to sound trumpets when they were giving to charity or fasting. During this historical period, it was generally thought the efficiency of prayers and fasts were insured by alms ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity