Essays Tagged: "Kobe"

Early Japanese Films.

Japan in 1896 when the Kinetoscope, invented by Thomas Edison three years earlier, was imported to Kobe. The first public showing of a film was held on 25 November. This was soon followed by showings ... t of Japan. In February 1897, the Cinematographe, invented by the Lumiere brothers, was imported to Kobe. Due to technical difficulties concerning the installation of electrical equipment, the first s ...

(7 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

The Kobe earthquake.

ke is 7.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter is 34.6 N 135.0E Awajishima Island, 20 miles south of Kobe and the focus of the earthquake was at North latitude 34 degrees, east longitude of 135 degrees ... of depth (vathena). The cause of the Hanshin earthquake is because of the location where Japan is. Kobe is located the farthest away from the three big tectonic plates: Pacific, Eurasian and Philippi ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ShaKobeAll great sports teams have a similar theme called the one-two punch. The one-two punch means th ... s Lakers always had a guard-center combo. From the West-Chamberlain, the Magic-Kareem, and the Shaq-Kobe tandems the Lakers have always seemed to win. The most intriguing duo is the Shaquille O'Neal a ... n. The most intriguing duo is the Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant combo. Many people call Shaq and Kobe "ShaKobe", because they score the majority of their points for their team, and dominate the cou ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Professional Athletes as Role Models.

get away with it. A current event regarding this issue would be one involving basketball superstar, Kobe Bryant. Bryant is accused of raping a young woman the night before he went in for knee surgery. ... ow to tell between right and wrong then there will be no reason for copycats to emerge. If a fan of Kobe Bryant sees him accused of raping a young woman and thinks its right and goes and does the same ...

(3 pages) 192 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Japan Assignment- reasons for strong Japanese economy, what problems Japan must overcome for Industial growth to be achieved and what problems has industrial growth caused.

4 islands- Kyushu, Shikoku, Honshu and Hokkaido. Most of the trade occurs in the island of Honshu, Kobe is in this island. Kobe is one of Japan's biggest steel makers and handles more than 12% of Jap ... 8.1Most buildings and bridges destroyed>8.1Total destructionOn the 17th January 1995 at 5:46 a.m Kobe was hit by surprise. The earthquake was measured at 7.5 on the Richter scale; it only lasted fo ...

(4 pages) 122 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

To be a Laker. Covers Kobe Bryant case and athletes unfair treatment. 2 full pages with a bibliography page.

would normally get anywhere from five to twenty-five years in a federal penitentiary? Is clean cut Kobe Bryant becoming another statistic?"Athletes have a special obligation to be people of character ... ons of people is not an easy thing to cope with. Try being a young. In the 1996-1997 regular season Kobe made the jump from high-school to pro ball, bringing all the immaturities that any young person ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Globalization this essay is about what globalization is, what is our understanding of it and why is it so important in todays world.

that can be used by many nations that are similarly effected, like the earthquake that occurred in Kobe, Japan and Gujarat, India.Going through articles and journals, I realized that causes of hunger ...

(5 pages) 700 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Describe a situation in which someone might be ostracized

aw to notify his/her neighbors, who most likely will seek to distance themselves from the offender. Kobe Bryant is a recent example of the effect sexual offenses have the public. He has not yet been c ... are beginning to distance themselves from him. Multiple sponsors have terminated the contracts with Kobe. Major corporations cannot afford to associate with rapists. The public reaction to sex crimes ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should Brands Bryant Endorses Keep him on?

Kobe Bryant has been in the spotlight for many weeks now with controversy dealing with being charged ... hether or not he would be in breach of contract. The following states a summary of the case against Kobe Bryant as well as a legal analysis of the case.Summary of the Kobe Bryant CaseThe Facts- On Jun ... the case.Summary of the Kobe Bryant CaseThe Facts- On June 30, 2003, without informing the Lakers, Kobe Bryant took a private flight to Eagle, Colorado, where he was to undergo arthroscopic surgery o ...

(6 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Kobe Bryant: Rise and Fall What Happened?

Kobe Bryant is a hero to most kids, but should he be? Kobe is one of the most popular players in the ... shots. But, has the fame gone to his head?This is some background information to better understand Kobe Bryant. Kobe was born on August 23, 1978. Since the day Kobe was born he has gotten special tre ... 978. Since the day Kobe was born he has gotten special treatment. His father was a NBA player also. Kobe was the youngest of three children. His childhood consist of traveling city to city, with his f ...

(4 pages) 125 6 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A teenagers view on politics

with some reference to the upcoming presidential election in November. I was used to hearing about Kobe or Martha, people I could recognize in the media. I quickly realized they had been scooped up a ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Language and Critical Thinking Paper

to understand the power of the word. Through language we can evoke feeling in the listener. In the Kobe Bryant trial the prosecutor was ordered not to use the word victim in reference to the plaintif ... reference to the plaintiff. The judge said that the word 'victim' evoked sympathy and implied that Kobe was guilty of wrong doing against the plaintiff. Not understanding the realm of language can li ...

(2 pages) 267 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A fictionalized dialogue on morality

ve her up. The couples who had paid and signed that contract sends her to court to claim the child. Kobe and Gina who read this case, argues about what the outcome of the case should be.Kobe: This wom ... someone plays this game with you.Gina: It looks like you care most about the money and nothing else.Kobe: Yes. The money matters to me, but that?s not the only reason whyI think the surrogate mother i ...

(3 pages) 25 1 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Athletes get special privileges." satire

should be naturally entitled to any perk of society that most people have to work hard to earn. If Kobe Bryant wants a new car, he should not have to spend a penny of his eight figure salary to get i ... he is driving one of their paltry Benz S-500 models; that's actually free advertising right there. Kobe should also receive free clothes and jewelry from the most fashionable and trendy designers of ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Werner syndrome Research project.

Werner syndrome (WS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by premature aging (von Kobe, et al., 2003). It is named after the German physician Carl W. Otto Werner (1879-1936), who fir ...

(3 pages) 1017 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How success can lead to personal failure

s star, but when you make even a tiny mistake, you can end up destroying your career and life. Take Kobe Bryant and his court case as an example: Kobe is one of the biggest sports stars and an upcomin ... biggest sports stars and an upcoming legend in the sport of basketball. But one day a girl accused Kobe Bryant of sexual assault, a very serious crime. Kobe later said he had sexual intercourse with ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Stem Cells

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Jordan Is Back?

at thirty-eight years of age compete with the young talent the NBA offers such as Allen Iverson and Kobe Bryant. These two players are among the many who are redefining the game of basketball, with th ... l compete in a younger faster paced NBA. Until Jordan goes head to head with the Allen Iversons and Kobe Bryants of the league he will be doubted and scrutinized. The game of basketball is a very comp ...

(2 pages) 437 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Asics Brand and Products

e principles haven?t changed. Everything Asics undertakes at its research and development center in Kobe, Japan is developed on the basis of scientific work with the intensive cooperation of male and ...

(2 pages) 16 1 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant has had plenty to smile about. In 1996, he was drafted right out of high school becoming ... e was both trailed as a criminal and civil case with similar outcomes. The woman who accused Kobe Bryant of sexual assault first decided to go ahead with a criminal case because she feared that ... ed with him or not they would become hesitant when making arrangements with other celebrities since Kobe had such a great reputation beforehand. Nutella, a hazelnut-and-chocolate spread popular in Eur ...

(3 pages) 838 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies