Essays Tagged: "nationhood"

Problems of nation building in Malawi

ities by a commitment and loyalty to a more inclusive societal entity. The creation of a feeling of nationhood was therefore less problematic than in other colonized African territories.From the early ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Three Defining Moments Of Canada (events that have shaped Canada to its current identity).

an autonomous country. In addition, these three defining moments have further pushed Canada towards nationhood, which included the formation of its own identity and a sense of unity. The following eve ... ave been controlled by Britain at that time, but this event served as a prelude to Canada's growing nationhood and has spurred this young nation to take its first steps in building its own identity.Th ...

(3 pages) 119 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Sitting Bull and the Paradox of Lakota Nationhood

A Hunkpapa Lakota chief named Sitting Bull and the history of the Lakota nationhood was the chosen subject of Gary C. Anderson to write a biography on. Although most of the ... le had little to eat and little clothing to keep the cold from their bodies.The death to the Lakota Nationhood came to end between 1881 and 1890. When they moved onto the reservation camps the America ...

(11 pages) 151 1 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

How did the events of world war one create the Anzac legend?

Gallipoli peninsular. The battle of Gallipoli was the first major step made by Australians towards nationhood and the development of the Anzac legend. This essay will highlight how these events creat ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Multiculturalism in Britain

se one must have identity and this identity is created from intermingling of cultures, memories and nationhood. Together all three shape us. "The nation, in fact, can be seen as a product of imaginat ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Essay on Rags and Riches articls, explring the aritocratic Australian Culture

ge of texts to construct a sense of national ideology. This text challenges traditional concepts of nationhood by constructing a powerful representation of a very materialistic and aristocratic Austra ... nal representations are silenced."Rags and Riches", focuses on a very modern and refined concept of nationhood, constructing a version of the Australian reality. The author strongly represents Austral ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Men of the Open Spaces - Focuses on the the Australian bush culture.

today, to construct a sense of national ideology. The text focuses on a very traditional concept of nationhood and constructs a stereotypical representation of Australian culture. This essay will expl ... s on the Australian identity."The Men of the Open Spaces", focuses on a very traditional concept of nationhood, constructing a version of the Australian reality. The author constructs Australia as a p ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee. Saving the Union

ite the differences, both men will be heroes for American people.Abraham Lincoln created a sense of nationhood based on equality and coupled it with an American national culture which enabled the Unit ...

(2 pages) 27 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss the presentation of the theme of sacrifice in the novel "A Grain of Wheat" by Ngugi wa Thiong'o.

The idea that sacrifice is required before Kenya attains true nationhood, is one of a range of ideas - others being birth, betrayal, heroism and forgiveness - in ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Paradox of Nationality in Zadie Smith's "White Teeth".

the other radically exclusive, but undercuts each of these too. Ultimately, she espouses a view of nationhood that falls between the two approaches--one that recognizes the problems inherent in defin ... r child are the happy medium between these two views. Irie is the one character who recognizes that nationhood is contrived and arbitrary, but who accepts it all the same, and celebrates its fictional ...

(8 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


e problems caused by the “incomplete” Risorgimento – the movement for and achievement of Italian nationhood– that would promote a climate of unrest with liberal politics and economics and allow th ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparing britain to japan

es and began to organize their lives communally. Japan can be said to have taken its first steps to nationhood in the Yamato period, which began at the end of the third century AD. During this period, ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Review Of Xxx

us to understand these events because it usefully situates the entanglement of queer sexuality and nationhood in a closely related culture, that of the Maghreb or North Africa. Arguing that sexuality ... e of Fanon through an analysis of Fanon's essays on the Algerian family, showing that the vision of nationhood as necessarily entailing the consolidation of western-style compulsory heterosexuality on ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Describe the responses of individuals, groups and governments in Australia to the challenge of reconciliation.

During the century of nationhood, reconciliation has been an ongoing issue in Australia. Reconciliation means different th ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Assess Gallipoli's campaign in shaping the Anzac legend

and Gallipoli seems to fit this pattern.The Gallipoli campaign was the beginning of true Australian nationhood, with when Australia went to war in 1914, many white Australians believing that their Com ...

(1 pages) 2276 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Book Report: Joseph Stalin "Stalin" By Robert Service

on them had invited the accusation. Stalin’s repudiation of Jewish demands for recognition of nationhood and of entitlement to self-rule seemed another case of Bolshevik hostility to Jews. St. P ...

(5 pages) 15 0 2.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Australian National Identity 1888 - 1914 A Research Report

of living in a rough and developing nation. Out of this foundation of common ground grew an idea of nationhood that was White, Democratic and Egalitarian. Not everyone held these beliefs in common, as ... to achieve official representation. Parliament quickly began to implement the Australian vision of nationhood, which included democratic rights, fairness and egalitarianism. Oldfield says:"Women in a ...

(18 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Rukh-People's Movement of Ukraine

.� In the quotation mentioned above, it is obvious that this political movement is all about nationhood and the protection of nationality. This is demonstrated by the organization not only defe ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

For business government and society

These state policies are very important for building social stability and inculcating the sense of nationhood (Smidt-Jensen & Cecilie Jochumsen, 2012). However, the high costs of living prove to ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays