Essays Tagged: "spans"

What it means to be american to me

The definition of an American is very difficult to put in just one sentence or one thought. America spans three centuries and over eight generations. A lot has transpired in that time to make us into ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Jazz and Classical Music

The music called classical, found in stores andperformed regularly by symphonies around the world, spans a length of time from 1600 up to thepresent. This time frame includes the Renaissance, Baroque ... sance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporaryperiods. The classical period of music actually spans a time from of 1750 to 1800; thus, the termClassical is a misnomer and could more correctly be ...

(7 pages) 364 1 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

World Demographic Development (and Food Supply)

ly to the stratification of these societies.Improved conditions of life led to somewhat longer life spans. Nevertheless population growth remained lowdue to high infant mortality rates. The impact of ... th. It was quick and easily noticeable. Advancedsanitation, hygiene and medicine led to longer life spans and declining death rates, with the birth ratesremaining high. This resulted in a high rate of ...

(7 pages) 188 0 4.3 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Internet, any source of information right under your finger at the press of a button

to place known as the Internet. This is a trend word for the nineties yet it has a background that spans all the way back to the sixties. The history of the Internet is a full one at that even though ...

(9 pages) 179 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

book report on "Nemesis" Isaac Asimov

lace in the present, while the other set takes place in the past, drawing closer to the present. It spans over a fifteen year period, beginning in the year 2220. Although most of the important inciden ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Wyrd " by Sue Gough .Discusses numerous ideas and is not exclusively about just this novel

h they become more clear, and prove the assertion that, just as Wyrd isa fast moving narrative that spans continents and ages, it is a novel ofideas.Wyrd was, in length, a short to medium novel that w ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Partner abuse

Domestic violence spans the range of violent encounters and includes physical assaults, sexual assaults, verbal assaul ...

(7 pages) 179 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Sun Tzu - The Art of War

concerned, Sun-Tzu puts forth many principles on the operational and political level.The Art of War spans about 13 chapters, taking up less than a hundred pages in its English translation. Sun-Tzu is ...

(7 pages) 250 4 3.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

An individual and how his development relates to the stages of adult development theorized by Erik Erikson and Daniel J. Levinson

self pursuing these endeavors. At age 32, Alex is in Erik Erikson's Stage 6, Young Adulthood (which spans the ages of 19 to 40), and Daniel J. Levinson's Early Adulthood (spanning the ages of 22 to 49 ...

(5 pages) 283 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"The adventures of huckleberry finn" by Mark Twain.

Mark Twain wrote the novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. It spans approximately 240 pages and was chosen because it is part of the eleventh grade curriculum.The ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Organizational structure of Dimitri.

ucture of Dimitri is more Mechanistic. Mechanistic structure is characterized with tallness, narrow spans, specialization, high centralization, and high formalization. It works well when an organizati ... .Action's organizational structure is Organic structure with the characteristics of flatness, wider spans, fewer authority levels, less specialization, less formalization, and decentralization. Its st ...

(12 pages) 341 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A keychain sits on a desk in room F112.

and 5 mm for the bottom ring. Below the rings, a head, hair and a face present themselves. The head spans 1cm in diameter. From the head sprouts wheat field blonde hair in pigtails. The pigtails fall ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

History of Jazz and Classical Music.

. The musiccalled classical, found in stores and performed regularly bysymphonies around the world, spans a length of time from 1600 up tothe present. This time frame includes the Renaissance, Baroque ... ssance, Baroque,Classical, Romantic and Contemporary periods. The classical period ofmusic actually spans a time from of 1750 to 1800; thus, the termClassical is a misnomer and could more correctly be ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Business and econ.

society. Statistics have shown that women have higher rates of morbidity but men have shorter life spans. This means that although women live longer than men, those years are not healthy years but ra ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Contrary to the more worker friendly environment of Organization B's organic organizational structure, Organization A operates under the efficiency-focused mechanistic structure.

ficiency-focused mechanistic structure. Characterized by it's extensive departmentalization, narrow spans of control, high formalization, and limited information network, the mechanist structure is th ... lize the merits of the organization composed of cross-functional and cross-hierarchical teams, wide spans of control, a decentralized work environment, low formalization, and a work environment that e ...

(2 pages) 274 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Devil take the Hindmost (A history of financial speculation) - by Edward Chancellor. A summary of the book which discusses speculation and how it has shaped the western world.

ellorJason MurdochThis book discusses speculation and how it has shaped the western world. The book spans from the Romans to Modern day but in keeping with the theme of this course observations will b ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Genetically Modified Crop Game

ay, the fruits of his seeds of foresight are just beginning to materialise.The term 'biotechnology' spans across a spectrum of industries and dabbles into various sensitive issues like cloning, geneti ...

(14 pages) 147 1 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Should the Hong Kong SAR seize control of its country code top level domain ('ccTLD') to establish a "sovereign domain" in the manner described by Greg Hagen?

er ICANN). ICANN has control over top-level domain (TLD's) such as .gov, .edu etc and this controls spans throughout the globe because ICANN also exerts its influence over ccTLD's (country code top le ...

(6 pages) 34 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Nuclear Family and Society

ly unit of developed industrial societies which consists solely of husband, wife, and children, and spans only two generations. The nuclear family is more mobile socially and geographically, and allow ...

(6 pages) 161 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Human resources

senior population is placing on working individuals. As modern medicine continues to lengthen life spans and the baby boomer generation enters their twilight years, business owners and HR directors m ...

(6 pages) 236 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management