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  • $32.00
    Small biography, voyages, motivation, influences.

    The personality of Christopher Columbus is shrouded in myth. As noted by Kirkpatrick Sale in The Conquest of Paradise (1990), historians have turned ... more
    8 pages | 4 sources | 25 citations | APA citation style

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    Analyzes motivations of explorer (religious, personal, economic, adventure) in first-person accounts of New World voyages.

    The motivations of Christopher Columbus and other figures in The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus, edited by J.M. Cohen, are varied and contradict... more
    6 pages | 1 sources | 14 citations | TURABIAN citation style

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    Examines the conflict between reason and hedonism in literature & philosophy: Euripides, [Epic of Gilgamesh], Plato, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, more.

    In Greek mythology, Apollo represents an aspect of the Greek ideal and a characteristic element of Greek civilization--the perpetually vigorous and gr... more
    8 pages | 7 sources | 9 citations | MLA citation style

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    Reviews the history & role of religion in Austria. Examines the rise of Catholicism from Charlemagne through contemporary times & discusses the changing role of the Catholic church in public affairs.

    Religion in Austria Introduction Although most of the nations of Europe contain members of many different religions and sects, some of them are domina... more
    5 pages | 3 sources | 6 citations | TURABIAN citation style

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    Argues that in Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST Prospero allows his positive sense of humanity to be rekindled, & in Joseph Conrad's HEART OF DARKNESS Kurtz does not. Thus Prospero may return to civilization while Kurtz dies when he touches it again.

    The manner in which Kurtz, from Conrad's Heart of Darkness, and Prospero, from Shakespeare's The Tempest, exert their authority over their respective ... more
    7 pages | 6 sources | 27 citations | TURABIAN citation style

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    Discusses anti-democratic factors. Democratic ethos. Issue of national self-determination. Fear of imperialist domination by the Central Powers. Policital process; lack of political participation. Impact of European anarchists. Impetus towards war of policy makers. Attack-based war strategy. Democratic sttes resistance to military action. Democratic nation-state equivocation. Power policitcs. Gamesmanship of Britain and Europe.

    One of the most easily made arguments in favor of the view that World War I could have been avoided if all belligerents were democracies is the histor... more
    6 pages | 6 sources | 14 citations | MLA citation style

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    Examines causes and consequences. Nationalism and separatism. Class struggle; industrial nations against one another and Imperialist nations against social ferment. Views of historians of the period regarding causes. Role played by Austrian-Hungarian Empire. Role of treay commitments. U.S. neutrality and entrance into the war. Various battles. Treaty of Versailles.

    WORLD WAR I: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES Introduction. “’Some damned foolish thing in the Balkans,’ Bismarck had predicted, would ignite the n... more
    8 pages | 8 sources | 10 citations | APA citation style

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    The plays of John Ford (‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore), Thomas Heywood (A Woman Killed With Kindness), and John Webster (The Duchess of Malfi) are used to show the evolution of English drama evolved in a similar pattern as the religious and social injunctions of society.

    English Drama Introduction The religious and social injunctions during the eras when Tis PityShe's A Whore A Woman Killed By Kindness and The Duchess ... more
    4 pages | 3 sources | 8 citations | MLA citation style

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    A brief biographer of King Henry VIII, of England. Includes aspects of Henry’s youth such as education and physical prowess, his battles with the Roman Catholic Church and France, his marriages, and his later declining years.

    The Life of Henry VIIIIntroduction To better understand the life of England's King Henry VIII one ofthe most famous and infamous of monarchs in histor... more
    4 pages | 4 sources | 13 citations | MLA citation style

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    Considers motivations for war using examples of King David's siege of Jerusalem, the Battle of Marathon between the Greeks and Persians and the Thirty Years War of the 17th century.

    Warfare over Time War may very well be one of the most common aspects of civilizationthat has remained firmly in place despite the development of incr... more
    6 pages | 5 sources | 12 citations | Turabian citation style

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