Isocrates Panegyricus

The exchange” speech” Isocrates birth time is in 436 BC prior to the Peloponnesian war which never ended until the Greek lost their independence to Macedonia at Chaeronea in 338 BC. He was well educated and he studied with the famous rhetorician Gorgias and for ten years he wrote speeches used in law courts. At […]

Dehumanization in Auschwitz

Introduction The Nazi rule in Germany is considered to be the most oppressive and discriminative rule in modern times. During this rule, which lasted until the end of the Second World War, the Nazi engaged in widespread discrimination against European Jews. This deep anti-Semitism resulted in a master plan created by the Nazi to exterminate […]

History of Western Civilizations through the works of Einhard in his famous book titled “The Life of Charlemagne”

Introduction This essay will explore the history of Western civilizations through the works of Einhard in his famous book titled “The Life of Charlemagne”. Einhard was conceived to a family of considerably inferior status in society. His parents took him to the monks of Fulda. This was one of the most prestigious learning institutions within […]

The American People to 1865

Introduction In the seventeenth century, many Africans were enslaved and transported to America as farm workers. During this period, planters from Virginia and some parts of South Carolina relied on African slaves to help in farm activities such as clearing the farmland to harvest and storing of the products. Since this labor force was cheap, […]

The History of Boston

Transformation and modernization in Boston from 1950 to 1970 Boston is one of the cities of the world with fascinating history. Its foundation was laid in 1630 followed by a series of events, which led to developing the city into what it is today. Bostonians were determined to develop the city by erecting structures around […]

The Coming of the Third Reich

The book The Coming of the Third Reich written Richard Evans is aimed at examining the factors that could have contributed to the rise of the Nazi regime in Germany. The author presents a chronological account of the events that shaped the cultural and political landscape of this country in the first half of the […]

Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning

Throughout history, several injustices have been committed by various people and groups. History scholars often evaluate the perpetrators of such injustices. Perpetrators are often thought to be brutal sadists without any conscience or morals but they are never thought to be ordinary human beings. The reasons why most people often avoid looking at perpetrators from […]

Advantage of Hong Kong Relative

The advantage of Hong Kong relative to other Asian cities is that it is politically, culturally, geographically and economically attached to the largest and fastest growing market in the world – Mainland China. It remains a highly efficient centre for services and fundraising activities, something that China is in desperate need of. To an increasing number […]

Material Life of the Chinese

Introduction Literal works often reflect various perspective of a society. A person can get an insight into a society by reading such literal pieces. Nonetheless, to understand a certain perspective of a society from literature requires a critical mind to piece together small hints to build a complete component of the society. This paper evaluates […]

Hilberg’s Destruction of the European Jews and Dawidowicz’s The War against the Jews

Introduction After the end of the Second World War, many authors wrote on the events that took place during the war period with some writing from personal experiences and others from studies on the subject. The Holocaust, which took place during the war, has attracted much attention from scholars especially historians most of whom work […]

Feedback Control: An Invisible Thread in the History of Technology

Introduction The concept of feedback control facilitated great waves of technological and scientific advancements in the last century. It led to innovations, which had significant impacts on technology during the Scientific Revolution, the Age of Electronics, the Age of Aviation, Industrial Revolution, and the Space Age. In this regard, this paper will discuss the technological […]

American Colonies Summary

Introduction The book “American Colonies” by Alan Taylor offers an opposing view to the Anglo-centric focal point through explicit review of the numerous cultural influences that created the American colony. Thus, this reflective treatise attempts to present explicit summary of the thoughts of Alan Taylor from chapter one to chapter seven in the book “American […]

Gender Politics in Early Modern Russia

Introduction Much has been written about Europe’s political past, however a reader would be surprised to note that there is little literature coverage of women’s political roles during the period. This situation can be attributed to the cultures of this period. During this time, women were used to being ignored in political roles. Women never […]

Effects of the U.S. Government Shutdown on the African-American Communities

Introduction The U.S. government shutdown that occurred between October 1 and October 16, 2013 had a significant effect on many populations. The shutdown affected African-Americans significantly as it shutdown led to deprivation of a number of services offered by the federal government. In many cases, Blacks comprise a huge population that depends on government support. […]

Women as Hero

Introduction With modern socioeconomic forces behind the movement of people from their native lands to urban areas that contain cultural mixture, major world cities are witnessing an influx of disjointed immigrants who are unable to cope with their new environments. Migrating from one region to another with maximum cultural distance becomes a challenge as the […]

Abolishing Slavery

Slavery is among the oldest institutions that spread rapidly throughout the world. It existed in the Western Hemisphere, Europe, Middle East, and vast parts of Asia for a long time. It took its roots before the emergence of any religion in the world. The principles that governed it were so peculiar. In most occasions, slaves […]

The Post World War II Nuclear Arms Race

Introduction The nuclear weapon is the most powerful and destructive weapon ever invented by mankind. This weapon played a role in ending the Second World War since the Japanese forces surrendered when atomic bombs were dropped on their cities. The impact of these bombs was devastating and mass casualties were experienced at the sites of […]

The Story of Viet Nam: From Prehistory to the Present written by Shelton Woods

The history of Vietnam is one of the most controversial subjects for historians and researchers interested in the Asian Studies because of a lot of associated political and social events, religious and cultural aspects which are interdependent. The historians’ task is to provide the comprehensive narrative about the history of the country in order to […]

Burial Models. Sneaking a Peek at the Customs and Traditions of the Han Dynasty Era

Introduction One of the most famous eras in the Chinese history, the epoch of Han Dynasty rule definitely deserves being considered closer, for it was a true cultural breakthrough in the development of the Chinese nation. Not only did the Chinese people achieve impressive results in developing their agriculture and expanding further into the Asian […]

Comparing and Contrasting the Virginia and New Jersey plans

The Virginia Plan had proposed a bicameral legislative plan to favor states with high human population and disfavor the states in the United State with small population. Each states number of representatives in the two chamber were determined by percentages of the state’s contribution, the national contribution and population size quotas, to the national development […]

“Nelson Mandela, Autobiography” Book

Introduction The book titled ‘Mandela: The Authorized bibliography’ was written by Sampson Anthony. The book was published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing group and was copyrighted in 2012, and the exclusive copyright belongs to the writer of the book who is Sampson Anthony. In his book, the writer talks about Nelson Mandela early childhood life, and […]

A Critical Discussion of the History & Failure of Japanese War Apologies

To date, the establishment of good relations between Japan and its closest geographical neighbours, including China and the two Koreas, remains a mirage due to deep-seated mistrust stemming from Tokyo’s reluctance to extend official apology to victims of its military atrocities, mass civilian massacres, and abuses against prisoners of war (POWs) during the shadows of […]

The Collapse of the Greatest World Civilizations: the Maya, the Aztec, and the Inca Civilizations

Introduction The collapses of such great civilizations as the Maya, the Aztec, and the Inca civilizations are discussed by many researchers as rather unexpected and influenced by a lot of different factors, including environmental and social changes along with the war conflicts. The stages of the Mesoamerican civilizations development and of the Incas were rather […]

King of Masks: Themes

The King of Masks is a 1996 film set in a rural Chinese village. It details an unadorned life of an elderly man named Wang who is a street performer. His only companion was a pet monkey, and he badly needed a male heir to bequeath his Sichuan opera techniques. Buddhism is deeply entrenched in […]

Kuwait Walls Report

Abstract Kuwait is widely recognized for a variety of important features that the country is endowed with. Some of the most popular features include the four walls of the country that have since been reduced to three following the demolition of one of the walls to create room for the development of the Al soor […]

Significance of Chinese revolution led by Mao Zedong in term of the search for modern China

According to Zhou (1996), Cultural Revolution was introduced in China by Communist Party in 1960s. The cultural aspect was incorporated into policies of the New Democracy which was responsible for claims of new state for legitimacy. However, there were various anomalies identified within the New Democracy. Good example is undertaking land reforms for purposes of […]

Marketing Medicine and Advertising: Dreams in China

Sherman Cochran’s article, Marketing Medicine and Advertising: Dreams in China, 1900-1950, elucidates how Chinese business people had used varied marketing strategies in order to appeal to the locals. Chinese entrepreneurs as well as Westerners attempted to infiltrate into this giant Asian market by including cultural beliefs and western alternatives in their advertisements. For example, Huang […]

Middle East Conflicts

Introduction History about the conflict in the Middle East reveal that the close of the 1800s showed increasing concerns regarding how the Jews would prevail over the maltreatment and anti-Semitism in Europe. In fact, global leaders agreed that the way out of the quagmire was the establishment of a Jewish nation in the Middle East. […]