In "Slaughterhouse-five", his the most famous and popular work, Vonnegut resorts to the use of the sharpest satire in order to criticize all the sad consequences that war might have for the civilians along with [...]
Like many books on the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel's Night is a dramatic picture of the horror times in the history of humankind and particularly in the history of the Jewish people.
The novel depicts a tragic and terrifying event that occurred in the territory of Rwanda in 1994, specifically the Rwandan genocide that resulted in the massacre of a large portion of the country's population that [...]
This paper aims to provide an overview and analysis of the book "Averting "The Final Failure" by the historian Sheldon Stern as well as the "Cuban Missile Crisis" chapter from the textbook "Crisis and Conflict".
The journey is the starting point for a disenchanted reading of the Japanese colonialist era at the turn of the twentieth century.
The main argument in the answer to Lovejoy was that the records could clarify the author's true age, which is the key to the dismissal of the idea that Equiano is a native African.
In the book entitled, 'A force more powerful: a century of nonviolence conflict,' the author emphasizes the theme of nonviolence, and how the concept was applied in offering resistance to the oppressive regime in Poland [...]
The second notable event identified by the author is the Dred Scott decision in 1857 that wrecked the economic status in America and accelerated a war.
As for the warfare of the ancient world, the armor of the ancient soldiers is made of hides and skins with wooden shields.
According to Loewen, it is the presentation of the subject that does not illuminate the past with the present, hence the past loses its relevance for the present situation, as far as the students are [...]
"A Freeborn People" is a balanced examination of the ways in which the political cultures of the political elite and that of common people interacted in the 17th century England.
The author of the book was not only a lecturer and ahead of the department of Philosophy, but also an editor, which is seen in the style of the book.
The main topic of the book under consideration is the mindset of those who stood behind the Protestant Reformation. Since the new era brought many new opinions to the history of the Reformation, the historical [...]
This paper is dedicated to the study of the role of religion in real-world colonialism and in the novel through manifestation of the connections between the history of Spanish colonization of Americas and the colonization [...]
In terms of wealth, Knight was considered the wealthiest and richest of all the three soldiers in the medieval time. This was a belief that also took the heart and the lifestyle of the knights.
Gradually we get to know about the powerful influence of globalization on the century and its culture in general, about the relationships between Islamic world and the Western culture; and the most interesting is how [...]
Hence, Preston states the following: The constitution established Spain as a Parliamentary Monarchy, with the king as 'head of state and supreme commander in chief of the armed forces' and a symbol of the unity [...]
There is no limit to perfection; therefore, we can hardly stop the historical researches and the search of the essence and the grounds of all the historical events that humanity has been through.
After the end of World War II, the poor people of black origin who were illiterate and were residing in the south began a process of self-realization and discovery.
After Malcolm X has gained a huge popularity, as he thought, and was suspended from the Nation of Islam, the real fear for his own life attended him more often.
The old is said to be the arbitrators of war at the expense of the innocent young people who know little of the genesis of such atrocities.
Alerts like this had been risen in this town early each morning for quite several days that had passed because at that time the B-29s were engaging in the utilization of Lake Biwa which is [...]
Kronenberger as a writer painted the pictures to show the rift between the life that was led by the England rulers, politicians, and the prominent people to that of the local/ ordinary people.
The narrative is mainly an exemplification of the stages that Robert took from the time of training to the time he became one of the workers in the army that took part in the Vietnam [...]
It is important to note at this point that the book took a biographical view on how the three mentioned economists looked at the situations that faced them at the time they gave their views [...]
The second chapter demonstrates the deliberate misrepresentation of the 15th century invasion of the Americas and the picture of the Europeans.
In his assertion, Brook refutes the possibility of creating a literary work of the Ming Dynasty especially concerning the economic chronological record of events.
It can be seen from the book that, the Qianlong Emperor's involvement of these cases with the matters of dissent and agitation, resulted to the extreme utilization of imperial authority to act against these cases.
From the book, it can be argued that there were two faces of disagreement depicted during the cold war era where the Soviet Union preferred to bring the whole of Europe; and the rest of [...]
Loewen states that these differences give the students the opportunity to analyze the facts themselves and find out the reasons of such differences."Then students are challenged to discuss events and processes in the past that [...]
The author points out that it was due to the foolishness and lies of President Johnson's government actions that the country got sucked in the unwinnable war.
Life of Cleopatra is still one of the most captivating subjects in a world's history. In the introduction to Cleopatra the author designates the main thesis of his work.
In his reasoning, he builds a logical sequence, which causes a chain reaction of violence: experiencing violence from the side of the colonizer, the colonized are forced to show counter-violence. As a rule, the actions [...]
The image of soldier Kien in The Sorrow of War demonstrates the difficulties of the Vietnamese people before, through and after this war.
It must be stressed that The Story of the Stone is regarded to be one of the Four Great Classical Chinese Novels.
A topic of color is prominent for both authors; however, these two poets deserve to be considered not only the voice of the American citizens of color but the voice of the whole diverse and [...]
As it is noticeable from the extract cited it was not compulsory to mention the concrete date, on the other hand, the date can hardly be verified at the present moment, consequently, it was a [...]
In the age of 13 Huda was married to her cousin, Ali Shaarawi. In the beginning of the twentieth century Huda was eagerly trying to unite women of Egypt.
The book explains the poor conditions of the less fortunate people in the slums, and how they are neglected by the rich.
The author talks of the after-civil war era; in which more money was within the control of the populace of New York, making the rich perpetuate distinctiveness over the rest within the society.
This paper will examine the issue in highlighting the theme that the main purpose of the book was to let the world know of its callousness and lack of precaution while the horrible and immoral [...]
Hughes also demonstrates that he has a much higher understanding of human nature in his descriptions of the people of the church and his slight addition of sarcasm within the essay.
The book gives a detailed analogy of America's history in the late 19th century and early 21st century making it the only narrative that gives the transition of the American people from the time of [...]
This paper will therefore analyze the history of the story based on McLaurin's book, give the moral anxieties it springs up, the reactions of various characters in the book and finally extrapolates on the inadequacies [...]
Third, they point to the expanded presence of federal authority as well as the growing commitment to supporting equal rights for all regardless of race, the latter which saw more blacks in the north and [...]
The story is in the context of one personality constructing her life, and unknown to, reconstructs many other people's lives in the multifaceted world that defines the Atlantic region.
As implied by the title, the poems are about various changes in the society of the author. Irony is used where the meaning of a statement or a phrase in literary work is different from [...]
In the first mentioning of Gilgamesh's immoral life with the women of Uruk, I feel that he does not qualify to be bestowed with the honor of a hero.
The background is the faded wall] A group of women is sitting on the opposite side and the background is a faded wall- 'you should cry, and tries to relief' by the women.
She claims that it was one of the most terrible and dramatic events in the history of the Holocaust and the Jewish nation.
The main message of the author is that the emotional problems are caused by a silence which is crucial for understanding one facet of the soldiers' role conflict.
The first part is mainly concentrated on the thorough chronological recollection of the events that preceded and followed the rebellion, the rise of Boxers and the role of Taipings in the life of China at [...]
It covers the entire reign of Adolf Hitler as the leader of the Nazi party and that of Mussolini as the leader and pioneer of fascism.
The conquest of Montezuma and his Aztecs by the Spaniards was a momentous event in history because it brought about the end of one of the richest and well-governed civilizations of the world.
More uses the speech of Raphael Hythloday's in Book I to refer to the tribulations that encompass the English society, and in Book II, he highlights the Utopian culture and put side by side the [...]
The metaphysical conceits of the different writers of the time had a great influence in the religious belief of the people and the same affected their social life.
The book is of interest to the general reader and of immense help to those who seek to know of the history of childhood.
Gries argues that the two countries that matter the most to China are the US and Japan and that the evolving Chinese nationalism is in response to its interaction with these two nations.
The relationship of Death with this girl is extraordinary, and the story revolves around a trait in this girl which makes her a passionate book thief.
The book Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army by Catherine Merridale is an attempt to investigate the destinies of ordinary people, who served in the Red Army, in the course of the [...]
Instead of relying on the common sources of historical records of different people and events living in the time of the city's prosperity, the book analyzes the life of the city and its inhabitants from [...]
In the article, Halsall gives importance to the consideration of discussion between the leaders of the Federation of Malaysia, the Republic of Indonesia, and the Republic of the Philippines at the Conference of Ministers in [...]
The list of contents of the book makes it clear from the very beginning that the structure of the book depends is based on the chronological description of the events that were the preconditions and [...]
The book by Nathaniel Hawthorne titled The Scarlet Letter is considered the best work of his not in vain the contents and the topics touched upon in it raise much profound thinking and reveal the [...]
The author reveals many contradictory data on the policy of segregation and apartheid in the USA since the emergence of slavery and up to the middle of the 20th century that did not eliminate the [...]
In order to spawn a good understanding of the current American politics in the schooling system, Lassiter compares Charlotte and Atlanta.
The writer points out a very curious paradox; he says that France and other Western nations immensely shaped political thinking of the Vietnamese but these states did not give them any resources to sustain the [...]
The foremost ideological thesis, which defines Brzezinski book's practical implications, can be summarized as follows: ever since 75% of world's population and of world's natural resources are located in Eurasia, and ever since Eurasia generates [...]
Gary Nash is incensed by the lack of focus on the colonial urban centers in American history and the lack of interest or discussion of the issue of the class by the past renown historians [...]
In narrating his good fortune he writes "It was my good fortune to be deported to Auschwitz only in 1944", and explains that when he reached Auschwitz "the German Government had decided, owing to the [...]
Price's story is somewhat of a historical account of Martinique to the present time from the 1920s, while it is a leading example of how philosophical inquires can be applied to the field of anthropology.
Furthermore, the author sets the stress on the idea that only talent is not sufficient for success, a person must be able to look at oneself in a critical way.
Therefore, the argument of the book and its major ideas are supported by the specific governmental materials, including the tapes of the governmental hearings of the issue, the correspondence of certain politicians including Kennedy, Khrushchev, [...]
However, not everyone saw it in the same way, particularly from one side of the ocean in the relatively more tamed environment of Europe to the other side of the ocean in the as yet [...]
Terry Deary and Peter Hepplewhite, the authors of the work, strived to reflect the peculiarities of Egyptian history in the most adaptive manner.
The course of the war and its outcome were shaped and determined by the governments of the USA as well as by their armies.
In most of his works, West claims that the USA is a white society and its everyday life is determined and stipulated by norms and values of white majority. The second and the third chapters [...]
The language was different, the time was different, and so it is impossible to compare the impression which creates "Hamlet" on the modern viewer and Elizabethan one if the modern viewer does not take into [...]
In the opening he takes aim at the claim that the ship was unsinkable, calling that an example of "human vanity" and the "Pride of life" from which the ship now lies far removed.
Historical background is also rather significant in the book as far as the author manages to put the life and work of Ahmet Agaoglu in the context of the two Russian and one Turkish Revolution, [...]
There can be no doubt as to the fact that, at the time "The Mahabharata" was being composed, the majority of women in India were being oppressed, socially and domestically.
The King Arthur in "Le Morte d'Arthur" or "The death of Arthur" is the main character around which the plot is based.
It was the first time in the world literature when the hero of the narrating becomes the contemporary society. At the beginning of the work there is a description of the terrible disease of that [...]
The peculiar feature of the book is that in terms of the problem studied the author does not retrace the history of French Jewry, but mostly tracks the history of anti-Semitism.
As a serving maid, she is able to take pride in her ability to support herself and becomes even more familiar with the necessity of a young girl to guard her chastity if she is [...]
Anne Frank has compiled several versions of her diary, and one of them was directed at the readers of the future who should know about all the misfortunes of civilians during the Nazi occupation of [...]
He was accused of corrupting the minds of the youths in Athens, creations of his deities, and not respecting the gods of the state.
Each morning it was the duty of the overseer to assign the daily work for the slaves and, when the task was completed, to inspect the fields to see that the work had been done [...]
In the case of the interview of Uncle Bud, it is true that he is aged and is 84 years old. Both Colson and Andrews however agree that Conrad's book is a valuable resource for [...]
In Chapter 1 "Return of Fear", Gaddis states that the Cold War was caused due to the competing and divergent ideologies of the United States and the Soviet Union.
Given that the events are seen through the eyes of the young person, the major emphasis is placed upon the main character's perception of the violence and death taking place around him and gradual loss [...]
At the very outset, it was clear to the soldiers that the war in Indochina was not being conducted in terms of the glory myths on which they had been raised. The second part of [...]
The novel demonstrates that one of the true insights of Communism is its understanding of the manner in which all human institutions and activities become perverted to the selfish use of particular groups.
Huxley has written in the introduction of his recent print of the book that much of the inspiration for the book was a result of his visit to the high technology Brunner and Mond plant [...]
It is the reflection of certain processes and phenomena that took place in the Scandinavian society in the epoch depicted in the saga.
Colossus is an attempt to persuade Americans that the United States has the power to become a global empire, stronger than Britain was in the nineteenth century. The fundamental idea of the book is that [...]
A reorganization of the banking system, limitations on the stock market, an increase in the volume of bureaucracy, and the patronizing of social security were a few of the projects undertaken by his government to [...]
From 1859 till 1862 he served as the Speaker of the House in the Main House of Representatives, and than took up the career of the politician dealing with the issues important to the whole [...]
Thus, it can be stated that the major theory of the book is the depiction of the development of the mankind through the perspective of the Jewish people and its relations with other peoples of [...]
In his book 'The sorrows of War' he depicts the social environment of Vietnam before, during the period of the war, and after the war.
The Vietnam War was perceived as injustice because of the discrepancy between the loose form it took and the form the soldiers had been trained to identify and label as such.
The book starts with the overview of the rise of the Western World with the special emphasis on the Habsburg Bid for Mastery and importance of finance, geography, and winning of wars.
The people utilized every means to survive and eventually get out of the streets of the Ghetto. The morale of the people disappeared and the consequent sense of cruelty and loss of hope existed in [...]
In the book, Farmers and Fishermen: Two Centuries of Work in Essex County, Massachusetts 1630-1850 by Daniel Vickers, it is clear that getting workers or even slaves is hard due to the economic struggles."By reconstructing [...]
The historical genre of the book was used by the author in order to mix legends with the real facts from the history of Great Britain.
In such an arrangement, there is a tendency to have the opinion that the development of one individual is a benchmark for the development of another, which eventually leads to laxity among some individuals.
Due to his heroic attribute he comes across a numinous phenomenon and in this case he prays to Shamash and divine assistance to overcome the challenges that he is journey to attaining an immortal life.
The source of the text is the translation and adaptation of the book of Samurais. It is a realistic and sacred guide for a warrior, originated from a collection of commentaries by the samurai, Yamamoto [...]
The current research paper was written in order to analyze Antigone's courage in the context of the philosophy of Aristotle and overall ideals of the Ancient Greece.
It was mostly the fact that Indians were deprived of their civil rights in their own county, which was the cause of the rebellion, and, naturally, they wanted to achieve self-government.
This paper takes a look at Wayne Johnston's The Colony of Unrequited Dreams in order to examine the use of dialogism in it. The net result is that a believable and vibrant Newfoundland emerges from [...]
Bradford was the person in charge of accounts, outfitting for the journey and he maintained a meticulous record of the Journey and life in the new land where the Pilgrims made their home.
Although the specific elements of the religion of the mostly pagan society of the composer of Beowulf around 1000 AD is fundamentally different from the Christian religion of Alfred Lord Tennyson who wrote Morte D'Arthur [...]
In conclusion, due to the fact that slaves are treated inhumanly and because slavery makes Southern white society savage, cruel, greedy, and lazy, we feel that it should be abolished.
In addition, Hrothgar is aware of the dangers of power that Beowulf is likely to encounter during his lifetime and seeks to warn him of them, indicating a distinct difference between the moral conscience between [...]
The story he tells us the story that discusses the German culture and societal class in the early 16th Century and provides a vivid account of the social interaction between the noble class, the army [...]
Borneman proposes readers an exiting and vivid description of the war of 1812 which led to consolidation of the nation and 'forged America's national identity.' Borneman analyzes the major events of the war and discusses [...]
Among the primary assumptions the authors are pursuing and trying to convince readers in is that they "see beyond the nation, even as we keep the nation in focus" Authors thoroughly outline the main differences, [...]
The queen, Sir Robin, and Lady Amy are all historical figures of British history and the story of the mystery surrounding the death of Lady Amy, although fictionalized for this novel, is an actual unsolved [...]
It also deconstructs assumptions made about the battles that took place and the consequences of the war for the United States and the world in general.