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Maker of the Western Tradition 3

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

MAKER OF THE WESTERN TRADITION In my opinion , the leader who really stands out from the list is the personality whose input shaped the development of 20th-century political movements throughout the world , Mahatma Gandhi . With his new vision interesting philosophy and charismatic personality , Gandhi left a deep imprint on the history …

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how animals help humans

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Our Friends , Cats and Dogs 2006 It is very well-known that pets are the best friends of the human . They are irreplaceable helpers and wonderful companions , who can save anyone from loneliness and depressions . They are always opened , loving , warm and natural . They give endless affection to their …

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Trinity by Leon Uris

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Trinity by Leon Uris Over a career spanning five decades , Leon Uris has enjoyed phenomenal popularity , with five of his twelve novels classified as number-one best-sellers by the New York Times . While the shortcomings in his prose characterization , and political outlook have been well noted , Uris certainly ranks among the …

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IMPERIAL ROME

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Imperial Rome More than a thousand years ago , most of the civilized world was ruled by Rome , and the Roman Empire ‘s reach extended over hundreds of countries and cultures . It was one of the greatest empires that ever existed in the world . Its influence reached as far as Britain , …

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American, French, and Russian Revolutions

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Philosophers such as Voltaire , Montesquieu , and Locke which trumpeted the revolutionary ideas of the French Revolution were also influential to the authors of the American Revolution . Karl Marx was Russia ‘s chief influence . These thinkers wrote about ideal states based on the injustice of the class system and the heavy concentration …

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History class essay

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

The Scientific Revolution 2006 The period of numerous important scientific discoveries and inventions which took place during the 1600 – 1700 years , and a new view of natural world as the result of these discoveries , is called the Scientific Revolution . It is connected , first of all , with principal achievements and …

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The Use of Power in Julius Caesar

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

The Use of Power in Julius Caesar Shakespeare ‘s Julius Caesar is a play about a political killing . It is a tragedy of an assassin who is too honourable to succeed . It is a story about civil war , about revenge and regretted decisions . Julius Caesar is fundamentally about power – it …

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Makers of the Western Tradition 2

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

Makers of the Western Tradition 2 1 ) Each overachieving vision or purpose a ) Napoleon : Emperor of the French Republic from 1804 to 1814- He conquered most of mainland Europe b ) Stalin : Autocratic ruler of the Soviet Union for nearly 50 years- He helped defeat nazi Germany in WW II Write …

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Book Report about Leo Africanus, by: Amin Maalouf

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

AMIN MAALOUF , LEO AFRICANUS Amin Maalouf ‘s novel Leo Africanus , a fictionalized memoir by an actual sixteenth-century Muslim adventurer , is an often-interesting account of life during the turbulent end of the Middle Ages , told from the point of view of a man who survived his life ‘s ample turmoil and bridged …

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Explain the success of the authoritarian movement in Europe in the decades following world war I

March 18, 2016 | Author: | Posted in history, west european studies

The reasons of the success of the authoritarian movement in Europe in the decades following the World War I (based on Haffner ‘s Defying Hitler 2006 Haffner ‘s Defying Hitler , is a fragmentary memoir about the German scene between 1914 and 1933 . It provides a powerful , though fragmentary piece of political analysis …

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