American History

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  • Examples Of New Historicism

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    particular, while cultural studies has taken an increasing interest in history, some historians have expressed a sense of being overtaken or displaced by cultural studies. E. P. Thompson and his The Making of the English Working Class (1978) not only constructs the English working class, ‘calling it up’ through the writing of its story, it also ushers in a new kind of history. Instead of focusing on the elite and the powerful, Thompson’s history places its distinctive emphasis on those who lived ordinary lives

  • The Third Industrial Revolution Analysis

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    There is a famous quote by Karl Marx which states, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” The history of mankind started from lives in caves. The first human beings used handaxes to hunt animals for food. As time passed, human began to seek for a more stable life, marking the beginning of civilization, followed by industrialization which led to the development in the field of technology. Now, the human history is facing a new chapter of evolution, which is the Fourth Industrial

  • Native American Land Summary: Johnson V. Mcintosh

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    the rights of discovery and conquest to justify the United States right to Native American land. A land dispute, beginning with the sale of land by the Piankeshaw Tribe to a William Johnson and other investors on October 18, 1775, spiraled into a Supreme Court case after the United States sold the same land to William McIntosh on July 20, 1818. McIntosh, in the federal court of Illinois, claimed that Native Americans lacked the inherent rights to be of legal ownership of the land, which would then

  • Jhaverchand Meghani's Historical Novels

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    characters are much-pampered adolescent daughters and Ramanlal Desai’s are charming beloveds, then Meghani’s major women characters are models of Indian motherhood. Meghani excels in the portrayal of family life. 25 Meghani has remained very close to history in his depiction of events in his historical novels. His novels reveal heroism, mystery, intrigues and romantic fervor. Meghani has made an effective use of the language and imparted to Gujarati literature varied, fresh and exquisite similes. “His

  • Essay On Flashbulb Memory

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    memory are those that have great impact or effect in our lives, regardless whether they be positive or not. This is what we call the “flashbulb memory” wherein one is more likely to store an event once it has an emotional significance on the person (American Psychological Association, 2011). For instance, a person who loves watching movies is more likely to remember a film that made him/her cry, scared, or laugh than a movie which did not really affect him/her emotionally. However, negative emotions

  • Concept Of Comparative Literature

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    literatures are their languages, which separate each other. Therefore, the languages of the literatures are important to Comparative Literature in the study of the mutual impact and influence amongst them. Comparative Literature is essential to the history of literature and criticism in their contemporary meaning, because it discloses the trends of artistic and intellectual sources for the National Literature. The comparisons among the authors from different literatures have no historical links cannot

  • Celia A Slave Book Analysis

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    Celia, a Slave, written by Melton McLaurin, who was previously a professor of history at the University of North Carolina, is a nonfiction book first published in 1991. It explores the trial and execution of Celia, who was a slave in Callaway County, Missouri. She would eventually kill and burn her master. It revolves around the history of slavery in the United States during the 1840s and 1850s. While there are many historical events in the book to examine, McLaurin distinguishes the Missouri Compromise

  • Canadian Ecocriticism Analysis

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    Canada has a distinct environment, with dimensions both in time and space, that is, in both history and geography, it does possess certain unique qualities. The most distinguishing one about the land is that there is so much of it; secondly to one's surprise its emptiness - which renders the country as largely unknown to rest of the world, even

  • Dayanada And Arya Saaj Analysis

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    Association of the Aryans of India, the pure Indians, the descendants of the old conquering-race of the Indus and the Ganges, (These italic words express that the author is influenced by the speculated historical elements which were imposed upon our history by foreigners. Swamiji did not really take this view of Arya in any of his writings—Editor) and it was exactly in those districts

  • David Brdwell Film Analysis

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    This is an interesting question so I pulled out my copy of David Bordwell's Film History and... he doesn't have a lot to say. Companies were shooting in LA as early as 1908 and the Selig company set up a studio there in 1910, the New York Motion Picture Company set up a studio in 1909 and starting around that same time Biograph would send D.W. Griffith to L.A. during the winter. As some other people have already mentioned, the MPPC's failed attempt to create a monopoly is part of what drove people