European History

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  • Woodrow Wilson Consensus History

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    Consensus history focuses on unity and celebration within history and appears in historical writing as a sort of glorified version of the past. However Consensus history has multiple glaring faults despite its optimistic appearance. The emphasis on unity prevents a wider variety of groups to be included in the narrative instead focusing on a singular perspective resulting in “tunnel vision.”(p. 53) Consensus history is also centered on history being truth or factual which causes a lack of critical

  • Justo Gonzalez: The Story Of Christianity

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    According to The author of “The story of Christianity” by Justo L. Gonzalez in his narrative of the future of shape of history. He agrees that history is complex with its ups and downs, its time of trials, and its times of glory. But as every history, it is an unfinished narrative, for us too, with our own confusion, our ups and downs, our time of trials and our time of glory are now becoming part of the story (Gonzalez. pg. 527-28). It is we who, from our own twenty-first century perspective, shape

  • Millennium Drought In Australia Essay

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    the past, lets the community to prepare for an event in the future. The aim of this research paper is to research any 4 major news stories of the last 55 years in South Australia. The 4 major events that have occurred in the last 55 years in the history of Australia and South Australia are - The Millennium Drought In the modern day society, droughts have become one of the most growing weather phenomenon to have a serious impact on the people of Australia and around the

  • Summary Of William H. Mcneil's Plagues And Peoples

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    William H. McNeil’s’ book, Plagues and Peoples, brings an outstanding thought to the idea of history and how our world has been shaped. That diseases and worldwide plagues that have been involved in many points of our time, should be one of the main focal points in History. Typically disease has been seen more as a nuisance than a critical aspect of historical input. The author presented an interesting view on parasitism by creating and exploring subdivisions in the disease classifications. With

  • Deadman Summary

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    great example given is James Fort, one of the first settlements in the New World. Built by European settlers approximately 400 years ago, it simply vanishes. Little record was left behind about its people and the lives they lead, and the location was thought to have been

  • The Wars Timothy Findley Summary

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    Historian Caught Between the Blurred Distinctions of Reality between History and Biography The Wars by Timothy Findley investigates the underlying assumptions in regards to the writing of history, before the rise of the postmodernism questioning of the past. Commentators have analysed the problematic realist presumptions of history in the literary work, however Findley unsettles claims of authenticity by the biographical incorporation of the protagonist’s, Robert Ross’s, story. In 1915, Robert Ross

  • The Importance Of Collective Identity

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    In order to answer the research question on how the European Union has enhanced the collective identity within the European Union by combating islamic terroristic groups, the term 'collective identity' has to be examined. An amount of academic literature has focused on how collective identity can be acquired. According to Delanty (2005), a collective identity can only be achieved through a social group or an institutional framework that illustrates a collective self-identification (p.131). Moreover

  • Thoughts On The Mediterranean Summary

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    Migration, c. 1800–1900 Julia Clancy-Smith takes the reader to the Mediterranean during what Clancy- Smith calls an age of migration. She states that this migration that we see in the mediteranian is the bedrock of civilization and that it drives history. Interestingly in her work, instead of looking to Greece or turkey to examine the Mediterranean, but to Tunisia and parts of North Africa. This significantly shifts the view of the Mediterranean from a Eurocentric view point to one that gives voice

  • The Importance Of Humility In History

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    the best at teaching those virtues once reserved for theology--humility in the face of our limited ability to know, and awe in the face of the expanse of human history”. This is another one of Wineburg’s thoughts in regards to history. In other words, history teaches us that we have to be humble and never take anything for granted. History shows what happens to those that just take advantage of everything, and that never ends positively. Humility is one of the most important ideas that we should

  • Luna Hall/Mcbride Museum

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    NMMI does have its history dating back from 1891 to present. The Academics section show how the past cadets dealt with the institute academically. Within this category, there are pictures displayed dating back to the 1970s such as cadets performing tasks with old equipment