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  • Advantage Of Backwardness In China

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    Banks in China have been state-owned throughout the time, but since 1993 the government started a commercialization process of banks in which process the Central Bank of China has become an independent player (Baek 2005). As in the case of Malaysia, China also used the advantage of backwardness in order to promote technological and industrial upgrading. The term backwardness, shaped by Alexander Gerschenkron, points out the benefit of a country that economically lags behind to learn from developed

  • John Muir: The Genius Of The Gilded Age

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    environmentalism, is defined as: the controlled use of natural resources to preserve or protect them or to prevent waste. This was Teddy’s approach. By establishing designated places for admiring nature, and preventing it from destruction by the city and industrialization, the issue of environmentalism could be best approached. Although these two ideologies slightly differentiate the two reformers in the end they worked in the same time period, on the same projects, and for the same

  • The Theme Of Autonomy In Attaway's Blood On The Forge

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    Reimaging the American Dream: Industrialization and Autonomy in the North Attaway’s Blood on the Forge touches on themes such as the destruction of nature, the emptiness and hunger that the working characters experience, the complications of the individual in a depersonalized world, and the myth of the American Dream. The Moss brothers are in constant pursuit of a better life. With the lost sense of identity and self between body and machine, this novel depicts how industrial technology dehumanizes

  • Essay On The Second Industrial Revolution

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    Between 1870 and 1914, America endured a phase of rapid industrialization. This time period became known as ¨The Second Industrial Revolution.” During this revolution railroads expanded due to the more industrialized production of steel, and many new inventions were introduced to the world. Electricity replaced the use of coal as an energy source, and technology became much more advanced. Some examples of these technological systems were telegraph lines, water supply, and sewage systems. However

  • Communism: The Manifesto Of The Communist Party

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    was to let the public know about Communism and its movement. The argument focuses on class struggles caused by one class exploiting the other class. And the use of the class struggles was the force and reason behind industrialization for the modern society. The impact of industrialization on modern society was mostly beneficial to the upper class, the bourgeoisie and not the lower working class, the proletariat. In the modern society, the bourgeoisie was the oppressor, and the proletariat was the oppressed

  • Social Causes Of Cholera

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    the relationship between the public and private sphere in terms of government intervention in people’s lives, the role of private sector charity, and the discretionary power associated with quarantines. Leading up to the Cholera epidemics the industrialization of Canadian cities such as Montreal, Quebec City, and Toronto, accelerated urbanization as rural living Canadians and immigrants congregated in the cities looking for the opportunity of a better life. Although urbanization did bring prosperity

  • Urbanization In The New West

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    is one of the best examples of this as it is one of the world’s busiest and most industrialized cities. The landscape and urban setting of New York can be seen throughout the film. New York was of course not the only symbol for “second-stage industrialization.” If we take a look at the literal West and not just a symbol of it, Limerick alludes to the growth of Los Angeles in the twentieth century and how quickly it urbanized. Los Angeles, like New York, also rapidly became an urban city filled with

  • Advantages Of The Civil War Essay

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    Carolina becoming the first of several states to secede from the Union because the stance President Abraham Lincoln took on slavery. There were major conflicts going on such as how much control the federal government should have over the states, industrialization and trade. These conflicts along with certain significant events forced the already unstable country to point break and lead us to the Civil War. Before the war had started though the North had already

  • Economic Growth In China Case Study

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    Firstly, industrialization dominated the economic growth. Secondly, during early 1990s, capital-deepening growth replaced with labor-intensive growth. Thirdly, investment-led growth supplanted consumption-led growth and became a main drive force for the economic development. To be mentioned, mainland of China developed economy by promoting export as well as Taiwan and Indonesia did. However, different from Taiwan, China (mainland) was guided basically by capital deepening in its industrialization process

  • Chapayev Film Essay

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    inspire the mobilization of a divided Soviet society. Conversely, The City (1939), a documentary directed by Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke, justifies President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal, and acknowledges the problems arising from industrialization and the Great Depression. These two forms of national cinema,