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    London was very interesting in the 16th and 17th century, the social classes, punishments, education, and living situations of the citizens all had a very distinguishing flare to them. There is much people do not know about London during the 16th and 17th century, it was certainly different from the London people know and see today. Social classes seemed to define everything, where people worked, lived, and went to school. The class system in London during the 16th and 17th century was very interesting indeed. At the top, there was the Monarch and the Nobility, then at the bottom there was the servants, the beggars and the flat out poor. Many know of, or have heard about those at the top and/or bottom of the class system, but who they have not heard of, are those in between, such as the Gentry, Yeoman,…

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    Carpe Diem is Latin for “seize the day” Andrew Marvell expresses Carpe Diem in his poem “To His Coy Mistress.” Another poet by the name of Sir John Suckling shows the same idea of Carpe Diem in his poem “Song.” Sir John Suckling was born in the 17th century where life was very different when it came to culture media and hygiene. This is shown when a critic by the name of Michael P. Parker who describes Suckling’s early life when he says “Sir John Suckling was born in February, 1609, into a…

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    The Rights of women have definitely evolved over the past centuries. Women went from being treated as an object, not a person, to gaining many rights. They have evolved to be entitled to the right to vote, the right to work, the right to own land, and the basic fundamental rights that men have received. As the world becomes more modernized, women still want more rights, they want to be treated as an equal to men. In the United States, women want equal pay in the work force as men, when their…

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    Chad Lavin approaches “Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics” from an ontopolitical perspective in an attempt to analyze the relationship between food, personal identity, global inequality, and cultural authenticity (Lavin ix). He uses a fusion of politics, philosophy, and the politics of being a political self, to discuss these. His main question lies in how food functions culturally, politically, and metaphorically to structure individual understandings of the world and autonomy. He…

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    books including A Social History of Truth: Civility and Science in the Seventeenth-Century England (1994), The Scientific Life (2008), and Never Pure (2010). Critics of the The Scientific Revolution and some of his writings argue that being a historian he concentrates more on the manner in which natural philosophers comprehend themselves to be building knowledge, than concentrating on the worth…

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    Identity Change In Taiwan

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    Based on his research towards Taiwan aborigines, Shepherd did an excellent historical-anthropological analysis to demonstrate that trade networks were the primary reason to draw Dutch and Chinese settlers to the Taiwan frontier in the later time. However, Shepherd failed to analyze the identity change issues of Taiwan aborigines because he seemed to believe that governmental intervention for identity change was absent in the early 17th century. Based on the analysis of the Ming’s borderland…

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    being a sociologist and historian of science has written a number of books including Leviathan and the Air-Pump (1985), A Social History of Truth (1994), and The Scientific life (2008) among others. In this book, he tries to challenge the 20th century historiography that came up with the notion of the Scientific Revolution, while at the same time, the he recognizes the remarkable scientific work throughout the period. From his viewpoint, the historical idea of the Scientific Revolution is…

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    That is especially if John Cooke is the hero. Charles II merely executes what is also considered is right. Cooke’s prosecution lead to the execution of the king, and this in itself is justification that warranties that Cooke pays with his life. Attempting to view the events that takes place from Charles I’s trial to execution, and then John Cooke’s trial and execution in plain black and white is impossible. Both executions were both justified in their own right in the court of law. If looking at…

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    have a food court in the first place. There were many objects made from silver which made each and every room that they were in just so bright and made the whole area shine as light hit them, such as utensils and displays with exquisite design patterns that dated back from the 17th century from not only America but from all across Europe even Asia. They had a presentation of miniature dining room set that was just one example of what became popular in the 18th century where the wealthy families…

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    After the first import of mathematical ideas from the 6th century (Smith), there was no established notation for mathematics until Seki Takakazu (関 孝和) and his followers did so in the 17th century (Deal, Mathematics). As the Japanese language is written vertically from right to left, as opposed to horizontally from left to right, the resulting notation was very different to its western equivalents. The other prime example is enri. Similar to its western counterpart of calculus, this branch of…

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