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  • The Egyptian Pyramids

    When an individual tends to think of pyramids, their mind usually wanders off the the great pyramids of Giza, or just the Egyptians in general. What many are not aware of though, is that in there are pyramids of various shapes and sizes in many different parts are the world, with some of them being found in unexpected locations. In 2008, a set of three “pyramids” were found in Visoko, Bosnia. Bosnia is located in Eastern Europe near Croatia and Serbia, and the discovery of these pyramids was quite shocking to some archeologists and most of the world. The archaeological site, now called the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids didn 't look like the way one might imagine a pyramid to appear. These pyramids were seen as a tumulus. “A tumulus is a…

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  • Sheri Finks 2003 Bosnian War Summary

    Sheri Fink’s 2003 nonfiction work War Hospital reports, in great detail, the atrocities of the Bosnian War at Srebrenica through the lens of the war medicine that was practiced there. Fink takes both a macro and micro approach to explaining what happened at Srebrenica in the early 1990s. She chronicles the actions, thoughts, and experiences of individual doctors, both Bosnian and international, who risked their lives to treat injured civilians in the most challenging of conditions. Alongside…

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  • Symbolism In Steven Galloway's The Cellist Of Sarajevo

    To properly discern the influence of literature, critique of the author’s writing style is entirely crucial. While content and plot are too influential, it is truly the way the author chooses to incorporate character, feeling, and symbolism that make a piece of literature worthwhile. Steven Galloway’s novel The Cellist of Sarajevo is focused on three main characters: Dragan, Arrow, and Kenan. Each is struggling to maintain hold of the hope of the Sarajevo they knew and loved one day returning.…

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  • Airpower Essay

    The US responded with the launch of 27 cruise missiles at selected strategic targets, 13 of which were launched from a B-52 . Airpower enabled the successful enforcement of the UN resolution and the containment of Hussein’s forces without the need for boots on the ground. The second example of containment is Operation DENY FLIGHT. This illustration pertains more to the containment of violence within the country as opposed to against other nations, but the utilization of airpower to achieve…

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  • The Bosnia List: A Memoir Of War, Exile, And Return

    Every person in the world can say they have experienced a tragedy. Whether it big or small there are events in our lives that will never leave our everyday thought. There are people who we may never be able to find the strength to forgive for bringing pain upon us. Occasions in which challenge our minds to their breaking points. “The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return” by Kenan Trebincevic is an autobiography about his personal experience of surviving the ruthless war and ethnic…

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  • Refugee: The Bosnian War

    times of crisis is during the Bosnian war. These two circumstances have many similarities, including why the two people groups came to America, and the controversy behind both circumstances. The background of these people groups helps pave the way for the similarities of the two. The Syrian war has been going on for over five years. Currently, the death toll is over…

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  • Sexual Crime Sociology

    instinct to procreate. It is impossible to control and it is an adaptive and evolutionary behavior. According to Nadler the thing that differentiates us human beings from apes is not the mental capacity to choose, but it is because we socialize men to not rape. This particular explanation is especially relevant in the context of the Bosnian genocide because the soldiers wanted to “spread their genes” in order to extinguish the Bosnian muslims. Nadler’s explanation ties with Cohen’s explanation…

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  • Srebrenca Essay

    Throughout the course of time, there were many genocides that devastated the population of a specific country. The city of Srebrenica was a long and unique history. In Srebrenica, Bosnia, thousands of people were killed in a war. The genocide and ethnic cleansing of Srebrenica was considered to be the worst genocide since World War II. The war began in 1992 and lasted for four years, until 1996. Muslims were forced to migrate out of Srebrenica, and those that failed to do so were executed. The…

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  • One Hundred Live And Die Analysis

    actions, emotions, and colors. One Hundred Live and Die uses the game of language to leave the meaning of the work open for interpretation from the viewers and allows room for conversation. One Hundred Live and Die is a large wall installation that is 118 x 132 1/4 x 21 inches, consisting of neon tubing mounted on four metal monoliths. The intense neon words make it…

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  • Catcher In The Rye Symbols

    He wishes to prevent these children from losing their innocence and plummeting into the world of adulthood. This extended metaphor is not directly explained in the book, but it does give Salinger’s book its title. Word: colloquial language Definition: A characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than formal speech or writing; informal. Quote: “All of a sudden, though, he interrupted me while I was shooting the bull. He was always interrupting you.”…

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