Catherine II of Russia

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  • The Enlightenment In The 18th Century

    The Enlightenment, the proliferation of rational ideas throughout the 18th Century, has a dualistic political legacy. The paradoxes it produced were liberalism - emphasising political freedom and representation - and authoritarianism, imperialism and independence. Religion, instead of being displaced by reason, remained to influence and reflect the Enlightenment’s political legacies. Kant may stress “Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-imposed nonage” from Christianity but…

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  • Why Is Ballet A Dying Art

    art because it’s not something the United States is known for. If asked, most people would only be able to name Mikhail Baryshnikov, a Russian dancer who reached his height of fame in the 1970s. Although ballet is most popular in and associated with Russia, it is still a worldly-known art and thousands of people practice it everyday. Even though the well-known names come from it’s history, ballet is not a dying art, and today’s ballet dancers dedicate much of their lives to continuing traditions…

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  • Amber Room Research Paper

    panels, made using six tons of amber, backed with gold leaf. It was 590 square feet large and would be worth $385 million today. It was originally intended for the Charlottenburg Palace in Prussia but later was given as a gift to Russia and was installed in the Catherine Palace. After that, it was looted by the Germans and than the panels were taken to Konigsberg. After several battles at Konigsberg the Amber Room disappeared and its location is currently unknown. There are a few theories about…

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  • Sexuality In Art Analysis

    Attending the world's largest erotic art museum has encouraged me to view sexuality with a more opened minded perception. Sexuality is very diverse for instance, in the way sexual acts are performed and carried out. Historically, individuals are biologically and genetically programmed to seek out sexual behaviors with others. Either for means of reproduction or their personal pleasure, but one thing is very evident, and that is that sex is pleasurable and enjoyable for most. However, cultural…

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  • Ballet Dance History

    Elssler who danced La Gypsy and Italian Ballerina, Carlotta Grisi. It was George Balanchine a ballet choreographer who brought ballet to America and not a lot of people realized it. There was a small misunderstanding, people thought ballet came from Russia. To fix this misunderstanding a man named Kirstein published an essay called “Blast at Ballet”. Balanchine and Kirstein then formed the Ballet Society in the year 1946, it captured the attention of the director of New York City’s Centre who…

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  • Informative Essay: Is World Government Possible

    Work Cited Lu, Catherine. "World Government." Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Stanford University, 2006. Web. 15 Dec. 2016. "Government, World." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by William A. Darity, Jr., 2nd ed., vol. 3, Macmillan…

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  • Ballet Influence On Culture

    Renaissance court. Noblemen and women learnt the steps and movements from the dancing masters, then they participate in the performance with the music in celebration events in the court. A century later, an Italian noblewoman, Catherine de Medici, who was the wife of King Henry II of France, and she was a patron of art as she began to introduce ballet of early dance style into the French court (Atlanta Ballet). In the 17th century, King Louis XIV invited…

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  • How To Win Friends And Influence People Analysis

    Neither Dale Carnegie nor the publishers, Simon and Schuster, anticipated more than this modest sale. To their amazement, the book became an overnight sensation, and edition after edition rolled off the presses to keep up with the increasing public demand. Now to Win Friends and InfEuence People took its place in publishing history as one of the all-time international best-sellers. It touched a nerve and filled a human need that was more than a faddish phenomenon of post-Depression days, as…

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