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  • The Sovietization Of The Sovietization Of East Central Europe

    In postwar Europe the opportunity to seize the nations of Eastern Central Europe was presented. Not necessarily by any fault of their own but because the great powers of Europe were not concerned with the sovereignty of the small nations of East Central Europe and allowed for their disregard. During this time of indifference the Soviet Union came in and asserted their power over the smaller nations in an attempt to Sovietize them. It is of vital importance that the reasons why, how, and to what extent East Central Europe was Sovietized are explored as a means to understand the history of East Central Europe. The countries of East Central Europe underwent such drastic political changes partially due to the end of World War II. Social scientists…

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  • Holy Roman Empire Essay

    For almost all of the last 1200 years, Central Europe has been a multiethnic space governed by overlapping political entities. We usually don 't think of it that way, because the Cold War created a new dichotomy o (advanced, democratic) Western Europe and (feudal, primitive, totalitarian) Eastern Europe, even though Vienna is about 150 miles southeast of Prague. Even before the Cold War, Central Europe had gotten a bad rap, since historians touted the nation-state as the teleological endpoint of…

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  • How Sushi Went Global Analysis

    Recently, the world has seen an increase in uprisings against what many westerners view as “wrong.” While the concept of “wrong” is subjunctive and dependent upon which culture one was raised, there is no denying that the western influences have had a hand in several of these protests. For example, in the past month, we have seen Hong Kong students rise against, what they call, the unfairness of the Chinese government. China’s refusal to allow Hong Kong to be autonomous in deciding its leaders…

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  • World War I: Germany's Alliances

    of World War I brisker than anticipated. In Europe during this time, a larger military equated a powerful country, which brought respect from smaller countries, which was desired by many European rulers at this time. The source is correct in the sense that Germany knew the consequences of their expansion of military and, as they were expanding their military for war needs, they would definitely be starting a war this way. Germany wanted to expand their country’s borders to get a “Place in…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Civilization

    A Dream is not always as realistic as one would like it to be, but western nations allow for their citizens to realize these dreams and not just wonder “what if”. Liberal thinking is heavy in Western countries. Liberals like to enforce equality amongst all humans; no matter the color of your skin, gender, or background, we can all be great. Western nations such as The United States, Canada, Australia, lots of Europe and others are seeing lots of immigrants integrating within Western culture and…

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  • Fran Hosken's 1979 Report

    Hindered the Struggle to End FGM: International efforts to eradicate FGM, are often done with the intention of helping to abolish this harmful practice, but have instead hindered the struggle to end FGM. FGM gained international attention after Fran Hosken’s 1979 report, however this report created a victim-savior dichotomy that hindered the struggle to end FGM. Within Hosken’s report the women in communities that practiced FGM were characterized as ignorant or helpless (Wade, 2009,1). In her…

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  • Theme Of Success In Don T Sleep, There Are Snakes

    One of the driving forces that differentiates the lifestyle of Piraha and westerners, is that, both cultures enforce different ideas of success. The Piraha take life lightly, live in the moment, and have no hierarchal system—consequently leading them to strive for overall happiness and pleasure. Westerners on the other hand, plan for the future, work long hours to make money, and self-define their worth on a class system—driving them to achieve wealth and material possession. With both cultures…

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  • Analysis Of David Spur's The Rhetoric Of Empire

    In ‘The Rhetoric of Empire’, David Spur explores the discourse that Western journalists, travel writers and imperial administrators have used to depict the non-Western world using tropes, which he identifies through a careful analysis, tracing various sorts of writings from different historical contexts, and studying the way in which these tropes have been deployed. Among these rhetorical modes are surveillance, classification, and affirmation; framing these themes proves very much useful, as it…

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  • How Does Technology Affect Western Civilization

    Technology impacts innumerable aspects of western civilization, including its advancement in the world. In addition to that statement, its historical significance over the years has developed at a constant rate that continues to evolve. Amidst these influential technologies is the significance of the computer and its organizational efficiency. The historical importance of computers comes a long way from all this tool is used for today. The original purpose of a computer was just to simply punch…

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  • The Evils Of Western Arrogance In The Poisonwood Bible

    In the Poisonwood Bible, western arrogance is emphasized throughout both the Price family and the Western countries through the actions they show toward the Congo. At the start of the novel, all of the Prices hide their belongings in their clothes in order to have the necessities in the new country. These belongings have no real place in the Congo, where Betty Crocker cake mixes, a hand mirror, scissors, a thimble, pencils, and first aid supplies represent former world and stand out. These are…

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