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    Historians and International Relations scholars have long had a relationship that allows for interworking, while distinct differences still remain separating the two. In studying the past, a historian and an international relations scholar would take into account the past as a force that generates the questions and theories of both parties. On the other hand, there lies a difference in the way that the historian would place more emphasis on recounting history and international events for their own sake. The IR scholars would contrastingly use historical events as ways to additionally supporting or discrediting a theoretical hypothesis they have proposed. In this way, their differences in methodology and objectives can be highlighted. The historian would tend to use primary source materials in their studies. These primary sources would allow the historian to best understand the relationship between the primary source and the time frame from which the source comes from. In their study, the historian may take specific past occurrences and use them to better expect future possibilities, while at the same time observing the difference or changes from the past events to present events. Conversely, the IR scholar would use secondary sources as they attempt to build on pre-existing theories or historical analysis to further develop their own theories or experiments. By using historical events to advance IR theories, the international relations scholar would hope to find similarities…

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    The twenty years that E.H. Carr focuses this piece of work on is the interwar period of 1919-1939. During this period, Carr seeks to establish that the development of international relations had transgressed toward a moral idealism that would lead to a second world war. Carr compiles this assertion in his criticism of the breakdown of the utopian conception of morality. The transformation of world politics has encouraged the formations of new linkages between the study of change in…

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    Analysis Of Dark Humor

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    Remember when you were a kid or teen and you snuck off and did something that, you know you had no business doing. Whether it was sneaking off on a date or drinking alcohol. We have all done something that would have caught us in trouble if the folks found out. And dark humour plays on things that are normally frown abound in society. The words Dark Humour popped up around the late nineteen-sixties to the early seventies. But the genre has been around for a lot longer under different names…

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    Webster Mudgett) uses his skills of manipulation, charm, and deceit to commit several crimes, including theft, insurance fraud, and murder during the 1893 Chicago World 's Fair. Herman Webster Mudgett was a notorious criminal, responsible for hundreds of deaths, however he was not completely at fault. Many serial killers, themselves, are victims of traumatic events or a psychological disorder. For them, killing is vital for their survival and something they can’t control. In the Devil in the…

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    Devil In The White City

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    Sometimes, he would fill the hotel rooms with gas and his guests would silently die in their sleep, or he would use chloroform soaked rags and suffocated them to death. After he murdered his guests, he would then burn their bodies at the bottom of the hotel’s basement. From these crimes, Holmes is said to be one of America’s first known serial killers (Larson, 2003). Furthermore, building the fair was a long and brutal process since it had to be completed in a short about of time. Daniel H.…

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    Erik Larson, the author of The Devil in the White City, was born on January 3, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied Russian history at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated at the top of his class. One year later, Larson enrolled at another Ivy League School, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he graduated in 1978. After starting his career as a journalist for The Bucks County Courier Times in Pennsylvania, he worked for The Wall Street Journal, Time…

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    The Devil in the White City by: Erik Larson Crown Publishing Group, 2003, and 447 The book "The Devil in the White City" is about the serial killer H.H. Holmes and the architect of the World's Fair Daniel H. Burnham. Who was Daniel H. Burnham? Burnham was a man who rose to prominence. In 1893 Chicago won the bid for the World's Exposition. The architects chosen were Burnham and his partner John Root, Burnham and John needed to build something to give their city a better reputation. Burnham…

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    The biggest reforms Churchill brought involved the education of naval officers, the progressive switch from coal to oil as the main source of fuel for ships, the “bigger is better” mentality when it came to ships and gunnery, and more accurate gunnery by means of adapting to technological advancement. Churchill was shocked that officers did not have to study or pass an exam on naval warfare and that no British officer had contributed anything to naval literature. Churchill was also outraged and…

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    Inciting Event

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    Inciting Event In 1893 the whole of United States celebrates the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the America's and the World's Columbian Exposition opens to waiting public. In the nearby Chicago community of Englewood resides a businessman, a doctor, and the United States first documented serial killer, Dr. H.H. Holmes. First Plot Point As the trains which shall overwhelm Chicago with tourist and people seeking new opportunities so is it occupied by predators…

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    Daniel Burnham

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    to turn his building into the World's Fair Hotel, which undergoes another construction project. The addition of a kiln in the basement allows easy disposal of Holmes's victims. While Holmes stays in Chicago many people, especially women, went missing during the fair, have mountains of debt, and commits fraud. Before he could be discovered Holmes leaves Chicago but was caught in Philadelphia for an insurance fraud, which is where Detective Frank Geyer was able to investigate all of Holmes crimes…

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