E. H. Carr

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  • Difference Between Historian And International Relations Scholars

    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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  • Summary Of Utopianism And Realism By E. H. Carr

    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

    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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  • The Devil In The White City By Erik Larson

    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 Devil In The White City Summary

    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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  • Analysis Of The Devil In The White City By Erik Larson

    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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  • Devil In The White City

    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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  • Ted Bundy And Serial Killers

    H. Homes. H.H. Holmes was America 's first serial killers during the 1893 Columbian Exposition and Holmes would lure his victims into his elaborate "murder castle." Holmes took over a Chicago pharmacy and built it into an elaborate maze of death traps, these death traps had gas jets to asphyxiate his victims, trapdoors and chutes where he could move the bodies down to the basement which allowed him to burn his victims (Biography). Holmes was eventually captured and hanged in 1896. Holmes was…

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  • Analysis Of The World's Fair

    The World’s Fair in Chicago brought in extraordinary depth to the United States. The atmosphere was filled with magic, madness, heaven—even sin. As the World’s Fair showcased prosperity and affluence, it concealed gruesome secrets of the United States’ first known serial killer: H.H. Holmes. With an estimated 200 murders, Holmes claimed his victims without causing any suspicion, and without any apparent motive. Although Holmes’ motives were never clarified, it is evident that he possessed three…

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  • The Bartholomew Fair In The Beggar's Opera

    During the summer of the years 1133 to 1855 a famous fair came into London, most commonly known as the Bartholomew Fair. Hosted in Smithfield, otherwise known as the location popular for slaughterhouses and public executions, the fair was a trading event that attracted Londoners of all classes. Ben Jonson uses this factor to his advantage with his play entitled, “Bartholomew Fair.” The type of people, activities, and crimes that occur at the fair gives Jonson the opportunity to reflect on his…

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