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    Military History Essay

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    Military history has had it up and down throughout the years depending on who you are talk to about it. It has always be popular it with the public who are not scholar for a living, but in academic world it is not as popular as it is public. Before getting on what current state of military history need to know the historiography of the military history and how it effect how military is seen in today. The historiography of the military history has change over the years from the starter of military. At the beginning with Ancient times military history was more about what kings had done in battle especially with complex society that had some kind of written language like Egypt and Mayan Mesoamerica . It was not like history is today. It was more give the ruler instruction on how to rule or strength the ruler reputation. The Greek were the first to write about…

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    Prohibition Book Review

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    Historiography body Prohibition ended on December 5th, 1933 with the Ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the American Constitution. It was the end of the progressive era and a time of transition from social activism and temperate political movements to F.D.R and the ?New Deal?. The academic discussion of the history of prohibition began in 1950 with The Great Illusion: An Informal History of Prohibition by Herbert Asbury. In this narrative historical work he positions…

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    Even though I can choose a historical degree from a wide range of possibilities. Historical studies are made of factor such as organizing framework like Disciplinary, Interdisciplinary, Thematic Framework, Problem-oriented and Professional concentrations. Disciplinary concentrations include work in western civilization- national regional or ethnic histories in my degree plan an Economic History of the West, was a course that reflects a disciplinary concentration are in which the economic…

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    that the reporter, who interviewed him in Havana 's Palace of the Revolution, would lightly ask questions and not engage in debate. This interview was aired all over the world. Many could have interpreted as Castro being honest and the United States exaggerating its allegations. The Cuban people could have interpreted as prestige, since a famous American reporter was interviewing their great leader in his home, the Place of the Revolution. Historians could also influence the flow of events to…

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    Re-Thinking History

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    and can be.” These possibilities are what make history interesting and worth investigating. Jenkins knows that this can seem daunting to history students. “If you understand that history is what historians make; that they make it on slender evidence; that history is inescapably interpretive and that there are at least half a dozen sides to every argument so that history is relative, then you might think well, if it seems just interpretation and nobody really knows, then why bother doing it?”…

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    home. They did not need a costly military establishment like that of their contemporaries in South-west Asia” (HW 53). This geographic advantage granted Egypt the flexibility to avoid the costly burdens of maintaining a military and additionally finance other necessities. The McNeills wholly acknowledge the validity of this subject and proceed to spend a majority of the chapter analyzing that impacts of geography and climate on other civilizations such as China and Mesopotamia. Their greatest…

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    this class I did not pay attention to what type of source I used. After this class I know that in my field of studies, nursing, I will probably use more primary and secondary sources. Secondary sources will be vital to me in the form of research studies. As a nurse I will need to be well informed about different drug and procedure testing. By using secondary sources I will be able to gain knowledge about the studies without having to read all the details. I will also benefit from medical journal…

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    hybridization of the partial historian and the analyses of authentic artifacts. It should only be considered a boon to the modern historian that through this unwittingly slanted and selective interpretation, a thorough chronology is developed through the discernment and collaboration of a multitude of perspectives. Howell and Prevenier prefaced their book From Reliable Sources with a basic and concise summary of what historiography truly is at its very core: the stories that all cultures and…

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    This is a summary of “Historicism, History, and the Figurative Imagination” an essay by Hayden White in “Tropics of Discourse Essays in Cultural Criticism”. In this essay, White begins by addressing the difficulties historians may have in reporting history because of the inherent bias or lack of expertise the historian brings in a particular field of study in order to distinguish the significance of the events. A good historian, as stated by White, consistently reminds us that history is always…

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    is the best use of this book, not as a textbook for students to read, but as a source of images teachers can incorporate into their lectures and hand-outs. The full color painting are organized by theme in their own sections, while the charts, maps, and simpler images are littered through the text. The visuals are a great tool and an excellent component to any lesson, and finding well curated images can always prove a challenge when relying on internet searches alone. Robert Marks’ Origins of…

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