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  • Glacier Melting Effects

    This process has begun to heat and change the Earth’s climate drastically over the past few decades. The adverse effect discussed in this paper is glacial melting. Although as explained earlier glacier melting is a natural process that occurs over multiple years at a time, glaciers are now melting at an accelerated rate. “The climate in Northern Hemisphere glacier areas became warmer and more humid during the last decades, especially since a climatic shift around 1977. This appears to be an unusual change, possibly of anthropogenic origin” (Dyurgerov & Meier, 2000). Anthropogenic activities are tipping the delicate balance of the world’s…

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  • Anthropology Case Study Essay

    Its time span goes back 2.6 million years ago and due to the Holocene period can accordingly be called the Age of Man (Quaternary Period, 2014). During the quaternary period fluctuations of the climate caused glaciers to advance from the poles and retreat with each cycle, carving and moulding the land (National Geographic, 2014). Over the past 800,000 years the planet has formed cyclical patterns, with ice ages lasting around 100,000 years followed by warm periods lasting 10,000-15,000 years.…

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  • Circadian Aerobic Exercise

    Since obesity is on the continual rise, there has been a lot of research done to determine the best way to decrease weight. For many years, studies of body weight regulation have focused almost completely on caloric intake and energy expenditure.23 Since the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket, one diet that has received a lot of attention is Intermittent fasting (IF), or periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink.24 In some places, IF has been practiced since the earliest of…

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  • Summary: The Meiji Restoration

    economy was mainly aided through agriculture. Before the restoration, Japan was controlled by hundreds of semi-independent feudal lords. The Meiji period…

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  • The Elephant Vanishes Symbolism

    themselves and one another. The protagonists have become individuals in society, autonomous human beings and yet, they strike out to readers to be lonely. This suggests the values and culture of Japan are slowly forgotten and left behind. The concept of the loss of culture is best portrayed here as the characters appear to have short-term memory, which signifies the unwillingness to make a change or respond to new challenges, thereby the efforts in regaining the lost culture is unsustainable.…

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  • Sakoku In Japan

    Imagining a country that is totally closed off from all exterior surroundings is very difficult do, as there are very few countries that even have the resources for such an endeavor. This is the perceived vision of what Japan was like during the Tokugawa period, where the Shoguns employed an idea of Sakoku in Japan. But what does Sakoku mean? There is a literal translation of closing down the country, but the foreign relations policy did not follow this word for word translation . Along with…

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  • On Female Identity Analysis

    speaking, reading, and writing are gender marked” (252). She concludes that insufficient evidence exists in the dialogue between the genders, that language is not codified by sex and therefore cannot be regarded excepting “styles, strategies, and contexts of linguistic performance (255).” The question is further exacerbated by Mary Jacobus’ insistence that as men’s discourse has historically subjugated the female, women’s voices have been effectively silenced (28). I would argue that the…

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  • Final Case Studies: Atrium Bio-Medical Supply, Inc.

    Atrium Bio-Medical Supply, Inc. (System Analysis) a. What options does Atrium have for acquiring a new system? Atrium has three basic options when considering acquiring a new system. A system could be developed in-house utilizing Atriums own resources. The in-house option would depend on what systems are already in use, and depend on existing hardware and software. A software program could be purchased which suits Atriums needs generically, or a software package could be customized by Atrium…

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  • Rossi And Beethoven Comparison

    Rossini’s music had a formulaic quality with many of his operas being similar in structure. He utilised a general framework called “la solita forma” in which operas followed a standardized pattern based in building drama and increasing complexity (Beghelli, 2011, p.97). This formula enabled Rossini and other composers to maintain a high volume of output over a short period of time without sacrificing quality or audience reception. A result of method was work that often lacked thematic recurrence…

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  • Tenmyouya Hisashi Essay

    Shogun. Being a strong lover of the Bushido Code, Hisashi really enjoyed many subjects the Edo Era had to show including the art styles of the street vendors, being this is a time before the western craze hit Japan it was all creative while also being innovating. This is the style that he craved and desired so he created BASARA. The street vendors had no requirement to follow or people to please, also had all the training that they needed and not having to learn a whole new style to pleases all…

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