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    1. Ferdinand Blaudel’s three layers of historical time are essential in the second wave of the Annale’s scholarship. How are the concepts of “long durée”, “medium durée”, and “histoire événementielle reflective of Structuralist ideals? As stated in Houses of History: A critical reader in twentieth-century history and theory, “An analyst of society will seek to elucidate these structures.” How can historians examine evidence in a way that will break down barriers and make ideas clearer? Should historians consider Blaudel’s model successful, since much historical writing deals with “change over time.” 2. Leopold von Ranke once avowed, “The facts of history never come to us ‘pure’ since they do not and cannot exist in a pure form: they are always…

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    This would not have been possible without the work of German historian Leopold von Ranke. He redefined history as a science, revolutionizing the subject through works of his such as Histories of the Latin and Germanic Nations , and causing history to be adopted by universities throughout the world. Yet historians after von Ranke have been critiquing him mercilessly ever since, such as Paul Veyne with his book Writing History: Essays on Historiography (1984). Veyne criticizes von Ranke for…

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    II. What is History? History is a record of events and times, especially in connection with the human race. Everything in the universe has a history. It is critical to inquire about the particular brand of history being used as a framework in either written pieces or conversation. Traditional history, or rather the discipline of history, was founded by Leopold von Ranke. Ranke believed that its was a historian’s job while studying the past to be somewhat detached from it. This is necessary…

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    to historical science becoming such a male dominated profession in the nineteenth century. Smith’s article argues, among other things, that the two practices in scientific history, the seminar and archival research, were fundamental as well as influential in the profession as the ideals of truth and objectivity. Smith also argues throughout her article that gender was a fundamental aspect of procedures in scientific history. Smith uses a variety of sources and quotations in order to argue her…

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    Fantasia Film Analysis

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    There have been many animated movies that were very popular during the 1940’s and 50’s. Some are still watched and have been recreated in today’s times: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, and Dumbo. Although not the first animated movie to be created, Fantasia (1940) was the first movie to connect classical music with animations. Directed by James Algar and released in 1940, this movie was the first of its kind, using classical music and creating scenes with animations around that…

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    “Case Against Free Will” - Protocol Paper 4 RECALL: In “The Case against Free Will” by Rachels question; 1) Are we really responsible for what we do.; 2) Does “Free Will or Free Choice,” effect our behavior. Rachels claim “Since we are a part of nature, whatever happens inside us follows the laws of nature.”; 3) The case of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, who murdered a boy named Bobby Franks, is used as an example to support their claim; 4) Clarence Darrow, the defense lawyer for Leopold and…

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    exploitative way. This again goes in line with Berry’s idea that us as a human race doesn’t need much, that we could get almost anything from just a local area. Which also goes along the lines of the 100 mile diet that we talked about in class. It is mostly possible to do, and only certain populations would need help from the outside area. Stegner uses a large amount of references throughout the piece, which makes his writings much more enjoyable and more believable. I did have to look many of…

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    philosopher that provided a view of the relationship between the people and the land is Aldo Leopold. Leopold expresses that the land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land. (Book 223) Per the article, “A land ethic of course cannot prevent the alteration, management, and use of these ‘resources,’ but it does affirm their right to continued existence, and, at least in spots, their continued existence in a…

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    and constantly interrogating them, hoping for a confession from either one. Richard Loeb sheds a tear and confesses that he was behind the murder of Bobby Franks, but also states that it was Nathan’s idea for the killing and he manipulated him to help him do the murder. Robert Crowe immediately talked to Nathan about the Richard’s confession. Nathan couldn’t believe at first but when Crowe opened up, Nathan was angry that Richard confessed and blamed for the murder. Nathan too confessed by…

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    Chloroform Research Paper

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    Chloroform was accidently exposed by Dr James Simpson and two other colleagues, during which the scientist’s mistakenly inhaled chloroform with the impact of the drug leaving them lying on the floor without any recollection of the events (Poovey, 1986). Because of Snow’s use of chloroform throughout November caused an argument to arise about the nature of labour and the mastering of women, however enthusiasm decreased after Queen Victoria was administered chloroform for the deliveries of her…

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