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  • The Art Museum In Art, By Carol Duncan

    Traditionally, museums are considered secular sites in which curators display art objectively; however, in her work, “The art museum as ritual,” Carol Duncan examines how museums act as powerful entities which influence the visitors’ perception through the display, organization, and architecture of the space. She elaborates that the museum’s authority actually enables them to represent and define entire communities, which consequently shapes the visitors’ perceptions of said communities. Perhaps Duncan’s claim is best summarized as: “To control a museum means precisely to control the representations of a community and its highest values and truths… What we see and do not see in … museums and on what terms and by whose authority we do or do…

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  • Anya Gallaccio: A Visual Analysis

    people lived and work. ‘Erasmus’ program was developed in 1987, allowing students to have benefits of studying 2 years in other countries. In 1989 was the fall of the Berlin Wall. Germany was united after more than 40 years. Communism finally collapsed across central and eastern Europe, what made Europeans closer neighbors (European Union). Talking specifically about England, many of the tensions of the !970s continued in the 1980s. London’s population achieved the lowest point in 1970…

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  • Canary Wharf Analysis

    Within this essay, I will discuss the conflict between Museum of London Docklands’s efforts to conserve the past and Canary Wharf’s efforts to progress economically. I will use supplementary sources from various authors to aid in the discussion. I conclude that it is precisely the conflict between the two areas, one past oriented, the other present and future oriented, that helps constitute what kind of ‘place’ the London Docklands is. The concept of how to preserve the past while still…

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  • A Comparison Of London, Political And Economic Capital Of The UK

    2.12. London Tourism London, political and economic capital of the UK, is one of the most visited cities in the world due to its special and cosmopolitan character (Stienmetz, Maxcy, & Fesenmaier, 2013). London has something like hooks and all London is fun, culture, light, and colour. London is capable of surprising both those who visit for the first time, and those who fell in love with her and cannot help but visit regularly. In the world, there is nowhere quite like London. This is not…

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  • Victorian Era Dress History

    My object is found at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, England, filed under no. T. 113-1964. It is from the 19th century to early 20th century, around the 1800s, and is made for a woman. It is a deep purple color, and is made of satin. It is a dress of the Victorian age, one of the many styles that went in and out of fad during that time. This particular dress was a style going on during 1860s-1890, at the beginning of the time the fullness of the very large crinoline, a stiffened…

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  • The Importance Of Urban Planning

    2015). Advancements in transport, building material, science and more meant planners could extent the limits of their design and scale of their plans. Therefore planning is heavily influenced by technology and urbanisation and within my academic essay I will outline the pressures and opportunities technology created during the 19th century. By comparing two similar cities, their developments in that time period and discussing what it meant for that cities future. The city I have chosen to…

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  • Analysis Of The Best Western Hotel

    Tucked away in the suburbs of the hectic, bustling city of London lies a hotel that truly surprised me in all of the right ways. Even before arriving at the Best Western Palm Hotel I have to say I was skeptical. When booking the location for the first half of my European vacation, I never imagined that a Best Western would even be an option. While the brand is well known and even respected as a budget hotel dotted all over this country, I wasn’t even aware that they had roots overseas. I was…

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  • Criticism And Utilitarianism In Hard Times By Charles Dickens

    Hard Times is a novel written by Charles Dickens which judge the English society and tells us about the social and economic pressures of the 19th century. Hard Times is a Victorian novel and is very realistic. Victorian novels bring about realism in literature. Dickens novels are realistic depiction of Victorian society like class consciousness, rapid urbanization, poverty, child labor etc. Dickens talk about love, aspiration, human passion and Hard Times is a novel written by Charles Dickens…

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  • Venice Persuasive Essay

    1 | VENICE Among those who've apparent it in person, the cessation is unanimous: Venice is the a lot of admirable city-limits in the world, and the alone one that can absolutely be declared as unique. Anniversary architectonics is a plan of art, with their adorableness added if reflected on the canals that cantankerous the city. Its bewitched backdrop is alluring and amazing at aboriginal sight, evoking the activity of entering the ambience of a real-life bogie tale. It's conceivably even…

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  • Analysis Of Jack The Ripper

    lower class in the cities of Great Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria. Stead, W.T. 2007. “The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon.” In The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon, edited by Antony E. Simpson, 100-150. Lambertville: The True Bill Press. W.T. Stead was an editor of the Pall Mall Gazette when he published a series of accounts from his investigations into child prostitution in London in 1885. Though he could be seen as biased and controversial at times, his work has been…

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