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  • Onin War Essay

    The Onin War and Its Effect on Future Eras in Feudal Japan Throughout the time of Feudal Japan, the might or warriors was spread throughout the nation. The legendary tales of Samurai and Bushido fill the text books of Japanese children today. Talk of Honor and peace is widely spread throughout Generations. However, the mention of the trials that Japan had to face in order to become what it is today are hardly mentioned. More specifically, the talk of the small Civil wars that broke out within medieval Japan. Below the topic of one war in particular, The Onin War, will be explored and recapped. There will also be mention of the Damages that Feudal Japan would take as a result of the war among itself. As a brief explanation; Feudal Japan was a time in Japan where Samurai, honor-bound warriors sword to a “shogun” or general, and Bushido, the samurai’s code of conduct and way of life, ruled. It was at this time that Japan's military faction became involved in a series of wars both among itself and among the western invaders that had spread throughout the land. The Onin War was one of the most devastating on these wars. The war in itself was a series of spread out battles between the…

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  • Black Symbolism In Easter Culture: Kinkakuji

    “The Kinkaku was only a small part of the complex of palaces which Ashikaga Yoshimitsu erected on this spot in 1394, they were later converted by his son into a temple, the Rokuonji. A slow disappearance of other buildings has left this structure alone, a simple but expensively built hall containing relics in its top floor.” It has burned down numerous times throughout its history including “twice during the Onin War,” a civil war that destroyed much of Kyoto; “and by a psychopathic neophyte…

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  • The Importance Of Transboundary Water Management In The Bahamas

    Water, a natural resource deemed to be a right, is fast depleting. Our planet’s fresh water reserves present an unfavorable picture, with only 1% out of 3% accessible for direct human use. This scarcity, fueled by unequal distribution amongst countries caused by geographical and political obstacles, raises the potential of “water wars”. Such concerns are exacerbated by uncontrollable population growth, pollution due to industrialization and modernization, and climate change. A new approach to…

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  • Analysis Of Joint Force 2025

    a difficult time keeping up with the challenges and speed of a constantly changing security environment.” The Future Risk the U.S. faces is cyber technology is changing at a much faster pace than conventional weapon technology. The U.S. must find a way to be more flexible in developing and purchasing new technology while maintaining a secure process to keep pace with the rest of the world or fall behind and risk losing a cyber war. In conclusion, I see the global surveillance and strike (GSS)…

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  • Paul Baumer In All Quiet On The Western Front

    a novel about war. A Novel about suffering, loss, and the cold and sad realization that one young man came to about the realities of war. That young man is Paul Baumer. Paul is a very fluid and inconsistent character, he is constantly developing and changing his views on his circumstances. This is the cause of confusion for many, but also the reason that this is such a riveting and powerful book that has affected and will continue to affect all generations. His thoughts often and incessantly…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Vs War Analysis

    peaceful, it is worth asking how much of unrecorded human history was peaceful. Since the creation of man, humans have been at war with one another. Our wars have been violent and quiet, however, almost always present. Conflict is observable within every niche of humanity, even within the walls of a classroom it is possible to find evidence of conflict, yet humans have not found a way to deal with it better than war. The history of conflict stretches as far back as the beginning of humanity…

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  • Democratic Peace Theory Analysis

    It is rare to have wars based solely on religion, although they make up about 40% of all other wars fought. Religious wars are motivated by a higher power or idol that is said to have commanded radical groups to kill in an unjust manner. Ethnic cleansing, for instance, is one aspect of war against religion. The Holocaust, for example, was a war against millions of Jewish men, women, and children were killed because of their ethnic background. Hitler’s affirmation of dominance of his race was…

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  • Compare And Contrast The European Hegemony And The Military Revolution

    conflict. To describe Europe’s political state in the post-millennium as fractured is no overstatement, and as Geoffrey Parker sums up “hardly a decade can be found before 1815 in which at least one battle did not take place.” However, it must also be noted that the face of war changed drastically in the centuries after the year 1000, from a mere “sporting” engagement to the type of bloody carnage typically envisaged under modern conceptions of battle. A revealing comparison is found in the…

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  • Analysis Of Hobbes's View Of Man In The State Of Nature

    nature are equal, this produces fear, such fear leads to war, this state of war leads to preventive measures of attacks against neighbors, there are three principles of quarrel relating to such which are competition, fear and glory, in such state nothing is ‘unjust’ and thus there is no civilization. Due to all these claims, if humans were left to the State of Nature, humanity would cease to exist due to all the violence this state results in. One of the reasons the State of Nature produces…

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  • Jomini's Foundation Of Theory, And The Foundations Of Strategy

    Foundations of Strategy Lt Col Frank Taravella, USAF In the history of war, man has struggled to analyze and understand conflict from various points of view. In the big picture, no one strategy or concept can successfully analyze a particular conflict for the mere fact that these concepts were developed with an eye on history. Having historical examples does not completely encompass all aspects of modern warfare, as no two conflicts are exactly the same. In this essay I will attempt to…

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