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    Trade has been a universal practice since the beginning of time, occurring not only among members belonging to one civilization, but between other societies as well. Trade was a way for people to have access to resources they otherwise would not be able to have. While trade across land was common, trade by water began to gain more popularity with the invention of better boats. One of the most well-known seas that had much trade occur upon it, is the Mediterranean Sea. Being able to access these…

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    The Arab Spring

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    The western media have made the word Arab spring one of the most popular word; but what is the actual meaning of the word. According to middle east.com Arab spring means the series of anti-government protests, uprising and armed rebellion that spread across the Middle East in the early 2011.Moreover, the main reason of the revaluation was the dissatisfaction with their governments and to improve their living stander. Unfortunately, the outcomes of this revolution have created a horrible…

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    Have you ever heard of The Byzantine Empire? Chances are, you haven’t and to most people’s surprise, the unheard of empire survived successfully for over 1,000 years. The Byzantine Empire was the civilization that was created when the eastern part of Rome broke off from the quickly falling empire of Rome. The Byzantine Empire was founded in 330 A.D and was ruled by Constantine. The three main aspects of the empire that induced the success of the Byzantine empire were: religion, education,…

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    The Ottoman Empire One of the great empires of history is the Ottoman Empire. At the height of its power it controlled the entire Middle East and North Africa as well as parts of Eastern Europe. Greece has a long tradition of independence from the time of Alexander the Great. Even earlier the city states of Greece were fiercely independent and even withstood the assault of the Persian King Xersis. Greeks Lose their Independence After that classical age the Greeks lost their independence, as…

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    Syrian War Research Paper

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    As a consequence of this war many people have attempted to flee to other countries for safety and for hope of a better life for themselves and for their families. It was only recently that the migrant crisis was brought to life as a news company in Turkey broadcasted a heart-breaking photo of a three year old male lying dead washed ashore after one of the boats trying to reach another country capsized. This story proceeded to go viral across news stations and across social media creating a huge…

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    account from a neutral party, published by a diplomat about killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians who lived in the Ottoman Turkish Empire. The reports in the book were written by Leslie Davis, who was a lawyer and U.S. consul in Harput in eastern Turkey from 1914 to 1917. Susan Blair, a researcher compiling proof of the Armenian genocide found the 132-page report in the National Archives, after they were declassified. Davis’s report, submitted to State Department for internal use in 1918,…

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    Populations of cities plummeted. With no strict ruler, a new political system emerged out of the discord, feudalism. Feudalism is a political system where outlying peasants will work for a central lord in return for their safety and for land. Manorialism was a part of feudalism where there would be one central ‘manor’ where the lord would reside and the outlying lands, his fiefs, would be held by his people. With this political change, many new cultural changes occurred as a result. The…

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    The PSI being inspired by Bolshevik party’s seizure of power in Russia adopted this policy of revolution and made the decision to join the Comintern (the communist international, a Moscow-based organisation, its aims were to co-ordinate and control the activities of national communist parties). Now not committed to a socialist republic and the dictatorship of the proletariat, the socialist party organised numerous strikes, protests and demonstrations in Italy. It attracted massive publicity too,…

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    Rosslare Europort Analysis

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    Rosslare Harbour is situated near the south-eastern-most tip of Ireland. Since the early 20th century, Rosslare Harbour has served as a hub of transport activity between Ireland and Wales, largely due to its shipping and railway links. Now known as Rosslare Europort, the harbour has regular links to and from Fishguard and Pembroke in Wales while French links include Roscoff and Cherbourg. Rosslare Europort is the country’s second busiest port for passenger traffic while its freight traffic is…

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    Similarly many academics have theorized about the role to which Islam played in the ethnic and nationalist formations of the Kurds. In his essay “The Impact of Islam on Kurdish Identity in the Middle East,” Hakan Ozoglu argues that Kurdish identity evolved through various, overlapping phases with Islam at the core of its formation process, a process he calls “dialectical, dialogical, and monological” (18). First, while the term “Kurd” was not ethnically associated with the modern term Kurd,…

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