Tana in Ethiopia and provides more than 53% of Nile’s water. The Atbara also originates in the Ethiopian highlands and is joined by the White Nile which merges with the Nile at Khartoum from the Atbara confluence. The Nile then flows through the Nubian Desert through Egypt, draining into the Mediterranean...
Department of English
and American Studies
English Language and Literature
Historical and Political Issues of
India as Reflected in Rushdie`s
Bachelor’s Diploma Thesis
Supervisor: PhDr. Lidia Kyzlinková, CSc., M.Litt.
era of slavery. Caribbean scholars have always stressed the importance of transatlantic and colonial
connections, but these new perspectives have encouraged historians to rethink the ways that Caribbean
colonies and the imperial metropole shaped one another and to reconsider the place of...
500 ethnic groups in Nigeria of which the three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country. This name was coined by Flora Shaw, who later married Baron Lugard, a British colonial administrator, in the late 19th century...
Where did humans first appear on Earth, and what were their society, technology, and culture?
Describe earliest humans’ technology & tools
What were the earliest humans’ religious beliefs and practices?
How did the earliest humans’ society help them procure enough supplies to survive?
colonies tried to apply these
lessons? (25 pts)
2. Compare and contrast the ways in which tobacco and sugar affected the social and
economic development of colonial America (10pts)
Chapter 3 Study Guide
“Settling the Northern Colonies”
1. Compare and contrast the motives of the their founders, religious...
1. '77: To what extent and in what ways may the Renaissance be regarded as a turning point in the Western intellectual and cultural tradition?
2. '81: Compare the ways in whichtwo works of art reproduced below express the artistic, philosophical and...
A Critical & Comparative Review of La Otra Conquista
In history, there are two sides to every story – the side of the “victor” and that of the “loser.” Often times, historical interpretations of past events and eras have an altered or biased view of the world that fails to rightfully acknowledge those...
influential paradigm on policies regarding those who have been and continue to be marginalised in post colonialsocieties and the impact of this model on communities. Furthermore it will also seek to compare the mainstream narratives regarding these issues, with the actual steps being taken to implement them...
Latin America and in South East Asia. In Brazil, after its redemocratization (1985-1988), the New Constitution introduced 14 participatory devices which
led to a few thousand local health and social assistance councils and the emergence of the so
called Porto Alegre experience. In Porto Alegre, tens...
Purdue and Purdue U, 1995-2012. Web. 20 Oct 2012.
Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism
A very basic way of thinking about literary theory is that these ideas act as different lenses critics use to view and talk about art, literature, and even culture. These...
Latin American Revolutions 62
Standard(s) of Learning 62
Sample Resources 64
Session 1: Latin America in 1800 65
Session 2: The Colonial System in Latin America 66
Session 3: The Impact of the American and French Revolutions; Mexican Revolution 67
Session 4: Toussaint L’Ouverture...
one sees the formation of countries like Trans-Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Lebanon, and other nearby regions. Colonial powers had promised lands to a variety of tribal leaders throughout the region but one- the Kurds.
This semester we had the chance to explore questions...
in 1741, following George Whitefield's tour of the Thirteen Colonies. Edwards is well known for his many books, The End For Which God Created the World, The Life of David Brainerd, which served to inspire thousands of missionaries throughout the 19th century, and Religious Affections, which many Reformed...
Baylis, Smith and Owens: The Globalization of World Politics 5e Revision guide
Chapter 2: The evolution of international society • ‘International society’ is any association of distinct political communities that accept some common values, rules, and institutions. • It is the central concept...
← For what reasons, and with what results, were “limited” wars a factor in the second half of the 20th century?
← Compare and contrast the use of naval warfare in two wars each chosen from a different region
← Assess the significance of naval warfare in determining the outcome of one...
Prompt: Write an essay in which you describe the speaker's attitude toward his former student, Jane.
1971 Poem: “The Unknown Citizen” (W.H. Auden)
Prompt: In a brief essay, identify at least two of the implications implicit in the societyreflected in the poem. Support your statements...
order to complete my investigation I analyzed a variety of secondary sources and analyzed the countries present situation, comparing how different society would be if the efforts to modernize the region would have been made. As a result of completing the above procedure I realized that what caused the...
increasingly marked by a sense of ﬂux and ﬂuidity. While a concern for discussing the waning relevance of the ‘three worlds of development’ has given way to an emphasis on the relations between globalisation and development, more recently there has been a re-focusing on questions of imperialism set in...
safety and a way of life as white settlers and Native Americans come together on the same land. Because European settlers were trying to settle on land already occupied by Indians, many conflicts arose. For many white settlers, as was the case in the Bacon Rebellion, the clash of the two races caused...