• Modernisation and Dependency Theory
    movement in art, architecture and literature popular in the mid 20th century in which modern ideas, methods and materials were used rather than traditional ones, (Ibid). It involves the association of economic growth and development with progress and civilization. Growth is perceived to be a natural...
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  • Man - a Slave of Gadgets
    be done manually. Man has become captive behind the bars of machines all around him. One can imagine the situation If There Is A Power Failure; it seems the life will come to a standstill, as machines need electricity and without electricity there will be no work at all. Modern gadgets have made...
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  • Arnold Toynbee
    external mean and in the internal self-determination. This theory that explains the genesis and growth of the civilizations, also explains its collapse and disintegration. The collapse happens for a failure in the self-determination and for a loss of control on the surrounding world. Our...
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  • Jjjj
    China (i /ˈtʃaɪnə/) is seen variously as an ancient civilization extending over a large area in East Asia, a nation and/or a multinational entity. With nearly 4,000 years of continuous history, China is one of the world's oldest civilizations.[1][2][3] Prior to the 19th century, it possessed one...
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  • The Meaning Behind...Fight Club
    the modern male is forced to live in, "We are a society of men raised by women." The film shows the emasculation of the 20th century male, not only by our consumer-oriented society but also by feminine standards of civilization. The best example of this would be the support groups Ed Norton visits...
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  • Church.
    the Europe’s defeat, revealing its self-righteousness and intolerance of Western civilization. The outcome of “modern” crusades still remains a question of time....
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  • The Lagoon
    Dan Walsh Joseph Conrad “The Lagoon” One of the finest stylists of modern English literature was Joseph Conrad, a Polish-born English novelist, short story writer, essayist, dramatist, and autobiographer. Conrad was born on December 3rd 1857 in a Russian-ruled Province of Poland...
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  • Old Civilizations
    started a farm, creating the first village, and eventually, the first civilization. These simple things developed, over time, into the many advances which hold such an important part of our lives. Their religions, governments, as well as social ideas and achievements are still used today, of course not...
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  • Clash of Civilization
    . The fault lines between civilizations will be the battle lines of the future. Conflict between civilizations will be the latest phase in the evolution of conflict in the modern world. For a century and a half after the emergence of the modern international system with the Peace of Westphalia, the...
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  • Chapter 3 Notes
    , and gold from Nubia. 3. New modes of transportation introduced during this period included horses, chariots, and camels. II. The Aegean World, 2000–1100 b.c.e. A. Minoan Crete 1. Minoan civilization is known through legendary accounts of King Minos, the labyrinth beneath his palace, and the...
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  • The Clash of Civilization
    groups of different civilizations. The clash of civilizations will be the battle lines of the future. Conflict between civilizations will be the latest phase of the evolution of conflict in the modern world. For a century and a half after the emergence of the modern international system of the Peace...
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  • A return to the Qur’ānic paradigm of development and integrated knowledge: The Ulū al-Albāb model
    anxiety, during the period of Western imperialism and colonialism, regarding the negative aspects of secular or agnostic Western civilization and culture, and have argued that Islamic intellectual and cultural values offered more wholesome alternatives for modern man and society because they were...
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  • "If there is no electricity"
    failure to supply uninterrupted electric supply. In case of no electricity our life would be totally different. We will have to use earthen lamps, lantern or candle-light instead of electric bulbs and tubes as it is now. If there would have been no electricity coolers, air-conditions, refrigerators...
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  • Essay
     industrial revolution lessened the role of subsistence farming, converting it to more extensive and mono-cultural forms of agriculture in the last three centuries. The economic growth took place mostly in mining, construction and manufacturing industries. * In the economies of modern consumer...
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  • Japan / China Response Towards Western Penetration
    , but rather consolidation. The gentry leaders “had no interest in creating a modern industrial society”, hence China’s utter failure to achieve that end through these ‘reforms’. The failure of the Self-Strengthening Movement was highlighted by the Chinese defeats of 1885 (to France) and 1895 (to Japan...
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  • The Great Gatsby: the Ragged Transition from Victorian "Self-Made"
    The definition of what it is to be a man is one of fluidity and contradiction. In Gail Bederman's essay "Remaking manhood through race and 'civilization'", she proposed that as the United States entered into the 20th century, the framework behind white manhood was challenged by the economy, women...
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  • William Howard Taft
    William Howard Taft Februar "Next to right of liberty, the right of property is most important individual right guaranteed by constitution and which united personal liberty, contributed more to growth of civilization then anything established/ invented by the human race" The one...
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  • Hunger Artist
    The dilemma with the hunger-artist in his cage represents the dilemma with the artist in the modern world: his dissociation from the society in which he lives. By this reading of the story, ‘‘A Hunger-Artist'' is a sociological metaphor. But we can also interpret the hunger-artist to represent a...
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  • Dasdfsfdsfsdf
    and can lead to such complications as a heart attack, a stroke, or kidney failure. An aortic aneurysm occurs when the aorta is damaged and starts to bulge or eventually tear, which can cause severe internal bleeding. This weakness can be present at birth or the result of atherosclerosis, obesity...
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  • Test Essay
    This is a test essay. Issues surrounding football can never be over analysed. Advancments in football can be linked to many areas. While much has been written on its influence on contemporary living, it is impossible to overestimate its impact on modern thought. It is an unfortunate consequence...
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