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  • 21st century - 1126 Words
    11/25/13 21" Century Perspective And Crimes Against Women Main Search Forums Advanced Search Disclaimer Central India Law Quarterly 21" Century Perspective And Crimes Against Women Mobile View User Queries womens birth 21" CENTURY PERSPECTIVE AND CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN laws of india Shiv Prakash Panwar* . woman We are entering into the twenty first century along with numerous crime problems hitherto unsolved. Indian society is full of contradictions. On...
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  • 13th and 14th Century Motets
    The motet is hardly a term that can be defined in brief. It is a word that requires a descriptive analysis for each time period. Throughout its history, the motet has taken on several different forms and ideas. A significant difference in the definition of the motet can be seen between the 13th and 14th centuries. It is appropriate to begin in the 13th century, when the motet was originated. Originally, the motet was seen as a decoration of chant, for it was based on the sacred Latin texts...
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  • PI 10 Century Hence
    Rosanne Angel A. Zurbito Prof. Eugene Crudo 2012-36176 G1-2R Philippines A Century Hence (2014-2114) A Journey Beyond our Future’s Horizon The Philippines, our beloved country, have struggled so much and the most difficult part of it is that her people were enslaved by foreign countries and all She can do is watch the suffering of her people and hope that they’ll survive and be free again. In the early 20th century, Filipinos experienced freedom for the first...
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  • Centuries and Classical Feudalism - 311 Words
    There is no specific 'start' or 'end' date when it comes to feudalism in Germany or anywhere. It is best to say that feudalism in Europe occurred during the period known as the 'High Middle Ages'. Classical feudalism occurred around the 10th century. The height of feudalism was during the 11th century and flourished in the 12th and 13th centuries. The decline started in the 13th century and continued until about the 15th century. Feudalism had it's strong and weak points. It's strong points...
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  • india of 21st century - 338 Words
    INDIA OF 21ST CENTURY Nineteenth century, it is said, was the best time to be a British and 20th century to be an American. No doubt, 21st century is the best period to be an Indian. Never before was the level of confidence in us so high, in spite of the rich heritage and past glories, as it is today. A very good afternoon to you all worthy president, secretary, learned judges and all my dear friends. Today in this declamation competition the topic I have chosen to declaim is ‘’INDIA OF 21ST...
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  • The Challenges of Globalisation for the 21st Century.
    THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBALISATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. BY. EMMANUEL ODEH. ABSTRACT The article argues that the challenges facing higher education in the new millennium cannot be understood unless proper account is taken of the phenomenon of globalisation. Two points are emphasised. The first is that globalisation cannot simply be seen as a higher form of internationalisation; it is a much more turbulent phenomenon that not only transcends but ignores national boundaries. The second is...
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  • Centuries and Primary Crop Uzbekistan
    Population:With 26,851,195 (in 2005) people, Uzbekistan has the largest population of the former Soviet republics in Central Asia, and the third-largest population of any former Soviet republic. Population density is 60 people per sq km. The population was 37 per cent urban in 2003 and life expectancy was 61 years for men and 68 years for women. The country's population growth rate was about 1.7 per cent per year in 2005. Health Problems:In 1999 there were 354 people to each doctor, and in 2005...
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  • The 21st Century Students - 451 Words
    THE 21ST CENTURY STUDENTS To identify the ideal students of 21st century, one needs to first of all understand the concept of 21st century education. In simple language, it could be regarded as the modern day education. “Why is there date to it?”, one may ask. The lingo denotes a lot of things. First, the twenty first century represents a trend and a future. This kind of education persists at a time where wealth creation through the latest technology exploits, and finance with ever...
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  • A Bridge to the 18th Century - 728 Words
    Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth Century By: Neil Postman Neil Postman identifies himself as a "neo-Luddite". What bothers Postman most is the fact that the great innovators of this time have no frame of reference other than their own experience, and that experience is only that of the 20th century. Advocates of trends such as information superhighways and economic globalization appear to know nothing of history, philosophy and culture; they live digitally in the hollow present....
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  • The Expansion of Europe and China in the 15th Century
    In the 15th century, the western and eastern sail technology was comparable. The mariner's compass, so crucial to navigation out of sight of land, was developed from the Chinese magnetized needle of the 8th century, and it traveled via land route to the Mediterranean where about the 12th century the Europeans or the Arabs developed the true mariner's compass (floating), but China soon received the improved model.27 So both East and West had the mariner's compass in the 15th century. Stern post...
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  • Stained Glass and Century Ce Temple
    Chapter 13: • Colossal Head, San Lorenzo / Mexico: Olmec culture / c. 1200­900 BCE / Basalt • 13­8: Base of North Acropolis and Temple I, Tikal / Guatemala: Maya culture / North Acropolis 4th century BCE­5th century CE; Temple I c. 734 CE / Stone masonry • 13­19: Moche Portrait Vessel / Peru: Moche culture / c. 100­700 CE / Clay •Earspool / Sipán, Peru: Moche culture / c. 300 CE / Gold, turquoise, quartz, and shell ...
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  • 18th and 19th Century View on Nature
    Through the ingenious works of poetry the role of nature has imprinted the 18th and 19th century with a mark of significance. The common terminology ‘nature' has been reflected by our greatest poets in different meanings and understanding; Alexander Pope believed in reason and moderation, whereas Blake and Wordsworth embraced passion and imagination. The 18th century was known as the Age of Reason, where the focus was on the search for truth and clarity in the world of disorder through reason....
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  • Importance, Highlights of the 20th Century English Literature
    The Importance of the 20th Century Literature The dawning of a new century marked a distinct change in the style and subjects of literature. Rural, agrarian lifestyles were fast becoming a thing of the past as industrialization made factory work the norm, and many people began to feel isolated despite living in big cities. Writers who identified as “modernists” reflected this new sense of isolation and displacement in their works. The entire Western world was also deeply affected by the...
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  • Differences Between 16th and 19th Century Imperialism
    The Differences Between 16th and 19th Century Imperialism and their Effects on the World Today. Name: Mr. Big Student #: C10539956 Course: INS 201 Professor: Dr. Ventricle 1. What is ‘imperialism’? How did 19th-century colonialism, empire building, high imperialism differ from those of earlier times: in particular from the colonialism of early- modern mercantilism (16th to18th centuries)? -------------------------------------------------...
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  • The Differences Between the 18th Century and Contemporary Hospitality
    THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE 18TH CENTURY AND CONTEMPORARY HOSPITALITY According to Ackroyd (Ackroyd, 2005), London hospitality took its origins in “public place of cookery” by the Thames in the 12th century. Then followed cook shops in the 16th century and eating houses, taverns or coffee shops, incredibly famous in the 18th. Without denying, London hospitality has undergone lots of changes to become what it is nowadays. Or ... has it? Are there real differences between modern and 18th...
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  • Compare and contrast of the 18th and 19th century in America: econ/social/polit
    Thesis: The 18th and 19th century were drastically contrasting eras of social and political evolvement but comparable in the successive mentality of economic expansion. New advantages in natural resources in the United States brought striking transitions in the economic stance of the nation and developed into distinct eras. The coal era of the 18th century was marked by the usage of coal as a main source of energy, heat, and transportation. The 19th century brought the advantages of oil in...
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  • The Twentieth Century Saw Great Change. in Your Opinion, What Is One Change That Should Be Remembered About the Twentieth Century? Use Specific Reasons and Details to Explain Your Choice.
    The twentieth century saw great change. In your opinion, what is one change that should be remembered about the twentieth century? Use specific reasons and details to explain your choice. Since the extinction of dinosaurs several millions of years ago, for human beings, the twentieth has been the century during which there have been a lot of changes, more than in the past. Most of these changes are great, others not so much, and not all of them are good for human beings and the environment....
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  • India’s Glorious Past - 4932 Words
     GOVERNMENT, SOCIETY & BUSINESS A Paper on “India’s Glorious Past” Submitted by, Dhanya Ann Roy F13025 Section A ECONOMIC HISTORY OF INDIA The known Indian Economy starts with the Indus Valley Civilization also known as the “Harappan Civilization”. It is estimated by experts that the society existed between 3300 and 1700 BC. The people of Indus Valley rather made deals instead of war and began with the domestication of animals and developed multi-dimensional...
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  • Acient Chinese Contributions - 1018 Words
    O’Dell Holliday Humanities Vol. 1 Ancient Chinese Contributions Ancient China provided a great many inventions and contributions to the world. I will attempt to narrow it down to eight or ten examples. Cast iron was invented between the late 4th century BC and the early 5th century BC (Zhou dynasty). The process was created by melting pig iron. The blast furnace was used for smelting iron ore and coke (a high carbon fuel), charcoal or anthracite (a type of coal). Limestone...
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  • World Civilization: Test Guide
    Useful date thinking 7th century: Assyrian Empire in power 6th century: Assyrian fall and Persian rise confucius, laozi (daoism) zoroasterism 5th century: Persia warring with Greece and greek golden age. beginning of warring states period in China. pericles, aristotle, plato. 4th century: Shang yang Qin State Esarhaddon 681 – 669 BC. was a king of Neo­Assyria who reigned 681 – 669 BC.Took Memphis in 671 BC and declared himself pharaoh. Ashurbanipal 668 BC – c. 627 BC ...
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  • Greek Literature - 4259 Words
    Greek Literature GREEK LITERATURE. The great British philosopher-mathematician Alfred North Whitehead once commented that all philosophy is but a footnote to Plato . A similar point can be made regarding Greek literature as a whole. Over a period of more than ten centuries, the ancient Greeks created a literature of such brilliance that it has rarely been equaled and never surpassed. In poetry, tragedy, comedy, and history, Greek writers created masterpieces that have inspired,...
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  • Ancient History of British Isles
    The History of the British Isles. Around 3000 years BC many parts of Europe including the British Isles, were inhabited by a people called the Iberians. Some of their descendants are still found in the North of Spain (the Iberia Peninsula). We don't know much about these early people. We can learn something from there skeletons, their weapons. The Iberians used stone weapons and tools. During the period from the 6th to the 3rd century BC, a people called Celts, spread across Europe from the...
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  • French Language - 1324 Words
    SELF ORIENTATION PROGRAMME JANUARY 2013 Introduction to the Arts in France FRENCH CULTURE AND CIVILISATION A very rich cultural heritage Architecture Literature Music Painting/Sculpture Cinema Architecture From vestiges of Roman Roman amphitheatres still in use today Lyon (Fourvière) Orange buildings e.g. many 2000 years old Roman amphithéâtres still in use today To ultra modern designs such as the Centre Pompidou in Metz Cathedrals Notre Dame...
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  • History of Astronomy - 4015 Words
    HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, and astrological practices of pre-history: vestiges of these are still found in astrology, a discipline long interwoven with public and governmental astronomy, and not completely disentangled from it until a few centuries ago in the Western World . In some cultures astronomical data was used for astrological prognostication. Ancient astronomers were...
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  • AP World History Midterm Exam Study Guide
    Chapter 1 ● Mesopotamia (Tigris­Euphrates) ○ 8000­2000 BCE ■ Neolithic (New Stone Age) ■ Earliest Agriculture ○ City States (walled city and hinterland) sprung up around rivers ■ City­states= characteristic of mesopotamia, Archaic and Classical Greece, Phoenicia, and early Italy ○ People living here= Sumerians ■ In Southern Mesopotamia by 5000 BCE ■ Responsible for making irrigation technology, cuneiform, religious concepts found in Mesopotamian culture ○ Lugal=Big Man (their leader,...
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  • heritage site - 1801 Words
    Brief synthesis Enclosed between the high mountains of the Hindu Kush in the central highlands of Afghanistan, the Bamiyan Valley opens out into a large basin bordered to the north by a long, high stretch of rocky cliffs. The Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley comprise a serial property consisting of eight separate sites within the Valley and its tributaries. Carved into the Bamiyan Cliffs are the two niches of the giant Buddha statues (55m and 38m high)...
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  • History Essay- Between 1450 & 1700
    Between 1450 and 1700, attitudes toward the European poor changed dynamically, roughly following a three-part cycle. In the late 1400's, the poor were regarded with sympathy and compassion; generous aid from both public and religious institutions was common. By the 16th Century, however, the poor were treated with suspicion and harsh measures, to ensure that they were not becoming lazy, using welfare as a substitute for labor. Beginning in the 17th Century, the attitudes toward the poor again...
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  • Pre Historic Art - 4048 Words
    ART 1/PREHISTORIC THROUGH GOTHIC ART Chapter 1: The Birth of Art 1-5 Nude Woman (The Venus of Willendorf), 28,000-25,000 B.C. 1-6 Woman Holding a Bison Horn, from Laussel 25,000-20,000 B.C. 1-7 Two Bison, 15,000-10,000 B.C. 1-9 Bison, detail of cave at Altamira, 12,000-1,000 B.C. 1-10 Spotted Horses and Negative Hand Prints, cave at Pech-Merle, 22,000 B.C. 1-11 Hall of Bulls, Left wall, 15,000-13,000 B.C. 1-14 Stone Tower, Jericho, 8,000-7,000 B.C....
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  • Borrowings in English - 701 Words
    The main period for the introduction of French words into English was after the Norman Conquest of 1066. For the next 300 or so years, the language of the royal court, and therefore of authority, was Norman, a variety of French. The ruling classes spoke what came to be known as Anglo-Norman, while the rest of the population - the peasantry - carried on speaking English. French quickly became the language of law and government. This carried on until about the end of the 14th century when English...
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  • Blllljhsdfg - 636 Words
    Throughout the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries the representations of adolescents has changed drastically. The concept of an adolescent was not created until the twentieth century and as a result in the nineteenth century the adolescents of today were regarded as young adults with all the responsibilities of a normal adult. In the twentieth century the adolescents began to break themselves away from adults when the Americans banned the use of specific items to a certain age, such...
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  • Ancient India - 754 Words
    ANCIENT INDIA 1. In 1838, Jones Prinsep discovered the Brahmi script. 2. The ancient city of Pataliputra was excavated by Dr. Spooner. 3. There are 18 Puranas. Each divided into five sections. It falls under myth. 4. The Vedas-(a). The Rig-veda. (b). the Sam- veda. (c) the Yajur-veda and (d).the Athar-veda. 5. The Buddhist religious text is Tripitaka. 6. Banabhatta wrote Harshacharita in the 7th century AD. 7. Kalhan wrote Rajatarangini. It deals with history of...
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  • Irish Literature - 2036 Words
    Irish literature Early and medieval literature The earliest Irish literature consisted of original lyric poetry and versions of ancient prose tales. The earliest poetry, composed in the 6th century, illustrates a vivid religious faith or describe the world of nature, and was sometimes written in the margins of illuminated manuscripts. Unusually among European epic cycles, the Irish sagas (such as Táin Bó Cúailnge) were written in prose, with verse interpolations expressing heightened...
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  • History Of Mathematics - 15201 Words
    History of mathematics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A proof from Euclid's Elements, widely considered the most influential textbook of all time.[1] The area of study known as the history of mathematics is primarily an investigation into the origin of discoveries in mathematics and, to a lesser extent, an investigation into themathematical methods and notation of the past. Before the modern age and the worldwide spread of knowledge, written examples of new mathematical developments...
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  • Calculus Sketch - 454 Words
    When calculus was invented, has always been a question in Math. The first signs of calculus were done by Greek mathematicians. Zeno of Elea of about 450 B.C. gave a number of problems which were based on the infinite. His argument was that motion is impossible. Other Greek mathematicians that contributed to the method of exhaustion are Leucippus, Democritus and Antiphon. The method of exhaustion is so called because one thinks of the areas measured expanding so that they account for more and...
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  • Ancient Greek and Roman Sculpture
    Ancient Greek and Roman sculpture The sculpture of the Greeks and Romans represents one of the major arts of antiquity. It is diverse in its function. Greek monumental sculptures were developed on the islands of the Aegean and Crete in the middle of seventh century B.C. The adaptation of figures and technologies are borrowed from the Near East and Egypt make a new artistic idiom suitable to the needs of the individual city-states and the Greek sanctuaries. In around a century and a half, the...
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  • Historical Places of Bangladesh - 2739 Words
    7. Write short notes on (historical timelines and the founders): ● Dhakeshwari Temple ● Ahsan Manzil ● Lalbagh Fort ● Paharpur Vihara ● Mahastan Garh ● Moinamati in Comilla Answer: 1. Dhakeshwari Temple: The Dhakeshwari Temple is a famous ancient temple, arguably the most prominent temple of Dhaka as well as the most important Hindu place of worship in Bangladesh. It is also said that the name of the city itself as coined after the temple. It is situated on the northern side...
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  • Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, India
    The Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, India. On June 2nd and 3rd 2008, I was conducted my research on this site. I come from a multicultural family who always appreciated both the visual and perceptual meaning of art. When I was growing up, my family would encourage us (me and my younger siblings) to acknowledge the concept and beauty of the efforts that one expressed in their collection, whatever it may be. That has inspired me so much that I paint as well as sketch, from...
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  • Writers and Their Works - 19791 Words
    LITERATURE “Literature is the mirror of the society” The adage above is one of the most commonly used definitions of Literature… cliché as it may sound, still, it is true. Literature traces the past, mimics the present, and sometimes, it also predicts the future. A piece of literature describes a milieu, a collection of it may describe an epoch, and the great ones determine what will be. Great as it sounds; literature’s power is still under the control of the human mind. A well written...
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  • The Art in Great Britain - 2083 Words
    2. Art The definition of art is controversial in contemporary philosophy. The very idea of art has also been a matter of controversy. The philosophical usefulness of a definition of art has also been debated on. Contemporary definitions are of two main sorts. One distinctively modern, conventionalist, sort of definition focuses on art's institutional features, emphasizing the way in which art changes over time, modern works that appear to break radically with all traditional art,...
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  • History of Olten - 442 Words
    History of Olten Significant amounts of artefacts of the Magdalenian (c. 16'000 to 14'000 years ago) have been excavated near Olten. There are also finds dated to the Mesolithic and Neolithic, but there is no trace of a settlement, and no ceramic finds; finds dating to the Bronze and Iron Ages are also rather limited. There was a vicus at the site during the Roman era. The name of the settlement is not known, but it seems to have been of a certain importance, presumably reflecting the...
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  • A Brief History of Oxford City
    Oxford was founded in the 9th century when Alfred the Great created a network of fortified towns called burhs across his kingdom. One of them was at Oxford. Oxford is first mentioned in 911 in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. According to legend, Oxford University was founded in 872 when Alfred the Great happened to meet some monks there and had a scholarly debate that lasted several days. In reality, it grew up in the 12th century when famous teachers began to lecture there and groups of students...
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  • bentley5 ppt ch18 - 1082 Words
    Chapter 18 States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa ©2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 1 Effects of Early African Migrations    Bantu-speaking peoples settle south of equator Agriculture, herding spreads with Bantu migrations Iron metallurgy ©2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2 Cultivation of Bananas   Domesticated in southeast Asia Malay sailors colonize Madagascar, 300-500 C.E.    Introduce bananas, yams, chickens...
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  • GB history in brief - 633 Words
    The history of Britain in Brief Little is known about people inhabiting the British Isles in the pre-Celtic period (before 800 BC) Some monuments built by them have been preserved such as Stonehenge, erected some time before 1000 BC or Newgarange monument – it is the tomb. The first Celtic tribes, the Goidels or Gales are believed to have come to the British isles between 800 & 700 BC. Two centuries later they were followed by the Brythons or ancient Britons after whom the country was...
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  • Performing Arts - 4046 Words
    Performing Arts Performing arts are art forms in which artists use their body or voice to convey artistic expression—as opposed to plastic arts, in which artists use clay, metal, paint, and other materials to create physical art objects. The first recorded use of the term performing arts was in 1711. OVERVIEW OF THE TOPICS: 1 Types of performing arts • 1.1 Theatre • 1.2 Dance • 1.3 Music 2 History of Western performing arts • 2.1 Renaissance • 2.2 Modern era...
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  • History - 5781 Words
    BCE= Before common era (same as BC) CE= Common Era (Same as AD) Circa = around the time of, approximately – not exact date( abbreviated “ca” or “c”) Chapter 1 * 4mil ya to 3500 BCE * Hominids * australopithecus 4mil ya * Homo Erectus 1.5 mil ya Homo Sapiens 200 thousand ya * Paleolithic – Hunter/Gatherer * Paleolithic – “old stone age” – first hominids to 12,000 years ago; Hunters and Gatherers; Nomadic; No private property; Egalitarian- equal society;...
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  • Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent - 1761 Words
     Sculpture in the Indian subcontinent From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Part of a series on the Culture of India History People Languages Mythology and folklore[show] Cuisine Festivals Religion Art[show] Literature[show] Music and performing arts[show] Media[show] Sport Monuments[show] Symbols[show] Culture portal India portal v t e Bronze Vishnu Jain figure of ThirthankaraSuparshvanath, 14th century, marble One of the first representations of the Buddha, 1st–2nd century...
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  • French Music Culture - 1366 Words
    French Music: The Past French Music, Musicians, and composers have both influenced and been influenced by the world with mass quantities of styles of genres. Among the earliest of these styles are those of the Church. The earliest French influence on western music is found in the plainsong of the Christian Church. It is believed that Gregorian chant as it is known today is an 8th- or 9th-century Gallican interpretation of Roman chant, but it is difficult to distinguish the Gallican work...
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  • Why the Earth Is Round
    The concept of a spherical Earth dates back to ancient Greek philosophy from around the 6th century BC, but remained a matter of philosophical speculation until the 3rd century BC when Hellenistic astronomy established the spherical shape of the earth as a physical given. The Hellenistic paradigm was gradually adopted throughout the Old World during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. A practical demonstration of Earth's sphericity was achieved by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano's...
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  • Stages of Communication Development - 1440 Words
    Stages in Communication Development Introduction The ability to communicate can be deemed the most powerful attribute a human being possesses. It may also be regarded as a strict disciple, serving to educate, and inform society. Today, a higher level of learning and knowledge are maintained due to the volume of communication we are exposed to. Thus, communication may be regarded as a specialized function, as it encompasses our everyday lives, and helps us function more efficiently and...
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  • Ancient China's Many Contribution
    The Many Contributions There is no doubt that the Ancient Chinese were wise powerful and grew prosperous. Ancient China has played a significant part in many famous inventions that have had a major impact in our lives from day to day. How many of us have ever given a thought to those that have made our lives easier by their inventions? There are quite a few from the Ancient Chinese that I was not aware of and was amazed at how many of these we do use in our lives every day and never stop to...
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  • Chinese Inventions - 1104 Words
    I would like to continue with some other Chinese inventions, then introduce a small research and draw our conclusions. Paper Money It is so common in out everyday life that we hardly give a thought to the fackt that it had to be invented by someone. Around 650 AD (po kr.), the emperor of China began to issue paper "value tokens" for general use. The first paper banknotes appeared in China about 806 AD. Its original name was 'flying money' because it was so light it could blow out of...
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  • Zero - 673 Words
    Once upon a time there was no zero. Of course people knew if they had nothing, but there was no mathematical notation for it. Zero was independently invented only three times. The first recorded zero is attributed to the Babylonians in the 3rd century BC. A long period followed when no one else used a zero place holder. But then the Mayans, halfway around the world in Central America, independently invented zero in the fourth century CE. The final independent invention of zero in India was long...
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  • Gothic Literature Is Concerned with the Breaking of Moral and Social Codes.
    “Gothic Literature is concerned with the breaking of normal moral and social codes” Discuss (40 marks). Plan: Introduction- The normal moral and social codes of the 13th century (10 commandments) The normal moral and social codes of the 17th century (10 commandments) The normal moral and social codes of the 21st century Main body- 1. Macbeth killing Macduff’s wife and children. 2. Lady Macbeth being very powerful and her killing herself (although no proof) (AO3! Lady Macbeth is...
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  • Byzantine Empire Study Guide
    Byzantine Empire (330- 1453 AD) As Rome declines, king Constantine had rolled over the eastern part of Italy and established in Constantine (modern day Istanbul) The reason why he chose it was because it was very protected by mountains because its army was reduced and not able to defend itself very well. Rome was eventually replaced by the city of Ravenna in Italy. Who is famous for being full of mosaics. Ravenna was capital of Italy for a shot time, because ODAVACAR and its German...
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  • History of Arts Notes - 4998 Words
    WEEK 1 PREHISTORIC Hybrid figure, mammoth ivory, ca. 40,000-28,000 BCE - To make: split dry mammoth tusk, scarpe into shape (using sharp blad) - half human, half animal= human dressed as animal for hunting purpose Bear, Chauvet Cave, ca. 30,000-28,000 BCE - hand paintings, hand silhouettes depict animals - took advantage of walls - eg. bump creates bear's shoulder - discovered in 1994 So-called “Venus of Willendorf,” limestone, ca. 28,000-25,000 BCE - no naturalism- stress fertility...
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  • Torccelo Island - 1511 Words
    Tiyam Arshad Bakhtiari Teacher: Mr. Kelly TOK class 30 October 2012 What does Byzantine style influence on Santa Maria Assunta Church in Venice? Byzantine architecture is the Later Roman architecture Empire. The mosaic form date back to the 11th century with their strong Byzantine influence that is one of the best mosaics in the Northern Italy -a building with a basilica design divided by Greek marble columns-....
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  • History of Soaps - 891 Words
    History of Cleansing Soaps Early History The earliest recorded evidence of the production of soap-like materials dates back to around 2800 BC in Ancient Babylon. In the reign of Nabonidus (556–539 BCE) a recipe for soap consisted of uhulu [ashes], cypress [oil] and sesame [seed oil] "for washing the stones for the servant girls". A formula for soap consisting of water alkali, and cassia oil was written on a Babylonian clay tablet around 2200 BC. The Ebers papyrus (Egypt, 1550 BC)...
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  • History and Evolution of OJT - 467 Words
    The History of Job Training On-the-job training (OJT) is a hands-on method for training employees. It is usually performed by someone who knows how to complete a task, who then shows another person how to perform the same task. In colonial times, this form of training was called apprenticeship. Ben Franklin is a good example of an apprentice, who learned how to become a printer from a master to whom he was indentured as he learned the necessary skills. Read more: The History of Job Training...
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  • Michelangelo s David - 2027 Words
    Considered one of his masterpieces, the David was created by Michelangelo in Florence between 1501 and 1504. It is made of marble, measuring 5.17 meters tall. It depicts a male nude figure that represents David, a biblical hero. Traditionally, David was portrayed after his victorious triumph over Goliath. Looking back at both Verrochio’s and Donatello’s Davids, the sculpture was depicted standing over Goliath’s severed head. However, Michelangelo depicted David before the battle....
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  • History of India - Sangam Age
    Background Sangam Literature was written in the ‘Sangam Age’, which is not a concrete time range. Some literature may have been written as long ago as 10,000 BCE, but most was written from c. 400 BCE to c. 400 CE. of Between 350 BCE to 200 CE, South India (mostly Tamil Nadu) was ruled by the three Tamil dynasties of Chola, Pandya and Chera. The Cholas The heartland of the Cholas was the fertile valley of the Kaveri River, but they ruled a significantly larger area at the height of...
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  • Africa History - 1011 Words
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