Published History Essays & Dissertations

Rodney King Riots: Korean-Black Conflict

Rodney King Riots: Korean-Black Conflict

| Rodney King, US 20th Century | No Comments

Written by Luke Owens Introduction The Korean-Black conflict during the Rodney King Riots of 1992 was a complex event reflecting the intersection of race, class, and immigration in America. It…

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Comparing Cosmopolitanism between Barbarians, Mongols, and Mugals

| Allgemein, Mughal | No Comments

Written by Mohammad Hasib Emran America is a melting pot of people of different ethnicities, religions, and political beliefs yet they all seem to be stable as a single state…

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The Impact of Evangelicalism and Utilitarianism on 18th and 19th Century Society

| 18th Century, 19th Century | No Comments

Written by Faiza Mustafa Many 18th and 19th-century societies experienced the great impact of Evangelicalism and Utilitarianism, not only in Europe but also throughout the world. The works of prominent…

Agricultural history

Was China Essential in the Development of Modern Pig Keeping Practices?

| Agricultural History, Pig Rearing | No Comments

Written by David Steven Chalmers Pigs have been domesticated across Eurasia for around 9000 years, independently in several different countries, with different methods and levels of success. China, in particular,…

How ‘Roman’ were the successor states in the former western Empire?

How the Roman Republic Turned into the Roman Empire

| Ancient history, Romans | No Comments

Written by Mohammad Hasib Emran The ancient Romans stopped being a monarchy in 509 BCE when Lucius Tarquinius Superbus was deposed. Resistance against tyrannos became their culture. Yet this virtue…

Colonialism in Southeast Asia

Did the Wolves Ever Leave the Hen House? A Fresh Look at the Impacts and Relevance of Colonialism in Southeast Asia

| Colonialism, Southeast Asian history | No Comments

Written by William P. Guzman // Southeast Asia is difficult to capture in words. Covered by large swaths of grasslands and rainforests, the region is currently home to over 684,000,000…

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Portraits of Failed Leadership: Rhee Syngman and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

| Korean War | No Comments

Written by Tei Kim The Korean War was gruesome, with approximately 2.5 million civilian casualties– a higher rate of civilian deaths than that of both World War II and the…

Soviet Citizens Rebellion

Purposeless Polls: How Soviet Citizens Rebelled Against a Regime that Rejected Open Communication

| Soviet Union | No Comments

Written by Axel de Vernou Leonid Brezhnev was no Joseph Stalin when it came to his ascendancy to power. Far less authoritative and more furtive in his gradual promotion of…

The Iraq War

Which theory do you think best explains the Iraq War?

| Iraq War, US 20th Century | No Comments

Written by Zunaira Mahmood The US invasion of Iraq in 2003 can been explained through a variety of theoretical perspectives. However, to explain the Iraq War a number of causes need identifying:…

A History of the Ottonian Dynasty – The Rise of a Noble Family to the Death of the Dynasty and the 5 Great Kings of the Ottonians

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Written by Francis Jesse Augustine Stephen Monek The Ottonians were a dynasty of Saxon descent, understood to have been nobles who became a royal—and eventually imperial—family. The lifespan of the…

Orientalism and Revolution

Perceptions of Ottoman Military Slavery: Orientalism & the Zanj Rebellion

| Ottoman Empire | No Comments

Written by Adam Hasewinkle The concept of “Orientalism” proposed by Edward Said unfortunately envelops much of modern scholarship as well as common modern perceptions of the Asia and particularly the…

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Science, Religion, and Racism in Philadelphia: the Impacts of the Works of Samuel Morton and Charles Darwin in Philadelphia during the mid-1800s

| US History, US19th Century | No Comments

Written by Pearl Mallick You can’t demand truth and reconciliation. You have to demand truth – people have to hear it, and then they have to want to reconcile themselves…

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Irish Independence Resistance during ‘The Troubles’

| Irish History, The Troubles | No Comments

Written by Edward Hughes The Irish Independence resistance movement was one of the bloodiest, fragmented and complicated efforts in modern history. The complex conflict incorporated the multifaceted issues of religion,…

The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm

The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm: A Trial By Fire for the Union’s Black Troops

| US Civil War, US19th Century | No Comments

Written by Evan Hocter The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and New Market Heights was a significant Union victory, both militarily and ideologically. The battle proved that black soldiers were more…


The Trail To Triumph

| Canada, Canadian History | No Comments

Accomplishments that took place during the Last Hundred Days also include the independence Canada gained from the battles during the Offensive, and how Canada’s image changed.

The Elizabethan Age

How far can the royal progresses explain the relationship between the state and the localities in the Elizabethan period?

| 16th Century English History, Elizabeth I | No Comments

The royal progresses posed a unique opportunity for both the people of Elizabethan England and the Queen herself: it offered each a glimpse into the other’s world.

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