Published History Essays & Dissertations

Communism analysed

Capitalism Yesterday ー Communism Today

| Allgemein, Capitalism, Communism | No Comments

In this excellent essay Tommy Strade provides a harsh critique of 20th century Capitalism while debunking many of the arguments leveled at Communism.

A historical look at the effectiveness of peacekeeping and peace enforcement

A historical look at the effectiveness of peacekeeping and peace enforcement

| Modern History, Peacekeeping | No Comments

Written by Malak Seoudi Table of Contents Introduction A brief history of Peace Operations Peace keeping operationsPeace-enforcement operation Who contributes and how do they do it? What is a Successful…

us-civil-war

“All History is Contemporary History”: A 20/20 Look of the US Antebellum and Civil War

| US Civil War | 2 Comments

Written by Luis Martínez-Fernández, Professor of History at the University of Central Florida The historical discipline depends on a continuous conversation between past and present, a dialogue—not a monologue—between historians…

The American Nazi Movement

The Pro-America Rally and The American Nazi Movement

| US 20th Century, White Supremacy | No Comments

In this essay Nick DIaz dives into the Pro America Rally at Madison Square Garden, 1939. The author concludes that the only way to stop this movement of hate is top down, driven by the government in order to protect us all.

Canada Refugee System

In the Shadow of Benevolence: the Politicization of Humanitarianism and Abuse of Human Rights in Canada’s Refugee System

| Canada, Modern History | No Comments

Written by Amelia Williams, this Thesis takes a detailed look at the Politicization of Humanitarianism and Abuse of Human Rights in Canada’s Refugee System

HarlemRenaissance

To What Extent Was the Harlem Renaissance shaped by Communist Ideals between 1919-1929?

| Harlem Renaissance, Literature, US 20th Century | No Comments

Contents: Introduction Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Conclusion Bibliography Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance “This is an era of war and revolution, of struggle and revision, of contest and…

How does knowledge of the past help prepare us for the challenges of the twenty-first century_

How does knowledge of the past help prepare us for the challenges of the twenty-first century?

| Allgemein | One Comment

Written by Will McLoughlin To effectively determine how knowledge of the past can help us face the challenges of the twenty-first century, it is pertinent to consider if it is…

kennedy decision making

A historical look at how personality affects the decision making process of political leaders

| Allgemein | No Comments

Written by Miguel Gasca The study of Political Psychology began in the 1940s, and although a relatively new field, it has quickly gained popularity for its personality approaches to political…

van papen hitler

How important was Von Papen’s role for Hitler’s appointment as Chancellor in 1933?

| Nazi Germany, World War II | No Comments

Author: Piihu Pandey Germany had lost in the First World War leaving the country in a devastated situation. This had a major impact on both Germany and more importantly Hitler,…

indian nationalism

What role did Indian women have to play in shaping the Indian nationalist movement?

| Indian History | No Comments

Author: Sitwat MirzaUniversity: Kings College London Recent feminist studies have focused on deconstructing the Indian nationalist discourse, to get a sense of where the ‘women question’ fits in to the…

african-history

How Africa Thrived Before The Europeans

| African History | No Comments

Balthassar Gracian It is not uncommon common to hear such statements like”Africa had no past” before the Europeans and due to popular culture in movies like Tarzan, we have been…

mughal-empire

Aurangzeb – The Maligned Mughal?

| Mughal | No Comments

Armaan Thapar Aurangzeb Alamgir, the successor of Shah Jahan, who ruled the Indian subcontinent for 49 years from July 1658 to March 1707, is one of the most infamous rulers…

vikings-in-britain

Why did the Viking raids and military campaigns in Ireland, northern Britain and western Britain have such different effects?

| British History, Vikings | No Comments

Sitwat Mirza King’s College London The Viking raids and military campaigns began in the late eighth century and intensified during the ninth century. Recent historiography has focused on analysing material…

Cuban Missile crisis

What were the key factors in the resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis?

| Cuban Missile Crisis, foreign policy, The US. | No Comments

Tutor: Tamara Szucs “The main reason so much attention has been given to the crisis is that it has rightly been regarded as the most intensive, dangerous, and climactic crisis…

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Why did students and workers protest in 1968?

| European History, Revolution of 1968, Students | No Comments

  History 1022 Tutor name: Dr. Thomas Weber “May ’68 was the largest mass movement in French history, the biggest strike in the history of the French workers’ movement, and…

witchcraft in the early modern period

The psychology behind witchcraft in the early modern period

| Early modern history, Witches | No Comments

Author: Sitwat Mirza Institution: King’s College London The word ‘witch’ in modern day language is used to describe an old lady who practices magic or sorcery. Today, witches are portrayed as fictional…

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