Published History Essays & Dissertations

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Vietnam War: A Limited War

| US 20th Century, Vietnam War | No Comments

A limited war by definition is a war in which the weapons used, the nations or territory involved, or the objectives pursued are restricted in some way, in particular one in which the use of nuclear weapons is avoided.

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The Ways of Life of Asian Americans Post-World War II

| US 20th Century, World War II | No Comments

Civil Rights a topic that one automatically thinks of the Civil Rights Movement in regards to African Americans and their movement that happened in the 1960s.

Ghosts and the Supernatural in Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Ghosts and the Supernatural in Early Modern Ottoman Empire

| Ottoman Empire, Supernatural | One Comment

Ottoman occult and supernatural are currently understudied and mostly foreign to general audiences.

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Both sides lost.’ Discuss this verdict of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962

| Cuban Missile Crisis, US 20th Century | No Comments

This investigation considers the verdict that “both sides lost” during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, arguing that quite the opposite is true.

Defining un-Americanism

The Enemy Within: Patriotism, Un-Americanism & Coercion in Postwar America, 1945-1960 Introduction: Defining un-Americanism

| US 20th Century | No Comments

Written by Michael Head Writing nine months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, magazine publisher Henry Luce penned ‘The American Century’ in Life. Within this article lay a clear…

US slavery and Hungarian serfs - a comparison

US slavery and Hungarian serfs – a comparison

| European History, Hungarian History | No Comments

Written by Salsabil Katalin Al-Rashed Introduction  As a Hungarian, slavery is not a major part of my country’s history, but as I learned more about the institution of slavery, I…

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The German Strategy During the World Wars

| European History, Nazi Germany, World War II | No Comments

Malak Seoudi details Germany’s strategic approach to World War 1 and World War 2, focusing on the Schlieffen Plan and the Blitzkrieg Plan to underline his rather persuasive conclusion.

Catherine the Great and the Infancy of the American Colonies

| Catherine The Great, Russian History | No Comments

In this excellent essay, Nigel Huckle argues that Catherine was disinterested in the affairs of the American Revolution, but held herself strategically to make use of the moment in her reign.

Alcatraz Environmental History

Mind of a Rock: A Look into the Social Justice Potential of Alcatraz Island’s Environmental History

| US 20th Century | No Comments

In many ways the humanity, nature, and animals encompassing Alcatraz Island’s history contribute to its impact on the global society. If Alcatraz has taught us nothing else, it is that humanity should not underestimate the mind of “The Rock.”

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What caused President Johnson’s escalation of the Vietnam War?

| 1960s History, foreign policy, President Johnson, US 20th Century, Vietnam War | One Comment

Written by Steven Crawford Grundy On the 7th February, 1965 President Johnson ordered the escalation of armed forces in Vietnam, thereby plunging America into a full-scale military conflict. Historical judgements…

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In Defence of Malinalli Tenepal: A Contemporary Perspective

| Women's History | No Comments

Sierra Penberthy undertakes a fascinating analysis of the historiography surrounding Malinalli Tenepal in order to shed light on the portrayal of women throughout historical works.

Robert E Lee Statue

Why Build a Statue

| Anti-Slavery | No Comments

In this thought provoking essay Noah Kelly argues for the removal of confederate statues and the importance of preserving history. He rightly points out that troubling historical periods should be commemorated by honouring those who fought to end it rather than those who fought to preserve it.

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

Malak Seoudi takes a detailed look at the effectiveness of peacekeeping and peace enforcement with a special focus on Sierra Leone, Congo, and Burundi.

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.

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