Published History Essays & Dissertations

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…

 

What are the criticisms of the concept of collective memory? Are they valid?

At the turn-of-the-century the concepts of ‘race’, ‘heritage’, and ‘identity’ were already taking on biological colours, dangerously reducing ideas of inferiority and superiority to the genetic dimension, laying the ideological basis for the unequivocal evil of Nazi expansionism and the Holocaust. C.G. Jung’s theory of archetypes, for example, is a paragon of this. Author: Chris J. Grundy; Institution: University of Aberdeen

 

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

“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 of the cold war.” On the 16th of October 1962 the Cuban Missile Crisis commenced with the discovery of constructions on Cuba, designed to facilitate medium- range Soviet missiles, and ended on the 28th of October 1962, prominently lasting thirteen days.

 

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

On 7th February, 1965 President Johnson ordered the escalation of armed forces in Vietnam, thereby plunging America into a full-scale military conflict. Historical judgements have coined a catalogue of suggestions for U.S. engrossment. On the one hand, Kolko’s “structural explanation” conveys escalation as a logical zenith of the Cold War effort to contain communism. Author: Steven C. Grundy; Institution: University of Aberdeen

1
1

Contribute to HistoryHub.info

Publish your history essay
Join the team

Join the team

Commissioning Editor (Volunteer)

Reach out to noted academics in the field and encourage them to work with History Hub. Gain valuable experience in content publishing and help create an awesome resource. Email us at: info@historyhub.info to get involved