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Nationalism, Athoritarianism, Democracy in Asia
One of the most salient challenges in modern Pacific Asian history has been to balance three often contradictory political principles: Nationalism, Athoritarianism, and Democracy
Native Response to European Settlement
The Indians gave a variety of responses to the English colonization. It ranged from tolerance and allies to all out war. The manner of colonization and the impact felt by the Indians determined most of the responses that were received.
Nazi Use of Ghettos
Under the Nazi regime, ghettos became the home for many Jews. Keeping the Jews in one place, the Nazis were ensuring the location of all Jews in the area and, in the process, helped to increase their chances of death. Ghettos once were a place for life but became a place of death under Nazi rule.
Night - A Book Review
We read about historical events, and we watch documentaries and movies. But to make it real, we read personal accounts. A well-written and personal account of the Holocaust is found in Elie Wieselís book, Night.
On a Foreign Field - A Book Review
Youíve heard of William Wallace. Yes, this book is about him. No, heís not the main character. This book is more about the people who followed Wallace including Reeve, an English soldier, who was able to step back and see the bloody reality of war.
On the Edge of Twilight - A Book Review
This is a story of what-if. Forget your history to an extent. World War II didnít develop the way you remembered. This is a story of a different D-Day and a different war afterwards. The Allies did not win.
One Day in the Life Ivan Denisovich - Review
All periods of history have their shameful moments. In fact, many times we try to deny their existence. The concentration camps of the Soviet Union was one such fact that was denied by the country's leaders, but through the determination of many people including authors, the truth was exposed and
Opus Dei - Secret Society
One of the most conservative Catholic organizations is called the Opus Dei, ďthe work of GodĒ. Are they a secret society in the sense of covering up immoral or unethical actions?
Origins of the Carpetbagger
It originated during the Reconstruction period of American history. After the civil war, the term was created to describe a ‚Äúperson from the northern United States who went to the South after the American Civil War to make money.‚ÄĚ From there it developed a negative connotation.
Our Flag's Coming Out - The Story of Our Flag
An account of the different views on when America's flag was first used.
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