Academic Papers on 20th Century Europe

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A 5 page review of the European Union and the considerations it has in the face of global business. There are many challenges confronting the EU from a global business perspective. In all, however, the impacts of the EU have been much more positive than negative. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 6 page paper. When conducting business in any foreign country, it is important to be familiar with the practices and attitudes of the people. This essay provides information about many different aspects of business in Germany, including comments on appointments, meetings, punctuality, dress, greetings, conversations, negotiations and more. The tips included will facilitate business ...

This 8 page paper considers the Yalta conference held in February 1945 and the impact that this had on the establishment of the cold war. The writer includes discussion on issues such as Soviet land demands, the balance of power and the political implications of the agreements reached. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

This 11 page paper looks at the results of the October 21974 election where the Labour party took power with a minority government in the United Kingdom. The paper examines the results of this election and then looks at the parties who fought the election and the issues that surrounded it. The bibliography cites 8 ...

A 7 page research paper that deals with how the Bolsheviks, led by Lenin, relied upon terror and violence to accomplish their political goals and solidify their power base after the Revolution of 1917. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 12 page paper discussing the political, ecnomic and cultural aspects of France's rise to world power, and its subsequent fall with the Nazi invasion in 1940. The paper posits that the political influences were continual military losses after substantial successes on the Eurpean continent and internationally; economic factors are related to the introduction of ...

The first of the world wars (dubbed "the war to end all wars" or the "great war") not only brought together the major powers of the time, it was also a war that utilized all of the modern weapons - including propaganda. This 5 page paper explores the use of propaganda in England during the first world war. ...

This 6 page paper discusses some of the factors that came into play that allowed the Nazis to rise to power in Germany. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 14 page paper that describes the basis for the legal systems in both Estonia and Slovakia. This paper describes the legal processes within the structure of the other countries in Eastern Europe, and presents the necessity of legal constructs within the political climates of these two transitioning countries. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 9 page report discusses the Amsterdam Treaty and whether or not it serves as an example of efforts being made to “constituionalize” the European Union. While the treaty was (and is) often dismissed as simply the framework for establishing the technical and legal framework of the actual switch to the common currency of the euro, it also presented other ...

Continued political turmoil and border strife in the first years of Greek independence delayed any significant steps toward the development of a modern economy until the late 1800's. Rapid industrialization began much later in the late 1950's. In in this 20 page paper, the writer argues that successful developments, both the immediate and the latter, ...

The Macedonian Question

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page research paper that investigates the Macedonian Question which has been intense intermittently for hundreds of years. In the 1990s, with the break-up of Yugoslavia and with the establishment of Macedonia as a separate independent nation, the question has once again become intense. Who has the most valid claim to this territory? This ...

An 11 page paper that provides an analysis of the history and economic elements that directed the dictatorship of Greece following the coup of 1967. This writer provides a distinct look at the elements leading up to the coup and the leadership under the emerging dictatorial reign. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 20 page research paper on the specific communist resistance groups who won the Allied war against the Axis in Greece. The author considers the economic factors behind the development of the communist resistance movement and how it served as the Greek army during World War II. The author discusses this in terms ...

This 5 page paper provides a brief history of this country and relates how this history has impacted current day healthcare. The country’s attempts to provide free healthcare has been structured around long lasting economic troubles. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

History can be seen as being infinite in that it has no precise beginning and the end is beyond the reasoning power of mere humans. This 8 page paper presents a cultural history of the twentieth century from the perspective of the twenty-second century. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 12 page research paper which examines the history of the Third Reich's 'people's car'-the most popular car in automotive history-its legend and the reality, and how the new 'Bug' compares with the old. Although originally the brainchild of Hitler, the Volkswagen Beetle has taken on a new identity of its own. Bibliography lists 9 ...

This 21 page paper provides an overview of this region that has endured a great deal of conflict. From the Kosovo crisis to the death of Tito, this paper delves into the intricacies of the nation's history. A complete history of the nation is explored and attention is paid to relatively recent events. Russia's ...

The Berlin Wall

  • 9 page paper

A 9 page research paper that examines the history of the Berlin Wall, its rise and fall. The writer argues that an examination of the history of the Berlin Wall demonstrates that, just as its construction marked a height in the Cold War, its destruction symbolized the finale of that long and bitter struggle between ...

This 9 page paper examines Germany's relationship with, and involvement in, the European Union. This paper details the complex history of Germany from an economic standpoint and reveals how this history impacts Germany's involvement in the EU. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

'Home Rule' In Ireland

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page paper on Home Rule that traces the history of events leading up to Home Rule, the struggles to establish Home Rule, and a discussion of whether it was central to Irish independence or was a British expectancy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

5 pages in length. "History is little more than a register of crimes, follies and misfortunes of man" This famous quote from Edward Gibbons provides meaningful insight to what humanity's historical significance truly represents. When taken in its realistic context, one can readily support the validity of such a claim, inasmuch as ...

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the government of Ireland. The history and current state of Parliament is explained and the role of the Taoiseach and the president of the republic, are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page paper focusing on the reasons Britain annexed the Transvaal and the results of that annexation. A history is provided which demonstrates the reasons for the annexation. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The fact that the United States is an important factor in British foreign relations is argued in this 6 page paper.Several reasons for the phenomenon are explored including political and economic factors. The paper also stresses that the countries share a common history as well as similar values. The current state of the world is ...

A 5 page essay discussing the cause and effect relationship between the rise of industrialism, nationalism, & imperialism in Europe and how it led to World War I. Information comes from 'A History of the Modern World' by Robert Roswell Palmer and Joel Colton.

Several economic variables are analyzed in this 5 page paper that looks at the change in currency to the euro in contemporary Germany. Several concepts are discussed including the PPP and Big Mac index. Market sentiment, German economic history as well as its 1998 condition is provided. Recommendations for the future are included. Bibliography lists ...

A 6 page paper on the history and revolution in Romania, and the subsequent events. The writer details especially the period since 1989, with the governments of Iliescu and Constantinescu. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 8 page paper takes a critical look at this country's difficult history from the time of Napoleon's rule through the present day. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

This 7 page paper looks at the historical document of the Treaty of Rome and considers it place in history. The influence it has had in Europe both intended and unintended are discussed and the objectives behind the document are also considered. The bibliography cites 1 source.

In The Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm, he gives a thorough and interesting account of the French and Industrial revolutions, albeit from a refreshingly atypical perspective. This 5 page paper asserts that he seems to see the waves of history through an hourglass of Marxist economic theory which gives his book a double perspective: from the economic standpoint ...

This 10 page paper looks at the relative success of Poland as a former communist country when compared to other countries such as Russia and Czechoslovakia. This paper argues that the accomplishment is due to the success of the economy and can be seen as a result of the way in which economic and political ...

This 5 page report discusses Germany’s Weimar Republic (1918-1933). The years between 1924 and 1929 in Weimar Germany serve as one of the most tantalizing might-have-beens in 20th century history. It was during this time that the Republic prospered economically, politically and in its foreign policy, and it is tempting to conclude that but for the intervention of the Great Depression ...

A six page paper which looks at the recent history of the Czech republic, in terms of its separation with the Eastern bloc and alliance with the West, its relationship to other countries in the European Community, and the way in which its social and political infrastructures are demonstrably still in a stage of transition ...

This 9 page paper considers the argument that the current political trend of devolution will be responsible for the break up of the United Kingdom. The writer argues that the opposite may be true, with devolution saving the union. The history of devolution as well as the current economic and nationalistic issues are all discussed. ...

The City of London

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides an overview of London, England. Much about its history and current state are discussed. Tourist attractions and weather are just some of the aspects noted. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 10 page paper providing a comparative overview of the political parties and elections in Germany and France Bibliography lists 7 sources.

An 8 page paper discussing the ways German political parties have changed in recent years, what have caused the changes, and what is the likely outcome. The paper looks at the four major parties in great depth, analyzing their differences and opposing issues. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing the economic system of Martinique and answering a variety of questions related to the country's economy. Bibliography lists ten sources.

6 pages in length. The writer discusses how in chapters three through six of David P. Conradt's The German Polity -- The Social and Economic Setting; Political Culture, Participation, and Civil Liberties; and The Party System and the Representation of Interests – the author addresses German political parties and voting behavior after 1945. No ...

5 pages in length. The voting behavior has most certainly been on the decline since the unification of Germany; as well, party competition has generated more apathy than interest, which speaks volumes about the significant disillusionment the Germans have felt toward its politicians and political parties in post-unification Germany. This outright disdain, which ultimately ...

A 6 page paper that offers a discussion of the entitled book. The essay focuses on the author's theme throughout the book and provides examples of the horrors. The essay also reports di Giovanni's outrage and frustration as she observed such chaos and destruction. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in this transition. Links nationalism ...

A 7 page paper that discusses Thoughts for the Times on War and Death written by Freud in 1915 and The Revolt of the Masses, written by Gassett in 1930. The general themes of each work are presented. The writer comments on how the authors' arguments flow, their conclusions and how they are alike ...

A 5 page book review that examines a book based on the diaries and letters that Che Guevara wrote on a trip by motorcycle across South America in 1952. The writer argues that this volume gives glimmers of the social revolutionary that Che would eventually become. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page book review that discusses, summarizes and evaluates Kristin Ross's May '68 and Its Afterlives, which addresses the events of May 1968 in France. The reviewer argues that the text is scholarly, well-written and very persuasive, as Ross disputes the official version of these events. No additional sources cited.

This 55 page paper provides an overview of a study on interventions in multivictim situations. Since the events surrounding the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City, the countries of the West have struggled to determine whether their emergency response methods and educational systems in place are adequate for large scale ...

A 5 page examination of the role of gender differences in the conflicts of Northern Ireland. Based largely on the book 'Shattering Silence: Women, Nationalism, and Political Subjectivity in Northern Ireland' by Begona Aretxaga. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper considers how and why the gender roles changed in this period. The paper looks at national and international events, the rise of nationalism, the impact of imperialism, as well as social pressures and general county condition. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

A 5-page essay on the affects of science on government in the 1930s. This paper focuses on the social and political science of Marxism and Trotskism, economic science, and physics and how these led to decisions made by Britain, Germany, Russia, and other European countries. Bibliography lists 3 sources. JV1930sc.rtf.

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