Academic Papers on Israel / Middle East

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A 5 page essay that offers a student an example of how the student might phrase an autobiography of her life in Palestine and the importance of the olive tree to the Palestinian people and her family. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page paper discussing the economy-building activities of one of the Gulf states. The Sultanate of Oman is a small country nearly equating in land mass to the US state of Kansas, bordering Saudi Arabia on the East. Sultan Qaboos bin Said determined shortly after coming to power in 1970 that Oman's ...

This 6 page paper considers the way in which tourism may influence the economy, culture and development of a country as well as its environmental status The paper cites different examples to illustrates the points raise with the main example being Egypt. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

This 12 page paper discusses the development of religion in ancient Egypt, and how it developed alongside the Egyptian civilization. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 24 page paper. Historically, war, upset, and terrorism interrupts international business and nations tend to isolate themselves for protections. The terrorist attacks on America and the ongoing war against terrorism, however, found countries trying to promote more trade rather than less. This essay provides an introductory overview; a discussion of globalization, i.e., international business ...

This 8 page paper discusses the processes that may come into play when a nation struggles to free itself from the grip of an imperial power.

This 6 page paper discusses the legendary boy King of Egypt, his rise to power and his untimely death. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 15 page research paper exploring longitudinal balance-of-payments and currency exchange rate trends and how these may affect purchasing power parity in consideration of marketing a product in Israel. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid, who witnessed twenty years of civil war in Afghanistan and the Taliban's rise to power. The writer also comments on the importance of Afghanistan in Central Asia. Bibliography lists 1 source.

In 5 pages the author discusses by example where diplomacy has succeeded using Desert Shield as successful coalition for containment of Iraq aggression to Kuwait and consolidation of IRAQ gains. Also discussed is where diplomacy failed using Desert Storm as failure to follow through to militarily remove Saddam from power despite having tactically defeated ...

This 5 page paper discusses the Egyptian economy since Nasser, and speculates on the reasons why an authoritarian government has remained in power. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 12 page overview of the circumstances leading up to the Suez Canal Crisis of 1956. Explores two theories regarding the crisis, the first that the U.S. failed to allow Britain and France to exert their prerogatives as world powers and the second that the affair was a result of Cold War politics. ...

This 6 page paper begins by describing Egypt's strategic geographic location and the seven distinct periods in the history of ancient Egypt. The second period, the Old Kingdom is emphasized in this paper. The Upper and Lower Egypt is described along with the unification of the two Egypts and the significance of that event. The ...

This 11 page report (which includes a one-page outline) discusses the role and influence of the ancient prophets. The writer puts forth the premise that the role of the prophets was as an interpreter between God and humanity, explaining each to the other. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 7 page discussion of the numerous causes behind the 1978-1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and indeed behind the Hizb Allah (Hezbollah) movement in Lebanon which occurred the following year. These causes were religion, nationalistic and social. While the effects of each were focused on the Middle East, the West was also heavily ...

This 7 page paper provides a detailed analysis of this book by Robert D. Kaplan, which is actually a mixture of political commentary and travelogue. This paper compares and contrasts Kaplan's perceptions with current events, and delves into such issues as religion, oil, and industry in the Balkans and Middle East. Bibliography lists ...

A 7 page discussion of the form and function of ancient Egyptian architecture. Discusses the influence of the Egyptian environment, specifically the dry arid climate and the Nile River in shaping the culture and consequently the architecture of Egypt. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This is a 9 page paper discussing the application of utilitarianism to the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq without U.N. approval. John Stuart Mill’s “Greatest Happiness Principle” and utility is used in terms of moral decisions and can be applied in regards to act-utilitarianism and rule-utilitarianism. Basically, morals and decision making are ...

This 9 page report discusses The ancient Judaic world, better described as the “Hellenistic Roman Palestine.” Following the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, both the secular and non-secular worlds have been fascinated with what could be learned from them. Some believed that questions that are thousands of years old might be answered through the Scrolls. In tracing ...

(5 pp) The modern state of Syria was not established until 1946, after the Second World War, but it is a land that has been inhabited since ancient times. Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of habitation dating back to about 5000B.C. and Damascus is probably the world's oldest continuously inhabited city. In 1800B.C. the Assyrian King, ...

A 10 page overview of the ancient history of Jerusalem with emphasis on two of its many periods of seige, the Babylonian siege in 587 B.C. and the Roman siege in 70 A.D. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

This 14-page paper focuses on the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan, as well as its philosophy and the source of its anti-Americanism. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 3 page paper examines David Northrup’s article, and supports his idea of history as a divergence/convergence model. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 5 page paper discusses syncretism in connection with the development of Arab societies. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page research paper that looks at Jewish history. Throughout much of their history, the Jewish people have been dispersed to the far corner of the globe and without a homeland. Nevertheless, they have managed to maintain their identity as a people and this is due, in part, to having specific geographical centers ...

This 6 page paper provides a history of and comparison between the Mongol empire of the thirteenth century and the Islamic empire of the seventh century. The Islamic Empire is seen to have had a more enduring influence on world history as exemplified by the current revivalism. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 5 page overview of the history of the PLO as presented by author Helena Cobban. This paper compares the presentation in the book with the history of the Palestinian resistance, concluding that there are no clearly defined “good guys” or “bad guys”, that both Palestine and Israel are responsible for many injustices. ...

A 9 page paper discussing the history and growth of Turkey's stock market over the past decade and how it has affected relations with international investors. Turkey's economy is rather typical of successfully developing markets in that it enjoys an overall upward trend but suffers from occasional setbacks as all markets do. What sets Turkey's Istanbul Stock ...

Jerusalem

  • 14 page paper

This 14 page report examines Jerusalem and the struggles, historical and current, the city has faced. It gives a brief overview of the city's history, as well as the conflicts inherent in a city considered holy by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Bibliography included.

A 10 page essay discussing the major historical influences of Iranian Culture: Persian, Islamic and Western. The writer provides an informative look at Iranian history to assess its cultural development. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Palestine 1900 - 1939

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper considers the history of Palestine and the Jews in Palestine. First it studies the change in Jewish demography during this period going on to look at British policies in the colonial state and the politics of the Palestinians in the area. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Flavius Josephus

  • 16 page paper

A 16 page research paper on the life and works of Flavius Josephus, a Pharisee who denounced Judaism and became a Roman. Josephus is attributed with the fall of Jerusalem to the Romans in 66 C.E., but is credited with writing the only surviving history of the period that was not a religious text. ...

A 6 page overview of the political culture of Jordan. Relates the history of Jordan since it won its independence from Great Britain in 1946 and relates the political culture of the country is largely determined by trade-based interaction with other countries and the policies which regulate this trade. Bibliography lists sources.

This 8 page paper provides an overview of ancient Egyptian medicine. Such ailments like diabetes and hangovers have been traced to the time period. Treatments such as aromatherapy and other herbal remedies, pet therapy, and more are all mentioned. A brief history concerning Egypt from the period of the Old Kingdom through the New Kingdom ...

A 10-page essay that concentrates on Lebanese poet and philosopher Kahlil Gibran's views on government, state, and politics. Included are excerpts from two of Gibran's works, 'The New Frontier' and 'The Prophet', that emphasize his views against social injustice and highlight his ideas of a 'unity of being'. A brief history of Gibran's ...

(8 pp). Questions posed by instructor for the Middle East historical period from 1940-1990 shall be answered as addressed. Texts for this information include THEMIDDLE EAST: A HISTORY, Vol. II, McGraw/Hill, N.Y., 1997 (5th ed.) and GLOBAL STUDIES: THE MIDDLE EAST, 7th Ed. Dushkin, Guilford,1998. . Bibliography lists 2 sources. ...

A 6 page paper discussing mechanisms by which Egypt was able to pull away from Turkey before achieving independence from the British. Until each nation achieved independence in the early 20th century, the histories of Egypt and Turkey had been intertwined for hundreds of years. As the original conquering nation, Turkey was the one with greater influence ...

This 9 page paper provides an overview of U.S. foreign policy with a focus on the conflict between Palestine and Israel. Some history of the conflict is provided as well as possible future activity in the region. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

In 8 pages, the author explores the history of the Iran Hostage Crisis and President Carter's role in the crisis. The Iran Hostage Crisis will remain a thorn in former President Jimmy Carter's proverbial side. Although Carter attempted to return the hostages to freedom, he was thwarted. The president was unable to deal ...

This 3 page paper examines communications, with an emphasis on journalism, as it respects UAE law. Freedom of speech is examined as are women's roles. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper provides a sample letter to the editor of Newsweek. The topic of the letter is the violence in the Middle East. Several references to Newsweek publications are made for background and the editorial suggests that Britain holds a grudge. The editorial references the Middle Eastern conflict in historical context and ...

A 13 page business plan discussing a rather cautious method of exporting computers to the Gulf region. Acme Computer realizes that projections for the domestic PC market are dour well into the next century, but that foreign markets offer the promise of growth unlikely while operating solely in domestic markets. Saudi Arabia technically ...

In 5 pages the author discusses how advances in military affected the organization of society in the pre-modern, early modern, and modern middle east. "Advances in military technology have affected the society in pre-modern, early modern and modern Middle East. The people there have been through many battles. They were battles for boundaries, ...

A 59 page paper discussing the use of technology at Saudi Aramco, the world’s leading producer of oil and gas products, and workers’ reactions to that use of technology. This is an expanded version of the 52-page paper of the same name (KShrTechStu.rtf), and includes a deeper analysis of the statistical analysis section. ...

This 18 page report discusses agricultural biotechnology with a special focus on the nations of the Middle East. Biotechnology is the name given to a variety of agricultural, automated and industrial technologies that make use of the natural operations or products of biological, thus living, things. Agricultural biotechnology offers the potential to address many problems that have had a direct and limiting ...

15 pages. This model paper will give the student a good idea of how his or her own paper should be written. By giving some of the facts regarding the culture and acculturation of Muslims the student can format and write his or her own paper as the assignment requests so that this ...

A 6 page paper summarizing ten articles written in the vein of “Social dimensions of mortuary practices” by A.A. Saxe and addressing such subjects as Jewish Shiva, Sadako’s paper cranes, Southern funeral traditions and findings at an Early Bronze Age site in Jordan. All of these articles point toward the magnitude of the impact ...

This is an 8 page paper discussing the denial of Palestinian rights by the Israelis. In 1948, the Palestinian state was divided to include the development of a new Jewish state, Israel. Since that time, Palestinians have been displaced from their homes and denied the basic human rights of freedom of education and freedom of ...

A 5 page research paper that explores the impact of Saudi students studying in the US on Saudi culture. The writer first discusses the large number of Saudi students who study in America and then speculates on American influence on the Saudi culture and how Saudis feel about the US. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 7 page book review that examines Gender, Politics and Islam (2002, Saliba, Allen and Howard, Eds.). This text offers a compilation of articles that were first published in Signs between 1997 and 2002, which pertain to women's experience within the boundaries of Islam and specific Arab and African cultures. The purpose of the text ...

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