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The Gulf War and the role of air power in the Gulf War in 1991

| February 7, 2017

Introduction The Gulf War remains an important event in modern history for various reasons. Firstly, it can be argued that the Gulf War is significant as it gives the background to the overall recent warfare known as the ‘Iraq War’ (Coyote, 2013, p.24).

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What Is Hypnosis? Describe the Psychological and Physical Aspects of Hypnosis and Discuss the Role of Relaxation in Hypnotherapy

| January 23, 2017

Introduction This essay discusses the core characteristics of hypnosis, concentrating on its major psychological and physical features.

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To what extent was the Crimean War (1853 – 1856) ‘disastrously planned and poorly executed’ (Economist 2014)

| January 21, 2017

Introduction This essay examines the claim that the Crimean War (1853-1856) was ‘disastrously planned and poorly executed’ (Economist 2014). The first section looks at the circumstances out of which the war arose, providing some background to the conflict while suggesting that from its inception the war was characterised by errors in judgment and miscommunication.

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The strategic role of the Royal British Navy in the First World War

| January 20, 2017

Introduction The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom (UK) is the oldest part of Britain’s combat forces and is often referred to as the “Senior Service”.

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When Did The Nazis Decide On Genocide? Critically Discuss With A Focus On The Jewish Population Of Europe

| January 12, 2017

Introduction The current essay examined the question of when the Nazis decided on genocide with a specific focus on the extermination of European Jewry.

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Comparing Old & New Terrorism

| December 10, 2016

Introduction 1.1 Background In the countdown to the end of the twentieth century, notable scholars came up with a new concept of ‘New Terrorism’ which represents a shift from the traditional terrorism. The ‘new terrorism’ ‘refers to a qualitative change in the nature of terrorism, which has allegedly taken place during the 1990s’ (Kurtulus 2007:476).

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A Comparison Of Displays At The National Gallery And Tate Modern

| November 8, 2016

Introduction: James McNeill Whistler is credited not only with his famous mantra, ‘art for art’s sake’ (Ten O’clock Lecture, 1885), but also for stating that ‘an artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision’ (BrainyQuote/ThinkExist, 2012). 

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Why has New York by the mid 19th Century clearly become America’s ‘capital of commerce’?

| October 17, 2016

Abstract The establishment of New York as the capital of commerce in the 19th Century was due to the influx of capital into the region through trade, manufacturing and agriculture. This in turn led to the parallel development of infrastructure and the property sector leading to massive wealth creation in the state. The wealth creation […]

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Oslo Accords and the period 1993-1994

| August 15, 2016

Abstract The Oslo Accords of 1993 had profound potential for both the Palestinians and the Israelis. This essay examines the underpinnings of the Oslo accords alongside the impact that the process had on the rest of the world. With the evidence illustrating the complex nature of the peace plan, this essay will of use to […]

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What role did tribalism and racism play in ancient Greece?

| January 25, 2013

Abstract A broad analysis of the evidence and impact of the concepts of tribalism and racism within Greece of antiquity, concentrating on the Classical and Hellenistic periods.  Assessing the archaeological and literary evidence alongside the prevailing historical bias for these concepts.  It is argued that Greece, although not a tribe but a state under Elman […]

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Variables used in Spatial and Regional models

| December 23, 2012

Introduction In Geography scale principally concerns space. Scale relates to other ideas, only can we understand scale when it is applied in respect to the totality of the landscape element. In this thesis, I plan to examine how spatial scale problems have been manipulated and resolved. I will assess examples of variables used in spatial […]

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The effect of water content on the strength of rock

The effect of water content on the strength of rock

| December 23, 2012

Introduction In order to design all type of buildings, it is necessary to understand the ground condition i.e. soils and rocks which the building foundations are based on. The occurrence of buildings failure, therefore, can lead directly to the problem of underground conditions i.e. bedrock which support the whole building to standing. In addition, rock […]

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A case study diffuse non-scarring alopecia in an adult female patient and an approach to diagonossis and management female-pattern hair loss in primary care setting

| December 23, 2012

Introduction CASE STUDY Mrs  KJ, a 29 year old manager at a busy law firm, presented to her GP complaining of recent sudden onset of hair loss over a period of a few weeks. What prompted her visit to the GP, was noticing large amounts of hair on the bathroom floor whilst on honeymoon, and […]

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In profit-oriented organisations the amount of profit provides a ready-made measure of performance. In many public sector organisations, however, the absence of suitable output measures makes performance evaluation much more difficult.

| December 23, 2012

1. Introduction During the last twenty years, the challenges of performance measurement in both the public and private sectors have been widely discussed (Behn, 2003; Carter et al., 1992; Hood, 2006; Kaplan and Norton, 2004; Micheli and Neely, 2010; Pollitt and Bouckaert, 2004; Smith, 1995). Financial measures based on numbers generated by the traditional financial […]

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Wound care essentials summative assignment

| December 23, 2012

Introduction Section 1. Search strategy Describe the strategy you used to retrieve the right resources to help you write your assignment. You must include the key words you used, the databases used and other sources of your literature such as websites, the years searched and the type of literature you were looking for.

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Women are often portrayed as selfless, innocent, and virtuous in gothic literature” To what extent do your selected texts conform to this view?

| December 22, 2012

  Introduction Gothic Literature, originating in the late 18th century, coalesce the rhythmical language and vivid imagery of Romance novels with the dark and terrific supernatural beings, gloomy settings and fiends of classic Horror. Much like horror novels Gothic literature was created to evoke feelings of terror and in the words of Mary Shelley ‘curdle […]

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Gross domestic product v gross national happiness

| December 20, 2012

  Introduction Human beings are created in a unique way. The qualities we engage differentiate us from one another, as we are gifted with unlimited blessings. We have almost full control over our actions and behaviour, which is the reason why we sometimes struggle to innovate new methodologies for our well-being.

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To analyse and review the fall’s pathway that is used by an ambulance service in the North of England.

| December 20, 2012

Introduction For the purpose of this assignment I have chosen to analyse and review the fall’s pathway that is used by an ambulance service in the North of England. The aim of any care pathway is to enhance the quality of care by the improvement of patient outcomes, promoting patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction, and […]

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Impact of Migrants on British Economy

| December 20, 2012

Introduction Historically Britain has been economically dependent on migrants to maintain itself as a leading world economy.  Labour shortages in Britain were often a problem for capitalists, hence migration was encouraged.  However from the onset migrants who tried to improve their economic and employment status, often suffered prejudice and were deemed biologically inferior.   Classic examples […]

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