Book Reports

All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque?s All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque?s protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent Romantic to a hardened and somewhat caustic veteran. More importantly, during the course of this metamorphosis, Baumer disaffiliates himself from those societal icons?parents, elders, school, religion?that had been
Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can carry serious
The Theory of Evolution The theory of evolution, as set forth by Charles Darwin in 1859, stated that all plant and animal life evolved over long periods of time from simple to more complicated forms through mutation and adaptation. He also taught that only the fittest of each species would survive. He further postulated that the first living cell evolved in a "warm warm little pond" and that it took billions of years for the present diversity of living things to evolve. At the time, it was thoug
Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan Japan is a society whose culture is steeped in the traditions and symbols of the past: Mt. Fuji, the tea ceremony, and the sacred objects of nature revered in Shintoism. Two of the most important traditions and symbols in Japan; the Emperor and Confucianism have endured through Shogunates, restorations of imperial rule, and up to present day. The leaders of the Meiji Restoration used these traditions to gain control over Japan and further their goals of moderni
The legitimacy of the armed struggle of the Tamil people Democracy may mean acceding to the rule of the majority, but democracy also means governments by discussion and persuasion. It is the belief that the minority of today may become the majority of tomorrow that ensures the stability of a functioning democracy. The practice of democracy in Sri Lanka within the confines of a unitary state served to perpetuate the oppressive rule of a permanent Sinhala majority. It was a permanent Sinhala major
Suicide Suicide is a significant cause of death in many western countries. Attempts at suicide, and suicidal thoughts or feelings are usually a sign indicating that a person is not coping, often as a result of some event or series of events that they personally find prostrating traumatic or distressing. Most people who attempt suicide are confused about whether or not they want to die. They usually are desperate to find a way to remove or stop emotional pain. A suicide attempt is often a cry for
Fascism Compared to Communism Analyze the similarities and the differences between single party rule in Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia between 1933 and 1945. Answers should consider: methods of dealing with opposition, control of media and education, control of the economy, and war time planning. --- Why is it that Germany's fascism lasted a relatively short time compared to Russia's communism? The regimes established under Hitler and Stalin were incredibly similar with respect to the rise
The significance of the ?discovery? of the Holy Lance at the foot of St. Peter?s Basilica, Antioch 14th June 1098 Synopsis of Thomas Asbridge, The First Crusade, A New History (London: Free Trade Press, 2004) Asbridge offers a critical reinterpretation of the origins of the First Crusade, challenging the concept of crusader greed and instead suggesting an ideological incentive. The monograph follows the journey of the Crusaders from Pope Urban II?s ?momentous? sermon at Clermont, November 1095 t
Power, Propoganda in Communist China Propaganda in China during the Cultural Revolution took on many forms; there were mass Red Guard demonstrations in Tianamen Square in support of Mao Zedong, pictures of Mao were put up in every conceivable location from restaurants to the wallpaper in nurseries, and pamphlets and books of Mao's teachings were distributed to every Chinese citizen. One of these propaganda publications Quotations from Chairman Mao which later became known as the Little Red Book
Violence and Pornography Pornography -- Sex or Subordination? In the late Seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy, was later apprehended and executed. During his detention in various penitentiaries, he was mentally probed and prodded by psychologist and psychoanalysts hoping to discover the root of his violent actions and sexual frustrations. Many theories arose in at
The Bay of Pigs Invasion The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers and ironically 34 years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is still in power
Frito-Lay 1 This paper's intent is to answer the questions found at the end of the case study "IT Helps Keep Frito-Lay in the Chips." We plan to identify the key input and output devices used in Frito-Lay's information system. Also, the steps that the IT professionals at Frito-Lay took to create a system that would be easy to use as well as what steps we would take as managers to introduce the employees to the information system that will be discussed. The question of "how will Frito-Lay's infor
Operation Barbarossa in WWII "When Operation Barbarossa is launched, the world will hold its breath!" - Adolf Hitler On the night of June 22, 1941, more than 3 million German soldiers, 600 000 vehicles and 3350 tanks were amassed along a 2000km front stretching from the Baltic to the Black Sea. Their sites were all trained on Russia. This force was part of 'Operation Barbarossa', the eastern front of the greatest military machine ever assembled. This machine was Adolf Hitler's German army. For H
Dementia What is Dementia? Dementia is an organic brain syndrome which results in global cognitive impairments. Dementia can occur as a result of a variety of neurological diseases. Some of the more well known dementing diseases include Alzheimer's disease (AD), multi-infarct dementia (MID), and Huntington's disease (HD). Throughout this essay the emphasis will be placed on AD (also known as dementia of the Alzheimer's type, and primary degenerative dementia), because statistically it is the mos
Pornography in the Media It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the most powerful source o
Alcoholics Anonymous Defining "Alcoholics Anonymous" Following is the definition of A.A. appearing in the Fellowship?s basic literature and cited frequently at meetings of A.A. groups: Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues of fees for A.A. membership;
Legalized Gambling Through the years, gambling has become America's pastime. Over 60 million Americans make some sort of wager every day.1 When compared to other recreations(in billions of dollars) in 1990, gambling institutions made 2.2 more than magazine sales, 8.3 more than book sales, 20.9 more than theaters, and a whopping 21.8 more than movies.2 This number has increased to this high level because of the growth in the amount of legalized gambling establishments and the accessibility to the
Child Abuse General Purpose- to persuade Specific Idea- My audience will be persuaded to think that child abuse is a serious problem. Central Idea- I plan to talk about the alarming numbers of child abuse, the causes, and the signs and symptoms, and some solutions we can use. Introduction I. As you hear this, one little girl is crying out in pain, one little boy is begging not to be touched there anymore. II. I am a strong opponent of child abuse. I believe that it is wrong and I have read and d
The Boer War The Boer War of 1899 was a dirty little conflict. It started a result of cultural resentment between the Boers (Dutch settlers) and immigrating British. At first, the war was fought with the honor typically associated with the British, but, in the end, it turned nasty. South Africa's Cape of Good Hope was colonized in the 17th century by Dutch Boers (farmers). The Boers used African slaves on their farms. Britain occupied the Cape during the Napoleonic wars and took complete control
Ethics in Business From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can carry serious
Cole Porter (1891-1964) American composer & lyricist Biography Cole's family Cole Porter's name derives from the surnames of his parents, Kate Cole and Sam Porter. Kate's father, James Omar (known as J. O.), was an influential man both in the community and in Cole's early life. J.O. started from humble beginnings as son of a shoemaker, but his business savvy and strong work ethic made him the richest man in Indiana. Despite J.O.'s obsessive drive for making money, he took time off to marry Rache
THOUGHTS ARE BETTER THAN ACTIONS The reports from the Department of Education Statistics show that more than 90 million American adults lack simple literacy. Less than 20 percent of them have the know-how of metaphors and less than 4 percent of them can calculate on a calculator when given a problem sum. 60,000 youngsters drop out by the middle of the school year. A number of these drop outs end up in the prison. Even these days 130,000 children bring in guns along with their books to school eve
The Modern KKK Although the modern Ku Klux Klan, or KKK, is not the same group that terrorized African - Americans in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they still have the same basic goals and ideas. There are many local and regional KKK groups such as the Oregon Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the New Order Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is the national and largest organization, but the only one seeking a political agenda. They are the group that claims they are keep
History: Google Vs Yahoo History: Google Vs Yahoo Google company was founded in 1998 by two founders, Larry Page and Sergrey Brin. They both met at Stanford University. There are millions of people that are google users. In 1996, they built a search engine called BackRub that used link to determine the importance of individual web pages. In April, 1998, Larry launches a monthly “Google Friends Newsletter” to inform everyone about the company. After, they named it “Google”. Google files for incor
Communication communication is the means by which ideas and information are spread from person to person. People use communication to express feelings, emotions, opinions and values, to learn and teach, and to improve their status. Communication is therefore vital to human interaction whether between parents and children, bosses and employees or even husband and wife. The diversity and characteristics of those involved in any interaction can thus affect communication. Taking account of any diver
Nursing Assignment 1 FACULTY OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH METHODOLOGY NMNR5103 ASSIGNMENT 1 Discuss the integration of research findings and other forms of evidences to transform nursing practice. Current semester: January 2015 Date of submission: 07/03/2015 INTRODUCTION Nursing knowledge plays a key role in the nursing practice revolution. Major challenges are to select the 'right' knowledge from various sources and transform it into expedient knowledge. Knowledge defined as "
Example Persuasive Speech Example Persuasive Speech UFO’s are real!! Attention Grabber: Regardless of your personal beliefs on the likelihood of extraterrestrial life, UFO’s, Unidentified Flying Objects, are just that: unidentified and flying, not necessarily extraterrestrial. In life, the better informed we are about our surroundings, the better our overall decision making process is. Credibility Statement: I have read a number of books on UFO’s and have even seen one myself. General Purpose: I
Auckland, 10 December, 2013 – 64% of New Zealanders aged between 15 and 65 currently own a smartphone, and ownership levels are expected to grow strongly reaching 90% penetration in 2018. Andriod (64%) leads over the Apple iOS (24%) as the preferred operating platform. As smartphone suppliers continue to improve their functionality at cheaper price points, Apple’s market share is predicted to drop further over the next few years. Frost & Sullivan’s new research, New Zealand Mobile Device Usage 2
Mass Media Effect The Effect Mass Media has on America 5/25/2015  What would the world do without media? Mass media has not only taken over America, but the whole world. The way we receive mail, gossip about the hottest celebrities, or even the different ways we can hear the president’s speech, have all changed in a drastic way over the last 100 years. The effect that mass media has had on America has its pros and cons, but nonetheless, we could not live without it. The radio was surprisingly
Comparing IFRS to GAAP ACC/291 April 27, 2015 Comparing IFRS to GAAP Essay Both the FASB and the IASB together moving to the fair value capacity for the financial instruments. FASB and ISAB both want to move towards a fair value capacity. Both the FASB and IASB believe in the fair value capacity to produce a more precise explanation for the company’s financial records. There’s a difference in opinions between the two agreeing and disagreeing on the aspects like as, the banks doubting the system
Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy Volume 5, Issue 1 2005 Article 16 Price Discrimination and Smuggling of AIDS Drugs Copyright c 2005 by the authors. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher, bepress, which has been given certain exclusive rights by the author. Topics in Econom
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Management is an essential part of an organization which helps to achieve all it’s goals and objectives with the right use of resources physical and financial with the appropriate use of management functions such as planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling, communicating, coordinating, supervising, motivating, directing, etc. The concept of management represents a team, class or section of people in various managerial functions. Al
Financial Outcomes Paper FIN/419 October 26, 2015 Sarah Newton Financial Outcomes Paper Intro: MEGAN TAWES It is with incredibly accurate, reliable, and innovative products from Apple Inc. that has gained the company impressive amounts of revenue. Within the company’s third fiscal quarter the revenue is bringing in anywhere between $46 billion and $48 billion, the gross margin capping out anywhere between 38.5 to 39.5 percent and other incomes totaling about $350 million (Rosenstock, 2015). App
Financial Outcomes Paper FIN/419 October 26, 2015 Sarah Newton Introduction Dividends Dividends are meant to be a great thing for shareholders because this is when companies give out returns on the profit that was made throughout that year. There are three important things to consider with dividend such as dividend dates, the distribution date, record date, and the ex-distribution date. These dates tell shareholders when dividends will be distributed (distribution date), list of when shareholde
Air Force ROTC 130th Cadet Wing Cadet Guide Spring 2016 Cadet: Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction………………………………..…..……… 3 Chapter 2: Contacts, Info Distribution & References.................. 4 Chapter 3: Customs & Courtesies…………………………........... 5 Chapter 4: Physical Fitness Standards & Jodies…........………. 11 Chapter 5: Drill & Ceremonies………..........................………… 15 Chapter 6: Uniform Wear………………………….……............. 19 Chapter 7: Conclusion…………………………………………… 25 Signature Page……………………
Research Dissertation On ROLE OF ELECTION COMMISSION IN ENSURING FREE AND FAIR ELECTION AND DETERRENCE OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF CASTE AND RELIGION Submitted to: Amity Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (AIALS), Amity University Uttar Pradesh IN PART FULFILLMENT OF REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF LAWS (LLM) Submitted by: 2014-2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Contents Page No. 1. Chapter-1 Introduction • Outline of role of election commission in ensuring free and fair election • Theory of
A Detailed Research on Corruption in India What is corruption? Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit. [1] Corruption may include many activities including bribery and embezzlement, though it may also involve practices that are legal in many countries. [2] Government, or \'political\', corruption occurs when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for persona
Programme BSc Business Management Module name CIR ( Contemporary Issue and Research) QAA Level Level 6 Schedule Term Summer term 2015 Student Reference Number (SRN) 1045555 Report/Assignment Title Research Proposal Date of Submission (Please attach the confirmation of any extension received) 18/08/2015 Declaration of Original Work: I hereby declare that I have read and understood BPP’s regulations on plagiarism and that this is my original work, researched, undertaken, completed and submitted in
Suicidology Online 2013; 4:16-20. ISSN 2078-5488 16 Essay An Essay on Loss of Self versus Escape from Self in Suicide: Illustrative Cases from Diaries left by those who died by Suicide David Lester The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA Submitted to SOL: 16th August 2012; accepted: 24th December 2013; published: 11th April 2013 Abstract: Michael Chandler (1994) has described how suicide can result from a loss of a sense of self, while Roy Baumeister (1990) has described how suicide can
The Effect Of Different Substances On The Freezing Point Of Water Essays, Book Reports, Term Papers This essay The Effect Of Different Substances On The Freezing Point Of Water Essays, Book Reports, Term Papers has a total of 2601 words and 12 pages. The Effect of Different Substances on the Freezing Point of Water Period 4 January 19, 2012   The Effect of Different Substances on the Freezing Point of Water Introduction Water is essential for all life on Earth and covers 70% of the Earth surf
: STAT 1350: Elementary Statistics Names: Lab Activity #2 Statistical Scavenger Hunt I The Gallup Organization ( provides data on all aspects of the attitudes and lifestyles of people around the world. Gallup is just one of many organizations who try to determine what the public is thinking by conducting scientific polls. Try to find a report at Gallup or any other opinion poll source that lists as much information as possible. 1. What is the title and source of the report you foun
English 11 Syllabus 2016-2017 Susan Howard [email protected] Danyele Magretta [email protected] Classroom B218 (703) 426-1230 (SS6) Welcome to a new school year! English 11 is designed to broaden your understanding of American culture. We will study key literary events and the relationship between history and literature to challenge our critical thinking processes. The overarching focus is the concept of the American Dream. We will delve into this on a personal and literary level. Course Overv
CLASS PROJECT MGT 6110 MANAGING CORPORATE RESOURCE RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CENTRE INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA Amir Qayyum bin Che Norddin (G1337179) Sari Yulis Terfiadi (G1338507) Yusuf Wibisono (G1331963) Nasrul Izad Mohd Isa (G1337159) Basree Karing (G1339553) Master of Business Administration, Graduate School of Management International Islamic University Malaysia Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur Selangor Prepared for Asst. Prof. Dr. Dolhadi Zainuddin TABLE OF CONTENT NO CONTENT PA
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Master in Business Administration Research Proposal The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Leadership s' Effectiveness Course: MGT 6998 - Business Research Methods Prepared For : Prof. Dr. Gary N. Mclean Prepared By: Laila Humaira Binti Md Khalil G1318532 Submission Date: 18 July 2014 Table of Contents TOC \o "1-3" \h \z \u \* MERGEFORMAT ABSTRACT PAGEREF _Toc393488976 \h 2 CHAPTER ONE PAGEREF _Toc393488977 \h 3 INTRODUCTION PAGEREF _Toc393488978 \h 3 1.1 Backgrou
DEVELOPING AN ISLAMIC PERSONALITY Background I have been giving this assignment since 2010. Over 1,3 00 students have done this assignment so far. 75% of my students like this assignment, the rest don't. Most students tell me that as a consequence of doing this assignment, their relationship with Allah سبحانه و تعالى) ) improves and they are better able to handle stress. Here is what I would like to stress: In your life, you will have to deal with a lot of stress. You will face many
"The Real Swaraj will not come by the acquisition of authority by a few but by the acquisition capacity by all to resist authority when abused." -Mahatma Gandhi Introduction India is a democratic country. The head of the country is elected by the people of the country. The Government of the country possesses the authority to work for the welfare of the country on behalf of the people. The final decision making power regarding the welfare of the country is in the hands of Government. The people
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed