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Roman History

Please explain to our study group how Christianity related to other religious phenomena of the Roman Empire?

Mechanized Warfare - Inter-War Period or WWII

1. What are some lessons learned regarding the introduction of the tank and/or the concept of mechanized warfare during WWI, the Inter-War Period, or WWII? Note: Please ensure you stay within the WWI - WWII time period. Please be short but relevant. Provide some good reasons on why there were important and the critical lesso

Brazil Social Protest Movements

Research the types of social protest movements in your selected country. Possible types of protest include environmental, feminist, peasant, labor, minority, indigenous, and religious protest, although not every nation will have experienced every type of protest in its history. Focus on examples of social protest, not social rev

Early Roman History

Please help our group with the following question: 1. In 140 BC Rome was a Republic but by 31 BC it had become something that was fought over and seized by rival generals and their armies. Can you help us explain the steps that led to this development and the causes of this change? Thanks for helping us.

Early Roman History

Please explain to me why it was so difficult for Rome, which had a city-state constitution, to run an empire?

Operation Pointblank vs. Strategic Bombing

1. In what ways did Operation Pointblank differ from Douhet's concept of strategic bombing? 2. What affect did bombing have on German morale? 3. Was the idea of area bombing making a virtue of a necessity? Why or why not? 4. Why did Eighth US Air Force go into World War II without sufficient escort fighters? 5. Was

The Weimar Republic in Germany

Please help answer the following problems. What was the Weimar Republic? When and why did it come to power in Germany? What problems did it face? How long did it last? These questions are considered.

A book overview is included.

A review of "Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict", Third Edition, by Charles D. Smith (St. Martin's Press, 1988, 1996), 308. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson summarizes the content of the book and analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

Insights into this book are given.

A review of "The Middle East: A History", by Sydney Nettleton Fisher (2nd Edition, 1968), xiv, 640. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson summarizes the book's content and analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

A book talk is listed.

A review of "Islam and Politics", 4th ed, by John L. Esposito (Syracuse University Press, 1984, 1998), Xv, 393. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson summarizes the books content and analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

"Saladin" by Geoffrey Hindley (Barnes and Noble, 1976)

Full book review of "Saladin", by Geoffrey Hindley (Barnes and Noble, 1976), xv, 208. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson presents a detailed summary of the book and an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

Brazil: Indigenous Groups or Religious or Ethnic Minorities

I need suggestions/ideas on the following: Address the following in this section of your paper: 1. Describe the indigenous groups or religious or ethnic minorities within Brazil. Be sure to approximate each group's percentage within the general population. 2. In the past, how have the dominant population treated minori

Midway and the Battle of the Atlantic - World War II

Please help me with the following question. I need a general understanding: 1. What dilemma faced the Japanese naval general staff in the spring of 1942? 2. How was this dilemma the same or different from what the Allied admirals faced? 3. What was Admiral Yamamoto's plan? 4. What does the Battle of Midway tell y

Social Protest Movements in Brazil

Please provide suggestions/ideas on the following: Research the types of social protest movements in Brazil. 1. What motivated or what reasons were there for this protest? Is the status of the economy related? 2. Do any religious groups get involved in social or economic problems in Brazil?

The effects of the Roman Empire conquests

Please explain to me how all of the Roman conquests actually affected Rome? Did it lead to more and more power or was it a direct contribution to the Empire's ultimate downfall?

Amphibious Operations - World Wars

Can anyone shed light and answer the attached questions? I would like to have a good knowledge of amphibious operations during the periods in questions. Please answer each question specifically e.g. examples and references for the following: 1. The Royal Navy took an early lead in naval air development. What were the poten

World Wars - Greatest Impact on Both

I would just like to have an expert opinion from someone on the following question: 1. What technological advancement had the greatest impact in shaping or deciding the outcome of WWI, The Interwar Period, and World II: the Tanks, Strategic Bombers, or Amphibious Warfare?

Need some help with early western civilization

There are several questions that I just am not sure if my answers are correct. They are: 1) The earliest Greek philosophers were concerned with questions involving: a. Ethical conduct. b. A rational explanation of phenomena. c. The ideal political system. d. None of the above. My answer is (C). 2

WWI Achieving Territorial Advances

Please provide an explanation to this question regarding WWI. Besides achieving territorial advances far exceeding anything on the Western Front since 1914, do any of the tactical developments of 1918 produce operational or strategic decision?

World War I: German and Allied Tactical Assault Methods

Please provide some additional input on the following question to further broaden my perspective of WWI: 1. Compare the Allied and German tactical methods of assault on the Western Front in 1918 with those practiced from 1915 to 1917. 2. How do the methods from the two different time periods compare in terms of casualtie

German tactical methods in 1918

Please answer the following question w/some detail. I'm trying to get a better understanding of some of the events that took place during the "Great War." Summarize the German tactical methods of 1918 that eventually broke the stalemate and restored tactical mobility to their forces on the Western Front.