A full review of "Slaves on Horses: The Evolution of the Islamic Polity" by Patricia Crone is provided. In his review, Dr. Ferguson surveys the book and presents the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.
In his review, Dr. Ferguson explores the book's thesis, detailing the strengths and weaknesses of Watt's analyses. An overview is included.
What were the Japanese goals/objectives in the Guadalcanal campaign?
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
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
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?
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?
What are the demographics of Brazil(e.g., total population, age and gender distribution, rate of population growth, urban vs. rural population, etc.)? How many people are there per square mile? What was the population 20 years ago? 40 years ago? Summarize the culture of Brazil. What are the typical values and beliefs sh
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
Please answer the following. I'm looking for a solid and definitive answer. Thanks How have America's experience with the Iraq war influenced the National Defense Strategy?
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?
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
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?
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
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.
What were the origins of the Enlightenment and what new ideas did the philosophies contribute to European thinking about politics, economics, education, religion and the place of women in society? In particular, how did Enlightenment ideas affect the practice of European politics through Enlightened Absolutism and the French Rev
What is the trade relationship between the United States and Latin American countries during the last half century? How do past Latin American trade practices affect the region today?
Describe the trade relationship between the United States and Latin American countries during the last half century. How do past Latin American trade practices affect the region today?
Discuss institutions that the colonial period and its Iberian heritage, having ended in the early decades of the 19th Century, established that are still in place today in Latin America. ( institutions such as the church, agro economics, Land tenure etc not buildings)what is the most significant of the influences in contempora
1. Discuss the concept of "conquest culture." 2. Discuss if and how "cultural crystallization" was significant in determining what the final stabilized forms of the Latin American acculturated society was. Thank you.
Discuss the series of institutions from the colonial period and its Iberian heritage (e.g. period that ended in the early decades of the 19th Century) established that are still in place today. Why do
A descriptive analysis and meaning of this publication. In regards to the publication, relate how non-social and non-psychological factors play a role in determining what the final stabilized forms of an acculturated society will be.
1. What were the reasons behind the Liberal reforms of the early 20th Century? e.g. things such as school meals, national insurance etc. 2. Why did the Liberals go out of power?
How was the introduction of the poor law concerned with: Social Control, Cost and Middle Class Assumptions?
How was the introduction of the poor law concerned with: Social Control (stopping a revolution), Cost and Middle Class Assumptions? To what extent was the poor law introduced to affect these things rather than to eliminate poverty?
When were public executions and non public executions stopped in the UK, what led to this decision and how was it made?
The topic is: Daily Life in the 17th entury China in P'u Sung-ling's records.
THE TOPIC IS: THE MING-CHING DYNASTIC TRANSITION IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY: CAUSES, PROCESS, AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE
THE TOPIC IS: THE YUAN DYNASTY IN CHINESE HISTORY, 1279-1368: WORLD EMPIRE, CULTURAL CONTRIBUTIONS, AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATIONS.
THE TOPIC IS: ECONOMIC PROGRESS, CULTURAL GLORY, AND MILITARY POWER IN THE SUNG DYNASTY, 960-1279.
THE TOPIC IS: DEFINE TANG AND SUNG(SONG) NEO-CONFUCIANISM AND DISCUSS ITS MAJOR SCHOOLS AND LEADING PROPONENTS.