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Horsmanden's Journal of the Proceedings

- Daniel Horsmanden’s Journal of the Proceedings was written with a specific purpose in mind which he openly acknowledges in his introduction. Horsmanden claims that it was for “the public benefit” (Zabin, p.46) and inspired by the fact that some individuals believed “there was no plot at all” (Zabin, p.45). He hoped that by displaying the facts of the case he could prove to the people of New York City that the proceedings were just and that there was a great need to keep close supervision on their African slaves (Zabin, p.45)....   [tags: Analysis, Daniel Horsmanden]

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Paradise Glossed ' From Stumbling On Happiness By Daniel Gilbert

- In “Paradise Glossed, ” from Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert, professor of psychology at Harvard, discusses how happiness is not simply quantified or measured, but rather, results from how people interpret the numerous events that make up their lives. His main claim is that each event could be seen from a myriad of different angles, and thus could end in varying degrees of happiness for each person. Gilbert also explains how people often lean more toward the optimistic side of things: upon experiencing an event, people tend to find the positives in the situation....   [tags: Happiness, Emotion, Psychology]

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Daniel Holtzclaw 's Murder Of Rape

- Former Police Officer Daniel Holtzclaw Convicted of Rape is an article published by CNN that explores the recent conviction of Daniel Holtzclaw in order to expose the horrifying abuse of power used by this ex-police officer against women of color. Daniel Holtzclaw was a Police officer in Oklahoma that targeted black women from a poor neighborhood in order to force these women to perform sexual acts ranging from oral sodomy to groping to rape. He targeted specific women according to their race, socioeconomic status and criminal history, trying to guarantee that their voices would never be heard....   [tags: Racism, Race, White people, Sociology]

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Daniel Orozco's Orientation

- Daniel Oroczo is a short story writer who wrote the short story “Orientation” for which he received many awards and just as many praises from the writing community. He has since then gone on to bigger and better career achievement and is now employed in the department of English at the University of Idaho, he hints at a novel that he is currently working towards, since the success of his short story writing. Daniels history of starts in 1957, being born to Nicaraguan immigrants who worked union jobs at San Francisco Bay Area candy factories....   [tags: short stories, contextual analysis]

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You're Speaking My Language

- Language; we use it everyday. From describing portraits to our family and friends, or calling out plays during a football game with our classmates, people utilize language every moment. But how did this “language” evolve. Daniel Dor, an Israeli linguist, created a theory of Language as a Communication Technology, which is “a new general framework for the description, analysis and explanation of language as a socially-constructed communication technology, designed by cultural evolution to allow for communication across the experiential gaps between its users.” Dor argues that language is related to it's function of communicating to others rather than being and “organ” as seen in Chomsky's arg...   [tags: linguist Daniel Dor's theory]

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The Book Of Daniel

- ... He proves in just a matter of ten days that drinking water instead of wine every day and eating vegetables instead of the royal food treats the body better and healthier. “14 So he agreed to this and tested them for ten days.15 At the end of the ten days they looked healthier and better nourished than any of the young men who ate the royal food. 16 So the guard took away their choice food and the wine they were to drink and gave them vegetables instead.” (Daniel 1: 14-16) Later Daniel impresses King Darius and receives a promotion, which causes jealousy in the other wise men....   [tags: bible, god, faith]

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Intent and Motive in The Devil and Tom Walker and The Devil and Daniel Webster

- Intent and Motive in The Devil and Tom Walker and The Devil and Daniel Webster      Washington Irving, in writing "The Devil and Tom Walker", and Stephen Vincent Benet, in writing "The Devil and Daniel Webster" illustrate to the reader the consequences of man's desire for material wealth and how a person's motivation for a relationship with the devil affects the outcome of the "deal". In these two different, yet surprisingly similar narratives, the authors present their beliefs about human intent and motive....   [tags: Tom Walker Daniel Webster Essays Papers]

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Daniel Clowes' Ghost World: Argumentative Comparison

- Pictured on the back cover of the comic book "Ghost World," by Daniel Clowes, are the two main characters of the book in full color. This strikingly significant image, surely shrugged off by most Clowes' readers, represents worlds of diversity within the frames of the book. Sporting pink spandex pants underneath her goldfinch yellow skirt and a blue t-shirt to match perfectly, Enid seems to live her life outside the bubble. She's a very dynamic girl, especially interested in her surroundings and people around her....   [tags: Ghost World Clowes Comic Book]

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The Discovery Of Oil By Daniel Plainview

- Oil is Thicker than Blood In the film There Will Be Blood, the discovery of oil transforms Daniel Plainview’s life. By drilling holes into the earth and extracting fossil fuels, oil is no longer a part of nature, but a commodity that is intended to create profit. Karl Marx argues that commodities become more powerful than people themselves in a commodity based society and says that material relations take the place of social relations. Relationships between people begin to be treated like relationships between objects....   [tags: Sociology, Social relation]

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The Story Of Brainstorms By Dr. Daniel Dennett

- The story in Brainstorms by Dr. Daniel Dennett is fiction. Dennett, the fictitious character identical to the real Dennett, is approached by Howard Hughes, nasa and government officials. They offer him to take part in a failed experiment involving a “Supersonic Tunneling Underground Device”. Dennett accepts to being the retriever for what is essentially an underground mobile atomic warhead, stuck deep underground. Because the bomb’s radiation is harmful to brain tissue, they place his brain (to which Dennett was quite apprehensive) into a chamber allowing it to retain full function, and replace it with a transmitter linked to Dennetts external brain....   [tags: Mind, Philosophy of mind, Ontology, Consciousness]

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Green to Gold, by Daniel Esty and Andrew Winston

- Daniel C. Esty, a professor at Yale University and Director of the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale, is a corporate environmental strategy specialist. With twenty years of experience, in the early 1990s Esty worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He is now a Chairman of the Esty Environmental Partners. Meanwhile, Andrew S. Winston is a world-renown environmental advisor. Previously working for Boston Consulting Group, Time Warner and MTV, Andrew Winston shares the advantages of green business with audience around the world as a professional speaker....   [tags: Environmental Marketing Strategies]

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Daniel Deronda

- Daniel Deronda Daniel Deronda, the final novel published by George Eliot, was also her most controversial. Most of Eliot’s prior novels dealt largely with provincial English life but in her final novel Eliot introduced a storyline for which she was both praised and disparaged. The novel deals not only with the coming of age of Gwendolyn Harleth, a young English woman, but also with Daniel Deronda’s discovery of his Jewish identity. Through characters like Mirah and Mordecai Cohen, Eliot depicts Jewish cultural identity in the Victorian period....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Lessons to be Learned from the Book of Daniel

- Daniel was a prophet and also the author of the Old Testament book of Daniel. The time period in which this book took place was between 560 to 530 B.C. (Smith). Daniel was a servant to King Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon. King Nebuchadnezzar told Daniel to only worship the god of Nebuchadnezzar’s choosing and that Daniel could only eat certain foods. Daniel and his friends, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, refused to listen to the king. This choice resulted in all four of them being thrown into the burning flames of a furnace....   [tags: prophet, dreams, faith]

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Psychological and Presentational Realism in Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe

- Psychological and Presentational Realism in Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe The Eighteenth-century literature is popular for its peculiar style of writing that gives the readers an insider’s view in the novel. By combining the two aspects such as Psychological and Presentational Realism, authors have created works of pure masterpiece such as Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe. Defoe illustrates Moll, the protagonist’s psyche by writing the narrative in the first person to imply it as an autobiography....   [tags: Presentational Realism Moll Flanders Defoe Essays]

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The Piano Tuner, by Daniel Mason, as a Film Adaptation

- When Daniel Mason travelled to Southeast Asia to study malaria, as a young medical student, not one dreamed that when he returned, he would bring with him the beautifully written novel that is The Piano Tuner. As a person reads, he or she can feel the heat of the Burmese sun and see the Salween River flowing by their feet. Unfortunately, readers do not have the opportunity to truly see these things in the context that Mason wished, as a film adaptation of The Piano Tuner has not yet been completed....   [tags: camera views, war office, novel]

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The Bible Tells Me By Daniel Karslake

- For the Bible Tells Me So is a documentary that was made in 2007 by Daniel Karslake. The Film takes a look at the implications and results of raising children in a conservative religious context, and what happens when they are gay, and what the bible actually says about being gay, and how it is being misinterpreted to suit anti-gay rhetoric. It is comprised of two working narratives that are used to discuss homosexuality in regard to the bible. One of the narratives is interviews with various families and ministers, a more subjective and personal understanding is made as a result because it shows that there are real people being affected by these belief systems....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, Bisexuality]

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The Daniel Pelka Serious Case Review

- The Daniel Pelka serious case review is one of many that are conducted around the United Kingdom every year. A serious case review is a local enquiry into the death or serious injury of a child, where abuse or neglect are known or suspected. These are conducted by the Local Safeguarding Children Boards; with the main focus being on what lessons can be learnt locally to prevent this from happening again (Brandon, Bailey, Belderson, 2010). In this textual analysis we will be looking back at previous case reviews including Jasmine Beckford and Baby P....   [tags: united kingdom, daniel pelka]

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Literary Criticism of Daniel Defoe's Novel, Roxana

- Literary Criticism of Daniel Defoe's Novel, Roxana Most critics agree that Daniel Defoe's novel, Roxana, is his darkest work. Author Malinda Snow, who wrote "Arguments to the self in Defoe's Roxana," quotes author David Blewett saying that "Roxana is Defoe's only protagonist who is passive in the face of disaster" (Snow, 1). Roxana is portrayed as a significant character who is "intensely self-aware, she reasons with herself, judges herself, and ultimately cannot forgive herself' (Snow, l). One of the reasons the novel has such a serious mood and tone is because Roxana seems to constantly be arguing with herself....   [tags: Roxana]

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Rutherfurd's Estates

- In Edward Rutherfurd’s London, characters from all three estates are introduced and throughout each chapter their ideals and personality traits are developed. Some characters tend to be better off than others economically, but each of these more unfortunate characters uses his intellect to get ahead. The powerful characters are divided into two categories, because some are politically powerful and others are powerful in their community by making tough decisions and having important leadership qualities....   [tags: Character Analysis, Lady St. James, Meredith]

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Daniel 10:1-21

- The final three chapters of Daniel consist of one long narrative. They record the final vision given to this prophet of God. Chapter 10 introduces the vision, giving an amazing "behind the scenes" look at the spiritual conflict of which Daniel was a part. The Bible plainly reveals that life in our universe exists on two planes: the material and the spiritual. The unseen world is just as real as that which we see. Moreover, many of the struggles that take place in this world are influenced by conflicts taking place in the spiritual realm – conflicts that are the result of Satan’s rebellion against God....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Power Makes It Easy By Daniel Tantum And Jonathan Kozol

- Power makes it easy “Our” beautiful country the United States of America; The country that could give anyone educational opportunities but at the same time it can take it away from us. Many people believe that “education is the key to success,” “You need to be educated to be someone in life.” Sometimes we wonder if that is true; We wonder if we can break this “myth” and have a great, successful, life anyways. Few people achieve their goals and aspiration without it, but its risky. People know that education has its obstacles, some have more than others, it gets difficult for the less fortunate....   [tags: White people, Black people, Race, Race]

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Daniel Harold Rolling Did Not Have An Easy Childhood

- Daniel Harold Rolling did not have an easy childhood. Throughout his adolescence, his father, James Rolling, would physically and emotionally abuse him, his brother, and his mother (Donnelly, 2009, p. 434). As described in WordPress, “escape would become a method of survival for Rolling” (“In The News,” 2006). Some of the punishments that he received from his father included whippings, beatings, and suffocation (Donnelley, 2009, p. 434). Consequently, because of both his father’s cruelty and mother’s emotional breakdowns, as a child, teachers and other adults often described him as “suffering from an inferiority complex, with aggressive tendencies and poor impulse control” (Donnelly, 2009, p...   [tags: Crime, Robbery, Theft]

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Daniel Libeskind - The Jewish Museum in Berlin

- The success of architects is defined not so much by the problems they face as the act of their creative and practical responses. Located in once the bombarded Berlin, a new language of architecture emerged. It appears with multiple contradictions, yet not confliction, from itself to the surroundings and within its own construction. That is the Berlin Jewish Museum, submitted by the young Daniel Libeskind in a competition to provoke the unsavory history of Berlin very soon after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989....   [tags: Berlin Jewish Museum]

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The Other Side Of Desire By Daniel Bergner

- Sexuality is very diverse, in some instances normality is based on the cultural context of the individual 's society. In "The other side of desire" by Daniel Bergner, the author goes in depth into the lives of four individual 's whose lust and longing have led them far down the realms of desire. The current paper addresses the four individual 's Jacob, the Baroness, Roy, and Ron each exhibits a paraphilia that may or may not meet the full criteria in the DSM-5. Furthermore, each person’s specific paraphilia is conceptualized and explained in depth....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Toulmin Analysis of Daniel Pinchbeck's Breaking Open the Head

- Psychedelic drugs were an icon of the 1960s, its role embedded within the rising counterculture in response to the economic, social, and political turmoil throughout the United States. As a means to impose a central power and control social order, federal authorities were quick to ban the recreational and medical use of psychedelic drugs without consideration of its potential benefits. The recent state laws on the legalization of marijuana in Oregon and Colorado with others soon to follow, is a sure sign of an eventual collective shift in the perceptions of psychedelic drugs....   [tags: drug addiction, psychedelic drugs, pinchbeck]

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Themes and Ideas in the Book of Daniel

- The book of Daniel is written by the fearless prophet Daniel in about 530 BC in Cyrus’ ninth year. The genre of Daniel is Narrative History, Prophetic Oracles, and it also contains some Apocalyptic material. Some of the major themes and ideas in the book of Daniel are humility, our ability to resist, embracing work beyond our own power, following God, being prepared, and the importance of prayer. Humility is a very important key to a good, sturdy, and strong relationship with the God and the other people involved in our lives (Daniel 1:11-14; 2:27)....   [tags: bible, prophet, trust]

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Free Will, Deliberation, And Determinism

- In Philosophy, one of the most controversial discussions is whether or not humans actually have free will to make the choices and do the actions that they desire to complete. In order to understand the argument, defining key terms like free will, deliberation, and determinism is vital. One Philosopher, Daniel Dennett, explores the topic and issues of free will and determinism in his 1984 book Elbow Room. I disagree with Dennett view and I believe that humans do not have free will. We are controlled by several things, like our evolutionary past and genetics, or environment, and they all play into determinism....   [tags: Free will, Determinism, Daniel Dennett]

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Daniel: A Model of Humility and Intercessory Prayer

- Gandhi once said that “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness.” Despite the fact that Gandhi was not a Christian he understood the significance of prayer and the futility of man. But long before Gandhi’s time lived a humble man of God named Daniel. It was “In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah” that God called Daniel, an Israelite of the tribe of Judah, out of a life of obscurity to accomplish His will. Although outwardly Daniel resembled a slave under the control of a foreign king he was in fact a godly ambassador to King Nebuchadnezzar and a servant of the Lord by God’s own design....   [tags: religion, Old Testament]

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Abnormal Psychology in The Minds Of Billy Milligan

- The Minds of Billy Milligan Out of all the classes that I have taken here at Westfield State College, I can honestly say that Abnormal Psychology has been by far the most interesting. Since this course has had such a major influence on me this semester, I am strongly considering continuing my education in this field of psychology. Throughout the semester, we studied a number of intriguing disorders. The disorder that really seemed to catch my attention was the Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)....   [tags: Daniel Keyes]

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Daniel Defoe's Robin Crusoe

- Daniel Defoe used realism to enhance his novel, Robin Crusoe. Many critics agree with this statement, while some think that he should have been more accurate with his realism. Critics also found the book to be very enlightening and beneficial to read and they found that it appealed to a very wide variety of people including the rich and poor and the young and old. Last but not least, some critics found that it showed lack of ability to create characters and events. Daniel Defoe was born to James and Mary Defoe in St....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Good Things Come Throughout Threes

- Good things come in threes. The power of three suggests that those that come in threes are funnier, more satisfying, and more effective. Maybe that is why there are always up to three people that affects one’s life. Three people make a social circle. Eighteen years into Fariha Alam’s life did she realize who her three were. Born on October 18, 1997, she knew the mother she was born to would always be one of those three. As she progressed later in life, transitioning at a very young age from life in Brooklyn, New York to the metro Atlanta area she found her other half - Sanjee....   [tags: Family, Mother, Cousin, Daniel]

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Daniel Clowes and His Interpretation of the Teenage Years

- Aiming at elder teenagers who are facing or have experienced the process of entering adulthood, the cartoonist Daniel Clowes illustrates the twisting feeling between resistances and attempts during the transition toward adulthood in his successful graphic novel Ghost World. In the story, the author characterizes the two protagonists Enid Coleslaw and Rebecca Doppelmeyer as rebellious and cynical; they aimlessly wander around the town and "their main activity, though, is mocking -- with a callow conviction worthy of Holden Caulfield -- the phoniness and hypocrisy that surrounds them....   [tags: cartoonist and author]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Daniel 1

- In Daniel 1, we find that Daniel was very devout to his beliefs and customs. He was offered the choicest food and wine from the kings own table. Can you imagine having the world’s best chefs cooking every meal for you. That had to be very tempting. Man let me tell you I love good food, it would be hard for me to turn down an offer like that. As I said, Daniel was very devout in his religious practices. He made it a priority to worship God and follow the laws and customs of his faith. Because he was so devout, he was very close to God and he had great Faith (complete trust)....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, Prayer, Ten Commandments]

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Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe - The First Fiction

- Robinson Crusoe: The First Fiction Daniel Defoe is credited with writing the first long fiction novel in literary history. Drawing from established literary genres such as the guide and providence traditions and the spiritual biography, Defoe endeavored to illustrate the life of a man who "tempted Providence to his ruine (Defoe 13)" and the consequences of such actions. While stranded alone on an island the character of Robinson Crusoe seems to have a religious epiphany about the role of Providence in his life and resolves to live in accordance with God's will....   [tags: Defoe Robinson Crusoe Essays]

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Prophecy in the Book of Daniel

- I. INTRODUCTION Daniel’s prophecy of the seventy weeks refers to an end time vision that God had given him through his servant; angel Gabriel. This vision came to him as he was praying after perceiving that the time period that had been prophesied by Prophet Jeremiah concerning their seventy year captivity period had already passed. This vision came to him as an answer to his prayer since after realizing that the time period had passed, he went ahead and started repenting for the sins of his people so that God may have mercy upon them and forgive them their sins, and if possible allow them to go back to their country....   [tags: Biblical Analysis]

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Bible: The Book of Daniel

- The Book of Daniel is the only full-blown apocalyptic book in the Protestant recognized version of the Canon. A literary device divides the book into two halves. Chapters 1-6 are a collection of stories that introduces the reader to Daniel and three other Israelites as unwilling guests of the Babylonia Empire ruled by Nebuchadnezzar. The second half, Chapters 7-12 consists of apocalyptic imagery of deformed beasts and the heavenly court. The focus of this paper will be on chapter 7, which serves as a bridge of the two halves....   [tags: Israelites, nebuchadnezzar]

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Where Am I? By Daniel Dennett

- As an extension to the short story “Where am I?” by Daniel Dennett, Dennett is taking the government to court, claiming that NASA owes him a new body, because he is currently forced to share his body with another person (Hubert). Wanting to make usage of my philosophical expertise, the government called upon me to give my recommendation to the court as to what validity, if any Dennett’s claim has, and whether or not Dennett should be awarded a second body transplant. After careful consideration on various philosophical issues pertaining to this case, I have concluded that there is absolutely some merit to Dennett’s claim, and that Daniel Dennett should be given a new body....   [tags: Philosophy of mind, Mind, Brain]

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Daniel 9: 24-27 - The Prophecy Of The Seventy Weeks

- ... Furthermore, Daniel writes in chapter 12 that only when the time of the end actually begins, will the full significance of the details of Daniel's prophecies be finally apparent. The Start and End Point of the 70 Weeks Prophecy The key to understanding the date of the seventy sevens is found in Daniel 9:25, and centers upon the prophecy to restore and rebuild Jerusalem. While most scholars have consensus upon the importance of the starting date not all agree upon the actual date. Some of the most common dates among scholars are 605 B.C....   [tags: book of apocalyptic visions, religious beliefs]

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Distortions of the Daniel Boone Legend and Their Impact

- Distortions of the Daniel Boone Legend and Their Impact [1] The silent film, With Daniel Boone Thru the Wilderness, was produced in 1926: a time of prosperity, an era without the skepticism of the modern American mind. People were not yet questioning the stories and histories they had been taught as children. The entertaining story told in this Robert North Bradbury film is loosely based on the life of an American hero. However, the presence of several insidiously inaccurate historical representations demonstrates how an entertaining film might not be as innocent as it initially seems....   [tags: Daniel Boone Essays]

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Hitler's Willing Executioners by Daniel Goldhagen

- "Goldhagen’s book is worthless as scholarship.” (Finkelstein and Birn, 1998) In the light of the public success of Daniel Goldhagen's book, Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust. Evaluate whether this statement is justified. After its publication in 1996, Daniel Goldhagen’s PHD Thesis and book Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust (Goldhagen, 1996) evoked great public fascination and popular interest, almost more than any other historical research on the Holocaust that came before it....   [tags: book review, germans, the holocaust]

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