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The Best Ruler is Genghis Kahn

- There have been many great leaders in the past. Alexander the Great, Cleopatra and even Caesar met with struggle on their rise to the top. Genghis Khan could possibly have been the most interesting and prominent of all. To prove that Khan was the best ruler, we must go back to the start of his life. We must view such problems as; his struggle for power and how his childhood would affect his ruling later on, his military and personal achievements and lastly, his final conquests. Genghis was initially born as Temujin in the late 1600’s....   [tags: military, achievements, conquests]

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The Mongols: How Barbaric Were the 'Barbarians'?

- Genghis Kahn conquered a total of 4,860,000 square miles. That’s more than two times the amount lassoed by Alexander the Great, the second most successful conquerer. The amount of land that Genghis Kahn conquered is over one million square miles greater than the entire area of the United States, Alaska and Hawaii not included. (doc A) The pain inflicted by Khan and his army during their conquests was unfathomably merciless, demented, and “barbaric.” His victories resulted from actions and inhumane methods....   [tags: Genghis Kahn, civilizations of the past]

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Genghis Kahn

- Genghis Khan was born as Temujin in central Mongolia. This was the year of 1167. When he was born, he had a small lump of blood clutched in his fist. This blood clot was considered to be a sign that this newborn was going to be a hero. A hero he was, even at a young age he was able to reveal himself as a potential ruler with much courage and intelligence. Temujin became the head of the family at the age of 9 when his father, Yesugei, was slain by a rival nomadic tribe called the Tartars. The family was forced into exile and poverty....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Men That Changed Warfare

- ... By implementing these relatively new concepts of ranged warfare Stalin and Khan were able to emerge victorious in most of their battles. Ranged weapons were so important because it gave the enemy little time to react to the attack. Ranged warfare also gave power to the attacker. Joseph Stalin even states that “Artillery is the God of war.” several times throughout his war campaign. Ranged warfare was the very reason Genghis Khan and Joseph Stalin were able to take over such a large amount of land while still maintaining a strong army....   [tags: Soviet Union, World War II, Genghis Khan, Red Army]

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Genghis Khan And The Mongol Empire

- ... Stories of how unity had once existed within the steppes also influenced Temujin’s ideas and methods of assembling an army to avenge his family’s abandonment by their own clan and also remove tribal identity in the process. Hoelun’s tactful nature passed onto Temujin as she taught him ‘the need to balance the urge of vengeance with the need for cooperation and loyalty’ which became embedded within him (Man 2010, p.93). This equilibrium and the anarchism of the steppes drove the development of the degree of implacability and obstinacy required for Temujin to establish and maintain dominance....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongolia, Mongols]

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Genghis Khan And The Mongol Empire

- ... Rabia Basri is considered to be the first female Sufi saint of Islam. Rabia was born into a very poor family and on the night she was born, her mother told her father to ask a neighbor to borrow a lamp and oil. Her father vowed never to ask anything of any of God’s creatures so he pretended to go get them but came back and said that they were sleeping. In his sleep that night, Muhammad came to him in a dream and said "Your newly born daughter is a favorite of the Lord, and shall lead many Muslims to the right path....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Tolui, Mongols]

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Genghis Khan 's Influence On Society

- ... By this not only she was loved by his father in law-Genghis Khan, she was admired by her people and many other intellectuals. In government, she advised Khans and aristocracies, at home she teaches her four sons (soon all became Khans) and she enlightened public. In the book about life of Sorghaghtani Bekhi, the author introduces her list on how Bekhi raised her sons: • Don`t treat too well as one can become careless and half-hearted. • Don`t adjust to luxury as one can become greedy, therefore teach generosity • Teach kids to wake up early to reduce sleepiness and work efficiency • Be hard-working instead of lazy • Be clean and take care of themselves • Be honest and loyal as it will li...   [tags: Genghis Khan, Mongol Empire, Mongols, Mongolia]

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Biography Of Genghis Khan

- Biography of Genghis Khan The old world had many great leaders. Alexander the Great, Hannibal and even Julius Caesar met with struggle on their rise to power. Perhaps Genghis Khan was the most significant of all these rulers. To prove that Genghis Khan was the greatest ruler, we must go back to the very beginning of his existence. We must examine such issues as; Genghis¹s struggle for power/how his life as a child would affect his rule, his personal and military achievements and his conquests....   [tags: Biography Genghis Khan Bio Bios Essays]

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The Impact Of Genghis Khan And His Horde Of Mongol Followers ' Conquests

- ... Throughout the entirety of its life, Genghis Khan maintained control by giving himself all the power. While they were a numerous amount of people under his command, his past, upbringing, and environment caused him to value loyalty greatly. With people reporting to him and his use of fear as a play for loyalty, all authority stayed with him. Because the ruling class was a Mongol aristocracy, the immense empire handed its revenue to Genghis Khan instead of any princes, lieutenants, or people straightforwardly responsible to Genghis Khan....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongols, Mongolia]

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Robert Kahn and TCP/IP

- This paper is about a computer pioneer before the 1990s. A computer pioneer is someone who has had an impact in the development or improvement of the computer. The paper will discuss the computer pioneer’s legacy and how it has affected the change of computers. The topic of this paper is TCP/IP and their designers, Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn. TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. TCP/IP is the protocol of the Internet. TCP/IP can also be used in a private network as a communications protocol; the TCP/IP can either be an intranet or extranet....   [tags: Computing]

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American Artist Tobi Kahn Was Born

- ... The artist titles his art using an unintelligible combination of letters in order to allow the viewer to interpret the work for themselves. His biggest goal is working to ensure his art is not static; he wants the meaning to change each time a viewer looks at his portraits. Kahn also utilizes his Jewish heritage and creates “shrines,” mini sacred spaces that allow people to meditate on their lives (Tobi Kahn Biography). Tobi Kahn is an internationally acclaimed artist, and has been awarded a multitude of accolades; he has also been featured in a number of major exhibitions and galleries....   [tags: Sculpture, Art, Visual arts, Museum]

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Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great

- Throughout history, there has always been the conqueror and those that he conquered. There have been the strict leaders and there have been the lenient. There have been the great and the weak. Genghis Khan encompassed all the qualities needed to be a great leader. He had an iron fist while still encouraging architecture and a sense of community. Genghis Khan was better than every other leader in History. Ceasar could never dream of the having the amount of land that Genghis Khan controlled. Alexander the Great never controlled an area resembling the amount the Mongols did under the rule of Genghis Khan....   [tags: mongols, tatar tribes, history, conqueror]

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Genghis Khan and the Mongols

- Most people think of Genghis Khan and the Mongols as brutal barbarians, the ultimate historical example of a savage culture and civilization. But is this reputation deserved. Why or why not. To address this question, use evidence from Genghis Khan's life, the Mongol wars, and the Mongol's ultimate impact on different parts of the world to argue either side of this debate. Finally, address some of the reasons why Mongols have been linked to this stereotype. When Genghis Khan was born he was given the name Temujin after the Tatar chief his father Yesukhei captured....   [tags: historical and biographical analysis]

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Genghis Khan and The Mongol Empire

- Genghis Khan, Mongol Emperor from 1167 to 1227, birth name Temujin, succeeded his father Yekusia, the chief of the Mongol tribe. Genghis Khan became famous for his well-organized army, twice the size of any other empire in history, with dictatorship abilities that were so powerful that it lasted a century after his death. Mongols were nomadic people, hunter-gatherers, herding sheep and horses and they were also known for killing off opposing armies who refused to join forces with them, subjugating millions who wanted to create empires of their own....   [tags: History, Tactics, Conquest]

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The Life and Achievements of Genghis Khan

- Genghis Khan’s birth was truly unique, the creation of a leader. Genghis Khan was born in the 1160s under the name Temujin, which translates to blacksmith. He was born about 200-mi. northeast of Ulaanbaatar near the Onon River, in Mongolia. Temujin’s birth resulted in stories saying that he grasped a clot of blood in his hand, this sign granted good fortune and was the token of a leader. He was the 3rd oldest son of his father and the oldest son of his mother. Temujin had 3 brothers and 1 sister, in addition to two half brothers....   [tags: world history, biography]

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Genghis Khan and the Mongolian Culture

- Introduction The following report will discuss the leadership qualities of Borjigin Temüjin and the organizational culture of his people, the Mongols. Readers might be confused on who Borjigin Temüjin is, he was the man known today as Genghis Khan. This paper will illustrate how Temüjin’s ability to lead developed by exploring his beginnings and how through his exceptional leadership skills he went on to create the largest contiguous empire in history. The first part of the paper will concentrate on Mongol culture in the 12th century, Temüjin’s upbringing in that culture and how he changed it through the consolidation of the many Mongol tribes....   [tags: Sociology, Mongols]

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Genghis Khan: The Impeccable Conqueror

- Throughout history, conquerors have raided their neighbors and expanded their own territories. They lived to dominate the world, yet few were successful. For centuries, academics have pondered over the qualities that make a conqueror successful. An impeccable conqueror should possess traits like perseverance, diligence, intelligence and patience. One conqueror who possessed these qualities was Genghis Khan, the leader of the Mongol Horde. Around 1162, near the present-day border between Mongolia and Siberia, a child clutching his own blood clot was born (Genghis Khan BBC Part 1/5) ....   [tags: ruthless, leader, strategist]

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Genghis Khan and the Mongol Invasions

- “They came, they sapped, they burnt, they slew, they plundered and they departed.” This was an eyewitness account concerning the Mongolian conquests between the Amu Darya and Syr Darya Rivers quoted by the eleventh century Persian historian Ata-Malik Juvaini. It has often been a common misconception that the Mongols were all consumed by savagery and that they followed no morals or ethics. Although the Mongol Conquests brought much devastation, the great economic and social impacts that occurred after should not be disregarded....   [tags: Alexander the Great, world history]

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Genghis Kh The Greatest Of People

- ... These goods were silk, silken rope, cushions, blankets, robes, rugs, wall hangings, porcelain, iron kettles, armors, perfumes, jewelry, wine, honey, medicines, bronze, silver and gold. Later, European crusaders had spread over the Mongol and defeated Khan’s militaries in the war despite being betrayed by the Tangut and Jurchen. He died fighting against the Tangut which was betrayed him, and was believed by Mongols that he was the greatest conqueror of all time as Holy Warrior. (Smitha, 2015)....   [tags: Qing Dynasty, China, People's Republic of China]

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Biography of Genghis Khan

- Genghis Khan was a brilliant leader who made many positive contributions to Asia. He unified the Mongolian clan, conquered and stabilized the Central Asian Plateau and instituted languages, laws, and reforms across Asia. However these contributions came with a heavy cost. Before Genghis Khan, the Central Asian Plateau was in disarray. Using his extraordinary skills in political manipulation and his powerful army, he quickly gained power. He believed that under his control, he could unite the Mongolian Clan and Conquer the Central Asian Plateau....   [tags: Asian History, Mongolian Clan, History]

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The Great Genghis Khan

- Throughout history, Genghis Khan marked the past with his unrivaled military power and wisdom. During Genghis Khan’s rule, great influence and improvement was brought to China. He was a fierce Mongolian warrior, born with the name “Temujin”, who lived between 1162 and 1227. He created the largest empire in the world, the Mongol Empire, by destroying individual tribes in Northeast Asia. From many of Genghis Khan’s actions, like promoting religious tolerance for all that lived on the Asian steppe, many great influences and improvements were brought upon China....   [tags: influences, empire, violence]

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Mongolian Chieftain: Genghis Khan

- ... Their efforts were later supported by the Jin dynastyᴥ, which had changed sides in fear of the Tatars power. He married Borte and began creating alliances with neighbouring clans. Almost immediately after marriage his wife was kidnapped by the Merkit people who had invaded while he was not there in 1187*. He called on his allies, Toghrul, a friend of his deceased father and Jamuka a childhood friend to attack the Merkits. They wiped the tribe out leaving only the women alive and rescuing his wife Borte(2)....   [tags: temujin, finest steel]

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Genghis Khan

- Genghis Khan Genghis Khan, or Temujin, as he was referred to in his early life, was born around 1167 into the pastoral nomadic lifestyle of the Mongols. Mongolian life was centered on several fragmented tribes that continuously fought each other, led by individual khans. “Temujin enjoyed years of successful conquest in these tribal wars” (Adler and Pouwels, 239-41). At the age of sixteen, Temujin married Borte, a woman from another tribe. “Temujin married Borte, cementing the alliance between the Konkirat tribe and his own.” ("")....   [tags: Asian History]

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Genghis Khan

- Genghis Khan established the Mongol empire. He is still called God and Hero of his country. His achievements were incredible because he made the biggest empire ever, and surprisingly established it from a small nomadic tribe. He had great skills in battles, and the amazing talent of the leader. However, when we think that a person is a hero, always we tend to focus on only good aspects of their achievement, for example Christopher Columbus. He took over North American and brutally murdered the Native Americans and still today Americans continue to celebrate Columbus Day....   [tags: Biography]

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Genghis Khan

- The Mongolian leader of the 13th century. Genghis Khan, one of the famed leaders of the history of the world, led the Mongolian hordes. Genghis Khan’s military leadership resulted in making a great empire. But other nations viewed Genghis Khan and his army as a ruthless murderer, while the Mongolians considered Khan as a great military leader. While Genghis Khan was a military leader, he was also a leader of the people. The Soldier’s Leader Discipline and Training The trainees of the army were trained with extensive planning and organizing....   [tags: leadership, military leader, the mongols]

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An Analysis of Coleridge's Kubla Kahn

- An Analysis of Coleridge's "Kubla Kahn"      Although the form of "Kubla Kahn" is beautiful, it is complex. The rhyming patterns are quite complicated; the first stanza, for instance, rhymes in the pattern abaab ccdede. Coleridge's patterns of alliteration are also involved: He will sometimes use the sound at the beginning of one syllable as the sound at the beginning of the next syllable, as in "Xanadu did" in line one, "miles meandering" in line 25, and "deep delight" in line 44. He also alliterates vowels, not only consonants, to produce a rhythmic singsong effect....   [tags: Coleridge Kubla Khan Essays]

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Louis Kahn and The Salk Institute

- Louis Kahn and The Salk Institute Standing alone against the endless blue sea, the Salk Institute by Louis I. Kahn is one of a kind. "Louis Kahn's Salk Institute for Biological Studies on the Pacific coast near La Jolla aspires within its own spirit to an order achieved through clarity, definition, and consistency of application"(Heyer 195). To many, this magnificent structure may seem out of place, but it works well with the surrounding environment because of the spatial continuity that it possesses....   [tags: Architecture]

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Genghis Khan an Example of a Visionary Leader

- Synthesis Essay - Genghis Khan Genghis Khan was born clutching a blood clot in his fist, foretelling of the bloodshed and violence he would unleash on the world while ultimately achieving the goal of creating the largest contiguous empire in history. His personal struggle is well outside the scope of this discussion. I will, however, cover how Genghis exemplified the qualities of a visionary leader by his use of technology, long range planning, and inspirational motivation. Contrary to historians in the Middle East, I also present that Genghis Khan was an ethical leader as shown by his authentic leadership style that embodied idealized influence and based his leadership decisions squarely on...   [tags: core values, mongols, ethical leader]

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Genghis Khan: The World's Greatest Conqueror

- In the West, Genghis Khan and the Mongol tribe are often presented as brutal savages who wiped out entire cultures, destroyed cities and killed many people. While these accounts are true, there was certainly more to the Mongol empire than sheer brutality. Many of the practices that Genghis Khan put into place were responsible for the successes of the Mongol Nation. With an ability to adapt and innovate, Genghis Khan became known as the world’s greatest conqueror and is still revered in many countries today....   [tags: Biography]

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Were Philippe Kahn's Business Tactics Ethical?

- Introduction Business ethics focus on what constitutes something being right and wrong. In the world of business, ethical and moral principles are applied by companies and individuals in situations that arise in everyday activities in the workplace. Typically these principles are based on our personal values, and they ultimately determine the end results of our decision making process. We should remember that business ethics is not a different type of ethics, nor one that is solely used in the workplace....   [tags: standards, god, profit]

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Analysis of Genghis Khan by Jack Weatherferd

- ... He had learned from an early age that he needed to feel secure about his allies. He only appointed people who had shown trust to a high position; those who abused their position died. Using fear tactics allowed his to defeat enemies more quickly. Fear was something that could drive anyone to a point of failure. He sent undercover workers to get into the cities and spread rumors about Genghis and his army that would drive people to take precautions that would not be necessary, ultimately leading to their destruction when he came....   [tags: mongols, achievements, conquest]

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Genghis Khan and the making of the Modern World

- When the word “Mongol” is said I automatically think negative thoughts about uncultured, barbaric people who are horribly cruel and violent. That is only because I have only heard the word used to describe such a person. I have never really registered any initial information I have been taught about the subject pass the point of needing and having to know it. I felt quite incompetent on the subject and once I was given an assignment on the book, Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern Age, I was very perplexed for two reasons....   [tags: Civilizations, The Mongol Empire]

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Genghis Khan: More than a Barbarian

- Many people have heard of Genghis Khan, most people know he was a great conqueror, but very little people know of his non-military achievements. With just enough warriors to fill a modern football stadium, Genghis Khan conquered lands from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea. Khan connected Europe and Asia in trade and diplomatic relations when before his time, they had never even heard of each other. Khan improved the political structure, studied science and philosophy, invented investing back into the economy, and improved the education of the common man....   [tags: europe, asia, warriors]

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Kubla Kahn

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “Kubla Kahn” is an example of imaginative poetry due to an opium addiction. This poem creates its own kingdom and paradise while Colridge expresses his ideas of Heaven and Hell through his own drug induced thoughts and opinions. Coleridge paints the picture of a kingdom, Xanadu, and the surrounding scenery is described with a heavenly, dreamlike vividness that can only result from smoking a little too much opium. This kingdom has a “pleasure dome” that was created by Kubla Kahn....   [tags: Author, Literary Analysis]

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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford

- Weatherford, J. McIver. Genghis Khan and the making of the modern world. New York: Crown, 2004. Introduction Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford was published in 2004. This book was written to capture the essence that is Genghis Khan and what he achieved and what he left for his descendents to continue for him. In this book it starts off with the life of Genghis Khan and ends with how he influenced the world. The book is organized into three parts and from there is seperated into three or four chapters....   [tags: mongolia, power, the sky]

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Genghis Khan and his Army in Mongolia in 1162

- Temujin, better known as Genghis Khan, was born in northern Mongolia in 1162. After uniting the nomadic Mongolian tribes in 1206, Khan led a successful military campaign that spanned more than three decades, pillaging vast areas of land and subjugating millions of people. Though Khan and his armies are often thought of as cruel barbarians, his advanced military tactics and progressive outlook on ruling painted him in a somewhat different light. Although he was born to a noble Mongolian family, early life for Khan was violent and unpredictable....   [tags: temujin, military campaign]

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The Tragedy Of Genghis Khan 's Killing Spree, The Holocaust

- ... During this time in Salem and its witch trials, one of the main catalysts of these events were people 's need for power. Many people would use the guise of the trials and accusations for their own personal gain. A common comparison is to the time of Mccarthyism during the Red Scare leading up to and during the Cold War. People would tell what they thought was nothing more that a white lie in order to get someone fired from their job by claiming he or she were a communist conspirator. This was evident during the troubled times in Salem because if anyone were to want the land of another, and they would need to do was slip a note under the High Priest 's door with the accusation....   [tags: Salem witch trials, Witchcraft, Magic, Salem]

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Massive Open Online Courses Like Kahn Academy And Code Academy

- ... A student can either use their login to download the textbook from the kindle store or can lend a hardcopy of the book from the library. In order to use Amazon Kindle the student is expected to have access to either a laptop computer, desktop computer, smart phone, tablet or university lab machines. However, since Kindle app can be downloaded in most of the computer system and smart phones, we are sure that every student gets equal opportunity to access this resource. The study is measured based on the grades obtained by the students using Amazon Kindle versus students using hardcopies of the textbooks....   [tags: Amazon Kindle, E-book, Textbook]

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The Role of Human Resource Management Related to Sexual Harassment in the Hospitality Industry

- The Role of Human Resource Management (HRM) Related to Sexual Harassment in the Hospitality Industry Table of Contents Introduction 1 The Role of Human Resource Management (HRM) related to Sexual Harassment in Hospitality Industry 2 The Important Efforts of Human Resource Management (HRM) to Overcome Sexual Harassment in Hospitality Industry 4 Conclusion 6 References 7 Introduction “In May 2011 former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested for sexual assault employees in the hotel Sofitel New York” (, 2013)....   [tags: Strauss-Kahn, sexual assault]

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Genghis Khan

- From the high, windswept Gobi came one of history's most famous warriors. He was a Mongolian nomad known as Genghis Khan. With his fierce, hard-riding nomad horde, he conquered a huge empire that stretched through Asia from the Yellow Sea to the Black Sea. Genghis Khan was born on the Gobi, in a yurt, or felt tent, on a bank of the Onon River in northern Mongolia. His father, Yesukai, was the chief of several desert tribes and had just slain a foe named Temujin. In triumph Yesukai named his newborn son Temujin....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Genghis Khan

- Genghis Khan      Arriving in this world with a blood clot in the palm of his hand , Genghis Khan was destined to be a hero. In 1167, Genghis Khan was born to Yisugei, Chieftain of the Kiyat-Borjigid, and his wife Ho’elun. He was named Temujin (which means blacksmith) after a Tatar Chieftain his father had just captured. As a young boy, Temujin experienced many hardships after his father was poisoned by a group of Tartars. This loss of their leader caused the Kiyat tribe to scatter, leaving Temujin and his family alone....   [tags: Biography History Khan Essays]

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Biography of Genghis Khan, A great Warrior and Tribal Leader in Mongolia

- Genghis Khan was a legendary figure who changed the course of history in Mongolia during the 12th and 13th centuries. A great warrior and tribal leader, Genghis Khan ruled over the majority of the existing world population. The amount of land he conquered during his reign was unprecedented. His was the largest empire in history. Genghis Khan’s most significant accomplishment was uniting the diverse Mongolian people. Genghis Khan is also famous for many innovations such as establishing a writing system, postal service, legal code, census, and important social reforms....   [tags: temujin, tribespeople, rivalries]

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Analysis Of Jennifer Kahn 's ' Notes From A Parallel Universe, And Oliver Sacks ' Essay

- ... Yet Herschel, who had a more correct theory, could not even get his idea heard due to his lack of position in the scientific and medical communities. However, Herschel also gave reason other than a lack of establishment in the medicinal community for his ideas to be discredited. His actions provided ample validity to the questioning of his sanity. Much like Braid in Miller 's essay, “Going Unconscious,” Herschel tested his theories on only a small quantity of people, and only on people close to him....   [tags: Scientific method, Science, Theory, Pseudoscience]

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The Rise of Temujin

- ... He would never take no for an answer, we should all follow I his footsteps to keep the Mongolian Empire going forever. Although we can never have another leader as great and prolific as Genghis Khan to preserve his honour, we must do whatever we can. “If the great, the military leaders and the leaders of the many descendants of the ruler who will be born in the future should not adhere strictly to the Yasa, then the power of the state will be shattered and come to an end, no matter how they seek Genghis Khan, they shall not find him.”-Genghis Khan, The Oceanic King Conflict with the Evil Tatars When Temujin was about 18, he was elected as the khan of his tribe....   [tags: evil tatars, genghis khan]

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The Mongols And The Mongol Empire

- ... He tried to achieve immortality by requesting the aid of a legendary Daoist Monk. He had already chosen his son Ogedei, to become his successor. Genghis knew that a smooth succession was important to the success of the empire. In 1227, Genghis died at the age of 60 but not before leading one last campaign against an empire that had already been captured but was refusing to comply with terms. Ogedei became the new “Khan” through a smooth succession just as planned. Under him, the Mongols successfully invaded Russia in the winter; the successful winter invasion of Russia....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Borjigin]

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Atilla the Hun and Genghiz Khan

- 1. Attila the Hun, Genghiz Khan, and Tamerlane share the same reputation of brutal, blood-thirsty barbarians who were after nothing more (or less) but the destruction of the so-called civilized world. Do they deserve this reputation or a case can be made in defense of one or all of these leaders. Attila the Hun Attila the Hun and his brother Bleda became “joint leader” of the empire after their father Mundzuk was supposedly killed by his brother, who took over the empire but was exiled because they thought him the killer of Mundzuk....   [tags: bleda, destruction, barbarians]

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Mongol And Their Struggle For Keeping Their Power

- ... After Genghis Khan’s dead his son made a war against women, which for many scholar is the main causes for the fall of the great empire he created. Many argues that the significances of the war against women were so great that causes the collapse of the empire. However, this is not necessarily truth, since many years after the war against women happen the empire continue to expand and conquer for several more year. Even though the war against women cannot be fully responsible for the collapse of the empire, we can see that it had some important impact that indeed contribute to the fall of the empire....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongols, Mongolia]

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The Mongol Empire

- How and why did the Mongol Empire rise to power. One of historian’s prevalent hypothesis is that of environmental and climate change. In the thirteenth century, temperatures in the Steppe region and in the Russian plains dropped, crops failed, and masses of people were hungry. Under those circumstances, people were driven out of the steppes which were their comfortable homeland, and became nomadic in search of food. They sought with passion to become dominant over and exploit sedentary people (Fernandez-Armesto, 2011, p....   [tags: climate change, temperature, Genghis Khan]

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Restraint of Feminine Power in Kubla Kahn, Heart of Darkness, and Death Constant Beyond Love

- Feminine power has long struck awe into the very heart of humanity. From modern believers in a single female God to the early Pagan religions, which considered every woman a goddess due to the mysterious and god-like power of the “sacred feminine” to create life, people of various faiths and time periods have revered the powers of womanhood. In traditional American culture, however, women are supposedly powerless and fragile, and men supposedly have both physical and political power. Is this true for modern society....   [tags: Death Constant Beyond Love]

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The Legacy of the Mongol Empire.

- The Mongol empire was an empire that at its height touched the destiny of almost all Eurasia. The Mongol empire consisted of a group of extraordinary Asian nomads, ruled by Genghis khan (Chinggis Khan), born Temujin, son of Yisugei. This group of nomads along with their aspiring leader, flourished against their odds between the years and 1368. This empire, dominated the surrounding populations, by taking over approximately 24,000,000 square kilometres of Eurasia, an area extending from Korea to the principalities of Russia, and from the Siberian forests to southern Iran and present-day Afghanistan (Jacksona, 2000)....   [tags: mongol empire, eurasia, mogols, genghis khan]

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The Disdainful Use of Names in Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49

- The Disdainful Use of Names in Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49 While reading Pynchon’s, The Crying of Lot 49, I found myself fascinated with the names of the characters. I tried to analyze them and make them mean something, but it seems that Pynchon did not mean for the names to have a specific meaning. This deduction made me think about the satirical nature of the naming of the characters. Which led me to muse on the chaotic nature of the naming. The apparent disdain for the characters by their naming seems to imply that the author is poking fun at the reader and society through the characters....   [tags: Crying Lot 49 Essays]

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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

- The Pax Mongolica, also known as the Mongol Peace and Pax Tatarica, was brought up at the end of the time of Mongols’ conquests. Western Scholars designated the fourteenth century as the Pax Mongolica. The Pax Mongolica contributed to the development of a new global culture because the Mongol Khans pursued peaceful trade and diplomacy (220). The bubonic plague epidemic of the 1300s led to the destruction of the Mongol Empire because of the deaths it caused; also, the plague had demoralized the living and deprived the Mongol Golden Family of its primary source of support by cutting off trade and tribute (247)....   [tags: History, Mongols, The Pax Mongolica]

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Nature vs. Nurture: A Biblical Perspective

- The Nature versus Nurture debate has been ongoing for centuries. People have tried to gain power through knowledge in determining what causes the human “mind to tick.” For centuries leaders and scientists have performed unethical and immoral studies to determine why two people with similar genetic composition can come from similar backgrounds and turn out so differently. I have witnessed a person raised in a poor home by parents with drug addictions become a thriving contributable member of society....   [tags: Christian beliefs]

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The Mongol Warrior And His Horse

- ... The Mongol Soldier carried many different weapons into battle. In fact, if a Mongol soldier was caught without a weapon with him at all times, he was executed. Some soldiers carried extra tools than others. Many of the richer warriors had metal armor for protection while the poorer soldiers wore only leather as their defense. In fact if you were rich enough, you might be able to put gold or silver on your weapons and armor, just as a way to show off. Sometimes the armor was different in certain areas....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongolia, Mongols]

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Women 's Influence On Women

- ... 4). Religion is a quintessential part of socio-culture. “I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity” B.R. Ambedkar. (n.d.). The Mongols were highly tolerant of most religions during the early Mongol Empire, and typically sponsored several at the same time. At the time of Genghis Khan in the 13th century, virtually every religion had found converts, from Buddhism to Christianity and Manichaeanism to Islam. To avoid strife, Genghis Khan set up an institution that ensured complete religious freedom, though he himself was a shamanist....   [tags: Islam, Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Muhammad]

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An Ideal Empire By Nick Kuranda

- ... He used small tricks and organized his army expertly into ranks that worked well together. The most crucial part of the military was the fear they imposed because this fluctuated the morale of the enemy. Many small towns and cities surrendered once they had heard the Mongols were coming to conquer them due to them knowing of what had become of the towns that did not (they were slaughtered). They were technology advanced also (military wise), they had stirrups for horses that allowed them to shoot arrows while moving and because of this, this made battle very because the whole army could move and shoot instead of being sitting ducks....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Silk Road, Genghis Khan, Mongols]

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Kubla Kahn

- "Kubla Khan", whose complete title is "Kubla Khan, or a Vision in a Dream is a poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It is a poem of expression and helps suggest mystery, supernatural, and mystical themes. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, author of the poem Kubla Khan , was born on October 21, 1772 in the town of Ottery St Mary, Devonshire. Coleridge was a English poet, critic, and philosopher. He, as well as his friend William Wordsworth, were of the founders of the Romantic Movement in England. Coleridge, considered the greatest of Shakespearean critic, used langueage to express the images and pictures that were in his imagination in the poem Kubla Khan....   [tags: Samuel Taylor Coleridge]

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The History of Globalization

- Globalization basically means that the world is slowly becoming one, instead of divided lands. Most people think that globalization has to do with just business influences. However, it’s also travel, communication, culture, etc that is affecting the spread of the world’s cultures. Basically, globalization is where goods and services are produced in one part of the world but eventually shared on an international level. The history of globalization started a lot farther back than I thought it would....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade]

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Nomadic Cultures

- Imagine that you are now leaving the parking lot of your local Wal-Mart. Just before you pull out onto the busy highway you notice a single man walking along the highway with a bed role, back pack, and looks as though he has been walking for days. Now imagine that one person and add to it a thousand others. This is most likely the closet imagination we have to what a nomadic people would look like. Unlike the single man you might have imagined, nomadic cultures have plans, they have purpose in their actions, and they have lived this way for thousands of years spanning multiple generations....   [tags: Sociology]

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Lev Vygostky´s Sociocultual Theory and Deanna Kahn´s Metacognitive Development Theory

- ... He basically suggested the basis which modern education system and teaching strategies are based on. Culture and social interaction became the framework upon which cognitive development and new experiences are built. In his theory, he saw the individual as an interactive person in terms of their environment (Laureate Education, 2010). Vygostsky’s theory was very influential in the study of cognitive development, which in this case was considered a socially mediated process (Berk, 2010). This theory applies to people of all age group....   [tags: cognitive, soical-emotional, physical]

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Ghengis Khan

- Ghengis Khan Genghis Khan, or Ghengis Khan as he is more widely known, was born about the year 1162 to a Mongol chieftain, Yesugei, and his wife. He was born with the name of Temujin, which means ’iron worker’ in his native language. When Temujin was born his fist was clutching a blood clot which was declared an omen that he was destined to become a heroic warrior.Very little is known of Temujin until he was around age 13 when his father declared that his son was to find a fiancée and get married....   [tags: Chinese History Mongol Genghis Essays]

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Modernization in Afghanistan and Iran

- The process of Modernization in Afghanistan under King Amanullah Khan and Iran under Shah Reza Pahlavi The modernization process has been experienced in different ways by different countries that some of them succeeded and some of them failed. Theoretically it has been defined as “a concept in the sphere of social science that refers to the process in which society goes through industrialization, urbanization and other social changes” (Zapf, 2004).Even there is no single approach toward this process, evolutionism, diffusionism, structural functionalism, systems theory and interactionism as well as other disciplines such as political science, economics, anthropology, psychology and others ar...   [tags: Amanullah Kahn, Shah Reza Pahlavi, social]

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A Critical Analysis of the Secret History of the Mongols

- A Critical Analysis of the Secret History of the Mongols This piece of literary work is one of the few surviving historical literature detailing about the Mongolians existence. The author is not known and even if people date it back to the year 1240, the real date when it was written and the literatures original title is still a debatable matter. Nevertheless, irrespective of these uncertainties, one thing is known to be for sure; the secret history of the Mongols is a piece of literary works that bears a lot of importance in literature and history....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Modernization: Afghanistan vs India

- Department of Political Science and Humanities The Final Research Paper December 4th, 2013 State Building and Political Development Kohistani ID# 8709 Professor: Isaqzadeh State Building (POL-335)-Sections One The 2013 Fall Semester Modernization in Afghanistan vs. India The political scientists, economists, philosophers, and other scientists have different views and ideas about development and modernization such as, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Lenin, Baron, and Frank are the different scientist that introduced development theory....   [tags: political science, Amanullah Kahn, colonial power]

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Martin Luther

- Martin Luther When studying the facets of Western Civilization, a few recurring questions must be analyzed. Will those in power abuse it. Unfortunately, yes. Does freedom spawn intellectual, technological and social progress. For the most part, yes. Was Martin Luther, in historical terms, a “bad ass?” Carter Lindberg states in his book The European Reformations, “An initial move to control the complicated and multifaceted reality of the Reformation is to define the terms used for it and the era it covers.” In order to secure Luther in the annuals of history as a “bad ass”, one must not only clarify the characteristics of that title, but also view his accomplishments in a 21st Century frame...   [tags: History]

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Use Of Mongol Horsemen And A Medieval European

- ... The extravagant expense of the book informed people of the extent of Luttrell’s wealth and prosperity. Luttrell also thought that the name Lord Geoffrey Luttrell made him. He wanted to insure that his name and the splendid Psalter will be forever connected, each gracing the other. Luttrell was limited because he began the Psalter five years before his death. Any artist that contributed to the work could not have worked on it without direct information from him or knowing him extremely well. I believe Geoffrey’s motive was that he was dying soon and wanted the work completed to honor him....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Knight]

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Genhis Khan The Great

- His name struck anguish in the hearts across Asia, yet he remains an icon to the people of Mongolia. He could slay thousands without flinching. He was considered one of the most barbaric people ever, yet he ruled fairly. He gave his enemies one simple choice: surrender and be enslaved, or die. By consistently enforcing discipline, rewarding skill and allegiance, and punishing those who opposed him, he established a vast empire. His empire was far greater than Alexander the Great. Meet the man behind the myths, the incomparable Genghis Khan....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Buddhist Beliefs, The Accomplishments Of Tamerlane And The Thriving Samerqand, And Fundamental Knowledge Of The Muslim Faith

- ... Another possible reason for the settlement of towns along the Silk Road is the welcoming nature of native peoples and their hospitable customs. Though the towns in this area were, for the most part, flourishing, there were sources of extreme danger. Unfriendly armies were one of these dangers, causing inhabitants to flee from their homes in fear. Another danger was that of hearing voices that caused many travelers straying from the path of their companions in the desert and ultimately die (Latham 82-85, 87-88)....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Silk Road]

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Al -din Zengi ( 1003-1071 )

- ... In 1136, Zengi assailed Damascus 's bastion at Baalbek. He acquired its surrender under terms of safe passage. Zengi did not intend to honor it. A two-faced warmonger, Zengi is remembered more for his wartime exploits than his poetry. An affiliate of the Turkish Zengid dynasty, Nūr al-Dīn (1118-1174), held sway over the Syrian district was a Muslim ruler who restructured the soldiers of Syria and had a hand in instituting the groundwork for the great Saladin. Before his charge, the successes of the Crusades was due largely to the fact that the Muslims were in disarray and were unable or unwilling to put forth a unified front....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Saladin, Damascus]

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The Legend Of The Polo

- ... Polo described his stories for years about the Mongols and the Khan’s lives and how they ruled. Also, comparing how the countries were different and varied. When Polo, his father, and uncle arrived closer to the Great Khan, he sent out a royal escort to bring the travelers and bring assistance for them. After three and a half years of traveling, in May 1275, the Polo’s arrived to the original capital of Kublai Khan at his winter palace at his capital. The men had traveled a total of 5,600 miles on the journey thus far....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Marco Polo, Genghis Khan]

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The Innovation of TCP/IP

- This paper is about a computer pioneer before the 1990s. A computer pioneer is someone who has had an impact in the development or improvement of the computer. The paper will discuss the computer pioneer’s legacy and how it has affected the change of computers. The topic of this paper is TCP/IP and their designers, Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn. TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, which is the protocol of the Internet. In a private network, TCP/IP can be used as a communications protocol; the TCP/IP can either be an intranet or extranet....   [tags: Computer Science]

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Women’s Role within the Mongol Empire

- ... They also had the task of setting up and taking down the tents or yurts as they migrated along the steppe. While it was not unusual for the men of the Mongol empire to be out battling for control over foreign lands, the wives of the tribal and clan chiefs would frequently accompany their husband’s during actions against enemies (Hartog 10). The women would, “put on the helmet of war, taking up the bows and arrows of battle, and going forth to defend their nation and their families” alongside their husbands (Weatherford, Secret History)....   [tags: nomadic people, tribes, driving wagons]

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Forever Typing: Use of Fatherhood in “The Kite Runner”

- “The Kite Runner” by Kahleed Hosseini has been deemed a ‘big hit’ by Craig Wilson, journalist for USA Today, selling more than 1.4 million copies, and requiring 17 printings at the time the article was printed, April, 2005. Some have called it a “certifiable phenomena for a first-time author in today’s anemic book market” (Singh), others still have said “is about the price of peace, both personal and political” (Hill). Hosseini has already made himself a success with The Kite Runner. Hosseini, in his novel The Kite Runner, illustrates that by being a father, one opens himself to a guilt that can destroy....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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“Why We Strive For Status”

- “Why We Strive For Status”, Written 2003 by Geoffrey Cowley, a Newsweek Writer discusses how strive for status has come a long way from the 13th century to now. The article begins by talking about men’s manner have improved since Genghis Khan’s days. Genghis Khan was an emperor that conquered two-thirds of the known world during the 13th century and crediting him for 20,000 descendants 33 years after his death. 800 years later after Genghis Khans time, men are still considered the same animals at heart that is to say men are status seekers....   [tags: Article Review]

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The Importance of Wildlife Conservation

- Imagine a world with barren trees in overgrown fields. The only sound to be heard is the wind blowing through the tall grass. A world once full of life now lays empty do to extinction. This is the result of a world that failed to understand the importance of wildlife conservation. Why is wildlife so important. What steps need to be taken to preserve wildlife. How can one become involved in wildlife conservation. These are all important questions that need to be explored in order to help maintain the delicate ecosystem on Earth....   [tags: ecosystem, earth, extintion]

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The Mongolian Empire

- Lifestyle/Introduction In Western Society we often see Mongols portrayed as ruthless, villainous, violent people, but the truth is far from that. The Mongols were a pastoral people located in the Steppes of Asia. They consisted of many separate tribes and they had one of the best cavalries in the world. They were the first to tame and ride horses. The Mongols were pastoral. This means they were mobile and herded animals around large expanses of land for their animals to graze. The Mongols depended on their animals for life....   [tags: History, China, Conquest]

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How the Mongol Empire has Affected the World

- Introduction Throughout history there have been great empires that have tried to basically take over the world. In western schools, these empires usually consist of empires such as Alexander the Great’s, the Roman Empire, and even the British Empire of the Victorian Age. These empires are all seen as major forces in the field of history, but there is often a great empire that has been overlooked. This overlooked empire once amassed about half of the world’s land. Its territories once included China, Persia, and even Eastern Europe....   [tags: World History Essays]

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Nature and Tectonic in Modern Architecture

- In Kenneth Frampton’s Rappel a L’ordre, the Case for the Tectonic, he reinterprets modern architecture “through the lens of techne.” Techne can be traced back to its Greek origins, which embodied the ideas of art, craft and skill in the making of an object. Techne came to be tied with the materiality and construction methods used in buildings. Technology then came to refer to the making and using of tools and the methods to solve a problem. Implicit in the word “technology” is the act of construction that involves manipulation of resources....   [tags: Kenneth Frampton, Rappel a L'ordre]

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Creative Community Organizing by Si Khan

- Kahn states that his book is for the “rabble-rousers, activists and quiet lovers of justice.” I would consider myself as the “quiet lover of justice” however, I have a notion to do more. During my volunteer experience in Buffalo, NY, I joined and remained part of community organizing groups and coalitions, the Erie County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, VOICE Buffalo, and People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) Buffalo. In these organizations, I attended general meetings and public meeting events, signed petitions, joined public rallies and rallies in NY State capital, and volunteered services at fundraising events....   [tags: book integration analysis, personal vision]

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The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini

- ... Baba went on staring me down, and didn’t offer to read” (Hossieni 31). Baba is not supportive of his child’s desires and passions. He gives Amir no opportunities to flourish into the writer that he has the potential to become. On the contrary, Rahim Kahn gives Amir the support Amir needs, and encourages and shapes him into the writer and overall person that Amir becomes as a result of his encouragement. In a letter to Amir regarding a story Amir wrote, Rahim Kahn states; “God has granted you a special talent....   [tags: Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner, Writing]

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