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The Life of Josef Albers

- ... Josef taught various art classes and developed his own techniques as a figurative artist studying printmaking, stain glass, furniture as well as writing. In 1949 Josef and Anni was invited to the United States. Josef was asked to design the visual arts center of Black Mountain College in North Carolina. In 1950 he became chairman of the department of design at Yale University School of Art. Here he released, Homage to the Square, a 20th century modern art collection made up of geometrical paintings expressing “character and feelings” through color....   [tags: paintings, visual arts]

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The Death Of Josef Stalin

- Iosef Vissarionovich Djugashvili was born on 18 December 1878, in the poor town of Gori, Georgia, then an appendage of the Russian Empire. Josef Stalin, as he later named himself, was the son of Besarion Jughashvili and Ketevan Geladze, a working-class family, and was frequently beaten by his alcoholic father. Josef was stricken with smallpox at the age of seven, most likely caused by his frailty and small size. As a result of his vulnerability and his development of smallpox, he was left with a face that was scarred and a left arm that was deformed for the remainder of his life; this was a cause for the cruel treatment he suffered from the other village children....   [tags: Soviet Union, World War II, Joseph Stalin]

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Josef Mengele, The Angel of Death

- Throughout the Holocaust Years, and shortly afterwards, there was a man that struck fear in the people imprisoned in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp – “the Angel of Death”. He was a man who showed up for selections with a demeanor that made one think he was handsome and debonair yet, one could not possibly think of the monstrosities that he committed during World War II. Even more disturbing is that “wherever he sprang up, Death spread its shadow.” (Wiesel xix) In 1911, Karl and Walburga delivered a baby boy, Josef Mengele, in Gunzburg, Germany....   [tags: War Criminals]

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The Killer Savior: Josef Mengele

- ... Though this knowledge had to be gained through countless amounts of tragic experiments and tests.While he was living in his various labs throughout Auschwitz, he had one he loved the most, the surgery lab. Most of the labs were positioned around crematories for easy access to remove bodies after surgeries.(11) There was said to have been over 3,000 twins killed throughout his time there. Some of the most common surgeries were eye testing, and body transplants. Twins and their genetics seemed to be there key to finding their target....   [tags: twins in the Holocaust, Angel of Death]

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The Life and Experiments of Josef Mengele

- Hungry, beaten, naked, abused, and dehumanized: these are just a few words to describe the prisoners in death camps all around Germany during World War II. Another word that describes these people is, experiments. Prisoners were human test tubes, available in seemingly unlimited amounts. With no rights and no chance of liberation, these people were treated like lab rats. During World War II, there were multiple evil and horrible events; one of the most wicked happenings was Josef Mengele’s medical experiments in the Nazi death camps....   [tags: the angel of death]

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Biography of Josef Mengele

- Born as the eldest son, March 16, 1911, in Gunzburg, Germany was Josef Mengele. His father was a very wealthy business owner of a manufacturing company of farming equipment. Josef grew up with a strict catholic religion. Later being accepted the University of Munich and obtaining a degree in philosophy. He then pursued a medical degree from the University of Frankfurt am Main, concentrating on physical anthropology and genetics (Killer File). “In January of 1937, at the Institute for Hereditary Biology and Racial Hygiene in Frankfurt, he became the assistant of Dr....   [tags: aryan race, nazi, human experiments]

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Biography of Josef Albers

- Josef Albers was a German artist whose art laid the foundation of one of the most influential styles of the 20th century. Albers’s roots lead back to a town named Bottrop in Westphalia, Germany. From the time of 1908 to 1913, Albers worked as an educator in his town. In 1918, Albers got his premier public commission, Rosa mystica ora pro nobis, which was a stained-glass window for a local place of worship. He studied art in many major German cities before becoming a student at the prestigious Weimar Bauhaus school in 1920....   [tags: artists, Yale, culture]

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Josef Mengele and The Inhumane Experiments in Auschwitz

- “He cut into me, without anesthetic, . . .The pain was indescribable. I felt every slice of the knife. Then I saw my kidney pulsating in his hand. I cried like a madman, I cried out the prayer; ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one . . . And I prayed to die, that I might not suffer this agony any more’” (Hall). This was said by a ‘patient’ of Dr. Josef Mengele, Mr.Yitzhak Ganon. Mr. Ganon was of the survivors of the inhumane experiments that took place in Auschwitz by the hand of the abominable man that is Josef Mengele....   [tags: angel of death, evil, eugenics]

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Doctor Josef Mengele

- Doctor Josef Mengele One of the most demented doctors of the Nazi era went by the name of Josef Mengele. This was because of the gruesome experiments he conducted on woman, men, and children. Mengele wasn't always part of the Nazi culture. In fact, a lot of people don't seem to know how he ended up living the life that he did. Mengele started his career saving lives and helping people, not destroying them. So what caused him to change his ways so drastically. How could someone find it so easy to cause somebody else so much pain and agony....   [tags: Biography, Actions, Nazism]

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Josef Mengele Aka The Angel of Death

- “The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it”, these are the words from one of the most notorious figures known for killing thousands during the Holocaust. This notorious figure is known as Dr. Josef Mengele aka “The Angel of Death”. To better understand Dr. Josef Mengele one must learn the thoughts of others in relation to him and what his practices were in the Holocaust. By doing this one can better answer the true question; what drove “The Angel of Death” to torture so many innocent people....   [tags: margaret englander, auschwitz, survivor]

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Josef Mengele Biography

- Josef Mengele Biography Josef Mengele was born on March 16, 1911, son of Karl and Walburga Mengele, and had two brothers. He was noted as being a smart young man and learned about philosophy and National Socialism in Munich therefore strengthening his anti-sematic views early in life. He went on to earning his doctorate in physical anthropology from the University of Munich by 1935 and eventually became the assistant to Dr. Otmar von Verschuer at the Institute for Hereditary Biology and Racial Hygiene in Frankfurt in 1937....   [tags: German officer, physicist, world history]

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Josef Mengele: From Man to Monster

- Josef Mengele was once one of the brightest young doctors of his time. But in his efforts to prove his brilliance to his fellow Germans, he would take a very dark path that made him one of the most wanted men of the Holocaust. Josef Mengele had a fierce mother growing up, very strict and never giving in to what her children did. That would prove to be a very bad example for Mengele on how to treat people. Also, with his desire after college to create a Nazi super race and prove that Jews were subhuman, there was no stopping Josef Mengele from becoming a monster....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Jews, Holocaust, World History]

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Josef Muller Brockmann and His Work

- Josef Muller Brockmann was born in Rapperswil, a city in Switzerland, on May 9th, 1914. After the completion of his secondary education in Rapperswil, he started working in Zurich as a designer in 1930. Being one of the leading pioneers, he was considered one of the most talented and very influential design artists. In 1936, Muller established his own design practice in Zurich where he specialized in design, graphics and photography. His first poster was designed in 1950. He succeeded Ernst Keller in 1957 as a teacher of graphics design at kunstgewerbeschule of Zurich....   [tags: graphic design, topographic design]

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Dr. Josef Mengele: Inhumane Experimental Activities

- ... Mengele later became obsessed with twins, Dr. Verschuer saw the potential and determination Mengele, he taught Mengele that it was acceptable to experiment on human beings if it advanced to a scientific cause. Dr. Verschuer provided a critical link to Mengele’s inhumane medical experiments. In May of 1943, Josef Mengele became a medical researcher with the help of Dr. Verschuer. Mengele was fascinated with study of genetics and he wanted to find out if he could modify identical and fraternal sets of twins by operating on them and performing scientific experiments....   [tags: human guinea pigs, WWII, concentration camps]

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Josef Mengele: An Unethical Murderer in Concentration Camps

- Josef Mengele a school educated surgeon, was put through misery in the concentration camp doing experiments on twins. Through the critical life, Josef Mengele had a very important and interesting childhood. His childhood consisted of a lot of education. He was a high achiever in school, graduating with honors. Mengele’s work ethic and education played a big role in his life at the concentration camps, from polishing his boots to using his intelligence on surgeries. Mengele lived the life of a survivor and a killer.Mengele said, “Everything will end in catastrophe if natural selection is altered to the point that gifted people are overwhelmed by billions of morons,” he warns, predicting that...   [tags: Doctor, Experiments, Twins]

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Referat Josef Meinrad Ackermann

- Referat Josef Meinrad Ackermann 1 Content Welcome to my presentation about Josef Ackermann. I will give you some personal data and talk about his private life, his education and his professional career, about memberships, projects and strategies, and honours and profits as well as about failures, scandals and headlines, Ackermann's salary and about the big question at the very end. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me at the end of my presentation. 2 Personal data Josef Meinrad Ackermann was born on the 7th of February, 1948 in Mels in Switzerland....   [tags: Biography LIfe Work Ackermann]

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Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein

- Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein [IPA 'l?dv?ç 'jo?z?f 'jo?hann 'v?tg?n?ta?n] (April 26, 1889 – April 29, 1951) was an Austrian philosopher who contributed several groundbreaking works to modern philosophy, primarily on the foundations of logic and the philosophy of language. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. [1] Although numerous collections from Wittgenstein's notebooks, papers, and lectures have been published since his death, he published only one philosophical book in his own lifetime — the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus in 1921, while studying at Trinity College, Cambridge, under the supervision of the philosopher Bertrand Russell....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Josef Mengele

- Josef Mengele Josef Mengele was the oldest of three sons born to Karl and Walburga Mengele in the village of Gunzburg. Karl was a local industrialist who owned a plant that manufactured farming equipment. He was known as a stern but fair employer and a hard worker. It was his wife Walburga, however, whom his employees feared the most. A big woman with a terrible temper, she was often known to walk the floor of her husband's factory and publicly tell off employees for being lazy and poor workmanship....   [tags: Papers]

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Josef Mengele

- Josef Mengele Fifteen years ago the world let out a sigh of relief with the discovery of 208 bones and a few rags. For over forty years survivors of the Nazi death camps known as Auschwitz were haunted by the vision of the handsome, well dressed man with a caring smile who pointed his white-gloved finger either left or right deciding who lived (at least for the moment) and who died. Those who passed this man and survived have always remembered the man known as the Angel of Death. These are the people who question the identification of these bones as those of SS doctor Josef Mengele....   [tags: Papers]

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Josef Stalin

- Josef Stalin was born with the name Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili on December 21st, 1897 in. As a young boy he was nicknamed "Soso". He had a sickly childhood, with disease and poverty taking a toll on his life. He was the only child of his parents that lived past infancy. He had dark hair, yellow eyes, and a ruddy complexion and stood just 5 feet 4 inches. Stalin then went on to serve in the military, but his rise to power came after he ousted Leon Trotsky. Then Stalin began great purges where he would sweep through the people beneath him and kill anyone he suspected was not 100% loyal to him....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Franz Josef Haydn

- Franz Josef Haydn Franz Josef Haydn wrote quite a few concerti for piano, which have never really enjoyed the popularity of such pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. While some accuse Haydn`s piano concerti of being too 'light' or having 'no meaning', I find those to be inaccurate surface impressions. I have found a great deal of enjoyment from these pieces of Haydn, and one of my favourites of his piano concerti is the seventh. Haydn`s seventh piano concerto was written in the key of F Major, and is in incredibly cheerful work....   [tags: Papers]

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Sigmund Freud 's Theory Of The Mind

- Sigmund Freud is one of the most influential people of the twentieth century for exploring the human mind more thoroughly than anyone before his time. His contributions have become embedded within the vocabulary of western society not only influencing psychology, as well as literature, art, and the parenting mechanisms of everyday people. He is the founding father of psychoanalysis which is often known as the talking cure, a method for treating mental illness and a theory which is intended to explain human behavior....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis, Josef Breuer]

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The Screw By Henry James

- When one views a literary critic’s work, they often interpret their thoughts in a vacuum. They do not take into account the historical context that influenced their interpretations on whatever they wrote about. Humans, however, do not think in a vacuum. People are consistently bombarded by outside noise, be it literal noises or other mainstream theories. This can be applied to The Turn of the Screw, written by Henry James. As time went on, interpretations of the narrator, the governess, changed drastically....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis, Josef Breuer]

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The Queen 's Parlour - Original And Direct Representation Of Being Franz Josef Or Wilhelm II

- Agatha was sitting in Queen Vera 's parlour trying not to appear apprehensive. She had just noticed the wonderfully exquisite porcelain china that seemed to be strategically placed on the table, and Agatha thought as if the single movement of an elbow or a foot might knock something out of place. While awaiting her interview with the queen for the position of princess, Agatha studied the many fantastic embellishments of the room. She had decided, having sat in the parlour for quite some time, that she fancied the décor, which was obviously arranged to bear a distinct and direct representation of being Franz Josef…or was it perhaps Wilhelm II....   [tags: English-language films, 2005 singles, The Queen]

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Josef Ks' Victory in Death Over the Law in Kafka's The Trial

- Josef Ks' Victory in Death Over the Law in Kafka's The Trial Kafka's The Trial In The Trial by Franz Kafka, the Law, its courts, and its people seem to makeup a kind of poorly run, secret society. It appears that the purpose of this secret society is to uphold the Law although using very different methods of enforcement than what most people are used to. The arrest of Josef K. and the manner in which his trial is conducted attests to the unusual workings of this Law. The mysterious execution of Josef K....   [tags: Kafka Trial Law Essays]

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Death on a Pale Horse

- Death itself, poured into human form, walking a long ramp. This is the image that Josef Mengele riddled into the mind of Auschwitz prisoners. Dr. Mengele performed experiments that belonged in a horror film, not the real world, and those who survived these demonic delvings of “science” shudder to recall them. Based on information from Mengele’s personal life, behavior in Auschwitz and tests at Auschwitz it is clear that he conducted these abyssal procedures in the belief that he was helping to ensure the stability of the human race....   [tags: Auschwitz prisoners, Josef Mengele, world history]

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Stalin's Worldview and the Application of Communism

- 1.0 Introduction This essay investigates to what extent Josef Stalin’s personal and political worldviews shape and reflect his application of Communism. By examining the people that surrounded Stalin at a young age, the places where he grew up and went to school, the ideas that he latched on to, and the people and theories he believed in, his basic personality can be determined. Through the investigation of his political career, Stalin’s most fundamental political views can be assessed. All of these figures are significant in discovering in what ways Stalin applied Communism in Soviet Russia....   [tags: Josef Stalin, Soviet Russia, New Economic Policy]

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Sigmund Freud 's Life And Theories

- Sigmund Freud was a renowned figure in the field of neurology and psychology. He is regarded as one of the most powerful and controversial minds of the twentieth century (Mcleod, 2013). His legacy still lingers on as his theories are being used to define and understand certain human characteristics specifically human personality. Moreover, Freud has a list of followers and many of those whom he has mentored like Carl Jung and rose to be significant figures just him. This paper will focus on the life, works and theories developed by Sigmund Freud....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Josef Breuer]

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Josef Stalin

- During his years in power Stalin ruled as a ruthless dictator who killed off his opponents and terrorized Russians. However he was viewed by his people as a hero who cared for them and was improving the lives of Russian people. His policies modernized Russia and educated the people however his policies came at a cost of millions people. His 5 year-plans aimed to improve Russia but he implemented them in a very terrifying manner. He improved the living standards of peasants by collectivizing farms however he killed 10 million kulaks in the process....   [tags: Dictators]

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Josef Stalin and His Economic Policies

- After establishing himself as Lenin’s successor, Stalin ruthlessly increased his power and pushed forward with all his policies. What resulted was an extreme totalitarian dictatorship. Stalin imposed his stamp on Russia. He employed greater control over the communist party, and to guarantee its longevity, he unleashed a flood of fear and coercion which had never been seen before. He eliminated any threats to his position via the NKVD and the purges which resulted in the death of millions of soviet people....   [tags: History, Biography]

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The Cuban Missile Crisis

- Joseph Stalin believed the world was split into two factions: The Capitalists, and the Communists. The Soviets believed that Communism is the only option, that capitalism and democracy are weak (A). But their goal was not world domination as much as it was Defensive. The soviets knew we had atomic weapon capabilities, which spawned a heavy push for the invention of their own nuclear weapons. They feared that the United States would try to restore the borders of the Soviet Union to where they were before WWII, taking land away from them (A)....   [tags: Josef Stalin, capitalism, communism]

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The Theories Of The Field Of Psychology

- The field of psychology is a large field. In that field of study, there are many different ways of viewing things, and among those points of view, or approaches, is the behavioral approach and the psychoanalytic, or psychodynamic, approach. As would be expected, each approach focuses and interprets psychology differently. Behaviorists tend to focus more on the changes in behavior in relation to a person’s environment, whereas people of the psychoanalytic field tend to focus more on seeing human functioning based on the interaction of drives and forces “within the person, particularly unconscious, and between the different structures of the personality” (McLeod, 2007)....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychology, Josef Breuer, Carl Jung]

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Franz Kafka's The Trial

- ... Gleefully, Josef proclaims he is nothing of the kind, but the chief financial officer of a bank, and proceeds to make a lengthy speech about how badly the entire trial was being run, how incompetent the legal system is, and how absurd the entire ordeal is because he is mostly certainly not guilty. Somewhat ironically, at no point does he ask the judge what he's been accused of, so certain is he of his complete innocence in all matters. Once Josef's speech ends, the judge makes a rather interesting response, saying, "I just want to draw your attention to the fact...that you have today deprived yourself - although you can't yet have realized it - of the advantage that an interrogation off...   [tags: joseph, accusation, book analysis]

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The Angel Of Death: Joseph Mengele

- ... Mengele was labeled a well known doctor, eventually however they found out he was not one to cure only one to cause harm. Josef did many horrible, torturous things to people that can make someone cringe at the thought. Before he was able to do any experiments at all, he had to get people from the camp to experiment on. This led to many people that were being held captive at Auschwitz becoming close to Mengele, furthermore many looked up to him as an uncle figure. Since he was interested in medicine, that is what his work revolved around....   [tags: Nazi Holocaust, medical experimentation]

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Applicability of Lean Management Leadership for Employee Resource Groups

- 4.0 Concerns Group four, addresses major ERG management issues identified during collaboration plans. The six types cover: (1) reactive effect (2) scarce endeavors (3) local endeavors (4) unclear tasks (5) scarce planning and (6) lacking proactive management. The identified challenges reflect lessons learned for developing Lean Means through surveys for managing ERGs (Josef Oehmen, 2014). Lean Means allow easy detection to solve particular problems. While describing management issues, these concerns also serve as a risk identification checklist....   [tags: business strategies]

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The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier And Clay

- Many people live a life of mystery. Some can keep their secret well, while others will try to escape their reality and live a life of lies just to fit in. Michael Charbon uses escape as a major theme throughout his book “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay”. Charbon created multiple characters who face situations in which they need to escape to live a fulfilling life. One of Charbon’s main characters, Sammy Clay, moves his family from the city to the suburbs to escape his secret life, live the American dream, and provide affordable housing for his family....   [tags: Homosexuality, Gay, Suburb, Sexual orientation]

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Justice On Trial in Kafka's The Trial

- Justice On Trial in Kafka's The Trial There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.        Clarence Darrow i Most often critically interpreted as a search for Divine justice, Kafka's The Trial, a fragmented and unfinished novel, appears to leave us with the same impression as the words above of Clarence Darrow.  In other words, there is no justice.  This assessment of Divine justice by Kafka works on two levels.  On one level, he is illustrating the helpless nature of the individual when in conflict against an established bureaucracy.  On another level, he is illustrating the existential dilemma of man in the face of a godless, indifferent, and often hostile universe.  A search...   [tags: Kafka Trial Essays]

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Kafka's Trial

- Franz Kafka is known as one of the most prominent writers from the twentieth century. In 1883 he was born in Prague, which was a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at that time. Kafka’s family is of Jewish decent and was a part of the German speaking community, which was hated and distrusted by the Czech speaking majority of Prague (Kafka’s Life). Kafka is known for his intricate style of writing on peculiar subjects. Many of his novels are based on “real world” problems and societies. Kafka often presents a grotesque representation of society through themes of isolation, guilt, and corruption (Kafka’s Life)....   [tags: classic literature]

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Comparing Terror in Franz Kafka's The Trial and The Man Who Disappeared

- Nature of Terror in Franz Kafka's The Trial and The Man Who Disappeared "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" (Roosevelt 93). In Franz Kafka's The Trial and The Man Who Disappeared (Amerika), the nature of terror is exposed to the fullest extent. The main characters in both works, Josef K. and Karl Rossmann are both used as pawns in the chess game also known as society. The dramatic impact from the major turn of events would create a tremendous change in both characters. Josef K., who was arrested for no apparent reason would have his life totally dominated by the judicial system....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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The Trial : A Totalitarian System Of Justice

- Franz Kafka’s novel “The Trial” examines a totalitarian system of justice that appears stems from human attempts to attain justice. An external, secret court exists outside of the public eye but holds the authority to carry out trials and judgements. When a startled Josef K is charged with some undisclosed act, Kafka examines the corrupt and absurd nature of the judiciary. As corruption runs through the system, it becomes normative and systemic in nature. Moreover, secrecy threatens the accused right to a fair trial, while symbols illustrate the totality of the justice system....   [tags: Jury, Judge, Law, The Trial]

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The Events Of World War I

- As the twentieth century started much of Europe was worried and restless. Over 40 years countries had eyed each other suspiciously and were prepared to fight. No single event caused World War I, rather a series of big and small events. For instance Germany’s ruler, Kaiser Wilhelm II was nervous. He believed that countries such as France and England had ignored his advice when it came to European politics. In addition to this, England, France, and Russia had formed an alliance; the Triple Entente....   [tags: World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria]

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Angel of Death

- Angel of Death Traveling in grotesque, rickety cattle cars without food, water, or toilets, many Jews, Roma, and enemies of the Nazis arrived in the concentration camp of Auschwitz tired, hungry, and confused. As the massive cattle car doors opened to the blinding sunlight, the frightened people could hardly make out the silhouettes of the terrifying men in uniform who carried guns and shouted orders at them, while hastily pulling on the tired bodies standing in the car doors. The German Shepard dogs, at the end of SS guards' leashes, barked furiously and angrily at the crowd of starving individuals....   [tags: Papers]

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Nazi Scientists and Doctors

- This essay will explore the role Nazi scientists and doctors played in the labeling of Jews as “different” during the Holocaust. Some of Germany’s most renowned medically trained professionals and biomedical research institutions engaged in forms of research using slave labor, dissection, extermination, euthanasia programs, sterilizations which pushed the boundaries of moral behehavior and medicine to prove Jews are inferior human beings to Germans. Approximately six million Jews died during the Holocaust....   [tags: History, Jews, Holocaust, Nazi]

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Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

- The book Briar Rose follows closely with the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. Becca Berlin’s grandmother, Gemma, was being held in a secret concentration camp called Chelmno. She was put in the gas chamber and she was rendered unconscious rather than dead. She was dumped in a ditch with dead bodies. Josef Potocki and his band of rebels where tampering with the railroads leading to and from the camp. The group finds Gemma in the ditch and the doctor of the group, Avenger, revives her with CPR. Gemma and Avenger fall in love and are soon married....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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Divided We Fall

- "Divided We Fall," a Czech movie about hard decisions and loyalty, not to one's country, but to yourself, is protrayed very well by director Jan Hrebejk. This movie, considered a black comedy, is more than just a true story being told; it shows how hard it was for one family to conseal a Jewish person in their home. Csonger Kassai's character, David, escaped prison in Poland and returned to Czechoslovakia where he thought that someone could help him. He is taken in by his former employee (Bolek Polivka, who plays Josef), who is reluctant at first, but spends the next two years lying in order to save David, himself, and his wife, Marie (Anna Siskova)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

- Jane Yolen's use of structure in the novel Briar Rose is very clever. Her use of allegory and the technique of parallel narrative is very effective in conveying her story which she delivers in a superb fashion. Elements of the story are reveled at specific times to tie in with the theme of growth and development both personal and historical. The use of allegory drives the story along. It is a constant reminder of The Holocaust to ensure the reader is not too captivated by the fairy tale element of the novel....   [tags: Yolen Novel Review Analysis Holocaust]

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The Reasons for the Conflict in Crimea

- Recently, a new conflict arose in Crimea, a Ukrainian territory, which has put the country on a cusp of a civil war. In addition, Crimea has become the peak of political tension between Russia and Ukraine because of the ethnic tension among Russians, Ukrainians, and the Tartars, and the weary relations between West and East. The recent situation is problematic for the future of Europe; the conflict will end either with peace or with a new Great War. Decisions made during the Cold War, a broken promise from the Ukrainian president, the police attack on protestors, and the Russian invasion have contributed to the crisis in Crimea....   [tags: ukranean territory, civil war, political tension]

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Medical Experiments During the Holocaust

- Medical Experiments In the late 1930s, the United States became involved World War II. This was one of the most memorable wars involving the U. S. Many countries fought for and against the U. S. throughout the few years of hardship. After the Soviet Union became neutral, Germany invaded Poland September 1, 1939 marking the beginning of WWII. Only a couple days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany, and within days, Poland was defeated and portioned between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union....   [tags: twins, hypothermia, torture]

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Making of a Monster

- A handsome man in a neatly pressed SS uniform paced on the offloading ramp as the oncoming train screeched to a halt. His shiny, black riding boots came to a stop as he eyed the cargo unloading. He smiled at the frightened livestock that stood before him. Whistling an opera tune while indicating his riding crop links oder rechts [left or right], he separated the prisoners into two groups. This charming officer with the “innocuous demeanor” was “engaging in his favorite activity at Auschwitz” which was to decide the fate of each man, woman, and child that first arrived at the gates of death (Lynott)....   [tags: German History ]

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The Auschwitz Death Camp

- The holocaust was a horrific period of time where unbelievable criminal acts were carried out against the Jews, Gypsies, and other racial gatherings. These defenseless individuals were sent from unsanitary ghettos to death camps, one being Auschwitz. The Auschwitz death camp comprised of three camps, all in which are placed in Poland. Numerous forms of extermination came about overtime to speed up the killing process. Life at the death camps was cut short for those who weren’t fit to work; such as the elderly, women, the mentally disabled, and young children....   [tags: polland, nazi, holocaust]

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Comparing Joe Stalin and Adolf Hitler

- Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler, these two men have forever changed the history of the world. Josef Stalin or Uncle Joe Stalin as his country knew him, was seen to the Russian people as a savior and a heroic leader. Adolf Hitler was known as the `Father of the Final Solution', which killed nearly six million of the sick, gypsies, Jews, homosexuals, and handicapped. Stalin and Hitler were both evil men who gained their power by manipulating others to get what they wanted. Both men were cold and calculating when it came to getting what they wanted....   [tags: compare contrast comparison]

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Kafka’s The Trial

- Kafka’s The Trial delves into the life of Josef K., a bank worker who gets himself tied up in an unknown trial, against an indefinable and ultimately unaccountable legal system. While the piece is a work of fiction it parallels many of the legal problems in existence during the period in which Kafka was writing and to an extent gives a fictitious account of many real events going on. Many parallels can be seen in the trials of Alfred Dreyfus, Oscar Wilde, John Scopes and Nikolai Bukharin in various ways....   [tags: The Trial Essays]

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Within A Budding Grove by Marcel Proust and The Trial by Franz Kafka

- When interpreting characters in novels readers perceive characters by the impressions the author provides to writers. In the novels Within A Budding Grove by Marcel Proust and The Trial by Franz Kafka the characters Albertine and Josef K. can be looked at in many different perspectives. Proust portrays Albertine to be a multifaceted, unpredictable character but when taking a step away from the narrator’s thoughts she can be seem in a completely different light. Kafka’s main character Josef K....   [tags: Within A Budding Grove Essays]

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Caught in a Mouse Trap: K's Struggles in Kafka's The Trial

- ... She is the latest of women to be suddenly and inexplicably attracted to K. Leni causes a loud commotion in order to draw K. out of the lawyer’s bedroom and have an excuse to speak to him. Predictably, this works and K. finds himself seduced and beguiled by a woman portrayed as a one-dimensional sexual object. Although there is no obvious basis for her attraction, she feels compelled to pursue short-term flings that end in utter doom. She can be thought of as the cheese in a mouse trap – K.’s attraction to her lures him into the lawyer’s firm grasp, despite his earlier misgivings....   [tags: character and study analysis]

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The And The Pianist : Stories Of Survival From The Holocaust

- Europa Europa and The Pianist are both amazing stories of survival from the Holocaust. In both these remarkable stories, the main character stays true to himself in times of struggle: in Europa Europa Solomon Perel struggles with his identity as a Jew and in The Pianist it is Wladyslaw Szpilman staying true to his identity as a musician that saves him. These movies are both hopeful stories that tell amazing stories of not only survival but of identity. Europa Europa is the amazing story of Solomon Perel, a young Jewish boy, who overcomes incredible circumstances during the Holocaust....   [tags: Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, Władysław Szpilman]

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Switzerland And Germany Developed The International Typographic Style

- In the 1950s, Switzerland and Germany developed the International Typographic Style. Typically composition has a grid layout and san-serif fonts to create an asymmetrical organization of the elements used. This makes the information clear and easy to read. Later, in the 1960s, the United States went through a poster craze. The first wave of posters were often related to anti-establishment values, rock and roll and psychedelic drugs; often referred to as psychedelic posters. This movement had many characteristics from art nouveau, pop art and op-art movement....   [tags: Typography, Graphic design, Color]

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Morality And Fairytales In Biar Rose's Briar Rose

- Imaginary stories are interesting and these stories for ages of people. In the novel Briar Rose idolizes three character Bacca, Gemma, Josef Potocki. Fairy tales original purpose was to teach people about moral, lessons regarding for example: greed, hate, envy and jealousy. In this instance, the base is “Sleeping Beauty.” The heroine of Briar Rose is Becca Berlin, a young Jewish woman who grew up hearing her grandmother (nicknamed Gemma) tell the tale. Her grandmother Gemma dies, she tells Becca that the familiar bedtime story is no fantasy: The old woman was the princess who woke to a prince’s kiss....   [tags: Fairy tale, Fiction, Novel, Short story]

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Crimea's Conflict a Peak of Political Tension

- Recently, a new conflict arose in Crimea, a Ukrainian territory, which is on a cusp of a civil war. In addition, Crimea has become a peak of political tension between Russia and Ukraine, ethnic tension among Russians, Ukrainians, and Tartars, and weary relations between West and East. The recent situation is questionable for the future of Europe; the conflict will end up with peace or a new Great War. Decisions made during the Cold War, a broken promise from the Ukrainian president, the police attack on protestors, and the Russian invasion have contributed to the crisis in Crimea....   [tags: ukraine, russia, cold war, ussr]

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The Rise of Nazi and The Holocaust

- Discuss the rise of nazi. It all started out by Hitler wanting the ability to take advantage of Germany's poor leadership and economical and political conditions. After the loss of the world war I people were going through some rough times, plus the full effect of the worldwide economic depression. So the Nazis took action and used the depression to gain popularity. The people of germany couldn't have known what was going on, all they wanted was someone strong to lead them. After all hitler was promising a better life for all Germans, and a better country of Germany....   [tags: hitler, Dr. Mengle, experiments]

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The Career and Discoveries of Sigmund Freud

- Sigmund Freud is considered to be one of Psychology's most influential figures of all time. He is also considered to be one of the most controversial people of the twentieth century with his views on personality, sexuality, childhood, and therapy. He is best known for his views on sexuality and how they are directly related to ones pyschological processes. Sigmund Freud was born May 6, 1856 in Freidberg, Morvavia (now the Czech Republic). His father was a merchant and his mother; which was his father's second wife....   [tags: psychoanalysis, unconscious, psychology]

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Joseph Mengele and his Atrocities

- Three thousand twins entered Auschwitz between 1940 and 1944. Only two hundred and fifty pairs of twins ever had the smell of freedom again. Why did this unfortunate event occur. It occurred because the Nazis party was in control and Adolf Hitler was the Fuhrer and he wanted a perfect race. "Right, left", what kind of a man could send people to their death with a flick of a cane, without one scent of remorse or one inkling of guilt. -his name was Josef Mengele. (Nazi304) Hitler gave Mengele all the resources he could and this is the main reason why he went to Auschwitz, because the of the availability of the victims he could do his work on....   [tags: Biography Biographies Mengele Essays]

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Who is Condoleezza Rice?

- She is the first African-American woman to become the U.S. secretary of state, she an expert in foreign policy, and has worked with three U.S Presidents. One might argue that Condoleezza Rice is one of the most influential women politically and academically in American politics. Born in Birmingham, Alabama to Angelena Rice, a high school teacher, and John Rice Jr., a school guidance counselor and minister, Rice was always taught education was the key. Rice grew up surrounded by racism in the segregated South....   [tags: Biographical Paper, african american]

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Franz Kafka's The Trial

- ... It starts out small because people don’t know what is going on or what the performance may be, but it slowly grows to become a bigger audience as the curiosity of the situation gets the best of them. As the idea of an audience appears and you begin to focus on that theme, it is not long before more references to theatre begin to stand out. For instance, as the situation of Josef K and his confusion with his arrest start to unfold, he takes the whole situation as a joke saying, “Who do you think you are....   [tags: book analysis]

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Survivors of the Holocaust

- Holocaust Research Paper: The Survivors of the Holocaust The Holocaust was the organized massacre of about 11 million people 6 million of them were Jews; different groups of people were murdered by an association called the Nazis. The Holocaust which is also known as Shoah was a time when Hitler and the Nazis came to power. It started in 1933 and ended in 1945 when the war ended. The mass murder of these people took place in all over Europe. The Nazis (National Socialist German Worker's Party) believed they were superior to all other races and religions....   [tags: nazis, murder, experiences, freedom]

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Jumping the Shark: An Explanation of Why it Was Ultimately During Brezhnev’s Regime That the Soviet Union Began to Collapse

- The Soviet Union (USSR): one of the most feared and powerful countries in the 20th century; a union known, largely, for its highly centralized government and, usually, its totalitarian rulers like Josef Stalin. The USSR remained a powerhouse republic through the Second World War and the Cold War; however its prosperity began to suffer as the turn of the century neared. It is difficult to pinpoint exactly when the USSR began its descent into what ultimately became the separation of the union and the independence of states such as Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, among others....   [tags: Soviet History ]

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Dr. Sigmund Freud And His Theory Of The ' First Viennese School ' Of Psychoanalysis

- On May 6, 1856 in Frieberg, Moravia, a brilliant man by the name of Sigmund Freud was born. He was four years old when his family decided to move to Vienna where he lived for the remainder of his life and did all of his life’s work in contributing to the field of Psychology. Freud lived in a troubling social time when the Nazis had conflicts with people of Jewish heritage. In 1938 the Nazis invaded Austria, and Freud, who was Jewish, fled to England to escape persecution. However in this city of Vienna, Dr....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Psychology]

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Animal Farm, by George Orwell: An Allegory to the Russian Revolution

- In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the pigs take over Manor Farm and dominate the weaker animals by using a combination of strength, fear, and trickery. This book is an allegory to the Russian Revolution, which led to Josef Stalin’s rise to power and the beginning of his dictatorship. In the novel Farmer Jones symbolizes Czar Nicholas II and Napoleon symbolizes Josef Stalin. The animals overthrow their dictator, Farmer Jones, and eventually end up replacing him with another dictator, Napoleon the pig....   [tags: Strength, Fear, Trickery]

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William Taubnar´s The Man and his Era: Biography of Nikita Khrushchev

- Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Biography, William Taubman’s The Man and His Era is a comprehensive examination of the most complex Soviet leader. Taubman triumphs in his depiction of Nikita Khrushchev as both a man of many contradictions and a man in a committed relationship to his late vohdz. Taubman devotes nearly as many words to Josef Stalin as he does to Khrushchev. Through the vehicle of his relationship with Stalin, Taubman uncovers the inherent contradictions in Khrushchev’s policy and actions....   [tags: Russia, Stalin, Leadership]

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Differences between the Hungarian Revolution and the Prague Spring

- When the Soviet Union annexed the countries of East Central Europe, it began to spread its communist influence amongst the countries. After the death of Joseph Stalin, the new leader of the Soviet Union, Nika Khrushchev, began changing the repressive policies of Stalin, which opened the doors to the countries of East Central Europe to challenge the rule of the Soviets. In both Hungary and Czechoslovakia, there were uprisings for independence from the Eastern Bloc. Although the Hungarian Revolution and the Prague Spring had the similar crushing defeat by a soviet invading force, the two uprising differed in outcomes due to Hungary’s nationalist attempt to break free from communism ver...   [tags: breaking away or reforming communism]

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Analysis of Hermann Haring´s Religion: A Source of Violence

- In Hermann Häring’s, Religion as a Source of Violence: Overcoming Violence in the Name of Religion (Christianity and Islam) and Working Hard to Overcome Violence in the Name of Religion, he focuses on the notion of violence in the name of religion and the role of religion in the name of peace. All religions know violence and killing are unacceptable, but when religion is questioned or disputed, violence is used as a means to protect ones authenticity or credibility. Violence is no longer an acceptable means to reconcile conflict....   [tags: violence, religion, peace, conflict, factors]

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Stalin 's Main Goal Of The Soviet Revolution

- Josef Vissarionovich Djugashvili, born on December 18th, 1878, would come to be known as the communist dictator, Josef Stalin. Stalin came from a poor town in Georgia. He first studied for the priesthood where he came across the works of Karl Marx. Stalin later became interested in the revolutionary movement occurring in the USSR during that time and became a part of the Bolshevik group. Stalin gained power of the party after he outmaneuvered his opponents through shifting alliances. After obtaining power, Stalin impacted the world by developing Russia and Eastern Europe, promoting communism and helping to develop the Cold War....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Soviet Union]

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Ideologies of Pope John Paul ii

- Born May the 18th 1920, John Paul the 2nd was just an ordinary man once known by the name of Karol Josef Wojtyla; he was born in a small Polish town called Wadowice, and was the youngest among 3 kids in which he grew up in Nazi-occupied Poland and later in Communist-dominated Poland. Karol got he’s name from he’s father Karol Wojtyla whom was a retired non-commissioned army officer and passed away in 1941. Before he became the most respected man as we all know him in the name of John Paul the 2nd, Karol Josef Wojtyla has had accomplished numerous incredible stuff as well as had to surpass al the obstacles that he met....   [tags: Biography]

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Biography and Legacy of Sigmund Freud

- Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, which is now known as Czech Republic, on May 6, 1856. He was the firstborn child in his family. He had two brothers and five sisters. When Sigmund was four years old his family moved to Vienna a town where he lived the rest of his life. He don’t chose to do just any career his choices were very limited because he was Jewish. In the year 1881 he got his medical degree from the University of Vienna, the very next year after his graduation he got engaged and married....   [tags: Theories, Psychology, Superego]

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Some Effects of The Cold War

- ... He aided in founding the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), also financing the reconstruction of Japan under the direction of General Douglas MacArthur. After indicting Nazi criminals at the Nuremberg Trials, Truman also prepared the Marshall Plan, an economic plan that put aside over $10 billion for rebuilding Germany. This was very successful, and within a few years Western Europe’s factories were already surpassing their prewar manufacturing levels. Despite the fact that Stalin had joined the US in forming the United Nations, he clashed with Truman on nearly every issue....   [tags: USSR vs USA]

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The Allies Of World War II

- The Allies of World War II Even though diplomatic relations were strained from different political views, President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and leader of the Soviet Union, Josef Stalin, were able to compromise for protection from mass destruction in a world war. During this time, the world powers had to take sides, and who they sided with would determine either the world’s destruction or reconstruction. The allies of World War 2 were not exactly allies in the beginning due to different political views....   [tags: World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt, United States]

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Sigmund Freud 's Influence On Psychology

- Most people may believe that the mind is too complex or difficult to understand, or that there is not a way of truly understanding one 's brain activity and the way it functions. However, a man by the name of Sigmund Freud has done remarkable research to test these theories so that humans may finally be able to fathom essentially the details of why people do what they do. He has been a huge asset in the psychology world not only for founding the term psychoanalysis, but also by developing new words in the psychology field that have helped to further modern research used today. To begin, Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, which is now known as the Czech Republic, on May 6, 1856, and was fou...   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Psychoanalysis]

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Sigmund Freud 's Influence On Psychology

- Some people may believe that the mind is too complex or difficult to understand, or that there is not a way of truly understanding one 's brain activity and the way it functions. However, a man by the name of Sigmund Freud has done remarkable research to test these theories so that humans may finally be able to fathom essentially, the details of why people do what they do. He has been a huge asset in the psychology world not only for being the founder of the term psychoanalysis, but also by developing new words in the psychology field that have helped to further modern research used today. To begin, Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, which is now known as the Czech Republic, on May 6, 1856...   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind, Psychoanalysis]

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A Brief Description of Russia

- ... In the section of Russia, the climate is mainly subarctic climate, which makes it very hard to grow food for its people. Since in this kind of climate it tends to have very low temperatures and snow fall, it tends to kill most of its crops. Since Russia has a big population, there have been times the country has had a hard time feeding the people. Although there are areas that have much warm climate suited for growing crops, those areas are too far from its population in the European side. Also since there is mainly no development in between both sides of the country, it would make it very difficult to transport not only the crops but also the equipment required to produce such products....   [tags: the largest country in the world]

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Children of the Flames

- Children Of The Flames was written by Lucette Matalon Lagnado, a book that had taken her over six years to write. She got the idea of finding Mengele’s twins, as they were called, after a discussion with a now-ex Parade magazine editor Larry Smith. For her research, she had to use a wide expanse of resources, which include David Marwell, the chief historian and the U.S. Department’s Office for Special Investigations and the editors of Bunte and Stern magazines for original documents written by Dr....   [tags: Nazi Germany]

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Nazi and The Holocaust

- The Holocaust was a devastating event in Europe. The Greek words ‘holos’(meaning whole) and ‘kaustos’(meaning burned) combined have come to mean a devastating slaughter of around 6 million Jews in Europe. Even though Anti-Semitism was around longer than Adolf Hitler, the term only seems to originate from the 1870s even though the meaning itself has evidence of being around since the times of ancient Rome. The thing about the Holocaust was that not only Jews were killed, gypsies and homosexuals were also slaughtered in the extermination and concentration camps....   [tags: concentration camps, extermination]

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