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  • London

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    In London, William Blake portrays a very dark and abysmal picture of London. Throughout the whole poem, Blake never mentions a positive scene. The poem seems to deal with the lower class part of society, the part which lives in the poor neighborhoods. The first stanza begins with the speaker wandering around London. Throughout the poem, Blake repeats a word which he used in one line, in the next line. An example of this can be seen in the first two lines. He uses the word chartered in the first

  • Bombing London, the London Blitz

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    anecdotes of the Blitz. The internet has provided access to many historical resources to students of different educational and economic backgrounds. One is able to uncover many facts of the universe using the internet. Although many accounts of the London Blitz are uncovered during one’s search, many of these anecdotes are clouded by the writer’s personal eyewitness bias. Many university websites, news websites, government websites, and educational resource websites provide information to counter

  • The London Blitz

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    In September of 1940 through May of 1941 there was a strategic bombing attack that was lead by the Germans targeted towards London and other cities located in England, this was known as The Blitz. The Germans aimed the bombs mostly at populated cities, dock yards, and factories. The bombing on London began on September 7, 1940 and lasted for 57 consecutive nights. During these nights of bombing people took shelter in warehouse basements, and in underground subway stations with no privacy and

  • Influenza in London

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    GLOBAL INFLUENZA REPORT: LONDON Bill Smith is a Health Correspondent for the "The Times" in London. He sends weekly reports to the Irvine World News. For the week of 22 October to 29 October 1918. With an end to the war on the horizon London continues to be ravaged by the Spanish Flu. As reported in The Times "The general death-rate last week increased to 41 per 1,000 of the population per annum compared with 12 at the same period last year. This is the highest death-rate for over 20 years

  • Transformation of London in the 1790s

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    Transformation of London in the 1790s Many changes were occurring in London during the 1790s. New ideas were emerging within England and around the world. The onset of the French Revolution contributed greatly to the unrest and the turmoil of the times. As the English citizens responded to both internal and external affairs, religious movements, social and political reform parties, and governmental reactions gained momentum. In addition, many writers responded and contributed to the progressive

  • Sherlock and Victorian London

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    Sherlock and Victorian London Although Sherlock’s brilliant, out of the ordinary character goes far beyond the time he was created, there are many fascinating similarities of himself, and the superb Victorian London. Sherlock was a very unique character from the 1870s all the way up to 1914, and is still one today. He looked at life very differently than any other character of that time, he was almost considered a hero of Victorian London. Although, he was so different, there are many things that

  • Jack London

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    Jack London A Study of Jack London’s Belief in Darwinism Jack London has a strong belief in Darwinism, survival of the fittest, during the late 1800’s through the early 1900’s, when he wrote. Throughout his writings, many characters display London’s belief in Darwinism. In the novel, The Call of the Wild, Jack London’s belief in social darwinism is portrayed by animals interacting with humans, each other, and the environment. This can be shown through Buck, a house dog turned sled dog

  • Westminster Bridge and London

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    on Westminster Bridge’ and ‘London’ are created by William Wordsworth and William Blake respectively. Wordsworth’s work originated in the eighteenth century and he himself lived in the countryside, and rarely visited large cities such as London. This is reflected on his poem, making it personal to his experience in London, however William Blake on the other hand had a vast knowledge of London and was actually a London poet, which allowed him to express his views of London from a Londoner’s point of

  • London Docklands Analysis

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    The London Docklands are a particularly unique area of London; the area possesses a rich history as a major seaport, but is also now home to one of London’s largest financial centers. In essence, the London Docklands are a junction where history collides with the present. Within this essay, I will discuss how efforts to conserve the past of the London Docklands conflict with its current development. One the one hand, the Museum of London Docklands (MLD) acts as a prime example of efforts to conserve

  • Financial Clustering in London

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    FINANCIAL CLUSTERING IN LONDON Clusters are distinctive topics in today’s economy. This phenomenon has attracted renewed interest from academics and business practitioners (Saxenian, 1994; Porter, 1998: a-c; Swann, 1998; The Economist, 1999; Owen, 1999), as well as the government subtlety (DTI White Paper, 1998). Clustering can be defines as geographic concentration of interconnected companies, suppliers, providers and institution in a region or nation. It was created because of economic growth