Truman and French Colonialism in Indochina.

Explain the Truman Administration’s Decision to Uphold French Colonialism in Indochina. However, for the history that was America and the Indochina Wars, one could conclude from these discussions that the Truman administration’s decision of upholding French colonialism, was perhaps an urgently made action, and one that came from the increasing issue of limited solutions for…

Did Charles I Cause the English Civil War?

“Through a collection of long and short-term multi-factors, such historians argue that a structural interpretation must be dismissed as the king, to some extent, willingly initiated the civil conflict.” When analysing the origins of the English Civil War, one could argue that King Charles I, in a diverse number of ways, did indeed partially cause…

A Review of Gary R. Hess ‘Vietnam: Explaining America’s Lost War’.

Hess R, Gary, Vietnam: Explaining America’s Lost War, (Sussex, Wiley-Blackwell, 2015), 0-web.a.ebscohost.com.serlib0.essex.ac.uk [Accessed 18 March 2019].   It isn’t surprising that there is an impressively diverse range of sources covering the history of the Vietnam War and all the issues that arose from the international conflict. Regarding historiography that concerns all things Vietnam, perhaps academic…

The Depictions of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, in Films made before 1950.

 I would add that the two factors did so by unconsciously influencing film producers to present their characters as a political representation of not only the past – but of the audiences’ present.  It was the depictions of these two royal profiles, I have argued, that allowed filmmakers to communicate with the audiences through the…

An Analysis of Kramer and Sprenger’s ‘Malleus Maleficarum’.

  Extract from the Malleus Maleficarum, Part II, Question1, Chapter 1, pp. 63-5 of The Witchcraft Sourcebook, ed. B. P. Levack (Routledge, 2004). (Page 202). In an analysis of Kramer and Sprenger’s Malleus Maleficarum, I will be looking to highlight the significant themes of gender, religion, and case studies, which can be demonstrated in an…

Explain the Rise and Influence of Jim Crow on African Americans in the U.S. South During the Late 19th Century?

“The abolition of slavery, it seemed, would have suggested great liberation and justice for the enslaved African Americans. But rather, old methods of oppression were removed and replaced with far more, strategical, institutional and legitimately legal forms of control and dehumanisation of black Americans.”   The American South, during the late nineteenth century, witnessed a…

How did Gender Shape the Institution and Practice of Slavery During the Antebellum Era?

  “Likewise, if we maintain the notion that gender is a socially constructed concept, it is easy to appreciate how historical context would have majorly shaped the ideologies concerning the femininity and masculinity of slaves during the antebellum era.” The institution of slavery during the antebellum years in America, illustrated a continuously developing and undeviating…

How did Leopold von Ranke Approach the Writing of History?

“Ranke’s work is a good example of the fact that rhetoric and aesthetics can be mediated with rationality, which defines the academic or scientific character of historical studies…” – Jӧrn Rüsen The modern discipline of history, along with the universally shared principles and fundamental values that come with writing past accounts, can be highly credited…