Analysis of the Book by Xinru Liu “Silk and Religion: An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought of People, AD 600-1200”

In his book “Silk and Religion: An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought of People, AD 600-1200” Xinru Liu has made a significant research of impact of religion on silk trade in China, Central Asia, India, the eastern Mediterranean region and Western Europe in the early Middle Ages. Under Lui, at that time silk has turned from luxury item into a necessary commodity and...
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Argumentative Essay: Where There’s no Need for Homework in High School

Here I intend to express argumentative reasons as to why homework in high school is not necessary. I intend to show that homework is part of an old system that is now no longer relevant when it comes to learning concepts and testing student learning and such. Getting someone else to do your homework is a time tested trick This is something that students have been doing since ...
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The Writers Guild Strike of 2007-2008

Introduction After many years of relatively peaceful labor relationship between the various factions in Hollywood, this movie industry was hit by a controversial three-month writer’s strike in late 2007 (Levin 1). In a bid to garner more pay from online distribution of movies and music, television deals, and DVD residuals, the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) reso...
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Industrial Revolution Outline

Thesis: The 1800s had not only ushered in a new era of enhanced transportation and technology, but also the Industrial Revolution which urbanized America’s social working structure and mechanical employment. Due to the Industrial Revolution, the US’s financial system changed dramatically, transforming from a revenue dependent on the work of farmers and artisans to that based ...
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Case Study on Use of Social Media

Use of Social Media Case Study: Social media is a kind of mass media which exists under the assistance of the Internet and is characterized with the fact that online users take the active part in the creation of the content of the media and make it popular or not involving other users, cooperating between one another and sharing information. The sphere of social media is di...
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Strategies for Business

Each and everyone is a decision maker and has to make a choice and selections in life’s daily activities. In one way or the other human beings are forced to make choices. For instance, when one is paid his wages, there are so many options available to spend the money. Therefore, one has to make a choice between investment and consumption and the different modes that exist in ...
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Report Portal Frame

Portal Frame ( Plastic Bending of Portals ) AIM : To compare the ability of the portal frame to resists vertical and horizontal loadings. DESCRIPTION: Figure 1 shows the Plastic Bending of Portals experiment set up in a Test Frame. The Plastic Bending of Portals experiment consists of a specimen steel portal frame held firmly at the bottom corners by two fixing blocks (ensuri...
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Project Scope

The project type is building revamping and upgrading. The project aims at revamping and upgrading a 35-year-old building that is located downtown Philadelphia. The building has to be upgraded to a luxury apartment building with 50 apartments from 1-3 bedrooms. This project is going to involve a $20 million budget and is envisaged to take 15 months. The building revamping and ...
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Evolution of Corporate Governance Framework in India

India as a state, presents a unique case study as to the aspects of corporate governance in its contemporary economic arena. As one of the BRICS bloc of nations including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, India is an emergent global economy, whose strides have received wide acclamation from all quarters of the global community. Under the leadership of Prime Minis...
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Dr. Seuss Character Analysis

Being able to relate to something or someone is the best thing that can happen to us. Reading a book can bring us memories of how we used to be and how we felt when we first read something we were able to relate too. In most books we are able to relate to the characters. Not only are we able to relate ourselves to a character and now that we are not the only ones like that b...
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