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Sports in the 1940s
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The major sporting activities in the 1940s were boxing, baseball, basketball, and football. These sporting activities were famous and people flocked in stadiums as well as other sporting… This paper discusses sports in the 1940s in regard to the life and career of one of the black athletes of that era, Joe Louis. In the 1940s, boxing was as big as other…
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Early 1940s/WW2 Runway Trend Report
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To answer the question how the popular fashion of 1940 has influenced the modern design, it is imperative to analyze the designs that were used in 1940s and the trend the modern design has assumed. A comparative approach will play a key role in understanding the different… This was how the 1940s generation paved their way through the fashion world. The war was…
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Chapter summaries of text book: The 1940s (American Popular Culture Through History
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history. The state went to war in both Asia and Europe; in the meantime, the American population moved from rural areas to predominantly urban. The new generation helped America change. Robert Sickles captures ways in which… Many aspects of life change, for instance, women take the role of men of heading the families in the absence of their husbands. In 1941…
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Visual Arts and Film Studies Tests. Changes in exhibition from the early 1900s through the 1940s
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Visual Arts and Film Studies Tests. Changes in exhibition from the early 1900s through the 1940s. Cinema of attraction defines a term used by Tom Gunning to describe the relationship between the early films with the audience. … Moreover, cinema of attraction is based on shock, spectacle, and sensation. According to Gunning, cinema of attraction greatly…
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What were the main economic and institutional differences between the studio system of the 1930s and 1940s and 'new Hollywood' post-1975
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Hollywood has widely been regarded as the hub of the film production in the America, and across the globe. Despite of the cultural richness of the Great Britain and the super powers of the nineteenth century, the Hollywood became the symbol of exhilaration in the film world (Neale and Smith, 1998, p. 20).… 20). A lot of talent was drained from western…
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Holywood Studio System Between 1940s and 1960s
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Before one can begin explaining the possible causes of the Hollywood industry during the late forties and sixties, perhaps an understanding of the social and economic system in the US needs to be understood in order to place the question in context. 1The late forties were landmark years for the United States.… This was because there was discovery of the…
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Opinionated Response to Peer Comment
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The study discusses the effects of tax cuts. The study explains the many benefits of the United States government’s 1940s and later years’ Congress-approved tax cuts. The comment stating the… In response, the government implemented many tax rate reductions to appease the people’s rising disgruntlement (Friedberg, 2011). Using Keynesian economic principles,…
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The changing of a product among the years
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Cars have been around as a reasonably priced product for a long time, of course, well before the 1940s had happened. Since World War II, however, a number of drastic improvements have been made to the car so… However, after that point when the war ended, and America became more prosperous again, car production increased even faster than it had in the past due…
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Critical Historical Film Review Essay 300 words
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This movie is aimed at recreating the events of World War II during the invasion of Normandy. This film accurately depicts the battle scene particularly in the Omaha landings scene. This… However, the German armored vehicles used in World War II were much harder to depict as very few exist in operating condition.1 The movie counters images of warriors…
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A detailed written data analysis using ONS Census records 1951-2011
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People were near their families, and most extended families were a close unit ties. However, there has been experienced gradual change and in sixty to seventy years, people are… The family units became less and less close as the world changed, and there was an advancement in technology (Arendell 2000). Single parenthood is also more common at the moment than…
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Thea
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Fashion of 1940 in Cinema and Its Influences INTRODUCTION Cinema has always played the role of a driving force which has taken people to the world of imagination. During the Second World War, Hollywood cinema essentially wanted an escape from the realities of the practical world.… During this era, Hollywood or cinema was becoming an imperative part in the…
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Humanities paper topic: situate the photograph historically and then analyze the photograph, fashion, and subject of the photograph
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This means that photographs are effective tools that allow one to source imperative information. Critical analyses of a photograph can reveal substantial ideas regarding a subject of interest.… The photo was captured in Weslaco Texas in 1940s. The photo explains the nature of the Mexicans life in a segregated town. The photo is relevant since it presents…
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Film History
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Critics and moviegoers observed a renewed interest for stylish crime dramas, which highlight sexual attitudes and cynical attitudes or commonly referred as film noir. According to Robert Porfirio (qtd. in Sanders 91), film noir is characterized by underlying mood of pessimism.… The year 1944 to 1948 marked its heyday (Walsh 169). The themes that characterized…
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The Problem of the Majority View
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This appealed to an argument of the majority view that African Americans were indeed lazy, since the cartoon reinforced that false stereotype. Therefore, the majority cannot… Not only was this view unethical but it was also an insidious insight into the mind of many Americans during the 1940s. Therefore, the majority is in no place to determine what is ethical…
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Summary
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Paul Schrader wrote an essay recognized as “Npotes on Film Noir”, in this essay he talked about what the readl meaning of film noir is (Grant 229). There are several definitions of film Noir produced by several movie and entertainment industry critics. Similarly Schrader is… These elements were witnessed in the movies that were created in Hollywood during the…
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The Chinese economy 1911-1948
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 In writer view, the period between 1911 and 1948 represented the initial growth of the Chinese economy which was altered by the war. The period between 1911 and 1936 represented a period of gradual development in all sectors leading to a rise in the economy.… This was after the collapse of the Qing dynasty and the 1911 revolution. In the period…
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Media history research paper
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As proven by history, the forms of media changed but the primary purpose of having media is still the same and that is to be used for communication. When old people are asked, they can share much information about the media… Five categories of media were used in the interview namely sound recording, radio, television, movies, and print. Each category would be…
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1940-1970
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Known as a new age director whose stints in comedy were well received by Hollywood goer, George Cukor rose to instant fame with his 1947 creation Double Life. The filmed starred Ronald Colman and was major hit that year, fetching the actor his first Oscar and the nickname,… rk to the use of montages, Double Life is a treat to a earner like me since, it…
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
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In the paper “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford” the author makes a critical review of the novel. He qualifies this book as a firsthand account of the racial tensions that persisted within this society, revealing the animosity between the Chinese and their Japanese-American counterparts.… The book opens in Seattle’s…
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McCarthyism
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McCarthyism is commonly known as the political practices of accusing someone of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without having proper regard for evidence. The term was originated in the period known as Second Red Scare in the United Sates. As Davidson (2005) states, the… The McCarthyism movements had greatly affected the lives of the people in the U.S. Tens…
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Analyze the Japanese-American Internment (War Relocation Camps, 1942) In the Years of WWII
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In this paper, a brief account is provided on the Japanese-American Internment during the WWII scenario. The aim of the paper focuses on deciphering the political implications of the power imposed on the then international relations existing between the US and Japan as well as other countries.… Prior to identifying the reasons based on which, the…
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Evolution of new markets: US 19th c natural ice industry
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The history of the natural ice industry in the US especially between the 1910s and 1940s represents a typical case of emergence and development of new markets. It is important to note that markets evolve through a typical systematic process involved different stages of growth.… According to Saaksvuori and Immonen (2005), the characteristics of the market or…
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The UK Nationalization between 1946 and 1986
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In the paper “The UK Nationalization between 1946 and 1986” the author analyzes the genesis of nationalization in the UK and its ideological basis. He traced it to the post World War II politics that witnessed the Labour Party coming into power in July of 1945.… The ideological basis for nationalisation in 1946 U.K. could be summed up in…
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EXAMINING THE U.K EXPERIENCE OF NATIONALIZATION BETWEEN 1946 AND 1986 AND INDICATING WHAT FACTORS IGHT BE CONSIDERED AS RELEVANT WHEN MAKING A DECISION TO NATIO
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The genesis of nationalisation in the UK can be traced to the post World War II politics that witnessed the Labour Party coming into power in July of 1945. (Francis, 1987) The Labour Party had adopted a constitution in 1918 which inter alia contained a provision for the… (Cairncross, 1986) The fragmented coal industries were nationalised and so were the…
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The first essay
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In this era film was finally beginning to grow into itself, with the novelty of “talkies” or sound films, which had been novel in the late 20s and early 30s dying… le Citizen Cane demonstrates many technical innovations that would be seminal to the production of film, How Green was My Valley may be the better film taken overall – less influential, but more…
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