1950s- & American Indian
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...1950s Suburbia & American Indians Through generations past, as well as cinematic representation, the era of the 1950s has been viewed in such a means that sets forth to enable those who did not live in the era to be able to understand the unique times and circumstances involved. While it appears that the ideologies of that time have fallen by the waste side, there are those who still abide by the guiding principles that formed the era itself. The notion of hard work and family are very much a root belief for many people who live in the present, even if not all of them are visible with such beliefs as others may be. With the desire to live in the quaint...
Graphic Design in the 1950s
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...1950s To follow warlhols passage from commercial artist to the world star is to chart an intriguing transition in the twenth century commercial art. The term printing refers to image consisting of pure black and white with no tonal gradation. For an image to be reproduced through letter press printing, it must meet or condition of line art. An ink drawing is camera ready the both is economically expedient and visually direct, closely resembles the original. A typical illustration of shoe by Andy, he demonstrate how a color image is produced from line art. Base layer carries an ink drawing of a patterned shoe, and a second layer on a transparent overlay elaborates the pattern... Graphic Design in the...
Political Climate in the 1950s
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...1950s What Was The Impact Of McCarthyism In The US The word McCarthyism has been generated on the famous Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy. His rise to fame was his anti-communist ideas and the need for defense against the rebellious communists that worked in the US government as policy makers. US has always been a capitalistic country and it has openly rejected any ideas of communism in its ranks. Therefore when Senator McCarthy said that he had proof of communist people have penetrated the governmental ranks, there was an overnight commotion to find these people and remove them from their current jobs. [5] [6] McCarthyism had a huge impact on the whole American society... Political Climate in the 1950s ...
Reality and Sanity in 1950s Fiction
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...1950s Fiction Both One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Bell Jar take up as a fundamental theme a question that has become increasingly more complex and difficult to satisfactorily answer. That question centers upon which standards of society must be violated in order to be considered mentally disturbed. Within that question is the more germane one of who is to be imbued with the power to decide which societal standards must be closely adhered to as a determinant of sanity. As this theme is explored the typical route becomes one in which more questions are raised than answered. For instance, to what extent is sanity defined by conforming to prevailing notions of reality... Reality and Sanity in...
Engaging Communication Technologies of the 1950s
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...1950s Technology is a remarkably diverse term as is its application and historical development. Communication as an industry also goes a long way in history, as it is the basic industry that people started exploring. The need for communication initiated several establishments that today we define as communication technologies. Initially, people used traditional means of communication that entailed various manual modes of passing messages from a place to another or person to another. However, today, with the advent of communication technologies, communication is transforming the universe into a small village (Cline 24). The history of Communication... Technology counts back to the revolution...
Engaging Communication Technologies of the 1950s
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...1950s IntroductionRecent times have experienced the emergence of a branch of study referred to as Mediology. This area of study has been expanded by the role played by media technology discoveries and advancement in defining and marking important shifts in the manner human beings communicate and entertain themselves. In fact, the media and its effects have existed alongside man since time immemorial, albeit in different forms as people conglomerate to form groups/tribes and nations. The 19th and the 20th Centuries particularly played an instrumental role in enabling the ideological and technological... of Lecturer] Journalism, Mass Media and Communication Engaging Communication Technologies of the 1950s ...
Conformity and Rebellion in 1950s America
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...1950s America In the 1950s, America made a move to turn back time. The progress made in the liberation of women's rights due to women entering the work force during World War II underwent a severe test at the hands of ideological body snatching by the media and the government. Sexual liberation had also been unleashed, and the rise of rock and roll served to inflame the libido of both young men and women. The specter of an overblown communist threat created an easy method whereby to question anything that even remotely appeared subversive and as a result the 50s were a time when young people received conflicting messages about when and whether to conform on a variety... Conformity and Rebellion in...
American Film I ndustry in 1950s
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...1950s Introduction This paper delineates the correlation between Paramount Decrees in 1948 and the boom of art-houses in 1950s. In the early on, it describes the background of the art-houses, their emergence, their concepts, and their hold over a particular audience, which, eventually, led to boom in the 1950s. Secondly, it discusses the reasons behind the tremendous boom so far, describing about the significance of the art-houses, and the reasons for audience inclining towards it. Art-films are generally considered as low-budget films from the European countries, however, it does not mean that Hollywood... The study on the correlation between Paramount Decrees in 1948 and the boom of art houses in 1950s ...
Arth:photography in Japan-Architectual photography & 1950s politics
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...1950s respectively noted the historical construction of sensibly... Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s Katsura- reexamined and revisited Ishimoto went to the Illinois institute of technology to study photography. While at the institute, Ishimoto benefited more from the shift in programs which departed from focusing on German Bauhaus to more personal and subjective way of photographing which enabled him to gain more personal, intuitive and abstract perspective to photography. He was able to win two prestigious Moholy-Nagy Awards for being the best photography students at the institute. The curator and director of photography in the institute gave Ishimoto two missions when he got to japan; to get more photographers in...
American Foreign Policy in 1950s 1970s
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...1950s - 1970s 2008 American Foreign Policy in 1950s - 1970s Soon after the end of World War II in 1945, theUnited States got involved in an absolutely new type international political game known as the Cold War. Never before political relations on the international scene were so complex, and no wonder that the country often failed to adequately respond to many challenges. Intensive involvement of domestic problems into the sphere of international relations was one of the most essential among these challenges. The Soviets seized on a basic flaw in the American system, and effectively used it to demonstrate the world serious discrepancy between the foreign initiatives... American Foreign Policy in 1950s -...
Sociology american family life now vs family life in 1950s
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...1950s Sociology focuses on the study ofpeople, groups, and society as a whole. In the process of analyzing how people react within a society, the existing political system, culture, and economic status of a country has to be examined (Farley, 2000: 69 – 70). In a macro-sociology, functionalist and conflict perspectives are commonly used in analyzing order and conflict within a society (Farley, 2000: 72). In line with this, a comparative analysis using a functionalist perspective will be conducted to determine how the American family was depicted in 1950s as compared to how it is depicted now. In the process of going through the comparison... Sociology: American Family Life Now vs. Family Life in 1950s...
Emergence of the modern civil rights movement 1950s
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...1950s Racial segregation in the early 1950s was challenging and a daunting undertaking for the African American population. The civil right movements’ formation was caused by the brunt of segregation and the backlash that African American faced. These sufferings strengthen their resolve in ending the suffering. They advocated for the changes in the law that highlighted the injustice and human sufferings that racial segregation brought (Renee, pg25). Notably, this was a difficult decision to make since they were silenced through intimidation, attacked, and killed. In essence, the chorus of change was unwelcomed during this period. The activism advocated... Emergence of the modern civil rights movement...
How industrialization changed family life (1900s-1950s era)
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...1950s ERA) INTRODUCTION: Industrial Revolution has marked great impacts on human history and has affected almost every aspect of daily life. (Haspel, 2008) Barry Levinson directed an excellent masterpiece, named Avalon in which he showed how the invention of Television spoiled their family gathering and dinners at special events like Thanksgiving and church days. Long dinner tables shrunk to small tables and people got fascinated with television and gradually forgot the essence of family morals and its unity. The idea of industrialization was laid in Seventeenth Century but it actually staged out prominently in 18th century. (Berlanstein, 1992... ?TOPIC: HOW INDUSTRIALIZATION CHANGED FAMILY LIFE (1900s...
The Impact Cancer Had on American Culture during the Late 1950s and Early 1960s
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...1950s and early 1960s. Cancer develops with the uncontrolled development of abnormal cells in a human body. Cancer develops out of normal cells in the body. Normal cells only increase when the body needs them and die when not. Cancer develops from any body organ, skin, breast or nerve tissues. Cancer can be caused by radiation, genetic problems, smoking, among others. Prostate, colon, breast, cervical, brain and lung cancer are the most common types of cancer with lung cancer being the most common cause of cancer-related deaths. The most common symptoms of cancer are: fatigue, loss of appetite, loss of weight, night sweats and fever... Mariena Decker Impact of cancer on the American culture in the late...
Ronald reagan, New Rights/Vietnam War/culture in the post-war 1950s/Civil right's movement
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...1950s Americans celebrated the end of the most devastating war in 1945, August. This period saw Americans come out of the Great depression, which had mainly been caused by the investment in weaponry for the war. However, they were uncertain of their economy, if they would plunge back into the depression or not. The period after war did bring a new struggle among Americans, but it was a different kind of struggle. America experienced a clash between business, consumers, and labour. This situation forced President Truman to look for strategies of ensuring a balance between these three. The major problem was the successful transition from war to peace... The Rise of Ronald Reagan and the New Right Ronald...
During the 1950s and 1960s what methods did African American use to get equal treatment?
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...1950s and 1960s African American during the 1950s and 1960s Black Americans were freed from slavery in 1865, but the freedom was not enough to gain acceptance by the white Americans. They were subjected to unfair treatment and were segregated from the white people. The white would not sell houses to them, hire them or even at times ride in the same bus. However, in the 1950s and 1960s things began to turn around. The period marked the beginning of one of the most important times in the political history of African Americans. At the time, the goal was to end racial discrimination and the segregation in America. African-American leaders... African American method use to get equal treatment During the 1950s ...
How and why did European states abandon or redefine their empires in the 1950s and 1960s?
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...1950s and 1960s There were a number of European Nations that dissolved their empires during this time period. After WWII many European nations tried to reassert their control over many colonies. However they soon realized that they lacked the power to sustain these empires. Also, mother nations faced pressure from Communist Russia. An economic collapse was France in Africa. Between 1946 and 1952, the labor movement pushed for equal rights for all colonies with success. However, in 1956 the demand for labor became too much. According to Cooper (2005) a French minister stated citizenship meant, "equality in wages, equality in labor legislation... , in social security benefits, equality in family...
The process of economic development and its effects in China in 1950s.
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...1950s- Study of Three major Phases During 1949-1960” 2. Background of the Study: Officially Chinese history began from 1949 but at that time China was in great economic trouble. The reason was the aftermath of Second World War, which was ended in 1945. China was in war with Japan. In 1945, after the war, the Soviet troops brought most of the industrial tools such as machineries to the Eurasia, which is also referred to as Soviet Union. All the communication systems, energy and transportations were damaged, which eventually lead the Chinese economy in a situation from where it was extremely difficult... Research Proposal of the Research: “The Process of Economic Development & its Effects in China in...
How and why did European states abandon or redefine their empires in the 1950s and 1960s?
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...1950s and 1960s There were a number of European Nations that dissolved their empires during this time period. After WWII many European nations tried to reassert their control over many colonies. However they soon realized that they lacked the power to sustain these empires. Also, mother nations faced pressure from Communist Russia. An economic collapse was France in Africa. Between 1946 and 1952, the labor movement pushed for equal rights for all colonies with success. However, in 1956 the demand for labor became too much. According to Cooper (2005) a French minister stated citizenship meant, "equality in wages, equality in labor legislation... The Decolonization of European Empires during the 1950s...
Popular Music Since The 1950s As The Exploitation Of Black Music By White Artists And Corporations
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...1950s as the exploitation of black music by white artists and corporations A number of scholars propose the idea that African-American culture and music were effective expression forms and social inclusion means. Although they originate from the folk music of the African-American slaves, "the root cause of transnational black identity" (Gilroy The Black Atlantic 1992, p.60), it served as an effective instrument for cultural and social inclusion throughout the 20th century. The introduction of blues, jazz and other black music genres provided blacks a strong impact over American culture and a distinguishing place in a society that was fundamentally closed to black people well... Popular music since the...
Compare and contrast the images of kyoto in the immediate past -war era (1950s)
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...1950 as compared to present day Kyoto. Taking a look at the demographics within the city, the population of the city has decreased at least three fold in the past fifty years. Before the war, Kyoto held the position of being called the fourth most populated city in Japan however, a present day analysis shows that as compared to the past, the population of Kyoto has fallen bringing the city to a seventh position within Japan. Culture is a very inherent part of the city and has become one of its testimonials over time. There are a number of temples and shrines all around the city that were built in praise... June Assignment Kyoto is one of the oldest cities in Japan and has a rich cultural past and...
"Out of Gas" and the Quest for Renewable Energy Resources and Simpler Lifestyles During the 1950s
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...1950s, many people thought that gas reserves are sufficient enough to substantially satisfy existing and future energy demand. In “Out of Gas,” David Goldstein jolts people back to reality. Believing in the infinity of gas reserves is a fantasy, he stresses. In the article, Goldstein explores the options of a world that is rapidly running out of gas. First, he illustrates that because of inventions and advances in technology, human expectations changed. These changes transformed standards of living, where people evolved from being small-time energy users to ultimately becoming insatiable energy... 3 July “Out of Gas” and the Quest for Renewable Energy Resources and Simpler Lifestyles During the 1950s,...
What do the two novels tell us about how Toronto has changed since the 1950s?
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...1950s? Affiliation Toronto is the capital of Canada. Like other great world cities, it went through a system of adjustments and growth in terms of economic, social, political, and cultural aspects. Some writers have praised the city through their work while others have shown how it has developed politically, culturally, socially, and economically. The city began as an industrial city but it has grown and developed into one of the major economic, social, and cultural centers in the world. The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai and The Torontonians by Phyllis Brett Young are compared in this paper while holding to the changes of Toronto... What do the two novels tell us about how Toronto changed Since the...
Post-War Conformity in the 1950s and the Seeds of Change
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...1950s and the Seedsof Change During the post-war conformity period experienced the 1950s, my grandparents were in their teenage years and were particularly affected by the ongoing societal conformity. My grandparents and other teenagers experienced severe peer pressure from their friends and society to dress in the latest clothing, use the latest slang and hang out with coolest kids at the cinema halls. According to my grandfather who is generally quite outgoing even is his current old age, the American society at the time was quite ideal as there were numerous jobs going around and teenagers could be able... History and Political Science Response Paper Week 12 Response: Post-War Conformity in the 1950s ...
Critically Assess Developments in Mental Health Care and Treatment since the 1950s
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...1950s Developments Mental Health Care and Treatment since 1950s Introduction Mental illnesses refer to the anomalies that affect the nervous system making it hard for an individual to function properly psychologically. They can also be referred to as mental or psychiatric disorders. Mental health is very crucial to an individual given that people make rational perceptions and coordination through proper mental energy. Individuals suffering from impaired mental health are usually regarded as social misfits since the disorders changes the way the victim perceives, thinks, feels and acts. Therefore, victims of mental disorders are usually stigmatized... Developments Mental Health Care and Treatment since...
Why poverty was re-discovered in Britain in the late 1950s and early 1960
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...1950s and early 1960s. (T. F. Marshall, "The Role of the Social Services" in Political Quarterly, vol. 40, N°1, Jan-March 1969) List of References: 1. Ian Gazeley, Poverty in Britain, 1900-1965, Palgrave Macmillan (2003) 2. T. F. Marshall, "The Role of the Social Services" in Political Quarterly, vol. 40, N°1, Jan-March 1969 3. Edward Palmer Thompson, The Making of the English Working Class (1963), Vintage (February 12, 1966) 4. Steadman-Jones, G. (1971), Outcast London, Oxford, Oxford University Press 5. Treble, J. H., (1979) Urban Poverty in Britain, Batsford, London... As Britain’s economy slowly grew during the post-war period, so public spending as a percentage of GNP rose, to reach approximately...
The film "A Streetcar Named Desire" from the silent film era through the 1950s
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...1950s, choose an actor or actress with a major role and discuss his/her use of the tools of the craft of acting. Some claim that Marlon Brando’s performance in the movie a streetcar named desire gave a new direction to acting styles. This black and white movie was released in 1951. The story of this movie revolves around a mentally disturbed character named Blanche DuBois who goes to visit her younger sister named Stella. Stella is married to Stanley played by Marlon Brando and they are expecting a child. Stanley and Blanche are the two central characters of this movie. The story gradually becomes interesting as friction... ?Using the film "A Streetcar d Desire" from the silent film era through the...
Compare and contrast the economic, political and social environment of the United States in the 1920s and the 1950s
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...1950s United s in the 1920s and the 1950s [Institute’s United s in the 1920s and the 1950s Introduction United States of America is believed as a land of diverse cultures but it can also be assumed as a land of various historical eras. These eras incorporate era of exploration, era of expansion, era of colonization, era of Great Depression, era of Industrial Revolution, era of lawlessness, Western era, and era of Civil War, Baby Boomer Drug Revolution and Rock n Roll Revolution (1920-30.com, 2005). The evolution era of American history was the roaring period of twenties that was different from other periods socially, economically, politically... and artistically. Economic Environment in1920...
Discuss the social, political and econoic conditions of the 1950s which lead to the social upheaval of the 1960s
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...1950s Into the 1960s Social, Political and Economic Conditions The post World War II conditions of the 1950s made America ripe for social, political and economic evolution and revolution in the 1960s. In the post World War II environment, America was a country in crisis. There was an immediate post-war need to confront the economic trauma in a post World War II environment – with women losing their war-time factory jobs to men – and from the loss of military income to families, and a housing shortage that existed in America immediately after the war. President Roosevelt addressed these problems with his New Deal legislation, which created programs for...
World Cinema in the 1950s
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...1950. The cinema business emerged during the 19th century. The world cinema in 1950 had a great transition from the older technology to the modern cinemas. This industry became universal in 20th century. The time when the World war got over, people preferred relaxation, their traditions improved, there was a transformation in people and society and there were sights of freedom everywhere. That period had emergence of new stars, the development of the industry was seen through out the century. American’s dislike towards foreign movies Americans with English as their mother tongue enjoy a comfort when watching an English movie. The cultural... Indhu Kannan English 02.07.2009 The world cinema in 1950....
What was the ideal female image projected by mass media in the 1950s? Was this ideal also the reality? Why, or why not?
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...1950s Mass media in 1950s projected the ideal image of woman as a domestic caregiver, whose sole purpose wasto take care of the husband and the children. The ideal woman was typically white and was a housewife from the middleclass background. The ideal woman would not go out of the home for work. While men were supposed to win earn the bread, the ideal woman was supposed to bake it and make sure that every member of the family is relished. The ideal woman was supposedly a very good mother, daughter, sister and wife with all responsibilities of management of domestic works. While the husband was away, the ideal woman would clean the house, make porridge... Mass media’s ideal image of women in the 1950s...
Why was television able to displace radio at the centre of the home in the late 1950s?
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...1950s was asking for the new multitasking tool and family’s best friend. Home TV-Set replaced radio with new variety of choices of entertainment making them not only visual but more original, innovative, imaginative and therefore more interesting (Hilmes & Loviglio, 2002). New world needed new means for staying in touch with what was happening... It is impossible to imagine the world in which technological progress stopped because emergent technology is the guarantee of progressive and more effective development of society first of all. That is why it is an obvious fact that TV followed and eventually replaced radio. TV became the original sequel of radio taking radio’s main audience and announcing the...
It has been suggested that the 1960s was a response to the 1950s "Wonderbread Years". cite your position on this argument. (use
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...1950s Impacted the 1960s: From Innocence to Turbulence The 1950s ushered in a decade of peace and happiness that the United States had been a long time without. Finally free of the grip of the Great Depression and its resulting instability as well as the wartime rationing of World War II, the country was focused on peacetime efforts of building families, economic growth, and technological advances. Little could be done to foresee the next decade of the 1960s, when the happiness and innocence of the previous decade would soon be a thing of the past. As a direct response to events both political and social in the 1950s came turbulence and change in the 1960s in the form... of movements for the...
Cultural Tensions in 1950s Hollywood Film
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...1950’s America. It is nothing if not controversial, given the time in which it was made. As America emerged from the darkest days of the “Red Scare... ?Warda Rahman Jennifer Hammett CINE 0373-01 9 May Objective Truth versus Prejudice in Twelve Angry Men Films never occur in a completevacuum; they inevitably reflect the culture around them. They usually mirror social and political reality, although they also tend to exaggerate the truth for the sake of entertainment. Rarely, a film comes along that directly confronts and challenges the prevailing conventional wisdom of its time. Just such a film is Twelve Angry Men (Lumet, 1957). This film seeks to challenge apathy, racism and cultural ignorance in 1950’s ...
What were the major foreign policy issues of the 1950s? Justify your response by addressing the significance of each. (Do not just list them).
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...1950’s were Cold War policies. The main foreign policy issue was the Containment Policy, which were rooted in theTruman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. The need to ‘contain’ communism or to ‘liberate’ communist countries overwhelmed the United State’s time and energy during the 1950’s. All of the foreign policies were directed indirectly at the Kremlin. The manipulation of other countries helped both the United States and the Soviet Union continue the Cold War during the 1950’s. The Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan and the Containment Policy were the major foreign policy issues for the United States in the 1950’s. The Truman Doctrine was created... by President Truman in 1947. ...
What do The Bell Jar and Catcher in the Rye identify as the main concerns of the 1950s for young people
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...1950s America In the 1950s, America made a move to turn back time. The progress made in the liberation of women’s rights due to women entering the work force during World War II underwent a severe test at the hands of ideological body snatching by the media and the government. Sexual liberation had also been unleashed, and the rise of rock and roll served to inflame the libido of both young men and women. The specter of an overblown communist threat created an easy method whereby to question anything that even remotely appeared subversive and as a result the 50s were a time when young people received conflicting messages about when and whether to conform on a variety... Conformity and Rebellion in...
How did motels influence tourism in the 1950s? Make 6 claims about how motels influenced tourism, compare motels vs hotels, etc. Motels in the 1950s greatly influenced tourism. The simplicity, accessibility, and affordable price to stay a night or two ch
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...1950s Insert Insert The influences on tourism a nation gets from implementing strategies for design was positively incorporated in the motel and the tourism business in the 1950s. While the management embarked with design of motel lead to influences in tourism. It lead to business boom in the 1950 in sections of monetary, social, and development in infrastructure in the regions they were implemented. The motel and tourism business profited then, by streamlining their operations and improving facilities and service departments. They shaped the customer service, locations, appeal or attractiveness, cost, advertisement and facilities incorporated in the Motels... Influence of motels in tourism in the 1950s...
Watch the film A Taste of Honey (1961). Analyze the film as a work of Kitchen Sink Realism and discuss the work in light of questions of class, gender and race in 1950s Britain.
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...1950s and that fact alone is enough for her to face rejection from the society. She believes that she needs a man who will make her life easy and in the process, she ends up taking her daughter through one disastrous... MOVIE REVIEW, VISUAL ARTS AND FILM STUDIES (A TASTE OF HONEY) A TASTE OF HONEY. A taste of honey is produced and directed by Tony Richardson, screenplay by Shelagh Delany and Tony Richardson. Cinematography by Walter Lassaly, art direction by Ralph Brinton, music by John Addison and film editing by Antony Gibbs. Lead actors are Dora Bryan (Helena), Robert Stephens (Peter Smith), and Rita Tushingham (Jo [Josephine], Murray Melvin (Geoffrey Ingham) and Paul Danquah (Jimmy) This movie is...
€œThe invention of the transistor has changed the British media landscape.€� Write an academic essay of 1000 words, describing and commenting on the changes that have taken place in the British media since the 1950s.
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...1950s after the invention of transistor. Transistor and Media in Britain Sjoberg (n.d) mentions that transistor changed the way information was received earlier to the discovery. The transistor made it possible for the individuals to take ones radio to whatever place which was not possible in the case of television... The invention of the transistor has changed the British media landscape Introduction John Bardeen and Walter Brattain discovered in transistor at Bell Labs in 1947 while investigating the nature of surface states and ways to reduce their presence (Lewis and Luciana, 2005).1 Since then the invention has led to transformation and development in various areas and fields. The new transistor...
Using the film "A Streetcar Named Desire" from the silent film era through the 1950s, choose an actor or actress with a major role and discuss his/her use of the tools of the craft of Acting.
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...1950s, choose an actor or actress with a major role and discuss his/her use of the tools of the craft of acting. Some claim that Marlon Brando’s performance in the movie a streetcar named desire gave a new direction to acting styles. This black and white movie was released in 1951. The story of this movie revolves around a mentally disturbed character named Blanche DuBois who goes to visit her younger sister named Stella. Stella is married to Stanley played by Marlon Brando and they are expecting a child. Stanley and Blanche are the two central characters of this movie. The story gradually becomes interesting as friction... Using the film "A Streetcar d Desire" from the silent film era through the...
One might argue that a shift in television programming from the wholesome shows of the 1950s and 1960s to the negative reality programs today has resulted in a youth culture of violence and selfishness. Do you agree or disagree? Provide concrete examples
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...1950s and 1960s to the negative reality programs today has resulted in a youth culture of violence and selfishness: Yes, it is right that there has been an altogether shift in the mood of the programs telecast over the years. World has changed a lot in the past few decades. With the advent of technological age, there has occurred a “social change” all over the world. Shows projected in the media have gradually undergone a change and accordingly, similar change has reflected in the message they convey to the audience. Shows broadcast between 1950s and 1960s discussed nearly all aspects of the society and were quite lighter... 6 October, A shift in television programming from the wholesome shows of the...
Discuss the importance of the early development of wireless communication with the new portability of radio in the 1950s. Carry the discussion forward to today considering the increase in access to wifi services and the use of mobile devices for co
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...1950s) and other electronic components lead to faster developments in wireless communication industry (Thorn, Arthur, Robert, and Nancy, 1989). Digital technology and the cellular communication network were the most revolutionary of all the developments in wireless communication, it has transformed wireless communication from the analog era to digital era. Radio-telegraphy... College: Wireless communication is a sector growing with rapid speed. It has a history over a century only since Marconisent telegraph signals from Cornwall to Saint John located in Nufinland 1800 miles away on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean in 1901. The discovery of vacuum tubes (in 1908), semiconductors (in the 1950s) and...
Martin Luther King Jr.,Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s
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... INTRODUCTION Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were both born in a period in history when anti-racism and anti-segregation sentiments were taking root among the black population in the U.S. One of the key contributing factors was the increase in the number of African Americans who were educated. Education had endowed the African American community with enlightened individuals such as Martin Luther King’s father, Rosa Park and John Elton Bembry. The environment in which Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X grew up in was already ripe with revolution and it only needed energetic, creative, young, energetic, educated and passionate individuals such Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X... INTRODUCTION...
Compare the stories in The Thirteen Problems with any of Agatha Christie's later Miss Marple stories (or novels) from the 1950s
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...? AGATHA CHRISTIE Agatha Christie is one of the most prolific of all time. Unlikemany writers, her stories have a punch to it that no other has. These stories deal with a genre that only greats like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle can deal with. Even though she wrote romance as well, but she was greatly applauded for her crime and detective stories. Her detective stories mainly had two major protagonists: Miss Marple and HerculePoirot. Both these characters were greatly popular and their popularity takes us back to the era of Sherlock Holmes. Her books have been so popular that only the Bible can beat that record. She was one of the shining stars of the few writers who did justice to detectives... AGATHA...
Thomas Carlyle, a historian in the 1800s, wrote, The history of the world is but the biography of great men. In examining the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, do you agree with him? Why or why not?
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...1950 and 9160. A closer look at Martin Luther King and Malcolm X reveals this. MLK made a revolution in the world. One of his most important speeches is about his dream which is having an impact to date. Most scholars and activists refer to this great man when it comes to civil rights activities. Malcolm preached about independence while MLK was a civil right activist who approached African-American desire to struggle and attain their freedom (Martin... The history of the world is but the biography of great men Introduction According to Thomas Carlyle, “the history of the world is but the biography of great men”. This is a very true and correct statement in relation to the civil rights movements of the...
What role did popular music play in the American civil rights movement? Your answer should include at least two case studies which connect musicians to particular historical events of the 1950s or 1960s.
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...1950’s and indicated strong influence on the perceptions and behaviours or the common audiences (The People History, 2014). It will be vital to mention that the Civil Rights Movement, which took place during the time of 1960’s, was more closely related to music as compared to other American based social movements held in the stated period. In this similar context, it can be apparently observed that certain prisoners sung freedom songs for keeping up their spirits in gaining national freedom. Apart from this, various... What Role Did Popular Music Play In The American Civil Rights Movement? Table of Contents Introduction 3 A Brief Idea about Different Popular Music Played in the American Civil Rights...
Production styles
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...1950s and the 1960s. During the 1950s the music that emerged was largely influenced from the rhythm and blues that had been popular in the 1940s. The 1950s then witnessed the emergence of popular music styles such as doo-wop, R&B, and soul. The production elements implemented in this musical landscape largely involved more traditional forms of instrumentation. In this way trumpets, saxophones, and percussion elements were increasingly accompanied by guitars. Music production in the 1950s was also linked directly to 1950s cultural constraints. In these regards, there was a general degree of naiveté... Production Styles There are a number of differences between the production styles implemented in the...
Reading Journals
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...1950s. While discussing gender roles, the author identifies how media played a prominent role in establishing female gender roles by giving example of a poem from one of the 1950s bridal magazines targeting women in which was stressed that fine culinary skills are a sure bet to save a married life. In addition to that one magazine called To The Bride... 17 September Reading journals: In the article about the gender norms and issues, Neuhaus examines the nature of gender roles of women in the postwar years. The article is based on investigating if the women were encouraged to restrict their activities to the kitchens for the sake of status symbol or they were pushed by men into their houses in the 1950s. ...
You Must Remember This
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...1950s, for instance, in the eyes of collective society, is an era of white picket fences, with fathers who knew best, and endless prosperity. The Victorian Age, in collective society, is an era of female oppression. The stereotype of the 1950s is clearly less grounded in reality than that of the Victorian Age, yet these are both portrayals that society has come to associate... with these eras. Joyce Carol Oates’ You Must Remember This and Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre both have commonalities, however - both novels challenge the conventional portrayals of their eras. You Must Remember This does this by showing the lives of the characters as being considerably coarser and more desperate than the...
Literary Research Essay (Author Reflection)
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...1950s. The University of Wisconsin graduate gained fame courtesy of her first play, A Raisin in the Sun, produced in 1957 (Cody and Sprinchorn 1116). The play attracted great interest given Lorraine Hansberry’s themes that tend to defy many beliefs about the African-Americans. The play addressed, with particular interest, the perception that reign among several individuals about the contentment that Africans had with their social status. It is noteworthy that the setting of the play was in the 1950s, a time when the blacks had a number of social concerns that demanded redress. This renders... Task: Lorraine Hansberry Lorraine Hansberry remains one of the most celebrated American playwrights in the...
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