The Culture of Kate Chopin in the South
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...Pair of Silk Stockings’. Initially, even before the civil war, social classes had emerged between the rich in the poor. The people in Louisiana who dealt in the slave trade were particularly richer than... The culture of Kate Chopin in the South Introduction One thing comes to mind when the Kate Chopin is mentioned, her association with the culture of the south. Kate Chopin was born in Louisiana, a southern state in the United States of America. She is famed for her eloquence in writing stories that were well received by several people across the world. Having lived in Louisiana, she put into the paper her observations and feelings about the cultures and the general lifestyles of the people in...
What is the relationship between taste and class?
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...Pair of Silk Stockings” by Kate Chopin (1851-1904) talks about the experiences of Mrs. Sommers, specifically on her indulgences when she had in her possession $15. In this narrative, all of the impulses of Mrs. Sommers were shown, including her urge to buy those silk stockings, her urge to eat in a certain restaurant... 3 December, The Relationship between Taste and One of the most intriguing debates discussed both in cultural studies and social studies is the relationship between taste and class. Obviously, it can be seen that an individual’s, or a specific social group’s tastes and preferences and their respective social class has a relationship, especially when considering the required economic means ...
Fashion leg wear
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...stockings, socks, and pantyhose. This paper discusses the history and development of hosiery, from the oldest forms to what exists in the present world. Development of hosiery The earliest forms of legwear existed around 400-500 A.D. The first discovery of the existence of legwear was a knitted pair of socks that was red in color... and cotton to make stockings was slowly disappearing. There was now use of silk and rayon to make stocking, which was lighter in texture as compared to the earlier forms of stockings. The women now wore the stockings with shorter skirts to cover up the legs of the women that were...
Textiles - Silk
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...Silk Textiles-Silk Silk is a naturally occurring protein fibre with some forms which are woven into textiles. The silk protein fibre is mainly composed of fibroin which is produced by insect larvae forming cocoons. So far, the best type of silk is produced by cocoons of the mulberry silkworm bombyx mori larvae which are reared in captivity. Silk’s shimmering appearance is due to the fibre’s prism-like structure. This allows a cloth made from silk to refract light at different angles hence producing various colors (Xinru, 2010). Ancient Chinese first developed silk fabric, with the earliest examples dating back to 3500 BC. Legend gives credit to a Chinese empress, Hsi-Ling-Shih, Lei-Tzu... ?Textiles-Silk...
Silk Roads
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...Silk Roads Introduction This paper is on some aspects of China's governance of its multi-ethnic frontiers based on the book on the subject edited by Morris Rossabi. In this book, entitled Governing China's Multiethnic Frontiers, leading scholars examine the Chinese government's administration of its ethnic minority regions, particularly border areas where ethnicity is at times a volatile issue and where separatist movements have been feared. Seven essays focus on the Muslim Hui, multiethnic southwest China, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, and Tibet. These studies provide an overview of government relations with the minority populations, against which it is possible to assess the current... Order 162337 Silk...
Silk Road
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...Silk Routes’ and its Role in Ancient and Medieval Trade, Commerce and International Affairs A Historical Analysis of ‘Silk Routes’ and its Role in Ancient and Medieval Trade, Commerce and International Affairs Introduction The ‘Silk Routes’, also popularly known as ‘Silk Road’, was essentially a network of commercial communication routes which was established during the Han Dynasty in the 2nd Century BCE. The routes, mostly stretching between the East and the West, linked different regions and countries of the ancient as well as the medieval world. Since the term, “Silk Road”, does not refer to any single route of communication, modern historians prefer ‘silk routes... ? A Historical Analysis of ‘Silk...
SILK ROAD
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...Silk Road a) How did ecological factors stimulate trade along the Silk Road? Look into this question by reading David Christian’s “Silk Road or Steppe Roads” and Robert Taafe’s “The geographic setting”. The relationship between human demography, geography, and climate reveals the influence of ecological factors in the development of culture, facilitating the study of the active interactions between ecological forces and human beings, and the identification of the causes of the stimulation of cultural exchanges and material trade along the Silk Road. According to David Christian, the trans-ecological exchanges made possible by the Silk Road routes contributed greatly to the growth of trade... The Silk...
The Silk Road
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...Silk Road as Link of West and East College Silk Road as Link of West and East Continental boundaries seem inexistent in modern way of living. Nowadays, international businesses and global markets are capable of carrying transactions without the hassle of communication. With the expanding population of freight services and third party logistics, shipment of goods has been as easy as one click of a button. But this is not the case for our early ancestors. The variety of land structures and presence of bodies of water have been a major problem during early times. In addition to such natural obstacles, there were also military and political conflicts...
The Silk Road Project
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...Silk Road Project Introduction The Silk Road refers to a historical trade route that linked the South, Westand Eastern Asia to the European and Mediterranean world. It also involves some parts of the North and Eastern Africa. The land routes were later supplemented by the sea routes with the invention of sea technology. The area separating the China from the west is not a hospitable place as a majority of the land is occupied by the Taklimakan Desert (Franck 60). The desert is characterized by sand storms, little vegetation and rainfall. This terrain significantly separated China from the nations in the west. Furthermore, the terrain in the west together with the peace treaties amongst... the...
About silk road
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...Silk Roads Silk roads are also known as silk routes. These roads act as series of trade and cultural. Additionally, theseroads were central to the cultural interaction. The Silk Roads can be also be defined as complex network of trade routes that gives people chances to exchange goods and culture. These cultural interactions happened to occur in regions of the Asian continent and other continents such as African continent. The main theme was to connect these regions by linking traders, monks, soldiers, urban dwellers, merchants, and pilgrims from different continents. The whole process happened in a period. Traders who...
Permanent Pair Bonding
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...Pair Bonding Pair-bonds make a component of the unique mosaic of humans that includes childhood, brains, private sexual inter concealed ovulation, and symbols embedded in culture. However, not much is known about the way human pairing evolved, the functions it has, and its consequences for the diversity of mankind (Quinlan, 2008, p. 227). Pair-bonds can be defined as long-term affiliation between two individuals that also includes a sexual relationship. This relationship is relatively enduring irrespective of whether it is monogamous or polygamous. Various hypotheses have surfaced regarding the evolution of human pair-bonds, with some considering it a consequence of the competition of male... ?Permanent...
The Silk Road
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...Silk Road Silk Road or silk route is commonly known as a road of prosperity, business and trade ties. This is the road connecting different regions/ countries in the Asian subcontinent and parts of Mediterranean. India, China Persia, Rome, ancient Egypt, and Mesopotamia are some of the regions thorough which this route passes. During early days, silk was also used as a writing material and manuscripts were written on silk cloth using it as a paper. China was in the forefront of silk trade and exported silk to many countries around the world. In fact silk was invented in China around 3000 BC. And it was during 200 BC that Han rulers took control of Tarim region. The Silk Road was subsequently...
Chinese Silk Road
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...Silk Road INTRODUCTION The innovative idea of exploring Silk Road took place in the middle of twentieth century. It is a kind of trade route, which develops cultural and business interactions between the countries. Silk Road plays an imperative part in developing economic growth and forming strong relationship amid distinct countries throughout the globe. With this concern, Chinese Silk Route is reckoned to be the earliest trade routes, which accelerated its growth from second century BC from Xian to Mediterranean. It covers the difference between the regions of east and west. It connects the pilgrim, spices and basic products and urban dwellers of different countries. It plays a momentous... Chinese...
Iron and silk
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...Silk: Exerting ity In his book Iron and Silk, Salzman details his journey after college to study kungfu and teach English. He learns the refinements of the right behavior among the Chinese, makes friends with his pupils and falls in love with a young doctor, Ming. He also learns Uschu that is similar to Kung-Fu a famous teacher, pan. He learns about politics and political repression especially when he is forbidden to contact some of his friends. The title comes from two types of martial arts where one form is harsh and very muscular and the other is soft and gentle but equally as effective. In the book, several times, people exert authority over him in a way he finds frustrating. This essay... Iron and...
Style over substance: Paris as the capital of fashion from the Renaissance to the present
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...stockings. Most of the stocking came in different colors, garters and embroidery. Depending on the social status, stockings were made of wool, silk, linen or even a sewn cloth. Silk stockings... Style over substance: Paris as the capital of fashion from the Renaissance to the present The evolution of the world has been accompanied by various changes. These changes have not only been felt in the world of science and technology, but also fashion. The development fashion in the French society is well documented. A sharp transition is discernable starting with the renaissance period until the current era. Undoubtedly, this proves that fashion trend is particularly dynamic, more so because of the trending...
Major Challenges along Silk Route
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...Silk Route The Silk Routes holds 2,000-year history of human association and interaction from Eastern and Western civilizations. Silk Roads has been well-travelled network of routes which proved to be a bridge for Chinese merchants to reach Middle Eastern, European, and Central Asian traders. Xian, known as Chang’An in ancient times, is the geographical and historical origin of the Silk Roads. In ancient times, Chinese traders didn’t travel beyond their home markets as often to sell silk or porcelain (McGregor, 2011). Chinese traders used to meet foreign traders who arrive at Chang’An and sell. Central Asian traders reached Chinese market after travelling through Rocky...  Major Challenges along Silk...
Life along the silk road ( tang dynsaty)
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...Silk Road The Tang Dynasty was one of the most glorious, prosperous and powerful kingdoms in Chinese history and was at its peak from 618 to 906 AD. It was also during this time that China opened its doors to the world, thus welcoming diverse people of diverse cultures such as “traders of Persia, priests of Rome, sailors of Arabia, students of Japan, Buddhist and Islamic scholars,” and many others (The Great Tang Dynasty). One of the greatest achievements of the Tang Dynasty was the Silk Road – an ancient 6000-kilometer or 4000-mile-long trading route that linked China to Rome. It was Chang Ch’ien, one of the greatest explorers of China, who... ? The Challenges that Confronted Merchants Along The Silk...
New Orleans scenarios: Re-pair, Re-habilitate, Re-vision.
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...pair: This scenario is essentially driven by the market-centric perspective, which is already in vogue in several parts of New Orleans, since the year 2006. “Re-pair” is heavily dependent... Unified New Orleans Plan- Comparative Analysis of the Three Scenarios Introduction Subsequent to the devastation caused by Katrina, The Unified New Orleans Plan (UNOP) decided that three issues of paramount relevance need to be addressed for framing of a successful recovery strategy. The three issues are: rate of repopulation, future hazards posed by floods and funding. Based on these issues, the UNOP came forward with three distinct scenarios, with each of them adopting three varied approaches to address the...
Life of the silk road ( Tang Dynasty)
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...Silk Road (Tang Dynasty Gender Gender issue in the Tang Dynasty to bears an intriguing account compared to other numerous dynasties of the then period and afterwards (Ya-chen 75). This was due to the freedom, which the female gender enjoyed especially by those emanating from the affluent backgrounds. Mainly, this extended even in the marriage whereby the female gender had the authority to define her ambitions and even plan whom to live with regardless of the men’s authority. This is because “divorce by mutual consent was still part of the legal code, and windows were allowed to remarry” (Whitfield 109). Consequently, prompting some women start having male concubines, which during... Life of the Silk...
Lindas and The Womans Stockings as a motiv of play "death of a salesman"
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...stockings’. The first time the motif of the stockings appears in the play is when the characters are younger. Willy complains to Linda that he would be unable to pay the bills since people do not like him and he is bad at his job. It is at this juncture that he day dreams about his mistress who laughingly flirts with him and thanks him for the stockings he gave her. The image of the stocking portrays his infidelity and his deceit towards Linda because it is her stockings that he takes and gives it to his mistress. The image of the stockings appears again when Willy’s... Death of a Salesman Order No. 600592 Introduction ‘Death of a Salesman’ by Arthur Miller is a scintillating story based on the chief...
The Influence of Globalization as Exampled through the Silk Road
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...Silk Road Although it has become a buzzword of the 21st century, the idea of globalization is not a new concept. The Silk Road was an effort towards globalization within the framework of a set number of civilizations created by trade and commerce. Just as today’s globalization has set up an interchange of trade, ideological exchange, and technology information, the Silk Road allowed the world to develop and grow through the complexity of the evolution of the information exchange. The Silk Road also provided for issues of the transmission of disease, such as the Antonin and bubonic plagues. The roads also provided routes for conquest... and violence, reorganizing boundaries. While there was a...
A Commodity Chain Analysis of " a pair of shoes".
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...pair of shoes (Peacock, 21). This thus makes shoes a very vital part of our society. However, most of the people who are the real consumers of shoes only interact with it as a finished product ready for use. It is therefore needful to have an in-depth commodity analysis so as to enlighten the consumers on what actually constitutes their precious product. The main focus of this analysis will therefore be on a pair of shoes. It is undisputable that pair of shoes is consumed by almost everybody in the whole world. It is worth bringing... COMMODITY CHAIN ANALYSIS I. Introduction Shoes form one of the most used kinds of footwear. In the modern world it is very difficult to go a day without trying a pair...
Advantage and disadvantages of trade on the silk route"
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...Silk Route al Affiliation Introduction The silk route is the vast network of land and sea trade covering nearly 5000 miles between the Mediterranean Sea and East Asia. The silk route traded in not only silk but also in other commodities such as ivory, gold, plants and glass. Long-distance trade in silk began way before the establishment of the Mongolian Empire. The trade flourished despite the harsh weather conditions of the arid and semi-arid steppes of Eurasia. Silk became a figure of welfare, social class and status in bureaucracy (Omar, 2014). Discussion One of the advantages of the silk route was the spread of religion. Muslims, Christians and Buddhists traded mostly in silk... Trade on the Silk...
The 80s
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...stockings, miniskirts, pumps, while Michael had a unique style. He wore a red leather jacket, one glove, and a pair of tight jeans. They influence in fashion was appreciated and copied by many. Madonna used her fashion style to help women and give them confidence. Works Cited Batchelor, Bob and Stoddart Scott. The 1980s .Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc, 2007. Print. Bella, Laura .Kanye West (the Library of Hip-Hop Biographies) (Large Print 16pt).New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, 2009. Print. Blackwell, Roger and Stephan Tina .Brands That Rock... Essay, English 6th November Why and how did the Styles of Pop Stars such as Michael Jackson and Madonna Influence Clothing in the 1980s?...
Analyzing Popular Culture
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...pair of long heels can also be teamed with the cuffed ripped jeans. A soft and easy hair-do, which could include soft low ponytails, deconstructed milkmaid braids, or sporty French braids, can be used to style the denim look. Transnational style The ripped jeans style is trans-seasonal. It remains during summer all the way to spring. It is easy to carry through to fall. These cut-offs are an easy winter staple with tights or stockings. A biker jacket with an off duty model look of the ripped shorts is hip as well for a casual look... Siba AlZamil O’Dell EXP201 10/6 Ripped Jeans Trend The ripped jeans trend came into picture in the 1980s during the time when rock stars had a greater and stronger...
The Silk Road and its effects on the economic development of India, China, and Southeast Asia
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...Silk Road Affiliation: The Silk Road marked a significant trade route that primarily linked China to the Roman Empire. This trade route was named the Silk Road following the dominance of Silk as a primary trade product. The origin of the Silk Road was Changan (currently Xian), and dates back to the period between 2nd century BC and the 14th century AD (Liu, 2010). The famous trade route did not get the name Silk Road until the year 1877 when Ferdinand von Richthofen came up with the name (Christian, 2000). From China to the Mediterranean, long distance trade played a critical role in...
Summary on movie "Secrets Of The Silk Road" and how the movie related to anthropology
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...Silk Road Order No. 511869 ‘The Secrets of the Silk Road’ is a movie showcasing an array of artifacts that back to the Bronze Age and exhibited at the Penn Museum which was previously called the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Though these artifacts do not reflect a single culture, yet its anthropological connections are not only important but highly significant. These artifacts are excavated from different sites with some of them being over thousands of years. The basin around the area of The Silk Road was multicultural where about 28 different languages existed. Different religions such as Zoroastrianism, Christianity, Buddhism and Judaism... with...
The Silk Routes and its Influences on Ancient and Medieval Commerce and International Relations
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...Silk Routes’ and its Influences on Ancient and Medieval Commerce and International Relations Introduction The ‘Silk Road’, also commonly called ‘Silk Routes’, was, indeed, a set of commercial travel and transportation routes which started to operate in the 2nd Century BCE. The Han Dynasty of China played a crucial role in the establishment of the gradually emergent route as an interstate trade and communication during the second century before Christ’s death. Later, the route has been developed for centuries according to the needs of different nations who wanted to be connected other powerful countries for the sake of trade and commerce....
Study Of The Development Of Modernity Through A Tanzanian Sandal Pair
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...pair This is a pair of sandals purported to have been introduced in East Africa from India through trade in the late 13th century. It is made of a carved wooden sole and a projection made of ivory and a coiled snake on the tip. The surface is decorated with a pattern of repeated lines together with some Islamic based art. There is evidence of wear by the patterns on the surface of the sandal. It is carved to look like a footprint with straight corners. The sandal is displayed at the Metropolitan Art Museum together with other such kind of art pieces. The art is a part of a collection of other Islam pieces. It was made in the late... Task Study of the development of modernity through a Tanzanian sandal...
Discuss one aspect of the Silk Road interms of the process of globalization in the past.
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...Silk Road: Globalizing Trade in the Ancient World Submitted by: Submitted Submitted Introduction According to Hourani (1951), maritime shipping dominated the logistics of trade in ancient times. Evidence for maritime trade as the preferred method of transporting and selling goods can be found in the statement of one Abbasid ruler who proclaimed that "this is the Tigris; there is no obstacle between us and China; everything on the sea can come to us on it." (p. 64). Yet Hourani recognized that even before seafaring became this eminent, the transportation of goods was carried in what is known today as the Silk Road. 2. Development of the...
Visual and formal analysis of "Pair of Earflares" Moche, Peru, 3rd-7th century, hammered gold, turquoise, sodalite and shell in
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...Pair of Ear flares What feeling does it raise? It raises a feeling of heavy responsibility in the sense that massagers had to make sure that they deliver the message in time since everyone depended on the efficiency. Contrast is the use of a given number of elements of design to capture the audience attention and to direct the audience eye throughout the artwork (Jewitt and Leeuwen, 20). In this image of Ear flare, the texture of the Ear flare on the left hand side appears to contrasts with the texture of the Ear flare on the right. What ideas does it raise? The image also raises the idea of movement which refers to how a viewer’s eye is guided through an artwork... Visual and formal analysis of a Pair...
The indian Ocean History of Global Trading in Pearls and Silk and its Impact on Cultures
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...Silk and its Impact on Cultures Introduction Trade through the Indian Ocean has been going on since the first century c.e. First of all, the Roman Empire succeeded in reaching to the Indian Ocean trade network with its victory over Egypt. It facilitated trade not only with China, India, and Southeast Asia but Parthia, Arabia, and Africa, of course also including the Roman Mediterranean. The interesting thing to be observed from the historical review of trade in commodities is that, when it comes to earning, cultural issues become secondary and insignificant. This realization becomes evident through the analysis of global interdependence... ?The Indian Ocean History of Global Trading in Pearls and Silk...
Persuasive Paper: Benefits of Silk Soy and We Need More Products
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...Silk Soy is the number one brand in America for soy milk. The fact that it is priced lower than competitor’s and has been well established, gaining brand recognition and loyalty longer than other newer brands, make Silk Soy an easy choice and addition for grocer’s to make when stocking their shelves. References "Soy (Glycine Max) - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic. 2011. Web. 11 Dec. 2011. . National Soybean Research Laboratory. "National Soybean Research Laboratory Soy Benefits." National Soybean Research Laboratory. National Soybean Research... ?Benefits of Silk Soy vs. Vitamin D Milk Soy products originally come from soy bean, a subtropical plant that is native to Southeastern...
Pair-wise Sequencing Alignment
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...?UMUC BIOT630 Lecture 5 Exercise – “Due Version” NCBI BLAST = http blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Blast.cgi Using the sequence provided at the bottom ofthis document, perform BLASTN (i.e., nucleotide blast) using the following parameters: Database option = "Reference genomic sequences (refseq_genomic)" Organism = “vertebrates (taxid:7742)” Program Optimization setting = "Highly similar sequences (megablast)" Expect threshold = 1e-50 (this option is located at bottom of set-up page under Algorithm parameters) Keep all other settings and parameters at the default value. 1.a. How many Blast Hits do you get for the sequence? Answer = 100 1.b. What is the sequence most similar to? Provide the Sequence... BIOT630...
Cultural Shows in Atlanta
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...silk blue. They all looked refreshing. The concert started... , which was performed with all grace and glamour. In this sense, I would consider my father glamorous too in his own ways - not easily angered, a good adviser and mentor, a generous giver and provider, and always wears a happy smile as he throws out his dashing sense of humor that can make one acquire muscle pains around his stomach. The Ballet Show: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs One Sunday evening, I watched a ballet show in Atlanta along with two of my friends. The ballerinas came from Russia, Sweden, Hungary, and the United States. How swift their moves were, almost like a leaf that falls from the tree when spring is...
The mechanical testing of a silk fibrion (SF) scaffold seeded with MSCs in Colon Engineering.
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...silk fibrion (SF) scaffold seeded with MSCs in Colon Engineering. By Location Summary Background Data: Units of Organoid units, cell cores of mesenchyme bounded by split epithelia as a derivative of complete viscosity of sigmoid dissection of colon from adult rats, newborn Lewis rats, and colon that has been tissue engineered, were resected from large intestine and replaced with a cellurized scaffold of polymer. TEC was either excised or anastomosed at 4 weeks. This is done by the use of immunohistochemistry, histology or chamber studies, and life-threatening deoxynucleotidyl transferase-mediated deoxyuridine triphosphate-digoxigenin nick end labeling assay (Papa... The mechanical testing of a silk ...
Introduction to Accounting and Finance: Hair silk- financial plan and pitch
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...silk- financial plan and pitch Table of Contents QN 2 ASSUMPTIONS ON REVENUE AND COST 3 QN 2 4 MARGINAL COST MENT 4 QN 3 5 BREAK EVEN ANALYSIS 5 QN 3 6 CASH FLOW FORECAST 6 FORECAST INCOME STATEMENT 7 FORECAST BALANCE SHEET 9 QN 4 10 QN 1. ASSUMPTIONS ON REVENUE AND COST The business aims to manufacture 63,709 shampoo bottles during the first year of operations. Each unit would be priced at ? 7/bottle. The projections for sales revenue would be around 30% monthly. This would begin from April 1 2011 to March 31, 2011. It is very crucial for a starting business to be liquid to cover most of the expenses ;hence, all sales must be done on a cash basis only. The procedure for taking orders would... ?Hair...
To what degree did Buddhism provide a basis for cultural exchange and trade along the Silk Road?
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...Silk Road? To what degree did Buddhism provide a basis for cultural exchange and trade along the Silk Road? Buddhism is an indigenous Indian religion encompassing various traditions, practices and beliefs founded largely on the teachings provided by Siddhartha Gautama, who came to be known commonly as the Buddha, denoting the “awakened”. Presently, although the religion is mainly practiced in Asia and predominantly India, its influences are evident in other parts of the world. Buddhism’s greatest appeal, which also gives it a universal outlook, lies in its teachings of the four noble truths that explain suffering... ? To what degree did Buddhism provide a basis for cultural exchange and trade along the...
( chinese cultureal traditions)Discuss the importance of Silk Road (historical, economic, and/or cultural) from today's perspective of globalization vs. localization
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...Silk Road in the age of Globalization Introduction According to the German geographer Barn Ferdinand von Richthofen, Silk Road is the greatest trade route of the world which runs through China, Central Asia and Byzantium and thus connects the two most important continents of the world with regards to history; Asia and Europe. The construction of Silk Road is spread over a long period of time from 206 BC to 220 AD and was carried out by the rulers of Han Dynasty in China mainly for establishing political relationships and trade with the Central Asian kingdoms of that time. Silk Road also allowed the Chinese leaders to exercise good control over distant provinces. Silk Road has been... Importance of Silk...
Irish Folk Costume
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...stockings, and black shoes with silver buckles probably similar to todays hard shoes. In the 1800s, it is likely that female dancers wore ordinary peasant dresses or perhaps their "Sundaybest" and ribbons formed into flowers or crosses. (Irish step dancing costumes 2005) With time the dancing costume continued its development. And after 1893 the pursuit for a traditional Irish costume was started. This time is characterized by adopting of kilts. Though there little evidence that the kilt originates... Irish Folk Costume 2005 Outline A) Irish National Dress. The Gaelic League, Kells embroidery, Style of costume B) Development of Dancing (folk) costume; Influence of rural dress styles, Dress design,...
B.Beijing National Stadium (Birds Nest) (Beijing) and Wembley Stadium (London) Write a report (2000 to 3000 words) comparing the construction technologies used in the pair of buildings you have selected. Your report must contain the following sections:
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...pair of buildings you have selected. 1. Introduction The development of technology in all scientific sectors has led to the introduction of a series of changes in all industrial projects; in the area of sports, the use of advanced IT systems offered the chance for the construction of innovative and functional establishments; Beijing National Stadium and Wembley Stadium are indicative examples of such projects. Both of these Stadiums were carefully planned and they were built in order to meet the demands of specific events... Beijing National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) (Beijing) and Wembley Stadium (London) Write a report (2000 to 3000 words) comparing the construction technologies used in the pair of...
Commodity chain & a pair of Steve Madden shoe
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...stock Snicker Bars and numerous other products that manufactured by the Mars group. Depending on the markets and the location of the company, some Snickers Bars are shipped to overseas markets in the cases where a factory that makes them... Snickers Bar commodity chain Submitted by s: Introduction Snickers is a chocolate bar that is made by Mars Incorporated1 which consists of nougat that is topped with caramel and peanuts which are all covered in milk chocolate. These Snickers Bars have a yearly worldwide sale of over two billion dollars. In the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Isle of Man, Snickers was in the market as Marathon up to 1990 and there have been Snickers bars that have been branded as...
Harlem Renaissance- women's poetry
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...Silk Stockings’, ‘G’Long’, ‘Old White Man’s Gal’ and ‘White Folk’s Nigger’ (Aberjhani and West 2003, p. 64- 65). 2.4.5 Anne Spencer (1882- 1976) Born as Anne Bethel Scales Bannister, Spencer was born in Henry Country, West of Virginia. Spencer was born to Joel Cephus and Sarah Louise Scales Bannister. Bother her mother and father belonged to mixed race. Spencer inherited a mixture of African- American culture and Indian ancestry from her father. Spencer’s mother was the daughter of a slave and a white Virginian... THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE- WOMEN POETS Introduction The Harlem Renaissance took the Blacks to an altogether newer level from global perspective. Eversince Harlem took birth, to the whites as well...
Test the hypothesis that the Purchasing Power Parity theory holds for a given pair of countries
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...?An empirical evaluation of the Purchasing Power Parity theory – Time Series Analysis of the dependence of Japan - US exchange rates on the relative price levels; an error correction approach Abstract This paper analyses the empirical validity of the purchasing power parity theory, i.e., the notion that the exchange rate between two countries is determined by the relative price levels in these two countries, using a time series error correction approach. Using monthly data on the exchange rate of the Japanese Yen and US Dollar and the respective Consumer Price Index values to represent the price levels over a period of 1960-2010 time series econometrical analysis is employed to investigate... empirical...
Role of Everyday Uniform in Peoples Lives
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...paired... What Role does Everyday uniform Play in peoples lives Mia Nezami Fashion Ba (Fast Track) Contents Chapter Introduction...................................................................................3 Chapter 2 History of Costume......................................................................8 16th century uniform ..11 17th century uniform 12 18th century uniform ..13 19th century uniform ..14 20th century uniform...15 Chapter 3 Psychology of clothes How do clothes reflect your societal role and psyche...19 Logic behind Distinctions between Dress Types.25 Some Opinions from Interviews..26 Conclusion...30 References32 Chapter 1 I'm an aging wild child. I want to fade into the backg...
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... Table of contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………….3 Plato’s biography………………………………………………………………………………..3 Plato’s philosophical contributions……………………………………………………………..4 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………6 Works cited……………………………………………………………………………………...7 Introduction Plato is presumably one of the most astounding writers in the history of Western literacy and one of the most incisive, extensive and influential authors in the history of philosophy. Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, student of Socrates and founder of the Academy in Athens. The Academy in Athens was the first institution in the Western World devoted... Table of...
The offshore pirate By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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...silk stockings, and beneath a sky as blue as the irises of children's eyes. From the western half of the sky the sun was shying little golden disks at the sea--if you gazed intently enough you could see them skip from wave tip to wave tip until they joined a broad collar of golden coin that was collecting half a mile out and would eventually be a dazzling sunset. About half-way between the Florida shore and the golden collar a white steam-yacht, very young and graceful, was riding at anchor and under a blue-and-white awning aft a yellow-haired girl reclined in a wicker settee reading The Revolt of the Angels, by Anatole France... “The Offshore Pirate Characterization. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story,...
The influence , the importance of time management and Cooperative learning upon me as a teacher to be and the learners of EFL (Learning through group, pair work in classrooms).
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...The influence, the importance of time management and Cooperative learning upon me as a teacher to be and the learners of EF Time Management Teaching is a time consuming process and time is an insufficient factor in school as in any other aspects of life. Managing the time of teachers and students is an equally challenging factor in a class room. Time management relates to all aspects of teaching like organizing the classroom, organizing the day, deciding the time to be taken to teach subjects, maintaining time consuming behavior problems of students, and recording the progress of students. Effective utilization of time in school starts with efficient organization and management... influence, the...
Fashion in 20th century
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...silk industry for war supplies manufacturing, the hosiery industry shifted to nylon as a raw material for the manufacturing of stockings. The government would later acquire the nylon for manufacturing... of parachutes in 1942. For the stocking industry, this meant they had to make do with the rayon and cotton to manufacture the stockings. These were unpopular materials with the women, bringing about a decline in purchases of stocking. Women would no longer wear stockings, furthering the popularity of trousers for women. The government later lessened the regulations on nylon for stocking manufacturing bringing...
Rococo style in 1700s fashion
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...silk sash around the waist was considered a shock for women as the natural figure... History of Rococo Style Introduction Rococo is an artistic style of the 18th century that developed in Paris as a reactionagainst the symmetric and strict regulations of the past. The artists of this style used more florid and graceful approach with light colors, asymmetrical designs with playful and witty themes. The introduction of this style had a greater impact on the society and affected not only the royalty and aristocrats but also the middle and lower classes. Rococo style in 1700s fashion During this era of fashion revolution, fashion designers gained more influence as more people scrambled to be clothed in this ...
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