Essay on Emperor

Japanese Imperialism

When the emperor took the throne in 1868, he made it clear that Japan would abolish feudalism and modernise into an industrial society. This period in which Japan borrowed ideas from the West and reformed in such a short time is called the ‘Meiji Restoration’. Japan for some time was considered too remote and poor […]

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Archaeologists have called the Fishbourne site a palac

Many archaeologists and historians have argued that the site of Fishbourne although often referred to as a palace was in fact used for a completely different purpose. Some argue that it was a palace, some say it was a retirement home for Emperor Vespasian, some say a mansio (a roman hotel), some say it could […]

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Does Akbar deserve the title ‘Great’

Something right a t the start of his reign may be considered great. Akbar was only 13 when he became emperor in 1556. This I think is great because he was so young. Another thing that was great was, from the beginning Akbar had to fight to stay in power. There was rebellion from his […]

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The Romans loved entertainment

Indeed Emperors used entertainment deliberately in order to stop them rebelling against bad government. The theatre was fundamental to the Roman way of life. There were two types of theatres, a theatre and an amphitheatre.Towns of even modest size usually had theatres. They were horseshoe shaped with a stage at the front, seating was arranged […]

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Truman and the Atomic Bomb – Sources Questions

1) I disagree to this to an extent. I feel that the wording of the leaflet shows a reason why America wanted to bomb Hiroshima. In the leaflet it says; ‘we ask you to petition to your Emperor now to end the war!’ This shows to me that they were wanting to drop the bomb […]

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Loss of Identity in When the Emperor was Divine

“As we got off the coach. we found ourselves in a big country amidst a sea of friendly Nipponese faces. “ . stated by a one time twelve-year old Nisei Florence Miho Nakamura in her history of her internment cantonment experience ( Tong. 3 ) . This initial experience was common among many Nipponese. as […]

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Personal – 11472 words – College

“Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done. ” – Benjamin E Mays. This is the essence of this whole story. The understanding of such a philosophy eluded me as did it many […]

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Han Yu and His Memorial to Buddhism

Han Yu wrote his Memorial to Buddhism, in protest to the emperor’s belief and devotion to a relic of Buddha’s finger bone. He writes in order to project why there were many Chinese people who did not believe or want to follow the idea of Buddhism. Why would Han Yu write a letter against the […]

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The Mughal Imperial Artist’s Identity

Revealing the Mughal Imperial Artist’s Identity Much of the creation and utilization of art in India can be identified with the Mughal period. Since Babur’s rule in 1526, Mughal art has progressed substantially, mostly due to emperor’s Akbar and Jahangir. Akbar is commonly referred to as the founder of Mughal painting and would commission a […]

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Xia Dynasty

The Xia Dynasty was the first dynasty in ancient China. It was thought to be a myth Chinese used as a part of there history. Actually the Xia Dynasty was very real. The Xia Dynasty ruled from 2100 to 1600 B. C. They had a total of seventeen emperors, many achievements and few battles. The […]

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