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Joseph Conrad's 1905 Essay "Autocracy and War": How the Russo-Japanese War Holds Lessons for Europe in 1914
I recently had the privilege of hearing Robert Hampson, an esteemed Conrad scholar and a thoroughly delightful man, give a paper on Joseph Conrad’s 1905 essay “Autocracy and War.” Conrad wrote the essay as the Russo-Japanese War was going on and the outcome was still unknown. 1,134 more words
By Danette Clark
“Slingshot Hip-Hop: Culture and Resistance from Brooklyn to Palestine” is a semester long course created by the Palestine Education Project for Bushwick Community High School in Brooklyn, NY. 526 more words
Throughout 2014 there have been various emotional and poignant days recording key events in the twentieth century’s two world wars.
As chemical engineers, I’m sure some of us look at these historical events in contrasting ways, especially when we consider our professional ‘forefathers’ were the architects of weapons production on a mass scale. 536 more words