criticism

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    Complex German tanks criticism

    Were the Germans wrongly criticized in WW2 for trying to build overly sophisticated and complex tanks like the Tiger I and II and Panthers? The problem the Germans face is that even if German tank production were more efficient, they just could not match the Soviets or the Western Allies in...
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    Literary Theory & Criticism: Historical Peaks

    What are the historical peaks for Literary Theory & Criticism? I have read the discipline peaked around the 1980s with a decline in interest beginning in the 1990s. Did literary theory become Cultural Criticism?
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    Criticism of certain kind of regime inextricably tied to country & people?

    Is it safe to say that- -if you criticize the Russian government, many will accuse you of "Russophobia"? -if you criticize the Chinese government, many will accuse you of "Sinophobia"? If so, why? Is it safe to say that- -if you criticize the British government, not many will accuse you of...
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    Career Guidance Paleography/Textual Criticism jobs

    I am an undergraduate (just finished freshman year) and I'm planning on getting a degree in history/classics. I also really love Latin paleography, from the one semester I've spent studying it. I could see myself happily working in paleography, textual criticism, and paper conservation. It's not...
  5. HackneyedScribe

    Letters of Self Criticism

    It was expected of Chinese emperors tend to sometimes write letters of self-criticism, first started by Han dynasty emperor Wudi (Repenting Edict of Luntai). Do anyone have translations for these letters? What other emperor's letters of self-criticism are there? I suppose they were read to the...
  6. Shtajerc

    URGENT HELP - New Criticism

    Kind of urgent, I need help, can't find the answer anywhere. Would anyone know what are the main differences between the American and British ideas of New Criticism?
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    Architectural Criticism : Part of Public Debate or Autonomous "Discipline" ?

    Architectural Criticism : Part of Public Debate or Autonomous "Discipline" ? Université Rennes 2. Département d’Histoire de l’Art et Archéologie. Archives de la critique d’art. Architectural Criticism between Public Debate and Autonomous Discipline First International Workshop of the...
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    Criticism Invited on second draft

    I have made a long blog post, too long to upload here - will try again. Venkytalks This is expanding on last years first draft and incorporates a lot of the criticism of Jinit, Tornada, Vajra, Ajanbahu and others. Would welcome critical comments. I will be subsequently uploading a write up...
  9. gothgoesblonde

    Marxist film criticism

    Hi, please help me to understand what the Marxist film criticism and Marxist film theory are. I need some simple definitions, is criticism hammering Marx or just the opposite, proves him right?
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    Source Criticism: Analysis and Evaluation

    Hey guys, One of the main issues my students have in my History classes is the ability to successfully analyse and evaluate their sources. In order to help them, I created the following webpage which has a whole range of explanations, scaffolds and examples. I share it here in the hopes that it...
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    Has there been any professional criticism of the book 'The Wages of Destruction'?

    Has there been any professional (scholarly etc) criticism (different conclusions etc) of Adam Tooze's book, 'The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy'? Richard Overy, in his book, 'Why the Allies Won' came to the conclusion that the Axis Powers defeat in the Second...
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    Criticism of the so called Persianate society

    A Persianate society, or Persified society, is a society that is either based on, or strongly influenced by the Persian language, culture, literature, art, and/or identity.[1] The term "Persianate" is a neologism credited to Marshall Hodgson.[2] In his 1974 book, The Venture of Islam: The...
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    Has there been any professional criticism of the book 'The Wages of Destruction'?

    Has there been any professional (scholarly etc) criticism (different conclusions etc) of Adam Tooze's book, 'The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy'? Richard Overy, in his book, 'Why the Allies Won' came to the conclusion that the Axis Powers defeat in the...
  14. Brisieis

    Criticism?

    Is it good to criticize other people? Do you criticize others often? What about when people criticize you, is this a good thing? How do you handle criticism? Can criticism be useful? Or is it just an excuse to put someone down and justify your negativity towards others? How are you...
  15. Pedro

    Need your ARTistic criticism

    You can download (book shown in thumbnail below) for FREE from… (of course it's free...it is one of mine) Plasticos de America Central.pdf Plasticos of course refers to painters. Plastica(o) has an emphasis different from its English cognate. Unfortunately for the non-Hispanic the text is...
  16. James Random

    Russia Today faces criticism over 'fringe' guests.

    Personally I am an avid reader of RT. You'll have noticed all my links come from there, since I prefer to be addressed as an intelligent, thinking individual rather than manipulated like, a sheep as most other news corps. will do. Today mainstream Media criticises RT as being a 'russian...
  17. Patito de Hule

    How does a novel mean

    “Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying. “ Albert Camus, In 1942, Albert Camus published the immediately popular novel The Stranger. In the same year he published his best known philosophical essay, The Myth of Sisyphus. Jean-Paul Sartre also...