The Tet Offensive was indeed significant in the story of Vietnam. In an attempt to bring the war to a swift conclusion and to foment a general uprising in the south, the Viet Cong (actually the “NLF,” National Liberation Front, known to the U.S. as the “VC”) and the North Vietnamese Army organized a series of surprise attacks throughout South Vietnam during the celebration of the.
The Cold War was the event that shaped world history from the end of WWII to the early 1990's. The Cold War separated the world into two separate blocs: the bloc allied with the United States and.
School Segregation and Integration The massive effort to desegregate public schools across the United States was a major goal of the Civil Rights Movement. Since the 1930s, lawyers from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) had strategized to bring local lawsuits to court, arguing that separate was not equal and that every child, regardless of race, deserved a.
The Unruly PhD is a collection of first-person stories recounted by former graduate students who have successfully reached the other side of a PhD - and are willing to speak frankly about the challenges and decisions they faced along the way. Their stories reveal that many of the difficulties associated with graduate school are institutional rather than personal; that getting sidetracked.
In today’s world, few mourn the end of the parade: outside hold-outs such as the UK and Gulf states, the institution of royalty has passed its sell-by date. What remains is nostalgia, and a.
I bought After The Wall by Jana Hensel during a recent trip to Berlin and found it an interesting peek into what life was like in the GDR (East Germany) following the toppling of the wall. Jana was a young teenager in 1990 when Germany reunified, when the whole foundation of how she'd been brought up was stripped away overnight.
Why young drivers in UAE are more likely to crash and how to help them Young drivers causing accidents is a perennial social issue Published: February 15, 2019 19:40 Gulf News Report.
The notion that arts funding is about investing in artists so they can make art, sure in the knowledge that doing so is in itself a public good, feels like a quaint memory. The vulnerability of Australian arts and culture can’t be simply laid at the feet of recent Coalition governments, which have sometimes, especially at state level, been more supportive of the arts than Labor.