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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Weep Not, Child as a post-World War I setting

  Weep Not, Child takes place during what's known as the Mau Mau Uprising, a period in the 1950s in which groups of Kenyans came...

The Broader Sense of Globalization

Man has come a long way since the very first idea of philosophy and radical thought that Thales’s approach brought to existence and notice....

Bolshevik Revolution and the after-effects

Russian revolution of 1917 is one of the most important events of the modern era. Russian revolution profoundly shaped the history of 20th century. Rex...

April Fools’ Day and its Lost History

No wonder we all stick by our own honest opinions, given the age-long tradition of 'truth beholds justice'. Our guardians work their sweats off...

18th Century India as a Period of Political Transition

Introduction With the decline of the Mughal Empire, the eighteenth century in India was characterized by two critical transitions which changed the structure of power...

Ngugi wa Thiong on ‘Decolonizing the Mind’

Who was Ngugi?   Ngugi wa Thiong, born in 1938 in the Kiambu district of the British ruled Kenya, grew up speaking the Gikuyu language. “The...

Bildungsroman as a genre in Literature

What is Bildungsroman?   Bildungsroman is a genre of novel that shows a young protagonist’s journey from childhood to adulthood (or immaturity to maturity), with a...

Contemporary Modernization and other 20th century political concepts

Introduction   Since the term "Modern" is used to describe a wide range of periods, any definition of modernity must account for the context in question. Modern can...

The First World War and Later Politics

      The First World War or the Great War, as the contemporaries described it, was a world conflict that began in early August 1914...

The Actual Sense of Feminism Is Equality the base of Feminism?

“Women have sat indoors all these millions of years, so that by this time, the very walls are permeated by their creative force, which...

Western authors from the 1900s who made an impact through fictional novels

Introduction   The 20th-century literature was a whole new phase that depicted the upcoming of many new ideologies and genres of writing. It was a time...

A Brief History of Legislative Impeachment

Introduction- The need for the annulment or rather a step-back of a decision previously taken could only arrive from a fear of losing that...
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