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The Economics and History of the Rubik’s Cube

[EDIT: Added category + minor parenthetical citation abbreviation] (Properly formatted PDF Version: Here) Summer Softleigh Prof. Betsy Allen-Pennebaker COR-330-10: Vienna: Bridge From West-East 1 December 2016 The Rubik’s Cube was a “masterpiece of masterpieces” (Rubik et al. xi).  It is used by a variety of people for a variety of reasons, such as teaching, mathematics, hand-eye […]



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Ancestral Worship and Gender Imbalance in China

Recently, the One Child Policy that had existed in China for the past thirty-seven years was lifted, and now allows for Chinese couples to have more than just a single child.  In light of this, this paper will be examining the events that led up to the enacting of this policy, and relating those events […]



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Communism and Religion in China

Throughout its lengthy history, religion has been deeply embedded in China’s culture. One could go as far to say that religion is what gives China its identity. The main religions, being Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism, along with many, many minority religions were all freely practiced in China until 1949. In 1949, the Communist Party of […]



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“What was the denazification process like?”

  Artifact Project: “What was the denazification process like?”             To understand the denazification process that went on in Austria after World War II, we need to not only look at what happened after the war ended but what predated it as well. Nazi Germany, known as the Third Reich, under Hitler’s leadership wanted to […]



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