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Looking for the Shift in Ideology on “Fallen Women” in Ireland

The Magdalene Laundries were institutions in place across Ireland and many other countries that were a place for “fallen women,” deemed unfit to live on their down due to mental illness, incompetence, hysteria and for many women, pregnancy outside of wedlock. From the 1750’s women were held captive in these facilities and forced in labor […]



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Irish Women: Emigrating from their home

The project that I have chosen is a research paper that focuses on the history and experiences of Irish women emigrating from Ireland. Migration is an important historical aspect of Ireland and the Irish culture because it is a major cause of the Irish culture and Irish ideology due to its effect on the Irish […]



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The North-South Divide in Italy

Italy has various unique characteristics as a country as part of the European Union. Perhaps one of the most interesting aspects about Italy is that there is a strong cultural, economic, social, and political divide between northern and southern Italy. The location and shape of Italy allows for a more “isolated” experience in the southern […]



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San Francisco Chinatown Revealed: Tourists Deprived of Raw Culture

“There are more things in San Francisco’s Chinatown than are dreamed of in Heaven and earth…In reality there are three parts of Chinatown — the part the guides show you, the parts the guides don’t show you, and the part that no one ever hears of” (Rast, 29) Normally when tourists come to San Francisco, […]



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Shamans: Preserving History

As a skeptic of the legitimacy of shamanistic practices; naturally, I decided to research shamans. The supernatural has always been a topic of fascination for me, even if I do not believe. We live in a world where supernatural beliefs tend to get suppressed. In the past, spirits were used to explain the unexplainable; to […]



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