How Does The Age Of Enlightenment Affect The America Economy Though 1750-1800?

Starkey, Armstrong. War in the Age of Enlightenment: 1700-1789. Westport, Conn. [u.a.: Praeger, 2003. Print.

Origin:

• When
was the document created?

The book
was published in 2003

• Who
created it?

The book was
written by Armstrong Starkey and published by Praeger (October 30, 2003), and
Greenwood Publishing Group,

• Where did it
first appear?

The book
was first sold in October 2003

• Is it a
primary or secondary source?

This is
a secondary source because it is based on the analyses of works by historical
and contemporary researchers on the topics of war, enlightenment
and social attitudes

• What was
the historical context in which it was created?

The book
was created at a time when thinkers were revising the role of war in the age of
enlightenment, 1700-1789. Around this time, the thinkers in Britain, France,
and the entire Europe thought that traditional authority impeded growth. Te
reasoned that humanity could improve greatly through rational change

Purpose:

• Why did the
author create the document?

The
author created the documented as a reflection on the age of enlightenment. The
author intended to determine the relationship between the philosophies of the
then times and the impact on social attitudes, morality of wars, and authority
or the place of the military service.

• Who is the
intended audience?

He book
was intended for researchers and students alike. The book is amujy6st
read for aspiring leaders especially the military leaders as it puts into
perspective the arguments by various researchers such as Voltaire, Robertson,
and Vattel

Value
and limitations:

• What
information was available to the author that might not be available elsewhere?

The author had
both historical knowledge of the subject matter and had access to the original
historical texts in various libraries. The author also had access to literary
work of various researchers such as Voltaire, Robertson, and Vattel.

• What
important information was not available to the author? (Consider when the
document was created.)

Despite having
access to a number of texts, the researcher has clearly demonstrated his lack
of access to author likeminded researchers. For example, his analysis of works
of contemporaries is not balanced or objective. He has not objectively analyzed
or explored the impact of the thinkers on the military institutions, as well as
the role played by the military and hence their wars on the foreign as well as
the domestic policy

• Did the
author get information from a reliable source?

From the book,
especially the ending and the footnotes, it is clear that most of the sources
were reliable sources as they were done by authorizes in war, enlightenment,
military sciences and history

• Does the
author have reasons to emphasize certain facts over others to a particular
audience? Might the author present the story differently to different audience?

While a
few of his comment and arguments are questionable, it is healthy to argue that
most of the comments, argument and counter arguments wired valid and can be
traced to other external sources. There are many texts that agree with his
analysis. I find his analysis of strategy and moral justification wanting as
they were baseless, and had no reliable or relatable content

• What
specific information might the author have chosen to leave out?

The author
just introduced the concept of military reality but did not adequately analyze
it bearing on the attitudes and morality

• Does the
author concede a certain point that it is inconvenient for him/her to admit to?

No, the
writer has no openly admitted any form of inconvenience

• How might
the historical context in which the document was created influence our
interpretation?

Text
analyzing the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy. Secondly looking at the
text on pyrotechnics, it is clear that countries such as china base their
practices on the history of Europe and the age of enlightenment. One can
argue that modern view on the age of enlightenment will find a lot
of flaws on how the wars impacted Europe. There could have been an alternative
view such as the culture of force and rational warfare aristocratic practices

Upshur,
Jiu-Hwa Lo et al. World History: Since 1500: The Age of Global
Integration
. 5th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning, 2011. Print.

Origin:

• When
was the document created 2011

• Who
created it?

The book was
written by Jiu-Hwa Upshur, Janice Terry, Jim Holoka, George Cassar, Richard
Goff and published by Cengage learning in 2011

• Where did it
first appear?

The book
first appeared in 2006

• Is it a
primary or secondary source?

This is a
secondary source as most of the contents are drawn from the primary books

• What
was the historical context in which it was created?

The book was
created to analyze the age of global integration from the time of rivalry
between the ottoman and Safavid empires

, the culture
of renaissance in Europe, the early European exploration in the Western
Hemisphere to the time of] global context for empire in the wake of industrial revolution. The paper also looks at the two world wars, a den the post war settlements.

Purpose:

• Why did the author create the document?

The author created the book to analyze the impact of world wars on the global settlements. The primary focus is on the rivalry between the ancient empires across the world and how they shaped the modern world.

• Who is the intended audience?

The intended audience of this book was mainly students, and teachers, but it can be a good source of information for anybody with interest in understanding the world history. Politicians and researchers can find this book very interesting and informative

Value and limitations:

• What information was available to the author that might not be available elsewhere?

The author has access to literary all the books that can be found on history. The resources used by the author are either original primary sources or quality secondary sources such as peer reviewed journals

• What important information was not available to the author? (Consider when the document was created.)

With the detailed information, it is clear that the author had almost all the information needed. Probably, there are a few historical phenomena that are not including because they appeared trivial. However, this is just subjective.

• Did the author get information from a reliable source?

Fromm the primary sources, the encyclopedia, and the peer revered journal, it is healthy to argue that the sources were quality a reliable sources.

• Does the author have reasons to emphasize certain facts over others to a particular audience? Might the author present the story differently to different audience?

Yes. Based on the wide research, I find his connection of the various wars to the current world position interesting. For example, how his connects the world war one and the spheres of the western influence in west Asia, and the post world war 2, and the European economic division. As well as the world wars and the age of enlightenment. His background information is well reasoned thus can be considered a valid

• What specific information might the author have chosen to leave out?

The author chose to leave out minor details about the world wars and instead focused on the major issues. For example, he has not analyzed the impact of the Pearl Harbor on the relationship between the US and its counterparts

• Does the author concede a certain point that it is inconvenient for him/her to admit to?

No, the author has not openly conceded to lack of access to some information .it is therefore not easy to pinpoint the limitation of some o hi works

• How might the historical context in which the document was created influence our interpretation?

There was a number of wars, political ideologies, and philosophies around the time the book was created… this g=might give room for different interpretation of the world wars especially the waorld war 2.

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