Hist 1010 Question 13

Hist 1010 Question 13 - promenades, and plentifully...

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Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 November 5, 2010 Question: What do you find most impressive or surprising about this description of Baghdad? When we look at Baghdad on the news and on television we tend to see a deserted dry place where I cannot imagine anyone living or prospering. In the description of Baghdad on the website it gives a beautiful description of a lively place with “parks, gardens, villas and beautiful
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Unformatted text preview: promenades, and plentifully supplied with rich bazaars, and finely built mosques and baths”. This description of the city goes against all the mentality and mental representations that the media has set up in our minds. Bagdad seems more like a paradise in the description than the desolate, dry, and unforgiving landscape that is perceived through the media....
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2010 for the course HIST 1010 taught by Professor Wikeart during the Spring '10 term at CSU Stanislaus.

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