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An Analysis of the Culture of Italian-Americans in New York
Beginning in the late 1800s, Italians migrated to the United States to make a better life for themselves. They traveled in groups and established a community at their destinations. The majority settled in New York City. Once they established a living spot, Italian markets sprung up. The first Italian-Americans remained loya...
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The History and Plight Of the Kurdish People
The Kurds are a group of people who just can’t seem to win. The earliest traces of the Kurds date all the way back to between the 10th and 12th centuries. Though approximately 30 million people identify as Kurdish, the group has remained unable to form a unified nation state. Being the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Mid...
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Oral Histories as Valid Sources of Accurate Information of Compiling History
Oral histories are a valid source of compiling history. To what extent do you agree with this statement? When compiling and writing down history, many have considered oral histories to be useful in extracting accurate information. These oral histories may be valid due to their association with the primary source, their ab...
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An Overview of the History of Afro-Eurasian Civilization
Introduction Throughout the history of Afro-Eurasia, many civilizations have risen to power and then, almost invariably, fallen from grace. Some of the most expansive empires of recent and ancient history have been warring populaces that have gained power, expanse, and wealth through conquest of other cultures and civiliza...
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A Discussion on Handicraft in the Kazakh Culture
“A culture is a configuration of learned behaviors and results of behavior whose component elements are shared and transmitted by the members of a particular society”(Linton 1945, 32). Culture can include beliefs, traditions, law, religion, art etc. One of the oldest and one of the most valuable parts of Kazakh culture is K...
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The Similarities between the Swiss and Irish Culture
Culture is the distinct ways that people, live differently, classified and represented their experiences, and acted creatively. As individuals we learn in many different ways through behavioral patterns and characteristics of society. “Culture is central to the way we view, experience, and engage with all aspects of our liv...
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The Causes for Jewish Migration from East to West
From Peril to Peril: On the Causes for Jewish Migration from East to West For centuries Jews have faced discrimination from all over the world,
Eastern Europe being no exception. In the words of Arthur Deerin Call,
"religious persecutions, strangely medival, are still common..." (254).
What is even more ter...
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A Comparison of the Cultural Landscapes of Vietnam and Thailand
The world we live in today is far from plain black and white, there is a huge range of diversity across our world. We have many different cultures that each have their own way of doing things and looking at this world. If not for the wide range of culture, we may one day see ourselves living in one big “global village”. The...
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The Similarities and Differences between the Cultures of Miami and Spain
“The soul takes nothing with her to the next world but her education and her culture. At the beginning of the journey to the next world, one's education and culture can either provide the greatest assistance, or else act as the greatest burden, to the person who has just died.”(Goodreads, 2016).Culture is important because...
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A Biography of Dalton Conley
Paper 2: Honky by Dalton Conley Throughout Dalton Conley’s life, he was able to see sides of society that many people never get to experience. He was able to grow up in a world that exists outside of the standard for someone of his race and class. Through these experiences, Conley gained insight into the white privileg...
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