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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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The Issue of Europeans Forcing Christianity on Other Cultures
A country's cultural fabric is stretched when new ideas and
members are introduced to the nation, as the knowledge of the
citizens' are broadened. As Europeans invaded Nigeria, many of
their own customs, even forms of government and religion, became
incorporated into the traditional culture of the Igbo people, thus
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A History of Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haitian Revolution
During our discussion last week, we talked about the challenges Toussaint L’Ouverture and the Haitian Revolution he led pose to the theoretical framework we use to “make sense” of the world. This framework drives us to quickly identify roles – oppressor and oppressed, colonizer and colonized, actor and subject – in a given...
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C.L.R. James in The Black Jacobins
More than a mere history of the largest and most successful slave rebellion in history, C.L.R. James in The Black Jacobins traces the evolution and transformation of the San Domingo colony through the rise and demise of Toussaint L’Ouverture, its leader who, in almost dictatorial fashion, personally wrestled with the most p...
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