"Compare And Contrast The Legacies Of Cultural Syncretism In Africa And The Americas With The Resistance To Cultural Change Westerners Encountered In China And India" Essays and Research Papers

  • Compare And Contrast The Legacies Of Cultural Syncretism In Africa And The Americas With The Resistance To Cultural Change Westerners Encountered In China And India

    Cultural Syncretism Cultural Syncretism Christina Doty Alexis Garrett American InterContinental University Online HUMA215-1205B-07 Topics in Cultural Studies Erin Pappas January 27, 2013 Abstract The legacies of cultural syncretism in Africa, and the Americas have been compared and contrasted with the resistance to cultural change Westerners encounter in China and India. The cultural factors that caused these different outcomes are discussed. This discussion is followed by...

    Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Culture 2184  Words | 7  Pages

  • Cultural Syncretism

    Cultural Syncretism Abstract The concept of cultural syncretism exists when two different cultures combine their ancient beliefs of the past to create new traditions and/or beliefs. There are several cultural factors that influenced both Africa and the Americas such as weaponry, technological advancements, medical and religious. China and India’s values were quite different when it came to cultural beliefs. They would isolate themselves from outside traditions, which made them more resistant...

    Colonialism, Culture, Globalization 1586  Words | 5  Pages

  • Topics in Cultural Studies Unit 3 Group Project

    Abstract India, Africa, China, and the Americas all experienced syncretism in different ways and at different levels of intensity. Some benefited economically and culturally from this exchange of cultures and goods. Some would have been much better off if left alone. We will discuss the different effects of syncretism on these countries and how they are still feeling these effects today. Syncretism: the Assimilation of Cultures By definition, syncretism is the...

    Africa, Americas, Archaeology 1133  Words | 4  Pages

  • environmental science

    PROJECT HUMA215 – Human Cultural by Derrick E, Mosley AIU Online May 18, 2013 Abstract This project is about comparing and contrasting the legacies of cultural syncretism in Africa and the Americas with the resistance to cultural change Westerners encountered in China and India. The group had to answer what cultural factors caused the differences in outcomes. They had to answer what legacies have the differences in types of encounters and degrees of cultural change left today. They had...

    Buddhism, Culture, Indigenous peoples 1020  Words | 6  Pages

  • Unit # 3 Social Structure Notes

    in the pottery. #1 Compare and contrast the legacies of cultural syncretism in Africa and the Americas with the resistance to cultural change Westerners encountered in China and India. #3 Had syncretism not occurred in the Americas, how might modern culture be different? If cultural syncretism had taken root during early encounters in China or India, how might they be different today? My Part: #2 What cultural factors caused the differences in outcomes? What legacies have the differences...

    Africa, Caribbean, Indigenous peoples 644  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast the Relative Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions of Usa, China, Germany and India

    Compare and contrast the relative hofstede’s cultural dimensions of USA, CHINA, GERMANY AND INDIA Submitted by Mohammed Mohsin.K 211103 Section “E” 2nd year PGDM SJCBA Geert Hofstede is an influential Dutch researcher in the fields of organizational studies and more concretely organizational culture, also cultural economics and management. He is a well-known pioneer in his research of cross-cultural groups and organizations and played a major role in developing a systematic framework for...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Fons Trompenaars 2256  Words | 7  Pages

  • Cultural Contrast Between China and Europe

    Cultural Contrast between China and Europe When speaking about culture, we can simply find significantly differences among every countries. Culture enables people to find a group or other individuals who have the same values and beliefs. So different countries have different cultural backgrounds based on their own beliefs, in which people display many styles of clothings and appearances, food and eating habits, architectures and home lives, travel and leisure habits. This paper will...

    China, Chinese people, Europe 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare And Contrast Japan And China

    Compare and Contrast China and Japan China and Japan, both with thousand years of ancient culture and civilization history, share numerous similarities and differences. Confucianism is a collectivist based value system which embraces a set of moral codes of behavior designed to regulate the relationships between ruler and subject, father and son, friend and neighbor, husband and wife, and brother and brother. Even though both China and Japan employed Confucianism...

    Chinese language, Confucianism, Culture 1184  Words | 5  Pages

  • Changes and Continuities in Commerce in Indian Ocean Region

    the main features, including causes and |Describe and analyze the cultural, economic, and political|Compare and contrast the roles of women in TWO of the following | | |consequences, of the system of indentured servitude that developed as|impact of Islam on ONE of the following regions between |regions during the period from 1750 to 1914. | | |part of global economic changes in the nineteenth and into the |1000 CE and 1750 CE. Be...

    Africa, Following, Middle East 995  Words | 7  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Perspectives

     Cross Cultural Perspectives ETH 316 October 13, 2014 Cross Cultural Perspectives Multi-national companies from the U.S. hold a great advantage by working in and with other countries and cultures to make their products accessible to a much broader community.  When multi-nationals gains access into or with other companies/countries, it may be an assumption that because everyone inside the business is working for the same purpose, they are going to automatically communicate, think...

    Cross-cultural, Culture 815  Words | 5  Pages

  • Compare and contrast the population management strategies in India and China.

    Compare and contrast the population management strategies in India and China. India and China are both facing the same oncoming immanent disaster if nothing is done to stem the growth of their populations before their natural recourses and food supplies can no longer sustain the increasing pressure being placed on them by overpopulation. China recognized the consequences of their population growth back in the 1950's and quickly implemented a policy aimed at stemming the population growth curve...

    Carrying capacity, Demography, One-child policy 1083  Words | 4  Pages

  • Compare/Contrast China and India

    China and India China and India were both very advanced ancient civilizations. Both agricultural based civilizations made various technological advances. Although China and India shared many similarities, they had differences such as the social system, politics, and the importance of trade in the economy. The hierarchy of ancient China and India were similar with a noticeable sign of select individuals being considered “higher” then others. The caste system was strict in India and prohibited other...

    Caste, China, Civilization 907  Words | 3  Pages

  • Dbq: Cultural Interaction

    Ella AP World History Per. 1B DBQ: Cultural Interaction Cultural interaction is the basis for the world today. Without cultural interaction, the Americas would still be filled with Native Americans. The whole world would be isolated from other cultures. For example, America would not have certain foods and animals, such as bananas and cows; likewise, Europe would not have corn or turkeys. Between the years 600 and 1450 C.E, Cultural interaction was very beneficial due to the expanding of trade...

    Culture, Indian Ocean, Islam 915  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Change and Shifting Views of America

    Cultural Change and Shifting Views of America Tina Hudaifa ARTS/125 – Pop Culture and the Arts Professor: Kevin Ballard April 20, 2015 Cultural Change and Shifting View in America Many consider The...

    American art, American realism, Ashcan School 1588  Words | 7  Pages

  • Cultural Globalization: Fear of the Unknown

    Cultural Globalization: Fear of the Unknown Cultural globalization is a term often used to describe the influence of one national culture on another. This is perhaps more prevalent in the United States than anywhere else in the world. Although America is often viewed as the villain with regard to globalization, it is clear by the diversity of cultural groups in America, that this nation is also the recipient of global culture. With such a diverse cultural population it’s foreseeable to think...

    Anthropology, Culture, Globalization 950  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural

    The theory of cultural imperialism in media is where one culture controls another, forcing it's culture to change to the controlling one . This theory is said to have first developed in the mid-twentieth century, and initially it was a response to the changes society was undergoing after the development of improved telecommunications. Various terms such as "media imperialism", "structural imperialism", and "cultural dependency and domination", (L. White) have all been used ...

    Cultural imperialism, Culture, Globalization 763  Words | 5  Pages

  • Tambrands Overcomming Cultural Resistance

    Tambrands- Overcoming Cultural Resistance Tambrands is a company who has flourished throughout North America and Europe yet it has faced many barriers that have prevented it from growing due to increased competition and its incapability to expand internationally. Tambrands specifically produces tampons and most of its sales are generated by the United States. Approximately 45% of Tambrands sales come from the U.S. yet Tambrands competes with companies such as Playtex and Kimberly-Clark. It is...

    Education, Educational psychology, Marketing 1140  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cross-Cultural Management in China

    | |Individual Peer Review Research Paper | |Cross-cultural management in China | | ...

    China, Chinese culture, Cross-cultural communication 1926  Words | 7  Pages

  • Homosexual Culture in America and China

    eyes. This paper is centered on homosexual culture especially in America and China. General concepts on homosexual Homosexual used to be "the abominable crime not to be mentioned." in America. After the word “gay” emerged for years, a vast majority of American start to change their attitude. Now they retain a deep loathing toward homosexuals, but there is a growing mixture of tolerance, empathy or apathy. While the situation in China is almost the same. Subjected to conservative traditional concept...

    Bisexuality, Gay, Homosexuality 998  Words | 3  Pages

  • 1967 Cultural Revolution of China

    Question: Why did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution? For instance, do you think the occurrence of the CR had any connections with the CCP's organizing principle and guiding ideologies, such as democratic dictatorship and the democratic-centralism, or was caused more by other reasons? Also, although many things people did during the Cultural Revolution look so absurd, irrational, and even cruel today, millions of Chinese, especially the Chinese youth seemed to be obsessed with the movement during...

    Communism, Cultural Revolution, Deng Xiaoping 1601  Words | 5  Pages

  • LEGACY: The Origins of Civilization

    LEGACY: The Origins of Civilization China: The Mandate of Heaven Film-Viewing Guide (DVD series available in Stewart Library) Neolithic: c 5000 - 2400 BCE various cultures; most significant: Yangshao (also mentioned: Longshan culture; Liangzhu culture) Shang Dynasty: c 1600 - 1050 BCE (formerly 1750 - 1045) Zhou Dynasties: c 1050 - 480 BCE (Western and Eastern Zhou dynasties) Warring States Era: c 480 - 221 BCE Qin Dynasty: 221 - 206 BCE FIRST EMPEROR ...

    China, Han Chinese, Han Dynasty 1454  Words | 6  Pages

  • CROSS CULTURAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIAN BUSINESSES IN CHINA

     Cross Cultural Challenges and Opportunities for Indian Businesses in China 1. Introduction India and China are both countries with deep-rooted, ancient and traditional cultures. They both went through a cycle of prosperity and the economic downfall with the advent of colonialism, and now stand as amongst the fastest growing economies in the world. The liberalization of their markets forced them to come into contact with the global market and with each other. “Cross cultural ethical dilemmas...

    China, Chinese character, Chinese language 2517  Words | 7  Pages

  • Cross-Cultural Business Behavior Model

    7. Richard R. Gesteland is the author of a cross-cultural business behavior model. In his model he names 4 set of attributes. Each set has 2 contrary traits. We have: * relationship-focused and deal-focused business cultures * formal and informal business cultures * polychronic and monochromic business cultures * reserved and expressive business cultures We present each set of attributes in a table to simplify the content: Relationship-focused business cultures | Deal-focused business...

    Anthropology, Culture, Ecological anthropology 1733  Words | 6  Pages

  • the cultural

    THE CULTURAL TALE OF TWO SHUTTLES NASA’s habit of relaxing safety standards to meet financial and time constraints set the stage for the Feb. 1 loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its seven astronauts, investigators said Tuesday. They warned that the agency’s “broken safety culture” would lead to tragedy again unless fundamental changes are made. In a wide-ranging analysis of decades of NASA history, the Columbia Accident Investigation Board said the space agency’s attitude toward safety...

    Columbia Accident Investigation Board, NASA, Space Shuttle 1975  Words | 7  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast Two Cultural Events

    Compare and Contrast two Cultural Events or Celebrations; Sensation (White) Festival and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival Sensation Festival History Sensation is an electronic dance music (EDM) festival which began in 2000. The event originated in Amsterdam, (Amsterdam ArenA) by a company called ID&T, and was experienced by around 20,000 clubbers. The sequel festival was created in 2001, however this time, the number of attendees had reached 40,000. All visitors were asked to attend in white outfits...

    Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Electronic dance music 1981  Words | 6  Pages

  • Neocolonialism in Africa

    was common before the Second World War when the European nations established their colonies in Asia, Africa and America since after the Second World War decolonization took place. After the decolonization, colonialism has taken a new form. ‘Neo Colonialism’ is a term used for new Colonialism. It is a relationship between two nations in which one nation exercises strategic, economic and cultural domination over the, despite the legal independence of the other. Neocolonialism basically refers to the...

    Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Colonialism 1257  Words | 4  Pages

  • Syncretism

    Religious syncretism exhibits blending of two or more religious belief systems into a new system, or the incorporation into a religious tradition of beliefs from unrelated traditions. In the case of Haitian Vodou, Vodou blends two or more religious beliefs into one system, therefore it can be characterized has syncretism. Vodou is a syncretic system derived from deeply rooted African beliefs and colonial French Catholicism. As a reaction to being torn violently from their roots, the slaves tried...

    Christianity, Deity, Faith 967  Words | 3  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast China and Rome

    The classical societies of China and Rome can be compared in their similar centralized governments while they can be contrasted in their different relationships between geography and culture and their different views on slavery. The classical societies of Rome and China can be compared in their similar centralized governments. Rome’s government was centralized more under the idea of having good laws. They followed the “way of the ancestors” which laid out clear republican beliefs that the...

    Ancient Rome, China, Civilization 1057  Words | 3  Pages

  • Global Effect of Leadrship Cultural and Economic Change

    Leaders of the Future will be more innovative, diverse, and values-oriented. They will come countries with a high growth potential outside of North America, Europe, India and China, places were leaders also must address obstacles such as poverty or environmental degradation, regardless of the sector or the focus of their expertise. United States of America has a great strength in diversity. There are a few countries in the world that can claim a workforce as diverse, innovative and driven. Our talent...

    Country classifications, Cyprus, Developed country 1909  Words | 6  Pages

  • Edward Said - Compare and Contrast

    page 1 “Discuss the role Cultural Exchange plays in the formation of an individuals identity” Research Paper by: Nicole Y. Herma Compare and Contrast: This paper will discuss how Eastern civilization has affected the Western culture and how they differ in society. Also discussed will be how orientalism, by Edward Said, has played a role in cultural studies in which he has challenged the idea of orientalism. Discuss the future of eastern and western societies and where the...

    Civilization, Culture, Globalization 1109  Words | 7  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast of the effects of imperialism of the west on Africa and India

    systems upon weaker nations. Regions such as Africa, the Middle East, India, and Africa were severely impacted positively and negatively by the imperialism of the west. Two of those cultures that were affected in a very similar way during this time period by the effects of imperialism were Africa and India. In both places wars and violence occurred but new technologies were brought by the west that helped improved the civilizations. However Africa and India responded differently to the way the west...

    Africa, British Empire, Colonialism 1262  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Differences- China and Usa

    | THE 101: Cross Cultural Issues in Tourism & Hospitality | Assessment No.2 | | Ariana Janjua | 201111790 | Culture, as defined by Geert Hofstede, is the "the collective programming of the mind distinguishing the members of one group or category of people from another". (Hofstede, 2011) It is due to the research carried out by scholars such as Hofstede and Fons Trompenaars that we are able to understand cultural values, and the difference in cultures more thoroughly...

    China, Confucianism, Cross-cultural communication 2849  Words | 7  Pages

  • Gandhi's Legacy to South Africa

    INTRODUCTION: Mahatma Ghandi left behind a great legacy after his assassination, not only to India and South Africa, but to the world. He made a mark on the hearts of so many universally by using his policies and beliefs of equality, unity and non-violence. By looking at the time Gandhiji, (a title earned out of respect from the Hindu Nation) spent in South Africa and his implementation of his theory of Satyagraha in South Africa, one is able to see how his beliefs and strong leadership qualities...

    Africa, African National Congress, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1550  Words | 4  Pages

  • Compare and contrast India and China's population

    China and India are the two countries that have the highest population in the world. Both countries have realised that family planning and population control had to happen around the 1950's for India and the 1970's for China. This essay will seek to compare and contrast China and India, focusing on what the major problems facing both are, why have they both had to implement policies regarding population control, and the long-term and short-term effects that these policies have on the two countries...

    Demography, One-child policy, Overpopulation 1532  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hrm in South Africa

    is for you to explore the meaning and implications of the concepts and ideas of international and comparative human resource management.  There is no one way of defining and understanding the nature and purpose of HRM.  HRM varies according to the cultural and institutional environment in which it is conducted. It is suggested that you choose a country with which you are familiar, perhaps your home country, as this may enable you to provide examples to support your analysis.  However, the important...

    Africa, African Union, Economics 1776  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cultural

    Cultural Considerations Cultural diversity is normal in society today. People come from different races, cultures, and backgrounds. People have to learn the importance of respecting the culture of others. Everyone can learn from others. Superiority does not exist because of an individual’s culture. Some people from different cultural backgrounds believe that he or she is better than others but this is an untruth. Cultural concerns can have a negative influence on justice and security administration...

    Constable, Crime, Criminal justice 1409  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contrast & Compare

    _____________ THE COMPARE & CONTRAST ESSAY PACKET UNDERSTANDING WORDS Before students plan and write essays, they must understand the tasks that the prompts ask them to perform. This begins with understanding the words that prompts use. Compare and Contrast prompts ask students to either compare and/or contrast. It is critical that students understand the difference so that they perform the correct tasks. The prompts may ask students to compare OR to contrast or to compare AND to contrast PART...

    Ancient Rome, Augustus, Central Asia 6542  Words | 34  Pages

  • 19th and 20th Century Cultural Groups

    In a cultural group in the 19th and 20th the western cultures started becoming more modern with technology, communication and military(). This modernization had given the western culture more political power and economic success in other cultures(). As the western cultures gained more accomplishments, other cultures were more pessimistic about the change and progression(). Non-western cultures were already set in their own ways with their own values. They were not ready to change or modify their...

    Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Caribbean 852  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of National and Cultural Stereotypes

    Academic English for Business and Management Compare and contrast the two articles, making clear your criteria for comparison. To what extent do these articles show that national and cultural stereotypes are no longer a useful way of examining the human condition and economic activity? Choose an element in the articles which you find interesting and explain your reaction to it by giving examples from your own experience. Your full name: Binjie He ...

    Brand, Chinese name, Cross-cultural communication 1261  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cultural Influences on Indian and African Business

    Cultural Influences on Indian and African Business Erik T. Ringstad Columbia Southern University MBA 6631 – Intercultural Management Dr. Chizoba Madueke Throughout the progression of this class, a variety of discussions and readings on culture and the effects of culture on business have been addressed and analyzed. The culture diversity found around the world is grand and gaining a better understanding of these differences only further one’s success in the business world. The regions...

    Africa, African Union, Cultural studies 1316  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cultural Comparisons of India and China

    NATIONAL CULTURE OF CHINA AND INDIA IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Introduction 1. Increased business globalization, emergence of new economic hubs like BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as well as more intense competition among organizations at the domestic and international level alike over the past two decades, have necessitated the need for studies in the comparative Human Resource Management (HRM) (Budhwar & Sparrow, 2002a). As a result, a growing number...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural anthropology 5411  Words | 19  Pages

  • A Comparative Study of Family Values Between China and America

    A Comparative Study of Family Values between China and America Introduction We were born into a family, mature in a family, form new families, and leave them at our death. Family life is a universal human experience. The family is among the oldest and the most fundamental of all human institutions. As we know that family is the miniature of the society, and therefore different family values are the reflections of distinguishing cultures in different countries. In order to get the better...

    China, Chinese language, Confucianism 954  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay on Cultural Heritage of India

    Cultural Heritage of India – Essay India has a rich cultural tradition. There is a harmonious blend of art, religion and philosophy in the Indian culture. They are so beautifully interwoven in the fabric of Indian way of life and thought that they are inseparable. Indian culture is actually an outcome of continuous synthesis and has absorbed many external influences in the course of long jurney of history. The first stirring of civilisation occurred amongst the people of India some 4,000 years...

    Carnatic music, Culture, Hindu 1156  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Assimilation

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    Assimilation, Cultural assimilation, Culture 1926  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cultural Event.

    Cultural Event Report: HUM 112 – World Cultures II Abstract Cultural education and appreciation influence economic growth and advance a rewarding intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life of a people. Community development is a collaborative and facilitative process undertaken by the community that shares a common purpose of building capacity. The mission of the All Cameroonian Cultural & Development Foundation (ACCDF) combines cultural sustenance and community development to promote...

    Africa, Art, Cameroon 786  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural and National Stereotype

    The issue of cultural and national stereotype is significant to people in all over the world because it leads the way of thinking in particular nation to interact with people in different cultures. It is very necessary to understand and appreciate other cultures in order to communicate and develop international relationships in terms of human condition and economic activity. This essay is divided into three sections, It will begin by comparing and contrast the two articles between Piller’s article...

    Advertising, Brand, Cross-cultural communication 1370  Words | 4  Pages

  • Compare India and China

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    College, Education, Gymnasium 718  Words | 3  Pages

  • Syncretism

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    Buddhism, Christianity, Cross-cultural communication 988  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of Economic Growth in China and Usa

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    Chinese language, Economic development, Economic growth 1881  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cross Cultural Management: a Perspective in China

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    China, Cross-cultural, Cross-cultural communication 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cultural Diversity and China

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    Anthropology, China, Chinese people 1198  Words | 4  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast Old and New Imperialism

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    Africa, British Empire, Colonialism 1210  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives

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    Culture, Globalization, Hypermarket 957  Words | 4  Pages

  • China and India, Western Influence on Youth

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    BRIC, Cold War, Economy of the People's Republic of China 924  Words | 5  Pages

  • China and Us Cultural Differences

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    China, Culture, Han Chinese 1855  Words | 5  Pages

  • Legacies of Colonialism and Imperialism

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    Africa, British Empire, Colonialism 2007  Words | 6  Pages

  • Compare and contrast: Africa and South Asia

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    Africa, India, Indian independence movement 1163  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Cultural Politics of India

    the years and also by the exchange and intermixing of ideas and way of life across different civilizations. India is a land of immense diversity. Religions, languages, geographical conditions, socio-economic framework and even ethnicity have always played vital roles in building the culture and the zeitgeist of a region. With revolutions - scientific, social and political - the cultural as well as physio-graphical landscape of the earth has been rolling and changing at tremendous speed. The world...

    Culture, Culture of India, Film 1292  Words | 4  Pages

  • Resistance to Cultural Change

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    Coffee, Culture, Failure 617  Words | 2  Pages

  • Essay on Cultural Heritage of India

    Essay on cultural heritage of India "A nation without a cultural heritage is like an orphan who has nothing to feed upon" said Emerson. The individual being, or race, or nation must necessarily have certain roots somewhere. They are not of much value unless they have certain roots in the past which is after all the accumulation of experience of generations. Countries achieve greatness not because of their material prosperity but because they follow traditions. Every country's culture is peculiar...

    Culture, History of India, India 807  Words | 3  Pages

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