#3 Hadsyncretism not occurred in the Americas, howmight modern culture be different? If culturalsyncretismhadtakenrootduringearlyencounters in China or India, howmight they be differenttoday?
#2 What cultural factors caused the differences in outcomes? What...
sustainable. These native cultures survived for many thousands of years because of their ability to live with nature not attempting to control nature.
If culturalsyncretismhadtakenrootduringearlyencounters in China and India unfortunately both of these countries might have suffered the...
left today. Next the differences in the Americas regarding modern culture hadsyncretism not occurred are listed. Finally the differences in China or India are mentioned if culturalsyncretismhad been successful.
Throughout history culturalsyncretism occurred in some...
the change (Sayre, 2010).
The Chinese were less influenced and resisted the cultural changes of outsiders, mainly because their culture was older and more advanced technologically then the west. The Chinese also secluded themselves from many outside sources. China, as well as India, haddifferent...
Discussion on the Legacies left behind due to CulturalSyncretism
There are a variety of legacies left behind today from the encounters experienced in the Africa, Americas, China and India. While Africa and the Americas merged their cultures, China and India strongly resisted any such...
Although Bentley still manages to convey the main elements of his reasoning, that is, how cross-culturalencounters led to processes of large-scale conversions sustained in the most part by syncretism, his arguments could benefit from a clearer definition of the boundaries inherent...
Geogre > the god of war > Ogum
Eshu > Left hand power of suffering soul > "evil"
Some images look like the Satan sometimes
Caboclos > native spirits
Definitely a lot of borrowing and syncretism between different countries
They had a hierarchy of altars...
cultural rituals, and delivering biblical teaching through a hybrid oral/literate style. History of Immigration Malaysia has long been influenced by travelling cultures and neighboring nations. Halfway between India and China, Malaysia has been influenced by both. Historically, India has had more...
focus needed by workers to progress the economy. (Norbu, 1996).
Thus implying that hadsyncretism integrated itself in the earlyencounters in the history of India and China, these two societies would have smaller communities that were deeply religious,resistant to work, averse to modernization and...
shifted their religious allegiance.
In this paper an attempt is made to comprehend the synthesized structure of Indian
civilization through the vantage point of syncretistic religious and cultural traditions of India.
Syncretism refers to the synthesis of different...
Pacific to Africa and deep into Europe, without trespassing on agricultural lands and arousing hostility.
The spread of religions and cultural traditions along the Silk Roads, according to Bentley, also led to syncretism. One example was the encounter with the Chinese and Xiongnu nomads. These unlikely...
artist in cultural context that we find the art in.
- The process of creating and using the art, social functions of art, thoughts, emotion
John Chernoff: study of drumming in Ghana, learned to become a drummer, He had to learn about the culture and how drumming fits into it.
ART: has a role...
Definition of terms 3-5
How the process of syncretism started in the Caribbean 6
effects of syncretism in the Caribbean 7
Essential beliefs of vodou 8
Simple vodou ritual 9
Similarities between vodou and Catholism 10
Yoga: A Christian perspective Jayme Kendall, Kate Magro, and Todd Paul
January 26, 2002
The word, yoga, today has so many different and negative connotations and misuses associated with its usage. For North Americans the word is associated with New Age practices or possibly seen as the new...
interaction had wide-ranging ramifications that influenced the lives of peoples
throughout much of the Eastern hemisphere.
When the pace of cross-cultural interaction quickened again, it followed a set of dynamics different
from those that operated during the age of the nomadic empires. By the early...
between India and China, Peninsular Malaysia has long been a place where peoples of different civilizations and
belief systems have come into contact with each other. Since the height of
Srivijaya – from the 7th to the 13th century – the region had served as an entrepot,
or an international...
• Taken over by Spanish Conquistadors in "The Spanish Conquest of Yucatán”.
• Unlike Aztec and Inca Empires with just one political center to overthrow, the Mayans had multiple independent Mayan polities.
Diego de Landa
• Born November 1524
• Spanish Bishop
• Was sent over to...
around the world as a civilizing technique, even to regions such as India that had never treated spirituality as a matter of political identity.
More recently, in The Invention of Religion in Japan, Josephson has argued that while the concept of “religion” was Christian in its early formulation...
destruction as a result of a more powerful outside force, a "shock phase" can often result from the encounter. Such a phase is especially characteristic during expansionist or colonialist eras. During a shock phase, repression using military force may lead to a cultural collapse or ethnocide, a...
without casualties in 1854.
An early modern America might stretch from the encounters of 1492 until the
period of independence movements, from 1776 to the independence of Brazil in 1822.
An early modern Indiamight begin with the fifth generation descendant of Timur,