• Unit # 3 Social Structure Notes
    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...
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  • Topics in Cultural Studies Unit 3 Group Project
    sustainable. These native cultures survived for many thousands of years because of their ability to live with nature not attempting to control nature. If cultural syncretism had taken root during early encounters in China and India unfortunately both of these countries might have suffered the...
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  • Cultural Syncretism
    left today. Next the differences in the Americas regarding modern culture had syncretism not occurred are listed. Finally the differences in China or India are mentioned if cultural syncretism had been successful. Cultural Syncretism Throughout history cultural syncretism occurred in some...
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  • Cultural Syncretism
    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, had different...
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  • Principles of Accounting
    cultures. Discussion on the Legacies left behind due to Cultural Syncretism 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...
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  • Syncretism
    association? Although Bentley still manages to convey the main elements of his reasoning, that is, how cross-cultural encounters 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...
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  • Magic, Myth, & Religion
    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...
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  • Malaysian Studies
    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...
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  • Early Syncretism in India and China
    focus needed by workers to progress the economy. (Norbu, 1996). Thus implying that had syncretism integrated itself in the early encounters 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...
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  • development in science and tecnogoly
    have shifted their religious allegiance. X CONCLUSION: 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...
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  • survey of world history
    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...
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  • Cultural Anthropology
    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...
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  • Vodou-Syncretism in the Caribbean
    Content Page Introduction 1-2 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 Contemporary...
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  • Yoga: a Christian Perspective
    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...
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  • Periodization
    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...
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  • The British Presence in the Malay World:(2001) 3 - 33 Civilizational Traditions
    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...
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  • Atlantic World History (Keller-Lap)
    today. • 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...
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  • religion
    around the world as a civilizing technique, even to regions such as India that had never treated spirituality as a matter of political identity.[53] More recently, in The Invention of Religion in Japan, Josephson has argued that while the concept of “religion” was Christian in its early formulation...
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  • westernization
    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...
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  • The Modern Era
    expedition returned 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 India might begin with the fifth generation descendant of Timur, Zahir-ud...
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