• Cultural Syncretism
    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...
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     UNIT 3 GROUP 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...
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  • Principles of Accounting
    transition to cultural syncretism in Africa and America to the opposition China and India experienced when faced with cultural transformation. Specifically, this paper will discuss the legacies that remain in existence due to the cultural changes, and an exploration into the regions if the cultural syncretism...
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  • 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...
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    The Cultural Syncretism and Legacies of the Americas and Africa In: Computers and Technology The Cultural Syncretism and Legacies of the Americas and Africa Introduction Throughout this paper we will compare and contrast the cultural syncretism and legacies of the Americas and Africa and the...
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  • Unit # 3 Social Structure Notes
    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...
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  • Ap World Study Guide
    | | China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam Regional Outline for: Sub-Saharan Africa | |8000 – 600 CE |600 – 1450 CE |1450-1750 CE |1750...
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  • Germany
    levee along coast -elaborate system of water gates -robotic arms @ Rotterdam Harbor -Woodland destruction by acid rain and toxic waste sites are legacies of communist rule (command economy) in E. Europe -emphasized maximum industrial output @ all costs World Climate Regions -much of Europe has “maritime”...
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  • Cultural factors
    What cultural factors caused the differences in outcomes? Syncretism involves merging traditions, this means different religions unify with one another. Looking at the Indian tradition there are different beliefs such as Hinduism, and Buddhism. These traditions were in one way during the ancient Indian...
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  • Essay
    What cultural factors caused the differences in outcomes? Some of the cultural factors that caused the different outcomes that the Westerners encountered in both China and India were that each had very different beliefs. Each culture had its own power, control or dominant effect on their...
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  • 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...
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  • Unit 3 Group Project Question #1
    goal of this assignment is to formulate a comparison between the syncretism that occurred in Africa and in the Americas when different cultural groups met (i.e. Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans) WITH the resistance to cultural change Westerners encountered in China and India. Basically, you...
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  • Plantation Socciety
    Hubert. (1986). Language and Liberation: Creole Language and Politic in the Caribbean. London: Karia Press. • During, Simon. (Ed.). 2004. The Cultural Studies Reader. New York: Routledge • Herskovitz, M. (1990). The myth of the Negro past. Boston: Beacon Press. ...
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  • Holton Cultural Consequences
    AL IZA TION’S CUL TURAL CON SE QUENCES THE ANNALS OF THE AMER ICAN AC A DEMY Globalization’s Cultural Consequences By ROBERT HOLTON ABSTRACT: Globalization has been associated with a range of cultural consequences. These can be analyzed in terms of three major theses, namely, homogenization, polarization...
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  • African American Culture
    a common and accepted mode of labor. During this period, many divisions arose between the different African ethnic groups that had been brought to America. But, despite the separations created by ethnic, generational, class, gender, and religious differences, a new culture surfaced from among the many...
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  • Ccot Christianity Outline
    Analyze continuities and changes in cultural beliefs and practices in ONE of the following regions from 1450 to the present. • Sub-Saharan Africa • Latin America/Caribbean What Good Responses Should Include A good response analyzes continuities and changes in cultural beliefs and practices in one of...
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  • Stuart Hall Culture Identity and Diaspora
    Cultural Identity and Diaspora STUART HALL A new cinema of the Caribbean is emerging, joining the company of the other 'Third Cinemas'. It is related to, but different from the vibrant film and other forms of visual representation of the Afro-Caribbean (and Asian) 'blacks' of the diasporas of the...
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  • 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...
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  • West Africa
    in Africa rather than the Americas because they were seeking trading opportunities. Over the course of four centuries, "the Portuguese transported millions of Africans across the Atlantic on the Middle Passage, so named because it formed the base of a triangular trade system: Europe to Africa, Africa...
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  • westernization
    to acculturation and enculturation. Acculturation is "the process of cultural and psychological change that takes place as a result of contact between cultural groups and their individual members."[3] After contact, changes in cultural patterns are evident within one or both cultures. Specific to westernization...
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