England and India never did understand one another. (Prasad 37)
Undilute East had always been too much for the West; and soulful East
always came lap-dog fashion to the West, mutually asking to be not too
little and not too much, but just right. (Prasad 37)
The struggle of individuals caught bet
Tradition and Modernity within Spring Silkworms
Mao Dun, author of "Spring Silkworms", was a twentieth century Chinese novelist, critic, organizer, editor, and advocate for Chinese Communism. According to David Wang, Mao Dun was one of the most versatile Chinese literati among the May Fourth ge
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“Tradition versus Modernity”
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The concepts of tradition and modernity in The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta.
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An Essay on Violence, Tradition and Modernity
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This essay will explain using a trans-
The Tradition Effect: Framing Honor Crimes in Turkey
n honor crime is commonly deﬁ ned as the murder of a woman by members of her family who do not approve of her sexual behavior.1 While there are no ofﬁcial statistics on the crime in Turkey, an incomplete collection of th
“In order to continue to be viable within society, the beliefs and practices of a religious tradition must remain dynamic.”
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Appadurai, A 1996, ‘Here and Now’, Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization’, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, pp. 1-23.
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"Modernity revolts against the normalising functions of tradition"
Habermas, Jurgen. 'Modernity: an Incomplete Project.' p5
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