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    the Far East. Our guest speaker Dr. Arthur Sokoloff‚ used his latest book‚ Zen meets Freud‚ to talk to us about the three religions in the Far East. As well as a little history of our own religious past. The basis of our western and European civilization‚ values‚ philosophy and democracy is based upon the Greek. Pretty much the rest of the globe (60%) doesn’t care for our way of life. In the Arab culture‚ it is taught that there is no tax on lying. Geographically speaking‚ everything east of India

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    A PLACE WHICH NEEDS ATTENTION: THE EAST The term Orientalism‚ was used by the West‚ to define the East. Orientalism is the perspective of the West‚ the way they see the East. The West here‚ is the Western Europe and the East is rest of it. Also Said divided Orientalism into two groups which are “latent and manifest Orientalism.” Nineteenth century scholars were mostly interested in Manifest Orientalism which is things we can observe about the Orient like language‚ literature‚ art‚ history. Most

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    Edward W. Orientalism‚ 1. East – Study and teaching I. Title 950’.07 DS32.8 78-40534 ISBN 0 7100 0040 5 ISBN 0 7100 0555 5 Pbk Grateful acknowledgements is made to the following for permission to reprint previously published material: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: Excerpts from Subject of the Day: Being a Selection of Speeches and Writings by George Nathaniel Curzon. George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: Excerpts from Revolution in the Middle East and Other Case Studies‚ proceedings

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    Orientalism: An Overview

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    Orientalism makes an instant distinct between the East and the West and that the West`s perception of the East is based on the archive of knowledge. Historically speaking‚ the study of the Orient flourished in the 18th and 19th century as Europe became advanced in the scientific discoveries‚ and took interest in knowing about the unfamiliar East. Europeans adapted Darwin`s method of categorization of species and used it in the same manner analyzing about the East based on prior knowledge in earlier voyage

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    THANG LONG UNIVERSITY ENGLISH DEPARTMENT CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION Cultural Similarities and Differences between Eastern and Western INSTRUCTOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Do Student name : Vu Thi Huyen Trang Student code : A21888 Ha Noi‚ 2015 Table of Contents 1.Introduction……………………………………………………………………….01 2.Definition……..…………………………………………………………………..01 3.The Similarities…………………………………………………………………..02 3.1. Religion…………………………………………………….. 3.2. Zodiac………………………………………………………. 3.3. Communication……………………………………………

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    misconception about the East. This misconception exists in the Western mind‚ according to Said‚ as if it were irrelevant that the Orient itself was actually sociologically affected. He then goes on to describe the basis of Orientalism‚ as it is rooted in the Western consciousness. (The Middle East or India). In his qualifications for interpreting Orientalism‚ Said includes several points of interest and clarification. He agrees with Disraeli‚ in saying that the East is more than just

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    “Who Makes the Journey” by Cathy Song In most cases‚ it is the old woman who makes the journey; the old man having had the sense to stay put and die at home. You see her scurrying behind her newly arrived family. She comes from the Azores and she comes from the Orient. It makes no difference. You have seen her before: the short substantial legs buckle under the weight of the ghost child she carried centuries ago like a bundle of rags who now turns in front of your windshield‚ transformed in Western

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    O beautiful for spacious skies‚ For ambers waves of grain‚ For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain. My Philippines‚ dear Philippines‚ God shed his grace on Thee‚ And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea! I. Philippines our native land‚ The country of the brave‚ Pearl of all the Orient seas‚ The home of men upright. II. We are ready all the time‚ To work for peace and right‚ Philippines‚ dear Philippines

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    values”‚ (paper presented at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association‚ Boston‚ US‚ 11 Nov 2010). Byman‚ Daniel L.‚ “A Frosty Response to the Arab Spring”‚ in The Arab Awakening: America and the Transformation of the Middle East (Washington: Brookings Institution‚ 2011). Cantay‚ Hasan Basri‚ “Islamic culture in Turkish areas”‚ in Kenneth W. Morgan‚ ed.‚ Islam-The Straight Path: Islam interpreted by Muslims (New York: Ronald Press Company‚ 1958). Eickelman‚ Dale and Jon Anderson

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    Mohanad Alharbi Middle East Middle East The middle east is characterized by several features that makes it a unique part of the world. The middle east is considered as the ancient world where the ancient Egyptians lived and built their magnificent pyramids.in addition‚ The Middle Eastern region‚ like every other‚ is socially constructed based on race‚ language and religion. The region‚ which by most accounts spans

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