Comparing Cultures

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  • Comparing the Culture of Cambodia and American Culture

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    Comparing the Culture of Cambodia and American Culture After reading the novel Children of the River, I have learned some customs that people in Cambodia practice in their country. In this essay, I shall describe some examples of their traditions and contrast them with the American culture as shown in the novel and Honduran culture of which I am most familiar. One good example of this contrast is when Sundara, the main character of the novel, explains to Jonathan (Pg 23) that in Cambodia

  • Comparing American Culture and Latino Culture

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    cultural values and traditions until we are exposed to a different culture, and start comparing. In order to have a more productive and fruitful life I believe we need to become more self-aware and more sensitive to the culturally and ethnically diverse community we live in. Two cultures that have been sharing the same living space for centuries are the Hispanic and American culture. In this paper I would be analyzing each culture giving a brief background and pointing out some aspects in how they

  • Comparing Brazilian Business Culture with German Business Culture

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    What is culture? Background What is culture? How can culture be defined? How is culture influenced? Searching in books or on the Internet, hundreds of different definitions of culture can be found. Each person has his or her own opinion of how culture should be defined. The term somebody is “cultured” is often heard. But what defines actually a culture? Before comparing parts of the Brazilian business culture with German business culture, the idea of culture itself must be defined. After that

  • Comparing US and French Cultures

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         Looking back at my experiences in France, I realize just how different our two cultures are. Furthermore, I found it very interesting how, after reading the text, both my parents, one being from France and the other from the United States, reflect the cultural values of their country to a tee. For example, my father has always been the authoritarian parent and my mother the authoritative. French fathers were described in the text as being an "in-control"

  • Comparing Malaysia And Malaysian Culture

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    INTRODUCTION: Malaysia have a Malay culture, a Chinese culture, an Indian culture , a Eurasian culture, along with the cultures. the peninsula and north Borneo. A unified Malaysian culture is something only emerging in the country. The important social distinction in the emergent national culture is between Malay and non-Malay, represented by two groups: the Malay elite that dominates the country's politics, and the largely Chinese middle class whose prosperous lifestyle leads Malaysia's

  • Comparing American and Philippine Culture

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    December 10, 1898 with the Peace Treaty of Paris being signed which granted the United States Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines (Schaefer 33). Due to this, the Philippines culture shares many commonalities with American Culture. The American colonization of the Philippines embedded customs and traditions of the west into the culture of the Philippines. English was beginning to be more widely spoken, street signs were Americanized, telephone poles were set up, and train stations were established (Schaefer

  • Comparing Chinese And Chinese Culture

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    There are some cultures that are similar in terms of geographical region and as more in similarities than differences. For example, by historical influence, Latin American countries share culture between them and also with Spain, as well as Europeans who share certain cultural, tastes in food, manners and customs, because some countries had influences of past kingdoms and conquests. It can be said that no culture is like the Chinese culture, neither in language, customs, or personality; the Chinese

  • Comparing poems from different cultures.

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    Comparing poems from different cultures. Many poems deal with the theme of cultural identity. I have chosen three to compare, they are: Search For My Tongue, by Sujata Bhatt Half-Caste, by John Agard and Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan, by Moniza Alvi. I chose these three poems because I feel that they all deal with different aspects of cultural identity. For example Search for my tongue covers the aspect of losing your native tongue and using a ‘foreign’ language, Half-Caste

  • Comparing The Culture of the Mongols versus the Pakistanis

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    Comparing The Culture of the Mongols versus the Pakistanis In the following paper, I will be comparing the five institutions between the Mongols and the Pakistanis, discussing the unique qualities that distinguish these cultures from one another. These five institutions include topics such as religion, economics, education, politics, and family. Religion The Mongols religious beliefs and practices come into the category that is usually called Shamanism. I find that a shaman can be best

  • Comparing America And His Island: The Culture Of America

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    Shaquan Lewis comes from the Virgin Islands the culture of his Island is a hard working but festive. The culture of the island is based off the working class which is basically the whole is land, they work hard all year as an Island to uplift the islands economy and at the end of every cycle they have festivity called carnival, for one week out of the year. This festivity is for the island; the whole island shuts down so they can celebrate another year of hard work. During the week of festivity the