Essays Tagged: "culture and history"


Throughout most of its history, Korea has existed as one country with a rich culture and history. Then in the 1940's, Korea was controlled by Japan. World War II broke out, and ...

(6 pages) 181 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sexuality and Masculinity.

to their world. Constructionists 'generally' accept that all ways of understanding are products of culture and history, and dependant upon the particular social and economic arrangements prevailing i ... e patterns of social action and exclude others" . With this, it is thus acknowledged that different cultures have different social constructs. Social constructionism can be recognised as social knowle ...

(8 pages) 384 1 2.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Argument and reasons as to why legalization of prostitution will lead to a corrupt society

Roots of DisplacementAfter reading chapter 1, I realized how little I knew about Vietnamese culture and history. Chapter 1 introduces 2 theories as to why many Vietnamese people immigrated to ... is a country that seems to have no or very little cultural identification. Not only do they share a culture with Chinese roots, but also with East Asian and Southeast Asian countries as well. The comm ...

(3 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Black Music :harlem Renaissance and other black artists i got an 75 on this.modify it prob can turn to an 85

and stories of truth-untold was the open goal of the Harlem Renaissance. To breathe life into black culture, tolead in a direction, the movement, the influence, a black man and woman's broadencreativi ... ers settled in Harlem, upper town Manhattan. When African Americans settledthere they brought their culture, history, and talents. Their culture and history wasforgotten and their talents was very muc ...

(5 pages) 148 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is my response to the video, Tibet: The End of Time, that I viewed as part of my art history class.

        The video I watched last week was a video from Time Life that discussed the culture and history of Tibet, a vast yet remote land surrounded on all sides by the 5-mile high Hima ...         The video was highly informative and very enjoyable, to say the least. I found the culture to be amazing and unique in their beliefs and religious practice. Most appealing was, as yo ...

(4 pages) 65 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Nationalism in Mexico, Japan and India

e political ideology that stresses people's membership in a nation, a community defined by a common culture and history as well as by territory. Nationalism was strongly seen in Europe and Asia durin ... a 406) Japan's intensions where also to make Eastern Asian countries abandon European and American culture and develop their own culture and contribute to the creation of a just world. Japan, India ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Five reasons for pursuing higher education and how philosophy fits (or doesn't) into those reasons

broad categories. The first of these categories relates to money, the second is the transmission of culture and history, the third has to do with esteem or social class, fourth comes education for the ... In learning more about your world, you can absorb some history, and in the process keep your culture alive. Culture and traditions can only survive if they are passed down from generation to ge ...

(3 pages) 82 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Time for Change: the Archaic Age

ncient Greece, which is Greece before they were conquered by the Romans, was a civilization rich in culture and history. Like any other ancient civilization, it is marked with specific events that bre ... ands out because of the significance of the changes it brought and their impact on subsequent Greek culture. One of the areas where there was significant change was what's known as the Five Bases of P ...

(5 pages) 27 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Odyssey" by Homer.

rally for many generations until it was finally written down. He was one of the preservers of Greek culture and history. Although his poems weren't always accurate and were corrupted over time, they a ... her texts in the Western imagination occupy as central a position in the self-definition of Western culture as the two epic poems of Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey. They both concern the great defin ...

(4 pages) 71 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Lufthansa Strategy.

m in a global way successfully, they have, firstly, to alter their HR strategy along with different cultures or retain some of their own culture and history. In this case, HRM systems in Lufthansa wil ... s made more promptly.II. Staffing issues: Lufthansa intended to hire not only people from different cultures to bring more revenue, due to its globalisation inclination because regional staff can make ...

(5 pages) 191 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Firearm ownership tends to be one of the main factors which leads to violent gun crime"

earm ownership have many valid reasons. "A. Kohn" implies that guns have deep roots in the American culture and history[6]. These advocates suppose that firearm control will only prevent people who ab ... . The safety of people depends on more than lows. It depends on the values people have and on their culture acquired during their life time [12].People who do not support firearm ownership are mostly ...

(5 pages) 93 3 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

"Ethical & Cultural Issues Influencing Doing Business in China"

ve SummaryThe Chinese have a vast web of traditions, customs and networks that shape their business culture. It is important to learn and understand these critical components for doing business in Chi ... nating experience for a westerner unfamiliar with Chinese customs and history. To learn the Chinese culture and history is to learn ancient Asian history. It is important that you do so. Confucianism ...

(11 pages) 167 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Last Samurai"

Modern day American culture, being a wild mix of fast paced experiments and revived traditions, stands strong extending ... rdly be catalogued or iterated. However young it's presence is ever obvious.In contrast, some other cultures still present to this day had many more years to evolve and establish themselves. Some have ... ey still find it mysterious and fascinating.One of the cinematographic attempts to explore Japanese culture and history has been a film "Last Samurai." The protagonist (Captain Nathan Algren) in the s ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

O'Banion and McErlane - Chicago's Other Tough Guys

ois where Indiana and Wisconsin meet. Chicago is a conduit of the nation's traffic for commerce and culture that connects the northeast with the west. With all of Chicago's industry, culture, and hist ...

(10 pages) 21 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Involvement of women in the Home Rule through Easter Uprising

The history of Ireland has always been a crucial phenomena in Anglo-Saxon culture and history. In this essay, I will focus on and examine a very short fragment of the process ...

(6 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lope De Vega’s Plays Present The Democratisation Of Honour

ocial structure clung. The accession of Charles V (1516-56) initiated that period of Spanish culture and history known as the Golden Age: a time in which Spain bore witness to a myriad of famou ...

(21 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Britain has become a multicultural society. How can schools/teachers develop their pupils' awareness of the values of other cultures?

f preparing pupils to exist in a multiracial society by providing them with an understanding of the culture and history of different ethnic groups. Multicultural education should therefore allow both ... eir attitudes" (David Houlton 1986). Teachers should be recruited from a cross section of different cultures as should ancillary staff such as teaching assistants, catering staff and caretakers. It is ...

(11 pages) 64 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

History of Andre Malraux's Man's Fate

acirc;€™s Fate The French writer Andre Malraux succumbed to his fascination with Oriental culture when he wrote the book, Man’s Fate, which won him the Prix Goncourt in 193 ... which won him the Prix Goncourt in 1933. His frequent trips to Asia familiarized him with Oriental culture and history. The book is his personal indictment of the beaurocratic society, which had humi ...

(8 pages) 1263 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Dakota Indians History: Treaties

AmIn 3711 Dakota Culture and History Treaty Summary Paper It is of up most importance that we- being American ... h of food of any kind"(49). During the years of 1828-1829 some started to explore the option of agriculture as means for survival. With the goal of "civilization" of the Sioux in mind a treaty was cal ...

(9 pages) 1013 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


onfirms that the nature and causes of conflicts and methods for resolution are deeply rooted in the culture and history of every society and at times are unique in there own way i.e. best fit for each ... ique in there own way i.e. best fit for each group of people within the context of their religion , culture and resources. Panchayat in India (Baxi and Gallanter 1979; Moore 1985), Mediation Committee ...

(29 pages) 240 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays