Essays Tagged: "different cultures"

Segal's "Blue Woman in Black Chair" vs. Greek "Athena Lemnia"

lue Woman in Black Chair and the Greeksculpture Athena Lemnia are freestanding sculptures createdin different cultures at different times and throughdifferent sculpting procedures, but still have seve ... h of them are freestanding or in-the-round.They may be inspected from any direction, each offering adifferent sight to the viewer. Also, they are both verymuch lifelike in some respects. Both sculptur ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art


Throughout history marijuana has been used toserve various purposes in many differentcultures. The purposes have changed over timeto fit in with the current lifestyles.This pat ...

(2 pages) 90 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

China as Most Favored Nation

ous to both countries if they can cooperate, but it is not easy for two competing world powers with different cultures to work together in harmony.The United States started the most-favored-nation tra ...

(7 pages) 264 2 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

CROSS CULTURAL MARKETING ON THE INTERNET-Tutorial Major Assignment for Marketing

e respond to marketing messages through their own cultures. Marketers need to present messages that different cultures can understand, relate to, and trust.If an organisation is looking to increase tr ... oing to make the global e-commerce world bigger. The Internet has great opportunities to reach many different groups, which is why advertisers and marketers are embracing the Web to reach multicultura ...

(5 pages) 471 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Film term paper. About apocalypse Now

rocities that have occurred when oneculture comes into contact with another. Whenever fundamentally differentcultures meet, there is often a fear of contamination and loss of self thatleads us to disc ... ls us that the evil side and the madness in bothKurtzes was brought out by the fear of new cultures different from theirown, and their inability to deal with this fear. The disconnection betweenthe op ...

(14 pages) 253 0 3.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Relativism, The Tangible Theory

most benefit humankind. I believe that the Cultural Relativist theory takes into consideration the different cultures that make up the population as a whole. The idea of universal truth in ethics, is ... make up the population as a whole. The idea of universal truth in ethics, is a myth. The customs of different societies are all that exist. These customs can not be 'correct' or 'incorrect' for that i ...

(8 pages) 234 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Censorship on the Internet

nce 1960s, but no one actually owns it. Thus, the Internet is a global network, and it crosses over different cultures. It is impossible to censor everything that seems to be offensive. For example, V ... second. If you put something on the web, everyone on the net can access it instantly. It is totally different from all traditional media. Everything on the Internet is just a combination of zero and o ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"A Pair of Ticket"

is story changes the soul of the narrator as she begins to discover thingsabout herself and her two different cultures. As the story progresses, she begins to question thingsin her life, her identity, ... the 'familiar old pain'aching in her bones. This pain comes form her internal conflict between two different culture, herdenial of being Chinese, and the missed opportunity for her to truly know her ...

(6 pages) 203 0 3.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Ethnic America" by Thomas Sowell

Today, America is made up of many different kinds of people. There are so manycultures that make America unique. Ethnic America, by Th ... at make America unique. Ethnic America, by Thomas Sowell, gives an excellentexample about why these different groups immigrated from there homelands to come toAmerica. Sowell also mention's the econom ... lands to come toAmerica. Sowell also mention's the economic and cultural contributions made by thesedifferent cultures to our nation. The author didn't leave any stone unturned, and traceseach culture ...

(4 pages) 115 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Leprosy in Medieval and Islamic Societies

Medieval views of leprosy inChristian and Islamic societies illustrated these ideas. Despite their different cultures and religions, there were somesimilar and analogous trains of thought in the unde ... s, there were somesimilar and analogous trains of thought in the understanding of this disease, but different attitudes prevailed as well.Treatment and understanding of leprosy in European society ref ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Languge is a virus

it is a story, a poem or a song, can be as vague and indeterminable as a painting and given to many different interpretations. It gives an opportunity for the reader to use his imagination and his emo ... and comprehending its meaning.The interpretation of written work varies with circumstances, such as different cultures, religions, historical times or just personal feelings.Folk tales and legends are ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Ancient Civilizations and How They Relate to Today. Speaks of ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece

When we study our past, we see what was and what could have been. Different times, different cultures, and their issues were often not so very different then our own ... ings. One thing the Egyptians are remembered for are there pyramids. Pyramids held the tombs of the different pharaohs. To build a pyramid, the Egyptians used winding ramps of earth and brick to haul ... ch city-state worshipped its own god or goddess as well as other gods. Since each city-state was so different, and independently ran: they were constantly at war with each other, mostly fighting over ...

(18 pages) 499 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

What is an American? Describes what I believe an American and what "Americanism" is

d I do not believe that statement is completely credible. In this city alone we have a multitude of different cultures carving out their own niches where the language they feel most comfortable speaki ...

(2 pages) 168 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is about the marriages in Afghanistan. Their customs and etc.

Marriages in AfghanistanAs in class we discussed about the marriages in different cultures as well as inAfghanistan. I interviewed my father about the afghan marriages. The ...

(1 pages) 75 0 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Looking in Depth. On Culture.

and thousands of cultures around the world. It is interesting to see similarities among people from different countries, different cultures, different religions, and different backgrounds. Many differ ... nt cultures may exist in one country. For example in Pakistan, there are only four states, but many different cultures. There are Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, and many more. But when we come to ...

(4 pages) 128 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should Quebec (or other provinces) separate from Canada in order to best protect its constitutional rights?

adian and English-Canadian seem to live together peacefully without conflict, even many people with different cultures and languages come to Canada in recent years. I thick Quebec has no reason to bec ... n province.Overall, Canadian should help to create and improve its society. If we treat people with different cultures kindly and friendly, Quebec may won't have the idea to separate. Beside, separati ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.1 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Difference in Cultures

SociologyThe birthing ceremonies of the Indian culture has a lot of different aspects then the American culture does. I guess that is why they are different cultures. A ... culture does. I guess that is why they are different cultures. All cultures have different views on different things such as religion, but they also share the same as well for example every culture ha ... erstand other cultures. In the Indian culture their view of bringing a child into the world is much different then the American culture's view.In the Indian culture there are a lot of preparations tha ...

(9 pages) 230 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Culture and Group Communication

can so dramatically affect the communication that may or may not take place between individuals of different cultures. In this paper, I will examine the differences between high- and low-context cult ... - and low-context cultures, and the problems that can arise during communication between members of different cultures.Before looking at the differences between high- and low-context, we must first de ...

(5 pages) 551 0 3.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Woman Warrior by Maxine Hongs Kingston.

oman Warrior is a story about Maxine Hong Kingston's memoir, who is trying to blend and develop two different cultures into one. The story explains how immigrants have hard times and difficulties when ...

(4 pages) 128 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ralist would like to include the history of all cultures while theparticularist want to have the different cultures taught only their own history. In order tolive in a multicultural world plura ... and accepting of all people regardless ofthe color of their skin by teaching them why people are different. Children need to beprepared for the real world and this world their are people of eve ...

(3 pages) 136 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science