Essays Tagged: "Samoa"

Samoan Rainbow. "Anthropologists in Search of a Culture: Margaret Mead, Derek Freeman, and All the Rest of us". The controversy between anthropologists Mead and Freeman.

Samoan Rainbow"Truth is merely common sense, say the naïve realist. Really? Then where, precise ... mystery that appears to need a detective of Sherlock Holmes caliber to unlock.Margaret Mead went to Samoa at the age of twenty-three in the 1920's. She stayed for nine months observing young girls of ... fluences the life cycle of a person not biology. She proves this by showing how adolescent girls of Samoa deal with maturing differently then girls of a western culture. Derek Freeman, after visiting ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Understanding One's Culture

Introduction: Cultures in American SamoaBecause of its history as a growing populated area of the Pacific, American Samoa has provided ... om all around the continent have joined this country's indigenous inhabitants. These days, American Samoa is said that it would be a "melting ice " where diverse cultures would mingle and lose their d ... ave been strengthen in their distinctiveness.So, instead of a "melting ice ", we could see American Samoa as a kind of tile mosaic. On its useful surface, the bright focus of each culture contributes ...

(3 pages) 151 1 3.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hula and Ori Tahiti (Tamure) Dancing

s came from the Polynesian islands, which is made up of several different islands including Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, Easter Island, Tahiti, and many more. Although, both came from the same ch ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Samoa

SamoaIntroductionTalofa, and welcome to Samoa, the treasured islands of the South Pacific, this is o ... nds of the South Pacific, this is often the catch phrase for the businesses seeking tourists. While Samoa has become a popular and somewhat trendy tourist destination in recent times, it is a more tha ... tion in recent times, it is a more than just that. With historical development, culture and the fa'aSamoa (the Samoan way) at the heart of the Polynesian culture. The volcanic islands of Samoa lie hal ...

(11 pages) 58 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Somoa Informative Creative Writing Peice

Samoa Dear Journal, I have made it here"¦I am in Samoa. As I walked off the plane I seen that ... ion. It helps show respect for the person.As I was driving threw Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, I noticed that there was more public transportation than regular personal cars, so I asked th ... I asked the driver of the taxi why there wasn't that many cars in the city. He said that only 1% of Samoans have vehicles, I guessed that he read that someplace. As I got out I thought it was nice tha ...

(2 pages) 508 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Somoa Informative Creative Writing Peice

Dear Journal, I have made it here"¦I am in Samoa. As I walked off the plane I seen that everyone was wearing white, everyone except me of cours ... ion. It helps show respect for the person.As I was driving threw Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, I noticed that there was more public transportation than regular personal cars, so I asked th ... I asked the driver of the taxi why there wasn't that many cars in the city. He said that only 1% of Samoans have vehicles, I guessed that he read that someplace. As I got out I thought it was nice tha ...

(2 pages) 638 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Child Poverty

that are in desperate need of help consist of Ethiopia, Angola, (Africa) Afghanistan, Nepal, (Asia) Samoa, (Australia) and Haiti (Caribbean) as well as many others. Child poverty also consist of devel ...

(3 pages) 63 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

survey

- African - Hispanic- Asian - European - Oceanic Islander (including Pacific Island - New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga, etc.) - Indigenous/Torres Strait Islander - Other (please specify)4. (Multiple respons ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering