Essays Tagged: "westerners"

Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905

century, European powers sought to gain control of east Asia. Because of the superior power of the westerners, East Asia was quickly dominated by European imperialism. As European powers claimed piec ...

(11 pages) 131 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Indepth anaylsis of the origin (including cultural, political) of Korea and its first settlers.

Two phrases are commonly used by Westerners to express the essence of Korea as a nation: "Land of the Morning Calm" or "The Hermit Ki ... ad never been 'colonial' in nature, while Japanese tried to practice what they had learned from the Westerners.) The favorite Japanese catch phrase was "the Greater Asian Prosperity Hemisphere,' or so ...

(16 pages) 183 0 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Discuss Bernard Lewis's prognosis concerning the future of the Arab countries

in most parts of the world) to the region. There was, however, turbulence in the region long before Westerners began carving up the region for themselves. For most of Arab history, there has been some ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Short essays on Things Fall Apart on different subjects: Folktales/proverbs, a "pure" african culture, the impossiblity of the Ibo culture surviving, and Aristotelian model of a tragic hero

ns and actions would be seen as a "barbaric" function of the culture, a view that follows what some westerners believe is true about the Sub-Sharan cultures of that time. Achebe included to prove that ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

This essay is about how to analaze art. it also discusses styles of art.

epting a more western style as 'the correct way', because it is more dimensional and distinct. Also westerners tend to not appreciate form in the same way oriental painters do, thus creating conflict ... meaning behind a piece, whereas Asians look to the artistic reflection of the message. This causes Westerners to look less in depth into fine art but more at marketed themes. Also, emotion and mood f ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Discusses the world market from 1300 to 1700 and the first trading network between America and China

ched much of northern Europe. Trade continued along the previously-known land and sea trade routes. Westerners (Europeans) traded honey, glassware, sugar, and textiles. The East (Asia) traded porcelai ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is an expository essay on the short story "Wyoming: The Solace of Open Spaces," by Gretel Erlich. The essay is about how people in Wyoming are like compared to people who live in the city.

Wyoming, not just a barren state, but the home of a community"The solitude in which westerners live makes them quiet" (Erlich 209), but this does not mean they hide from human contact, ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An explanation of the major problems the United States faced in 1789, how they were overcome by 1800, and at what cost.

In 1789 our first President, George Washington, faced many problems. It seemed as though the Westerners might abandon this new government, and the United States were afraid that their western t ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women in Saudi Arabia.

eve that men are superior to women. I rate this country a 4. I rated this country a 4 because to us westerners this culture is very traditional but through these peoples eyes this is modern. The women ...

(1 pages) 71 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Diversity of the american West. Immigration

acially. Racial diversity may exist in the West, but inclusion is not intrinsic of diversity. Anglo westerners have worked to forge an identity void of other races existing in the West for centuries. ... an effort by whites to preserve their Anglo-western identity.By the 1860's it was clear that Anglo westerners had solidified their intentions to separate their white society from that of the Indians. ...

(7 pages) 165 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

What is cross-cultural communication about?

nd values in particular areas, these become obstacles for building relationships between Asians and Westerners.The communication has been characterized in two elements regarding cultural study: High C ...

(3 pages) 226 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Relations Between the Government of Canada and the First Nations People of Canada

ated them over the years. Three of the major unsatisfied groups were the Aboriginals of Canada, the Westerners, and the Quebecois. Out of the three aforementioned groups, it is clear that one of them ... been treated poorly by the government. However, "felt" is the key word in that statement. Both the Westerners and the Quebecois may feel that they have the most legitimate reasons to complain to the ...

(10 pages) 208 1 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The Clash of Cultures

the Indians seemed to be plagued with "bad luck"; they lost their battles one after another to the westerners, not just in military power, but also in the ability to overcome diseases. In Oliver La F ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Subject:religion religions of the world

the most widely propagated myth about Islam. For many years now, Islam has been putting forward to Westerners a peaceful, loving front. This false view of Islam has been spread all the more aggressiv ...

(3 pages) 100 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Native American Shaman: The Source of Sacred Knowledge

The Source of Sacred Knowledge        The first thing that comes to mind (to most Westerners) when the word, "Shaman" is used, is witch doctor, magic, medicine man, medium or psychic ...

(12 pages) 172 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Imperialism in the 19th century

There was a great deal of Imperialism in the 19th century, led by mostly westerners from Europe. Imperialism is the act in which one nation extends its rule over another. Im ... ifferent countries, for better and for worse, especially to Africa.Prior to the nineteenth century, westerners did interfere with many of the affairs of nations outside of their boarders, so signs of ... abundant supplies of resources that could not be found in Europe, which is what first attracted the westerners. Because of imperialism, not only did Europeans have access to resources in Africa and As ...

(7 pages) 267 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why is Communism a superior form of Government?

munism has been something to be looked on for the last decade or so. This is largely due to so many Westerners following the bias set in place by their parents. Should we, the people of today simply d ...

(2 pages) 66 3 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Why did Chinese Nationalism fail?

Boxer Rebellion was caused by anti-western people openly attacking Europeans because they felt that Westerners were causing so many problems in China. The Chinese Dynasty was a target of the Boxers as ... nlism, as well as Communism, although neither the CCP or the KMT was founded for many years yet.The Westerners persistence to open up trade forced China to continually unwillingly open up ports and ci ...

(4 pages) 98 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Zen Parables

his lifetime. These practices often consist of reflecting on the meaning of koans" (Byrne 6). While Westerners can adopt these beliefs and practices, they make little sense outside the context of zaze ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Coping with Westernization

age, and religion; and brought educational and marital changes. Complex relationships emerged while Westerners and non-Westerners introduced new challenging cultural values to other parts of the world ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History