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Florence and Venice: Contrast in Culture

IntroductionIt is interesting to note how two great Italian cities, each legendary in its own right, reflect core cultures vastly different. This in turn goes to their evolutions in the past, as the spirit of the Renaissance spread throughout Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries. Both cities were important...

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Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture

RenaissanceIn the late 14th century, European intellectuals renewed their interest in classical antiquity. This rebirth, the Renaissance, can be attributed partly to engagement with the Ottomans who never lost ancient knowledge, and partly to trade and exploration that exposed Europeans to “new” ideas. Petrarch (1304-1374) translated classical texts for contemporary...

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Pay It Forward

Introduction In the contemporary society, people encounter various problems in their daily life. Essentially, most of the problems result from lack of enough money. People living in the lower-class level of life face numerous problems to acquire the very basic needs such as food, shelter, medical care, and clothing. As...

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Feminist Therapy Research

There is a significant transformation that has been experienced in the world today regarding the social perspectives. The shift of the gender roles is one of the perspectives that has progressively changed over the years. The changes experienced are manifested in the manner which there has been a big change...

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Critique Of Literature Review: The Influence Of Culture

In cultures where there is a marked difference in basic rights between males and females, research has shown a difference in the way that males and females utilize their social networking accounts, as well as the type of accounts they have. In Kuwait, an Arab nation, females are afforded far...

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The Three Davids

The story of David and Goliath is often told as incitement to stand up to a bully, encouragement to an underdog, and incentive for trusting in God. Because David, a poor shepherd boy, took on the gigantic Goliath with only his faith and a slingshot for weapons, he epitomizes human...

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Dinner Dates: Mike Pence, Family Values, and Washington Masculinity

Recently, Vice president Mike Pence was both criticized and praised for his attitude regarding his dining habits with other women. He has stated that he won’t dine with other women unless his wife is present. This is so that he won’t feel any temptation to engage in any inappropriate activities...

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Aesthetic Appreciation of Hawaiian Weapons

From a broad perspective, aesthetics refers to the critical evaluation of art, beauty, and visual taste respectively. Aesthetics is interpretive, in the sense that it is concerned with the judgments of sentiment as well as taste. Aesthetics delves deeply into the nature of art, beauty, and taste to explore and...

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Culturally Responsive Classroom

Dear Colleague, I agree with you entirely that there is a greater need for evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom. Bloomberg (2011) explored ways to create teaching and learning environments that foster learning, as you stated. However, Bloomberg not only emphasizes the need to use evidence based practice in the...

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Cultural Site Visit

The Plaza de la Raza is an important landmark in East Los Angeles that provides education, arts, and other services for members of the community. Visiting this site provides some insight into the cultural history of Chicano people in Southern California. Going to this site, the themes I learned about...

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Traditional Ways of Life

As a young man who is an Aboriginal and a Torres Strait Islander, I have a rich cultural and social history as part of my identity as a person. My parents and grandparents have taught me a great deal in this respect, and my personal development has been decisively influenced...

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Family Traditions and Cultural Legacies

Culture, notwithstanding family conventions, is one of the components that influence the self-character of a person. When growing up, the earth around influence the identity, values, and additionally, convictions of a person. The earth incorporates companions, relatives, and the general population that influence the life of a person. In this...

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The Nature and Function of Tradition

Tradition refers to all those beliefs and practices that are passed down from one generation to the next. Traditions such as holidays and social norms can survive and evolve for hundreds or even thousands of years. As Gailey (1989, p. 143) pointed out, tradition encompasses objects, values, linguistic patterns, monuments,...

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How To Choose A Perfume

Perfume is one of the cosmetic products most likely to be purchased by both men and women. The growth of the perfume industry in America is even evident in the huge number of licensing deals being signed on by the celebrities. The total sales of perfumes grew by 2 percent...

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Fake Photos

Nowadays, the opportunities of the digital world are almost endless. People are using fake photos in order to entertain themselves or to make the images more attractive. Still, such fakes are not as innocent as it may seem. Although it is quite easy to create a fake photo, the process...

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Global Business Cultural Analysis: Brazil

Brazil is the largest nation in South America. It is a well-known country and the most attractive to foreign investors in the entire continent. The country’s accomplishments and failures have been greatly shaped by its different cultures and its general geography. The country is a source of many valuable natural...

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High Art versus Low Culture

It’s hard to see at that the story in “Exit through the Gift Shop” will take us down a very interesting and even hilarious path by the end. It starts with a shop owner named Thierry who lives in Los Angeles and is a French immigrant. He is married and...

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Case Study: Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions

Cross-cultural communication takes place when representatives of different cultures or social groups meet each other. Apart from linguistic discrepancies among nations, there are cultural barriers to understanding each other. Professor Geert Hofstede (1991) defined several dimensions across which different cultures may divert. These are 1) power distance index, 2) masculinity...

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Colonial Policy Culture

Salutary neglect refers to the British policy that permitted the colonists to violate trade regulations. There several reasons that made them come up with the system. For instance, in the initial stages of colonization, there were inadequate agencies to enforce laws in the colonies. In fact, even the laws of...

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Boasian Culture

Frank Boas was a fore runner of American anthropology leaving behind a dynamic legacy and a strong influence on his students; some of whom were large cultural figures. He introduced the idea of cultural relativism in a time when racism was deeply integrated within scientific ideas. Emphasizing that not one...

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