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Ultimately, their stronger unified cultural need to establish their dominance in another land is the most important reasons for the foothold established by the English and the Spanish in the New World. It is true that a plethora of different races, ethnic groups, nationalities, and cultures arrived on the North American soil prior to 1776, the year that America began its process of embarking . . . .

ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGEMENT

In order to fully analyze and understand the complete extent and scope of the ethical issues dealers and managers employed by American Honda Motor Company encountered, it is necessary to explain certain facts related to the case. One issue faced by dealers and managers was kickbacks. In this situation, a co-owner and manager would be . . . .

The History of Surgery had been started from the prehistoric time with its appropriate technique and tools applicable during the age. There was no sophisticated care of hygiene and anatomic knowledge in the early days; the basic research was started using trial and error on every case and it had set a very strong basic which still makes sense and counts into modern practice.

The . . . .

Submarine Culture in Jules Verne's "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea"

This paper presents a detailed discussion about Jules Verne's book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea. The writer of this paper takes the reader on an exploratory journey of the story itself then works to compare the culture of the people on the submarine to the actual cultures. The writer finishes with a . . . .

Bruner's Three Modes of Cognitive Representation

Jerome Bruner's Educational Theory firm believer of cognitive development of the thinking process, Jerome Bruner have revolutionarized the theory of cognitive development through his various theories. One such theory is Three Modes of Cognitive Representation. According to him a well-developed mind would create from experience generic . . . .

In the anthropological study "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema," Dr. Horace Miner describes an unusual culture among a group of people who live in Mexico.

The Nacirema have developed a complex social structure that involves both a strong economic incentive and a remarkable set of beliefs about the human body. Their beliefs about their bodies consume a significant amount of their economy. . . . .

AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the cultural perspectives of the African-American culture, and its application to professional practice.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE

African-American culture has existed in the Americas since the Spaniards uprooted the first blacks against their will in the early 1500s. The . . . .

Perceptions of Race and Racial Difference in Ancient Greece:

Classical Greek Ethnicity and its Expression/Conception in Aristotelian Philosophy

The world known to modern philosophy and anthropology is linearly far more expansive than that with which the Classical Greco-Roman world was familiar. Modern thought has spanned the globe, and pondered the mysteries of civilizations in . . . .

Alessandro Portelli, The Death of Luigi Trastulli and Other Stories: Form and Meaning in Oral History.

Abstract

This paper begins by situating Alessandro Portelli's oral history in the context of the postwar reaction in Italy against the historical theories of the influential Neapolitan philosopher Benedetto Croce. It then proceeds to a discussion of Portelli's methodology by . . . .

MBA ADMISSIONS ESSAY

Throughout my educational and work experiences, I have had numerous opportunities to make significant changes to organizations with which I have been affiliated. Over the years, I have worked in culturally and economically diverse countries. In high school, I worked in Bangladesh and India. Living and working in different countries provided me with an invaluable . . . .

In her book, The Unruly Women of Paris, the historian and author Gay L. Gullickson clarifies a common misperception of history through unfolding a historical narrative and contrasting popular illustrations and images with historical documentation. She makes a contrast between the different images presented in contemporary culture between the behaviors of the women of Paris during the Paris . . . .

Environmental Themes in Grapes of Wrath

This essay reviews environmental themes from the following five books: Dust Bowl by Donald Worster, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Killing Mr. Watson by Peter Matthiessen, and River of Lakes by Bill Belleville. This paper discusses the role that culture has played in environmental . . . .

In 'Nervous Conditions' the author, Tsitsi Dangarembga, offers a unique perspective on the place of women in African society and the effect of colonization. The story is told through a female narrator looking back on her life and her coming of age. Through the narrator, the reader is engaged into the story, with the story having meaning and relevance to all people that can relate to coming of . . . .

Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle are the most famous of the ancient Greek philosophers. All three of them have left a deep impact on the Western philosophy. In this paper we will look at the main points of their philosophies and the impact they left on us.

Socrates (469-399 BC)

Socrates was the first of the famous trio. He did not write any books and most of what we know about . . . .

INTERNAL MEMO

Subject: Canadian Expansion Research have recently been contacted by the The Minister of Trade and Commerce for Canada, who contacted me for the purpose of encouraging Burger Delight to expand into the Canadian market. I have researched the Canadian market and have found expansion into the area to be a promising possibility.

The major benefits are the similarity . . . .

comparison of Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males

This paper presents a detailed description and comparison of the Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males. The writer uses examples of similarities and differences to illustrate the point.

TAKING STEPS BACKWARDS

As the world continues to globalize, mankind pats itself on . . . .

Aron Douglas and the Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance is the term given to a period in American history where a new focus on the African-American experience emerged. This emergence began in the Harlem region of New York.

It was a time when African-American artists began to express their culture and at this time in history there came a new . . . .

Hmong (Asian) Culture

When America went to war in Vietnam, there were many victims. Among the most tragic were the Hmong people. Thousands fought and died for the Americans, taking orders and duties that were often the worst in the army, with little or no compensation. (Hmong FAQ: Immigration) When the Americans left, the veterans of their campaign in Laos underwent systematic . . . .

racial profiling in Law Enforcement

This paper presents a detailed examination of racial profiling in Law Enforcement. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the issues that surround racial profiling and discusses the various problems that are encountered. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

INTRODUCTION

Racial profiling is a topic . . . .

Myths and Fables in "Pygmalion" and "Sexing the Cherry"

This paper discusses the use of myths and fables in the two books, 'Pygmalion' and 'Sexing the cherry' written by George Bernard Shaw and Jeanette Winterson respectively. While Shaw's play is inspired by the Greek myth of a talented sculptor Pygmalion, Winterson has used the famous fable of twelve dancing princesses as just one . . . .

Compare and Contrast Symbolism, Style, Tone, & Setting in "Story of an Hour" & "The Storm" - Chopin

This paper considers symbolism, style, tone, setting, and perspective, demonstrated by comparing works of Kate Chopin, the "Story of an Hour" and "The Storm." Using these stories the writer examines how emotions and events are depicted with the positive and negative impacts of . . . .

In the work Half Humankind, Katherine Usher Henderson and Barbara McManus explore writings that deal with much anti-woman rhetoric and stereotypes of the day.

In Jane Anger's Her Protection of Women, women are exalted as being "made of better stuff" than men: "...we allure their hearts to us [...] we woo them with our virtues, as they wed us with vanities..." (http://www.pinn.net/~ . . . .

At first glance, the idea of comparing snowflakes to quilts might seem absurd, since both are two entirely different things when viewed in various perspectives. But upon closer look, these two things have similarities, too, in much the same way they are different from each other. Snowflakes and quilts can also have significant implications in people's lives if these are properly scrutinized. . . . .

Fast Food Advertising

Abstract

Fast Food advertising has been allowed to profess anything, from the 'healthy quality' of their food to the food company's contribution to homeless kids. While fast food giants are quick to take any of their detractors to court for any erroneous allegations made by members of the public, it doesn't stop these same companies from committing libel . . . .

Ancient Egyptian Gynecology

History

In ancient Egypt, sex was open and untainted by guilt. It was considered an important part of life and both single and married couples had sex. Ancient Egyptian religious shows signs of adultery, incest, homosexuality, masturbation and necrophilia. Masculinity and femininity were strongly linked with the ability to conceive and bear children. . . . .

Race is one of the most bedeviling of anthropological characteristics. The concept, with the barest tips of its roots in biological realities and the rest of the plant firmly grafted to cultural and sociological constructs, is one of the first concepts that anthropologists dealt with vigorously in terms of the history of the profession. Ideas about race both helped establish anthropology as a . . . .

The words we use matter.

We have all known this to be true since we were children and we were told by adults that "words will never hurt us." A good many of us would most likely have preferred the sticks and stones because physical injuries often heal far more quickly and far more effectively than psychological ones.

And yet, even as we must all acknowledge the basic principle . . . .

Propaganda

While we may be shocked by the U.S. government's attempt to spread disinformation about the current war on terrorism, we should not be. Governments have always been less than fully forthcoming to their citizens, although they rarely admit to lying. Rather they see it as a form of propaganda, and thoroughly patriotic.

Moreover, while the term "propaganda" is almost . . . .

effect of a unified European economy on the strength of the U.S. dollar

Introduction

Since the introduction of the Euro, some economists and business people have worried about the effect of a unified European economy on the strength of the U.S. dollar. However, such concerns are for the most part (at the current moment) overwrought: The Euro is not a serious threat to the dollar . . . .

Treatment of Women in Mexican Culture

Introduction

The choices for women have, across both time and space, almost always been far more constrained than the choices of men. They have in fact all too often been reduced to a single pair of opposing choices: The pure or the corrupt, the white or the black, the chaste or the sexual - the virgin or the whore.

Mexican culture is . . . .

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