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  • The Influences On Western Civilization

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    The Influences on Western Civilization by the Hebrew-Christian and Greco-Roman Traditions Western Civilization, as it is known today, is a coalescence of various cultures, ideologies, and practices that have been preserved over centuries of human life. Although a countless number of societies have influenced Western Civilization, Hebrew-Christian civilizations and Greco-Roman civilizations have been the two most influential. Both of these civilizations and their traditions have left equally deep

  • The Influence of the Western Culture on the

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    to the sub continental music. Later in the 13th Centruy the sub continental music remained under the influence of the Islamic presence. There is a faction who believes that the classic sub continental traditional music dates back to Amir Khusro, one of the singers in the Mughal Empire. The remarkable poetry by some famous poets brought the traditional music to new hieghts. However the first influence of the sub continental music of such kind was widely evident in the 1960’s when it found its way in

  • The Influence Of Western Civilization

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    The Influence of western Civilization Western Civilization has had a tremendous influence on many different cultures worldwide. From the Hispanic cultures in South and Central America, to the Caribbean islands, and also to the various exotic African countries, and even to the distinguished cultures that reside in the continent of Asia. In many ways than one, these cultures have been molded to be as westernized as they could possibly be without losing their traditional customs indefinitely. They’re

  • Western Civilization Influence

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    division between the Eastern, and the Western Rome which occurred in 285 A.D. After the fall of Rome, the literature, its art, history, and technology were scattered and was lost near the western part of the empire. This scattering of lost history made the formation of a new West Empire. Christianity and Roman Catholicism played a dominant role in the shaping of the Western. There are three major parts that influenced and helped the development of the Western Civilization which is Mesopotamia, Ancient

  • Western Culture And Its Influence On Modern Culture

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    institution’s influence on America. This is not to say that the prevalence of these institutions is not specific to the United States’ culture, but present in all cultures labeled as inherently “western.” The concept of institution is an idea constructed by humans, and as a human construct, the idea must have implemented itself successfully into human culture to be present today. Western culture (today primarily North America and

  • Influence Of Globalisation On Western Culture

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    cultural diversity and language, whereby Western culture and ideals have extinguished other beliefs and practices, ingraining the idea that western is ‘best’ and other ways of living are immoral or unethical. This wide scale homogenisation has allowed extremist groups such as ISIS to take advantage of the impressionable or naïve, as well as encouraging hazardous global ties and bigotry within the global community. Due to the globalised world we live in, western culture and ideals have begun to erode

  • Western Influences on Folk-Custom in Shanghai

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    Western Influences on Folk-custom in Shanghai The change of Folk-custom is an important part of the change of society. As a metropolis in China, Shanghai combines her own features with many other country’s history and culture. As a result, the Folk-customs in Shanghai have changed a lot due to the impact of western culture. The influences on proprieties As a traditional city in China, Shanghai paid much attention to the etiquette and custom when people met together in the old days. At that time

  • Western Influence in China and Japan Essay

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    difference between the countries is the way the West influenced each region, and the way China and Japan responded to this influence. China focused more on the idea of being a "status oriented" society, while Japan was more "goal oriented" based. In China, anyone had the ability to better themselves and change their status through civil examinations given by the government. Western impact however slowly changed this old age system. Japan's caste system viewed

  • The Arabian Nights; Its Influence on Western Society

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    The Arabian Nights; Its Influence on Western Society There is no one particularly known the writer for The Arabian Nights. The story has made itself appeared since anyone can ever remember. Historian said that The Arabian Nights is a collection of stories from whole lot different countries. It was stated that originally the stories came from India and Persia, however then the story was translated into Arabic language. Ever since then, Arab’s culture and their own stories were added to make stories

  • Greek Influence on Western Culture Essay

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    What were the contributions to Western civilization from the ancient Greeks? The Greek civilization contributed greatly to the development of modern Western culture. Three of the most important contribution that are the foundations of our society are Language, Philosophy, and Government. The people of ancient Greece developed a sophisticated language with an extraordinarily rich vocabulary. It has existed for nearly 3,500 years, the longest of any language derived from early Indo-European.