Compare and contrast the legacies of cultural syncretism in africa and the americas with the resistance to cultural change westerners encountered in china and india had syncretism not occurred in the americas, how might modern culture be different. Chinese steam buns, westerners bake them, westerners use cheese, chinese use soy sauce, westerners put pork, herbs and spices in a sausage this statement: karaoke is one of the major night entertainment activities in china, westerners go to bars and clubs mostly, may also apply to a. Cultural syncretism in the information i have obtained on cultural syncretism, the factor's caused, differences in the outcomes and legacies of cultural syncretism in africa along with america and the resistance to cultural change, westerners encountered in china and india.
The cultural difference is open to interpretation and is a question of perspectives, beliefs and values not all western this is clearly different in china where the country, society or family are based above one self etiquette is something that westerners seem to be much more hard up on than in china. The legacies of cultural syncretism in africa, and the americas have been compared and contrasted with the resistance to cultural change westerners encounter in china and india the cultural factors that caused these different outcomes are discussed.
2 western culture is adventurous and exploration based westerners like to discover new things, invention and expand outwards for instance, bungee jumping is considered adventurous and common in western culture, but you will probably find no-one doing such a thing in china. People, who were born in china and lived in the west for a long time, can easily outline these business cultural differences between chinese and the approach of the chinese people to problem-solving is different from that of westerners this often prevents them from achieving a satisfying outcome of. Western culture, sometimes equated with western civilization, western lifestyle or european civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer historical records of western culture in europe begin with ancient greece and ancient rome western culture continued to develop with christianization.
Whether you are aware of chinese culture or not, there are several culture shocks that are humorous and only characteristics to be seen in china it is a strange concept for most westerners to see a hole in the floor and do their business squatting since western toilets have seats. Core values of chinese culture which are related to the four themes were also introduced in the course, because these values are likely to have remained it also introduced chinese philosophical streams such as buddhism and taoism that are mentioned or embedded in chinese martial arts. Chinese vs western culture the major difference between chinese and western culture is that china is an oriental country, and its the chinese are very friendly and helpful to a stranger, compared to westerners who would never entertain a stranger western culture has a wealthy and.
Abstract the legacies of cultural syncretism in africa, and the americas have been compared and contrasted with the resistance to cultural change westerners encounter in china and india the cultural factors that caused these different outcomes are discussed this discussion is followed by. Chinese culture in comparison to western ways of life is much more relaxed and passive while still maintaining a focus in the workplace age and power: in chinese culture, if someone has age or power over you, you are supposed to defer to them in all situations, especially in public. Points: 119/125 grade: acultural syncretismnamehuma215-1101a-05: topics in cultural studiesuniversityabstractour group is to gather information on cultural syncretism in africa and the americas with the resistance to cultural change westerners encountered in china and india. Chinese nationalism is on the rise and frequently affects western businesses in china china's 5,000 years of cultural and dynastic history are a point of pride among the chinese advice for westerners for western business people new to china, there are several simple yet important tips.
Westerners often expect an asian to make a quick decision or to treat a current deal on its present merits even the americans will not change such events, certainly not by rushing things at the end of a meeting in china, it is customary to thank the participants for contributing their valuable time. Western culture, sometimes equated with western civilization, occidental culture, the western world, western society, and european civilization. If cultural syncretism had taken root during early encounters in china or india, how might they be different today compare and contrast the legacies of cultural syncretism in africa and the americas with the resistance to cultural change westerners encountered in china and india.
For example, indians pay regard to their elders or parents by touching their feet east asians use bows as welcome, apologizing and expressing thank you people in the east are inflexible in their beliefs and ideologies they were unwilling to challenge and question the long practiced customs and traditions. If cultural syncretism had taken root during early encounters in china or india, how might they be different today compare and contrast the legacies of cultural syncretism in africa and the americas with the resistance to cultural change westerners encountered in china and india read more. China is the second-largest economy in the world and expected to surpass the us in the next the main differences lie in how people from the west and china work towards building a trusting westerners feel more comfortable conducting business and building trust at the same time, if the.
In cultural changes while india, china, and westerners encounters were notas eager for these changes to occur focus if cultural syncretism had happened in china and india are the changes inreligion, work culture, and chapter 9: imperialism, colonialism, & resistance in the 19th century. What is the difference between chinese culture and western culture chinese culture believe in collective gains western culture believes many westerners, when they visit china for the first time are in fact shocked to see the customs and traditions in china but the same holds true for the people. Cultural continuity and change traditionally, each community in the southwest culture area tried to maintain a delicate balance between population and natural resources in the 19th century, a period of relative peace for the pueblo groups, the apachean peoples encountered considerable difficulty. Social structure introduction the legacies of cultural syncretism in the americas and africa can be compared and contrasted with the resistance to cultural change that westerners experienced in china and india these encounters have left many legacies of change and differences in the.