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Creolization Paper 1

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Clare Baxter Soc 279 Assignment 1 Creolization can be described in the geography dictionary as “The hybridization of a culture, as it absorbs and transforms forces from outside; the production of new local forms in response to globalization”. This mean that ideas and customs from different cultures manage to travel around the world and each […]

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Is Globalization taking away local languages in post colonial settings?

October 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

After independence, Most developing countries that were once colonies adopted the language of the colonizers. For instance, when Mozambique gained its independence from Portugal in 1975, the official language of the new born republic was Portuguese. One may understandably wonder why a free nation that has disrobed the garments of colonial rule choose to adopt […]

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Sub-Continent Culture

October 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments

At 1948, the British left India sub-continent after ruling almost 200 years. But they left behind certain cultures, sports, musics, education system, and government system. At 1757 after “the battle of Palassy”, which is last battle between Nawab Siraj-Ud-Daulah and Robert Clive who led the England to overtake India. And from 1757 – 1948 England […]

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Hip Hop Inc.

September 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Josmar Trujillo 9/25/10 South Bronx block parties were a sight to behold. During the 1980’s there were not too many community gatherings that could rival those that took place in the ghetto. The African-American and Caribbean-American cultures had begun to merge and give birth to a new sound, a new culture that was uniquely American […]

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