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Tradition provides people a feeling of id. This name examines how cultures around the globe combine and alter according to migration and payment. This interesting booklet examines examples from heritage together with: the slave exchange and the influence of African tradition on North the United States after which the realm; the forcing of local americans to undertake eu tradition; and the cultural interchange among the British Empire and India.

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Changing Cultural Landscapes. How Are People and Their Communities Affected by Migration and Settlement?

Tradition offers people a feeling of id. This name examines how cultures worldwide combine and alter in accordance with migration and payment. This interesting publication examines examples from background together with: the slave exchange and the influence of African tradition on North the USA after which the realm; the forcing of local americans to undertake eu tradition; and the cultural interchange among the British Empire and India.

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Chinese. Mexican. Indian. Italian. Middle Eastern. These are all terms that have become familiar to North Americans looking for something a little more “fun” in a meal. In fact, some of these terms are so familiar that we hardly think of them ̆ Along with music and language, the food we eat is one of the more exciting as having origins with cultures and entertaining ways that migration fuses different cultures. from other parts of the world. 41 C H A N G I N G C U LT U R A L L A N D S CA P E S Spaghetti So you thought spaghetti was about as Italian as you can get?

Html Learn about numerous cultures of the world through this cultural encyclopedia. com/articles/world-cultures-heritage/ Read articles, stories, and accounts of hundreds of events and phenomena in world culture and heritage on this remarkable Web site. S. S. S. S. 32–33 multiculturalism in 33 P physiological change 8 Q quarantine 10 R racism 11, 24, 26, 45 railroads 10 reconciliation 19 religion 6, 9, 17, 20, 22, 26 reverse culture shock 13 Roman Catholic Church 22, 23 S Scandinavian immigration 8, 9 second-generation immigrants 29, 30 slave trade 14–15, 16, 27 sod houses 8, 9 South Africa 26 Spain 23, 40, 41 Spanish Inquisition 22, 23 sport 38, 39 Stephens, Henry Louis 15, 16 stereotyping (see also racism) 26 T television 30, 31 Toronto, Canada 7 torture 22, 23 traditions (see customs) Trail of Tears 17 transport 11 Tubman, Harriet 16 civil rights movement 27 Civil War 27 immigration to 9, 10, 20, 21, 31, 43 segregation 27 V voting 27 W war 14, 21 x xenophobia 25 definition of 45 U Ugly Betty (TV show) 31 United Kingdom (UK) BNP (political party) 24, 25 immigration 4, 5, 30, 31 Notting Hill Carnival, London 33 United States of America ABOUT THE AUTHOR Marina Cohen has a Master’s Degree in French Literature from the University of Toronto and has been teaching since 1995.

There are many exciting events, including calypso music shows; dances called jump-ups; parties called fêtes; masquerade, or mas, competitions; steel drum street parties called pan blockos; and story tellers and comedians performing in talk tents. The festival ends with a huge picnic. ̇ Elaborate and fantastical costumes are an important part of the festival parade during Caribana in Toronto, Canada. 43 C H A N G I N G C U LT U R A L L A N D S CA P E S GLOSSARY abolition The act of completely eliminating, destroying, or revoking a law or practice; often used to describe the elimination of slavery Anglo English or pertaining to the people or culture of England; often used to distinguish people who speak English as their native tongue from those who speak Spanish or who are of Hispanic descent in the United States assimilation The process of one cultural group absorbing or integrating characteristics of another centenary Relating to or consisting of a 100th anniversary or celebration civil rights movement A movement in the United States, usually thought of as beginning in the 1950s and culminating in the passage of legislation in the 1960s, whose aim was to abolish laws and actions that discriminated against African Americans and deprived them of the same rights as other Americans colonize To migrate to and establish a settlement in a place somewhere other than in one’s own country culture shock Feelings of anxiety and confusion experienced after being transplanted into a new cultural environment dialect A subdivision of a language spoken in a specific area with local characteristics and peculiarities environment The area in which something exists or lives exotic Something new or different, usually due to its having been introduced from a foreign country Hispanic Relating to or derived from the culture of Spain; a person in the United States who has Spanish ancestry indigenous Native to or originating from a particular place, usually at or near where it is found infrastructure The basic system of organization or structures, such as utilities, roads, or buildings, required for the operation of a society 44 intolerance The refusal to allow others to have their opinions, to follow their chosen religion, or to live in the way they choose or in a way traditional to their culture Latino Of or relating to Latin American cultures or languages in the United States; usually in relation to people of Hispanic ancestry, but may include other languages and cultures associated with Mexico, the Caribbean, or Central and South America Moors A historical term referring to the people of North Africa, usually Muslim, who conquered Spain in the 700s.

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