Cultural heritage

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  • Latin American City Essay

    Go to vacation destinations most often include glamorous European cities such as London or Paris. These destinations, however, can become a bit too overwhelming with crawling tourists determined to capture the iconic photo moments in a red phone booth near the Big Ben or hundreds of feet from the Eiffel Tower. The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization reported that of the 1,186 million international tourist arrivals around the world in 2015, 51 percent, or 608 million, had visited Europe.…

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  • Hawker Centre Case Study

    The Hawker Centre is a quintessential element of the Singapore culture. Hawker Centres has provided a distinctive attraction to curious tourists and a locus of memories for Singaporean away from home. It pulsates with a life and rhythm unique to Singapore (Kong, 2007). Hawker Centres serves as a spontaneous gathering point for many residents, providing opportunities for stall owners and customers to interact and it also manifest aspects of local communities and its everyday life. In Singapore,…

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  • Weekend Getaways Essay

    Weekend getaways around Chennai 1.Mahabalipuram It is one of the World Heritage Site with ancient archaeological wonders, also known as “Mahabs”. This town has a rich history during Pallava’s century and served as a a bustling seaport.this place has been named the demon king Mahabali who was renowned for his generosity.One can capture the picturesque scenic surroundings of its historical monuments, sculptures , culture and tradition. The striking feature is the beautiful Shore Temple…

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  • Great Barrier Reef Environmental Issues

    One environmental issues posted on the Facebook group on Ecologically Conscious Social is climate change’s effect impacts on the Great Barrier Reef where is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. The Great Barrier Reef is located in Queensland, state of Australia. A concern raised by a group of environmentalists over a threat to the Great Barrier Reef is carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions that emit from burning of coal. The federation government environment minister, Mr. Greg Hunt approved a 16.5…

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  • Number Nine Persuasive Speech

    Who doesn't have a dream to travel the world at some point in life? We all know we'd like to go somewhere, but it's a huge world out there, and it can be hard to know which spots to hit first. Here are the top 10 ideas for amazing places to see in your lifetime. Number Ten: Travel to The Great Barrier Reef, Australia This reef is the largest living thing on the entire planet. That alone should make you want to go! Number Nine: Christ the Redeemer, Brazil This statue is almost 100 feet high,…

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  • Cultural Identity: A Personal Cultural Analysis

    acknowledgement of ones own cultural heritage contributes to gaining awareness of culture (Connerly & Pederson, 2005). This is particularly important in counselling as cultural sensitivity facilitates therapy, resulting in better outcomes for clients with diverse backgrounds (Ridley, Mendoza, Kanitz, Andgermeier & Zenk, 1994). In contrast, cultural insensitivity decreases the effectiveness of therapy (Ridley et al., 1994). Therefore, in this essay I will explore my own cultural heritage,…

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  • Charles Waddell Chesnutt's The Wife Of His Youth

    long been run by whites. With the end of the Civil War, America was supposed to be on to new horizons. Racism was supposed to eventually come to an end in order to make available the same prospect for all peoples, regardless of skin tone or cultural heritage. Instead, what ensued into the 20th and 21st centuries was the ire of prejudice and bigotry from both the minorities and the majority. Princeton Professor Wendy Belcher tweeted Woodrow Wilson’s summarization of the situation by attesting…

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  • Cultural Tourism Definition Essay

    aspect as the religious beliefs, customs, traditions, language, ceremonies, art, costumes, dance, music, architecture, food, value, heritage, occupations, social relations, material objects like heritage and the way of life acquired by the people over the course of time and generation. The term culture has been defined by many scholars in extending from material heritage of a region including monuments, buildings etc, to art, spirituality, language, dresses, social activities, and living styles.…

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  • Importance Of Cultural Literacy

    Cultural Literacy Cultures are dynamic, ever growing and ever shrinking. Cultural literacy is not only the ability to understand and learn about other cultures, it also includes the awareness and maintenance of an individual’s own culture. Cultural literacy is crucial in regards to ones identity in the sense that culture is who we are. By knowing ourselves we can maintain our identity while also sharing it. Both authors had a calling to share their experiences for others to understand and…

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  • Theories Of Blending Culture

    people who have been exposed to multiple cultural views organize their experiences. One such theory, is referred to as blending. Blending is defined as “[t]he tendency for bicultural people to evince psychological tendencies in between those of their two cultures…” (Heine, 2012, p. 405). The theory of blending suggests that individuals develop feelings and thoughts that represent a merger between the characteristics of their heritage and host cultures. In Cultural Psychology, Heine (2012) also…

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