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    manufactured to present separate lines of material targeted at African American consumers” (Wald). There were several African-American women, including Gladys Bentley, Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey, and Bessie Smith, who have contributed to the creation and the rise of the blues and who transformed music for later generations. During the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, several musical genres and types of entertainment became popular such as the blues. The blues was a musical genre that gained popularity during the 1910’s and 1920’s. The form of a common blues song consisted of twelve-bar form, would frequently use “call and response,” and moans or hollers in the song. Blues singing was either be acapella or accompanied by instruments that allowed performers to bend…

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    pair of shoes trigger a murder? In August Wilson’s play, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Levee Green’s explosive personality tie to his black experience combining with a series of unfortunate events cause a pair of shoes to catalyze a deadly altercation resulting in the murder of Toledo. Shoes are usually considered as a regular part of a daily wardrobe or the finishing touch to an outfit. However, the shoes symbolized a bigger part of Levee Green’s life. According to Levee, the shoes make the…

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    Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, a play by August Wilson, deeply analyzes the works of the African-American music artists the the Jazz Age. The play delves into the oppression of the artist and the exploitation of their music. Through the youthful and self-assured trumpet player, Levee, the story of his personal failings and inevitable destruction of his aspirations is told. The focus of Wilson’s allegory is the purchase of Levee’s new shoes, and how his new shoes are symbolic of the changing of the…

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    Alibaba.com is one of the top B2B e-Commerce company in China and in world. Yun Ma (Jack Ma) founded Alibaba Group at HangZhou in 1999. There are seven business group namely Alibaba International Business Operations, Alibaba Small Business Operations, Taobao, eTao ,Tmall, Alibaba Cloud Computing and Juhuasuan in total . Taobao and Tmall assists Alibaba. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has broadly participating users. Alibaba operates one of the leading mobile marketplace and e-Commerce business in…

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    The Treaty of Waitangi Introduction The creation of a bi-cultural nation was underway after the signing of The Treaty of Waitangi which took place on the 6th of February 1840. The contract was between British government and Māori people with constant discussion and debate raised over the promises made to the Māori, whether or not what they had been promised was being delivered upon. Issues and concerns were raised over the translation difficulty between each of the articles. This documentation…

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    Maori Health Case Study

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    In this essay as a health care professional I will be explaining four important Maori concepts which are Taha Wairua, Te Whare Tapa Wha model, Whakapapa, and Manaakitanga. In relation to these four concepts I will be linking Te Whare Tapa Wha with a key priority in Maori health which is acute rheumatic fever. Thusly, the connection of Te Whare Tapa Wha we will be discussing how the four dimensions of Te Whare Tapa Wha and how rheumatic fever affects these four dimensions in Maori health,…

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    billionaires. To a great extent, Ma Yun is a legendary one of them in China, because of the significant growth of his company, Alibaba Group. Alibaba was founded in Hangzhou in 1999 (Alibaba-Group, 1999) and it is one of the largest platforms for online trade and business communication now. Alibaba is based on online platform and started in e-commerce B-to-B (Business to Business) model but it is Alibaba is no longer limited to B2B model only. Alibaba seems to be an Internet e-commerce company.…

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    Kua tawhiti ke to haerenga mai, kia kore e haere tonu. He tino nui rawa ou mahi, kia kore e mahi nui tonu"."You have come too far not to go further. You have done too much not to do more Te Kupenga Mōteatea was chosen after many hours of reading and researching Tuwharetoa - History of the Maori People of the Taupo District (Grace, Te.H) 1959. The storyline of Te Kupenga involves friendship, love, conflict, insult, war and revenge. In this essay I will describe what Te Kupenga Mōteatea means…

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    Pounamu Research Paper

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    Pounamu is several types of nephrite jade found only in southern part of South Island of New Zealand. Pounamu is green hence the name greenstone in common English. The gem Pounamu comes from boulders on river beds (specifically the Arahura river) and when carved out, most are no bigger than the palm of a human hand. Pounamu is regarded as taonga or treasure and is significant in Maori art culture. Pounamu comes in many shapes because different shapes have different meanings from status and…

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    In the article This Land is My Land: The Role of Place in Native Hawaiian Identity by Shawn Malia Kana’iaupuni and Nolan Malone, they discuss the significance of place to Hawaiian identity and cultural survival. Furthermore, this article also talks about the historical context of place. In addition, this article also highlights the Hawaiian’s physical, spiritual, and genealogical connections to the land and sea. The people of the land notion creates a sense of Hawaiian identity and becomes a…

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