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    Music and dance in Madagascar is more impromptu and it is not uncommon to see someone express themselves emotionally through song and dance, or for a group of villagers to get together and play. As this is more of a jam scenario there is more concern among the musicians about keeping rhythm than exploring linear chord progressions or melodic patterns (Koskoff). Finally, modern Malagasy music does incorporate the traditional instruments and techniques listed above. But a band composed of modern Western instruments such as the bass, guitar, keyboard, drum machine is more common to the music played on the radio. Influences from all over the globe have influenced young people in Madagascar to experiment in a broad range of genres from reggae and…

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    Madagascar

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    The poem is formed by five stanzas. In this poem we find personifications, rimes, enjambement, cultural elements about Madagascar and strong vivid images. The personifications given by the verbs rule, signed, play (in this case jazz) is used to make a comparison by the culture of the Madagascar and the lemur life. The author choose this animal to represent this culture because as everyone knows the lemur is the characteristic animal of this country. Every verse ends in rhyme this is done to…

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    DDT In Madagascar

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    A vector was loose in Madagascar, Africa with a pathogen and a zoonotic disease. Later people found out that the zoonotic disease was known as malaria. The vector that carried the pathogen was a fly. People began to use DDT to help stop this epidemic and the results were startling. Five years after Africa stopped using DDT, the number of cases had risen to 500,000. In the late 1980s Madagascar stopped using DDT and the resulting death drop to fell too 100,000. I strongly believe DDT…

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    shown to have not met their goals by the deadline due to high levels of poverty. Two initiatives have been adopted in recent years to redeem the plight of the world’s poor, showing how effective they are as a treatment. Madagascar is one of the many victims of colonialism, which played a huge role in making Madagascar…

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    The Fossa Research Paper

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    The Fossa is the largest predator in Madagascar and rules the thick forests as a top predator. Fossa’s are described as “cat like in appearance with blunt noses and large forward facing eyes”(AnimalDiversity). Known, to Scientists as the Cryptoprocta Ferox, this animal can grow up to 21 pounds. It has a thin, reddish-brown color fur in order to help camouflage itself into the dirt and can grow up to 29 in. The animal has a very long reddish tail. In this paper we will explore the reasons and…

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    The East Indies are a group of islands that make up one of the most desired regions to control in the Indian Ocean. The fertile lands of the Philippines, Burma, and Java all became major economically prosperous countries do to their desired crops and lumber. Trading first began among the islanders of the East Indies as they made their way around Island hopping. It is believed that is how People from the East Indies wind up living on the island of Madagascar. Local fisheries were also a major…

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    party, had two major goals as dictator. He wanted the German race, which he believed was superior to all other races, to be free of the 9 million Jews in Europe. Hitler also wanted more living space for the German race to expand. With these major goals, a World War was bound to set off. The first goal of Adolf Hitler in launching World War II was for a final fate for the Jews, whom Hitler thought were polluting the superior German race. Hitler wanted all of the Jews out of Europe, which he…

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    Africa. In history, Great Britain took control of the majority of East Africa, and in this case they had almost nothing. Originally, Germany was supposed to have conquered small sections of both Central East and Central West Africa, and for the most part this was what was done, where there was several sections where the Germans conquered additional territory on the map created by my class. Italy was also able to take control of North Africa (by the Suez Canal) as it initially intended to, but…

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    African Music Ethnography

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    interesting instruments they play. This music is some of the oldest extant music traditions in the world. It is mind-blowing how meaningful this music is to their culture. This takes place all over African countries from West, Central, Southeast and South Africa. These parts of Africa have different genres of music but is the same culture all together. The Southern part was involved around music like Folk music, Nguni Folk and Cape Jazz. And is connected to countries in South Africa like…

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    How To Retake Madagascar

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    The battle for Madagascar was an important, but often overlooked battle during World War II. The island had fallen under control of the Nazi puppet government known as Vichy France. Under the colonial government, this island was going to be used not only to station Japanese vessels as a strategic advantage, but also for possible future concentration camps for Polish Jews, sent over by the Nazis. This was known as the Madagascar Plan. The main concern by the British was not just the issue of…

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