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Introduction to the peoples and cultures of Asia

by Colin E. Tweddell

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Asia.,
    • Asia -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementColin E. Tweddell and Linda Amy Kimball.
      ContributionsKimball, Linda Amy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS12 .T88 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 340 p. :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2855282M
      ISBN 100134915720
      LC Control Number84017763
      OCLC/WorldCa11089910

      ChinaSprout promotes learning of Chinese language and culture by providing Chinese and English books relating to Chinese language, Chinese test, Chinese food, Chinese zodiac, Chinese symbols, Chinese music, Chinese tea, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese New Year, Moon Festival, Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival and Chinese Arts. We also sell Chinese crafts, Chinese clothes and silk clothing. Introduction xxiii. Asian studies, the amount of scholarship on India and China far exceeded work on Southeast Asia. Anthropology is emerging as the discipline best suited to examine the diversity and distinctiveness of Southeast Asia as a region.

      Westernization can also be compared to acculturation and enculturation. Acculturation is "the process of cultural and psychological change that takes place as a result of contact between cultural groups and their individual members." After contact, changes in cultural patterns are evident within one or both cultures. Specific to Westernization. Add tags for "The rim of Asia: Japan and Southeast Asia: an introduction to the geography, peoples, history, cultures and problems of the mainland and island countries of Eastern Asia". Be the first.

      The first people to settle North America are thought to have crossed over from Asia during the last Ice Age (roug years ago). Around this time, huge amounts of water froze into glaciers, the Bering Strait between Siberia and Alaska drained, and a wide, . Located between the cultural empires of China in the east and central Asia in the west, Xinjiang was an important historic link along the Silk Roads. The peoples living along oases around the rim of the Tarim Basin had closer ties to Persia and the Islamic influences of the Middle East.


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