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By Marina Cohen

Tradition offers people a feeling of id. This identify examines how cultures around the globe combine and alter in line with migration and payment. This attention-grabbing e-book examines examples from historical past together with: the slave alternate and the influence of African tradition on North the US after which the realm; the forcing of local american citizens to undertake ecu tradition; and the cultural interchange among the British Empire and India.

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New York City Many people consider New York to be the cultural capital of the United States. It has numerous museums, art galleries, and theaters. It is the city that gave birth to modern dance and the comic book. It is the subject and setting of many movies and television programs. New York has been shaped over hundreds of years by cultures that have come from other lands. It is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, with distinct communities of Puerto Ricans, Chinese, Dominicans, Jamaicans, Russians, Italians, Jews, Poles, East Indians, Greeks, Egyptians, Albanians, Colombians, and countless others.

MIGRATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY How will globalization and climate change affect migration and settlement? • POPULATION PATTERNS What factors determine the location and growth of human settlements? • PUSHES & PULLS Why do people migrate?

In traditional Indian culture a marriage arranged by your family is the norm. Many Hindu or Sikh women meet their future husband for the first time at their engagement party or, as seen here, on their wedding day. Out with the New, In with the Old! Sometimes the opposite occurs. In certain circumstances, parents have assimilated into the mainstream culture, downplayed their own culture to avoid “trouble” or embarrassment for themselves or their families, or even embraced the mainstream culture with open arms.

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