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  • Their Tribe's Tradition
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    Tradition: Lost and Kept Each culture in the world follows its own customs and traditions. These traditions, however, are sometimes broken to allow a compromise in their society, or are still kept throughout the culture's existence. In the story The Rain Came, an African tribe faces a harsh and desolate time because their tribe is experiencing a severe drought and as a result the livestock is dying from dehydration, the crops are drying out, and the tribe's Chief is called upon to remedy the sit...
  • Folk Customs And Traditions In Russia
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    Course Paper Customs, Traditions and Holiday. 1 Moscow, 2010 So many countries so many customs, an English proverb says. Every country and every nation has it is own traditions and customs. It's very important to know traditions and customs of different people. It will help you to know more about the history and life of different nations and countries. One cannot speak about Russia without speaking about traditions and customs. They are very important in the life of Russian people. People are pr...
  • African American Funeral Traditions And Customs
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    ! SSThe chaos of death disturbs the peace of the living. This unsettling fact of life has proven to be a rich source of inspiration for human efforts to find order in disorder, meaning in suffering, eternity in finitude. Religion, culture, social structures, the vitality of these rudimentary elements of communal life depends upon ritually putting the dead body in its place, managing the relations between the living and the dead and providing explanations for the existence of death. !" - Gary Lad...
  • Everyday Use The Struggle Over Tradition
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    Tradition is an important part of everyone's life. Some people follow traditions so deeply rooted in their everyday life that they don't even recognize them as such. Why do you cook rice a certain way? Well, that's the way Grandma always did it. Others hold tradition above anything else. They feel that it is very important to follow these established customs and cannot even imagine rebelling against them although they may be hurtful in some ways. They may not even remember the reason for these c...
  • New Ideas Of Reform And Radical Change
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    Change Modernization, reform and revolt are the building blocks to the change of a society. During the turn of the century many nations experienced radical changes in there social structure and in there traditional customs. China having its traditions and customs basically staying unaltered for centuries was extremely resistant to change, progression, new ideas and technologies. One novel Family by Pa Chin depicted the struggle of Chinese students trying to reform there school systems and to fig...

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