Cultures in Motion

Within the wide-ranging and cutting edge essays of Cultures in movement, a dozen exclusive historians provide new conceptual vocabularies for knowing how cultures have trespassed throughout geography and social area. From the variations of the meanings and practices of charity in the course of overdue antiquity and the transit of clinical wisdom among early smooth China and Europe, to the fusion of Irish and African dance varieties in early nineteenth-century big apple, those essays stick to a wide range of cultural practices in the course of the lens of movement, translation, itinerancy, and alternate, extending the insights of transnational and translocal history.

Cultures in movement demanding situations the basis of mounted, strong cultural structures by way of exhibiting that cultural practices have continuously been relocating, crossing borders and destinations with frequently excellent influence. The essays supply remarkable examples from early to fashionable occasions of intrusion, translation, resistance, and model. those are histories the place nothing--dance rhythms, alchemical formulation, musical practices, feminist aspirations, stitching machines, streamlined metals, or hard work networks--remains desk bound.

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3) What is your opinion of expensive advertising campaigns for politicians? WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left. 1) selection a) democracy b) choice c) criticism 2) poll a) voting place b) electoral college c) political party 3) determined a) stubborn b) decided c) nominated 4) convention a) rule b) tradition c) meeting 5) nominated a) designated b) preferred c) original 6) clerk a) citizen b) elector c) official E4 CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS: 1) The voter enters a private _____________________ and marks the ballot with his or her choices.

Roosevelt. D5 ANSWER KEY THE MAIN IDEA a) The nature of the Great Depression, and its effects. UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU READ 1) The event that marked the beginning of the Great Depression was the stock market crash of 1929. 2) Some effects of the Great Depression were millions of people lost every cent they owned. Banks failed, factories shut down, stores closed, unemployment soared and almost every business seemed paralyzed. Local governments could not collect their taxes. Many people suffered. 3) Some of the actions taken by President Roosevelt to combat the Great Depression were the creation of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps.

5 The Union victory at Gettysburg had been important. President Lincoln wanted to pay a suitable tribute to the men who had given their lives to make such a victory possible. And even though he was not the main speaker and he was only to make only a brief statement, Lincoln had prepared his speech carefully, writing most of the first version in Washington before travelling to Gettysburg. 6 Once in Gettysburg, Lincoln probably revised the first version and made a second. He planned to read the second version, but like all great speakers he made several changes as he spoke.

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