Monthly Archives: November 2014

Importance of Understanding Cultural Artifacts

Throughout these blogs a number of cultural ideas have been or will be discussed, ranging from social structure and religion to art and music to architecture and literature. Over the course of the next few blogs entries we will discussion … Continue reading

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West Africas Encounter with Portugal

Map 1. World Exploration, 1271-1611. (Sayre, 2013) In this discussion we turn our attention to the indigenous people of West Africa. Since the Portuguese were more interested in fostering trade prospects with Africa a large percentage of their encounters with … Continue reading

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