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Socialism in Scandinavia– Cultural or Political?

When discussing the political systems in successful Nordic countries (ie. Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland), typical rhetoric describes each of these countries as “socialist” or as part of a system called “democratic socialism.” Yet a cursory search about the details of these political systems brings the reader to various news and opinion pieces about […]

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Western Views on a Circassian Kitchen

For my Jordanian artifact analysis, I chose an image of women working in a Circassian kitchen. As I looked at the image of the woman working in the Circassian kitchen I have my own assumptions about the meaning behind the picture. A lot of what influences my assumptions are the way that I was raised. […]

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