Many date back several millenniums ago. Others are in the process of being created. This section describes those old and new elements of Asian American culture and how they interact. This article examines the overall impact and significance of how things normally associated with Asia or Asian culture have influenced American culture. From Chinese take-outs to the recent success of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," many Asian elements seem to have been incorporated into "mainstream" American culture.
Asian Culture and Traditions
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Take the Chinese Restaurant Etiquette Quiz Another well-known aspect of Asian and Asian American culture is food, or more specifically, the different traditions of Asian cuisine and cooking. Reflecting the broad diversity of histories and experiences within our community, there are also many unique types of cuisine that come from our numerous ethnic cultures. As the modern Asian American population continues to develop and evolve, we are also witnessing a fascinating transformation of Asian ethnic cuisine as it blends traditional and contemporary aspects into a uniquely Asian American creation. When human evolution was at the hunter-gatherer stage, cooking was very simple -- kill something, throw it on the fire along with whatever vegetables and fruits were found that day, and eat. Spices and cooking equipment were rather simple at that time and there probably was not much variety in the average diet back then. Since those very early beginnings, cooking has become almost an art form but still remains a fundamental part of our everyday lives.
Cultural Values of Asian Patients and Families
Oct 21, Successful communication between healthcare providers and their patients from different cultural backgrounds depends on developing awareness of the normative cultural values of patients and how these differ from the cultural values of most western medical professionals. When cultural differences are poorly understood, a variety of adverse clinical outcomes may result: In this newsletter article we will take a look at Asian cultures.
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