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    Analyze and interpret the following quotation: "Worldwide, non-Western cultures faced fundamental challenges to their cultural identities not so much a recentering of culture but a decentering of culture" .

    In the later nineteenth century and early twentieth century, what would a decentering of culture have meant for a given cultural group? Select from among the non-Western cultural groups noted in the text (Native American, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, or African) and research the impact of Western or European cultures on that group.

    What was the selected non-Western culture like prior to the late nineteenth century? How did it change as a result of European expansion? How is this change representative of what Sayre calls a decentering of culture? Be sure to use specific examples and details

    Present your analysis in an paper of 2,000 words.

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