Influence of Colonial Architecture in Malaysia’s Architecture Malaysia is a multiracial country consisting of three predominantly Malay, Chinese and Indian population with other minor races. Consequently, colonial building in Malaysia have combinations of the style from other cultures such as Indian and Chinese due to migrations and from the local Malay traditions. This paper will discuss about the impact of colonial architectural with country’s culture to Malaysia’s architecture. These impacts have formed the recognition of the values of heritage. Therefore, many of which are being conserved until today.
Nowadays, it is not surprised that Chinese-Western cultural relations appear all around the world because of the interaction. According to Tylor (1889), “culture is that complex whole which includes knowledge, beliefs, arts, morals, law, customs, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by a human as a member of society”. It means that culture is livelihood. Hong Kong had a deep-seated traditional Chinese culture between 1850s and 1930s, with limited foreign cultural. However, Hong Kong changed to be hybrid culture, which contains Chinese culture, Hong Kong culture and western culture, between 1930s and 1960s.
From ancient Buddhist and rock cut architecture to distinctive Hindu and Islamic styles, India had a culture so rich, that it inspired so many styles of architecture through the ages. The culture of India was such that it accommodated for various schools of thought to develop and co-exist simultaneously. (Gast, 2007) Being a land and birthplace of
The first people to live in the area were indigenous tribes that still remain; they were followed by the Malays, who moved there from mainland Asia in ancient times. Chinese and Indian cultural influences made their mark when trade began with those countries, and increased with immigration to Malaysia. Other cultures that heavily influenced that of Malaysia include Persian, Arabic, and British. The many different ethnicities that currently exist in Malaysia have their own unique and distinctive cultural identities, with some
The "diversity" that mentioned by Chu, was not only local elements, but also with global music trend, which formed into a new hybrids style and sculpt the formation of Cantopop. For the local elements, Cantopop is well-known in using its own dialect, Cantonese to compose music. As one of the most influential Chinese language, Cantonese was used for Chinese in the regional areas of China and throughout the South-East Asian courtiers, and even the western countries like Canada, England, the United States and elsewhere. Globalization transmitted the sufficient demand from worldwide to local industry, and hence, singing in Cantonese becomes one of the features of Cantopop. Nevertheless, the lyrics in Cantopop could be mainly divided into two main groups: literature form and colloquial style.
One of the most enduring achievements of Indian civilization is undoubtedly its architecture. Indian architecture, which has evolved through centuries, is the result of socio-economic and geographical conditions. Different types of Indian architectural styles include a mass of expressions over space and time, transformed by the forces of history considered unique to India. As a result of vast diversities, a vast range of architectural specimens have evolved, retaining a certain amount of continuity across history. Indian architecture is [known to be a] vast tapestry of production of the Indian Subcontinent that encompasses a multitude of expressions over space and time, transformed by the forces of history considered unique to the sub-continent,
Islamic dynasties and empires controlled territory from Spain to western China at different times in history. With its geographic diversity and long history, Islamic architecture is influenced by regional and national architectures and styles and is keep changing with the passage of time. But Islamic art has always maintained in integrity and uniqueness. Just like Islam which acts as binding factor between ethnically divided people, Islamic art acts as unifying force among
In particular, the capital of the Portuguese empire, Lisbon, reflected a city of a wide variety of different and foreign cultures. In essence, these cultures were primarily brought “together” over time through the exchange of commodities and people. As more objects/commodities were exchanged, undoubtedly, Lisbon grew to be an even bigger site for the exchanges of ideas, technologies, and communication. For example, in “The Global City: On The Streets of Renaissance Lisbon,” Gschwend showcases many illustrative examples how the streets of Lisbon were filled with the blending of cultures through the display diverse people and products (food, paintings, architecture, etc). Another example would be the spread of Chinese technology for ships and the sharing of maritime travel between the two cultures.
1.0 ABSTRACT Nowadays, the urban migration issue is not a new problem in all developing countries over the world including Malaysia. The number of migration is increasing year by year and as results it cause many problem in terms of over populated growth and population as well to society. However, based on history in Malaysia, migration are one of the factors which contributed to country in the process of economic and social development. It has started since urbanization during British colonial (1887-1956) introduced a liberal immigration policy. As a result of these policies, many foreign workers, especially from China, India and Indonesia brought in to work on the plantation, construction, mining and administrative.
Introduction First of all, based on the question need to choose 2 ethnic groups in Malaysia and compare and contrast their value and belief, culinary, tradition, festival celebration. Therefore, I choose to do Chinese and Malay, how this 2 ethnic groups influence attitudes, shopping behaviour of the selected ethic group during their festival season. So, as we know Malaysia has many different ethnic groups as Chinese, Malay, Indian, Iban, Kadazan and others. Since our country has many different ethnic groups might have affected each group’s consumer behaviour and decisions also our identification with these cultural groups and institutions affects our lifestyle and the values we hold. However, the culture can also influence consumer behaviour through a market and the groups which we belong to and own sense of self can affect the symbols we use to express our social class/image.