Difference Between Indian and Spanish Culture

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Difference between Indian and Spanish Culture

According to Samovar and Porter (1994) “Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving.” (Stanford.edu, n.d.).
Our culture defines who you are as a person; it contours ones judgment to a certain approach. In other words, it is our identity. Every nation has its own set of morals and is defined by its own distinct cultures; which gives rise to cultural differences between each and every country in this world.
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Silk is widely used in the southern part of India, also famously known for its Silk. In the early 16th century Spain's clothing was widely known for its posh looks and high quality fabrics used in them Spain’s dressing style, meanwhile, is more westernized these days largely influenced by the European culture. Denim is used a lot by the teenagers, whereas the mature men dress stylishly in formals and women tend to wear a lot of different types of elegant gowns. Spain is still known for producing top quality designs and fabrics; Zara, Massimo Dutti, Pull and Bear and Bershka are the names of just few of the many clothing retailer stores based in Spain having a worldwide success story (Fashionfromspain.com, 2009).
Every country has its own cuisine; it reflects the history and geography of the nation. Indian cuisine is known for its strong pungency, flavorsome and spicy food mostly. Many people across the world find Indian cuisine hard to craft because of the numerous numbers of spices used in the food, spices being an essential part of every Indian food. The staple diet of an Indian varies from Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern parts of the country. For instance; the North Indian cuisine is inclusive of all milk products and bread is a large part of their staple. While, south Indian cuisine includes a lot of lentils and rice is a major part of the staple diet. Spanish cuisine too has a variety of dishes. The dishes are much lighter when compared to that of


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