What countries are not Western?

What countries are not Western?

Given these above mentioned countries’ contributions in the development of art, architecture and cultures of the world, the book development team decided to focus on seven non-Western countries—India, China, Turkey, Nigeria, Algeria, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Egypt.

Is Japan a non-Western country?

Yet Japanese cultural distinctiveness and the manner in which it developed are instructive in understanding how it is that Japan came to be the first non-Western country to attain great-power status. Prehistoric Japanese culture was exposed to ancient Chinese cultural influences beginning some two millennia ago.

Is Mexico part of the Western world?

The short answer: yes, Mexico is very much a Western nation, both in geography and in culture. These people use “western” as a code for “white” and even though many Mexicans are indeed white, and Mexico has many elements of European culture mixed with native cultures, it somehow does not count.

Is Mexico west or east?

Mexico is bounded to the north by the United States (specifically, from west to east, by California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas), to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the east by the Gulf of Mexico, and to the southeast by Belize, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea.

Is Argentina considered Europe?

Argentina is a vast country located in the southern part of South America. The eighth largest country in the world, it is the second largest country in South America after Brazil, and it’s about one-third the size of the United States. Argentina is bordered by the Andes Mountains and Chile to the west.

Which countries are in the east of the world?

Conversely, Russia, New Zealand, and Fiji have most of their territory west of the 180th meridian, in the Eastern Hemisphere, so they are considered to belong to the easternmost countries with their territory stretching as far to the east as beyond the 180th meridian into the Western Hemisphere.