Western may refer to:
- Western (genre), a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West
- Western fiction, the Western genre as featured in literature
- Western music (North America), a type of American folk music
- Western world
- Western culture
Other articles related to "western":
... Western Publishing, a defunct publishing company The Western, a hotel/casino in Las Vegas Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada Western text-type, used in ...
... Western Christianity is a term used to include the Latin Church of the Catholic Church and groups historically derivative thereof, including the churches of the Anglican, Lutheran ... Western Christianity makes up about 90% of Christians worldwide ... Western Christianity developed and came to be predominant in most of Western, Northern, Central, Southern and parts of Eastern Europe, ancient Northern Africa ...
... See also Western betrayal and Territorial changes of Poland after World War II A Provisional Government of National Unity recognized by all three powers should be created (known as the Lublin Poles) ... Recognition of the Soviet controlled government by the Western Powers effectively meant the end of recognition for the existing Polish government-in-exile (known as the London Poles) ... The provisional western border should be the Oder-Neisse line, defined by the Oder and Neisse rivers ...
... to the throne by the Burgundian magister militum Gundobad in the western capital of Ravenna ... and had the right to select a new western counterpart ... already governor of the province of Dalmatia, technically a part of the western empire but in practical terms an autonomous region since at least the time of Marcellinus' rule ...
... Western Christianity makes up about 90% of Christians worldwide, with the Roman Catholic Church accounting for over half and various Protestant and ... Lutherans, and Anglicans are some of the larger and older Western denominations outside the Roman Catholic Church ...
Famous quotes containing the word western:
“In the woods in a winter afternoon one will see as readily the origin of the stained glass window, with which Gothic cathedrals are adorned, in the colors of the western sky seen through the bare and crossing branches of the forest.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“When Western people train the mind, the focus is generally on the left hemisphere of the cortex, which is the portion of the brain that is concerned with words and numbers. We enhance the logical, bounded, linear functions of the mind. In the East, exercises of this sort are for the purpose of getting in tune with the unconsciousto get rid of boundaries, not to create them.”
—Edward T. Hall (b. 1914)
“Practically everyone now bemoans Western mans sense of alienation, lack of community, and inability to find ways of organizing society for human ends. We have reached the end of the road that is built on the set of traits held out for male identityadvance at any cost, pay any price, drive out all competitors, and kill them if necessary.”
—Jean Baker Miller (20th century)