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'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Oggi le Nuvole Ballano il Tango
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 26,110. Language: Italian. Published: May 31, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Plays » Caribbean & Latin American
Poesie tanguere ‘Io direi che il tango e la milonga esprimono in maniera diretta qualcosa che i poeti spesso hanno cercato di esprimere con le parole: la convinzione che combattere può essere una festa’ Jorge Luis Borges
Myths and Maxims
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
Leyendas de la tierra grande
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es un recorrido por los pueblos de México y sus moradores, por sus costumbres y sus historias, por sus temores y sus milagros, animado con nuevos colores, sonidos, olores y visiones. La autora no solo nos narra las historias, sino que nos hace sentir que son los diablos, duendes y brujas quienes nos cuentas su suerte, ya sea de fatalidad o de ventura.
Place of Women In China
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 167. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
In ancient China, the place of women in the Chinese society was not commendable, for they were compelled to spend their lives under the dominance of the males. There was no gender equality before the Cultural Revolution in China.
Culture Briefing: Hungary - Your Guide To Hungarian Culture And Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Hungary provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the Hungarian way of life. You'll discover their customs, family life, arts, history, politics, leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Hungary, working on a class paper or doing business with the Hungarians, Culture Briefing: Hungary will be an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Germany - Your guide to German culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Germany provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the German way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Germany, working on a class paper or doing business with the Germans, Culture Briefing: Germany will be an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Spain - Your guide to Spanish culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Spain provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the Spanish way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and much more. Whether visiting Spain, working on a class paper or doing business with the Spanish, Culture Briefing: Spain will be an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Vietnam - Your guide to Vietnamese culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Vietnam provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Vietnamese people. Whether visiting Vietnam, working on a class paper or doing business with the Vietnamese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Vietnam an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: England - Your guide to English culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: England provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the English people. Whether visiting England, working on a class paper or doing business with the English, you'll find Culture Briefing: England an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Malaysia - Your guide to Malaysian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Malaysia provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Malaysian people. Whether visiting Malaysia, working on a class paper or doing business with the Malaysians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Malaysia an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: France - Your guide to French culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: France provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the French people. Whether traveling to France, working on a class paper or doing business with the French, you'll find Culture Briefing: France an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Mexico - Your guide to Mexican culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Mexico provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Mexican people. Whether traveling to Mexico, working on a class paper or doing business with the Mexicans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Mexico an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Netherlands - Your guide to Dutch culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Netherlands provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Dutch people. Whether traveling to the Netherlands, working on a class paper or doing business with the Dutch, you'll find Culture Briefing: Netherlands an invaluable resource.
Jing-zhe White Tiger Ritual & Beating Little People
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Jing-zhe refers to the awakening of hibernating insects and animals, which marks the start of spring. Jing-zhe Day usually falls on March 5, 6 or 7 of each year. Activities related to Jing-zhe are the making of offering to White Tiger (zae baak fu) and the beating of petty little people (da siu yan). These rituals are performed to get rid of bad luck and troubles.
Cantonese Opera: Stage Initiation Po Toi Ritual
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
When performing on a new stage, the Cantonese opera troupe will have to stage a short ritual playlet to initiate the stage, before the actual performance on the first night. The ritual is commonly known as Po Toi or Zae Baak Fu (White Tiger Ritual). The purpose of the ritual is to purge the stage of evil spirits and to pray for the safety of the troupe members.
えっ?これがフランス!?日常生活、出産、マナーなどフランスと日本の面白い違い
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 320. Language: Japanese. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
カルチャーショック!! フランスに住み始めて10年ほどになるけれど、日本とフランスの違いに驚かされることがいっぱいです。フランスはこんな国だったのかと驚きです。 日常生活からマナーなどについての違いをたくさん載せています。 また、先進国で唯一出生率が上向きというフランスの出産事情についても語っています。日本とフランス、両方で出産経験を踏まえて本にしています。 興味本位で見るもよし、話のネタにするもよし、フランスに来る前の前知識にするもよしとお好みで気軽に読んでいただきたい一冊です。
Culture Briefing: Italy - Your guide to Italian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Italy provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Italian people. Whether traveling to Italy, working on a class paper or doing business with the Italians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Italy an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: India - Your guide to Indian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: India provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Indian people. Whether traveling to India, working on a class paper or doing business with the Indians, you'll find Culture Briefing: India an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.