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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
Tango Argentino in Buenos Aires- 36 Strategien um Glücklich zu Tanzen
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: German. Published: May 27, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Strategien, Übungen und Ratschlage um immer glücklich Tango zu tanzen. egal ob in Buenos Aires oder anderswo. Dieses Buch ist eine Liebeserklärung an den Tango, speziell an jene Traditionen, die bald verschwinden, wenn wir sie nicht lebendig halten. Patricia Müller stellt uns den Tango vor, in dem sie über seine historische Entwicklung, Persönlichkeiten und wichtigen Plätzen in Buenos Aires.
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.
Rainbow Nation Navigation - A practical guide to South African cultures (revised edition)
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
With 11 official languages and an abundance of cultures, interacting with South Africans can be very complicated. Rainbow Nation Navigation offers a guide to the background, history and habits of each main South African culture: from Zulu to Afrikaner; Tswana to Xhosa; Pedi to Venda. Fun illustrations. Fascinating facts. Updated statistics. Main greetings tips. Even taxi culture!
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
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.
Honeymoon! A Sizzle or a Fizzle: Prepare Mentally, Physically and Emotionally for the Best Time of Your Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
You’ll find everything you need to know about a Honeymoon to remember in ‘Honeymoon! A Sizzle or a Fizzle’ Whether you’re thinking of leisure from dawn to dusk, activities day and night, great dining experience, learning new skills, touring nature’s wonders or exploring some of the most exotic cities of the world, this book will help you plan the honeymoon of your dreams.
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.