Books tagged: culture and customs

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Arab culture from an Arab's perspective Diwan Baladna
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A light and humorous--yet informative--look at Arab culture through an Arab's eyes.
The Retrospective Traveler: An Innocent in South America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The humourous diary of a man who decides on a whim to travel on his own to South America. The 1980ies are a time of political upheaval with military coups and Sendero Luminoso still very much in the news. He hasn't researched it beforehand however, so everywhere he goes is a surprise to him -and them.
Two for the Cabinet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
The Curse of the Antiquus
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
John Hatro and his friend Mark discover indecipherable hieroglyphs while exploring in the Mayan city of Tik'al. They lead them to discover an unknown culture and a terrible curse, but are they really cursed, or simply mad?
Farewell, My Beijing: The Long Journey From China To Tucson
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Triangle Square Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chi Newman grew up in Beijing, China surrounded by servants, courtyards, and influential friends. At the age of thirteen, Chi and her sister, Lu, were forced to flee from Mao's Communist army, first to Nanjing and then to Taiwan. Thus began Chi's life of travel and adventure to the four corners of the world. This is a gripping memoir of life experienced by a true internationalist.
Nosa's Wedding
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young Nigerian woman prepares for her white wedding to her boyfriend of 3 years. Their relationship has outlived unusual trials. However, what happens on the day of the wedding will determine the future of this couple.
Culture Briefing: Japan - Your guide to the culture and customs of the Japanese people
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing Japan provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Japanese people. Whether traveling to Japan, working on a class paper or doing business with the Japanese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Japan an invaluable resource.
Culture Briefing: Belgium - Your Guide To The Culture And Customs Of The Belgian People
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Belgium provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Belgian people. Whether traveling to Belgium, working on a class paper or doing business with the Belgians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Belgium an invaluable resource.
My Passage to India
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This travelogue of India is based on a thirteen week visit to a relatively undiscovered country.The book captures various aspects of the India: its culture, customs, peoples and religious beliefs. Moreover, it shows how Western benchmarks or preconceptions do not necessarily well serve the tourist hoping to understand what India means to its native dwellers.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.