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Canadian? Me? - Celebrating Life in This Land Together
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
"Canadian? Me?" is for anyone who wants to celebrate the experience of living in this land. Want to put some meaning into the holidays? Want to feel included rather than excluded? "Canadian? Me?" is for you! In a pageant-style meant to capture the spirit of Being Canadian, the book presents a model for shared celebration times and "reasons for the seasons".
Boys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Boys author Bob Fields depicts an accurate and vivid description of young adolescent males in the 1940's & early 1950's in rural Maine. Fields’ perceptive analysis of boy’s personality traits and how they influence their attitude toward life (and girls) is on target. The onset of testosterone further complicates boy’s views about girls and sets up conflict and confusion about sex.
The Age of Locust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government work. Several programs were launched by the State to definitively eradicate it.
A Crash Course on the Filipino Culture for Foreigners: A Fun Way to Learn About the Fascinating People and their Ways of Life in the Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Stefan Wurtzbach. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This book had been written to introduce foreigners to the complex but very fascinating culture of the Filipino people. Having been among Filipinos for 10 years, I have been through all phases of immersion into a whole new different culture. It had been both tough and fun for me. I hope to make it mostly fun for you by sharing my thoughts and observations through this small book.
The Imaginary of Exaggeration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Essay on the oral tradition as a generator of cultural products
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.
Young Gentleman's Day (Book 2 Regency Life Series )
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial and humorous look at a young gentleman’s day in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young man fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. A light-hearted look at the longer Regency years are an easy to read overview of fashion, entertainment, and the places he visited.
Myths and Maxims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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.
Place of Women In China
Series: Study Guides: English Literature, Book 167 ยท A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: 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.