Multicultural America

Author: Ronald H. Bayor
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313357862
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Profiles fifty of the most numerous immigrant groups in the United States, providing information on the history of their immigration to the U.S., how well they have adapted to life in America, and their impact on American society.

Multicultural America

Author: Ronald H. Bayor
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313357862
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Profiles fifty of the most numerous immigrant groups in the United States, providing information on the history of their immigration to the U.S., how well they have adapted to life in America, and their impact on American society.

Celebrating Life Customs around the World From Baby Showers to Funerals 3 volumes

Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440836590
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures

Ethnic American Food Today

Author: Lucy M. Long
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442227311
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ethnic American Food Today is the first encyclopedia to illuminate the variety and complexity of ethnic food cultures in this country and to address their place within the larger American culture.

Asian American Religious Cultures 2 volumes

Author: Jonathan H. X. Lee
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598843311
Format: PDF, Docs
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A resource ideal for students as well as general readers, this two-volume encyclopedia examines the diversity of the Asian American and Pacific Islander spiritual experience. • Covers both common motifs in Asian American religious culture, such as Chinese New Year festivals and mortuary rituals, as well as many newly established faith traditions • Contains entries on rarely addressed topics within Asian American religion, such as Hezhen Shamanism

American Immigration

Author: Roger Daniels
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195113160
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Over 300 entries describe the historical and cultural backgrounds of various ethnic groups, periods of mass immigration, legislation, categories of immigrants, and immigration stations from Ellis Island to Castle Garden.

Cultural Literacy

Author: E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0394758439
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Argues that American children are deprived of cultural literacy

Shamanism

Author: Mariko Namba Walter
Publisher: Abc-clio
ISBN: 9781576076453
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A guide to worldwide shamanism and shamanistic practices, emphasizing historical and current cultural adaptations.