Culture and Customs of the United States [2 volumes] by Benjamin F. Shearer PDF
By Benjamin F. Shearer
Discover how American food has advanced from different cultures, akin to Italian, Greek, Mexican, chinese language, Indian, and West Africa, and the way every one zone has its personal indigenous dishes, together with New England clam chowder, Southern jambalaya, and Mid-western lutefisk. modern and vintage literature can be mentioned, besides the evolution of poetry. Readers will find out about the improvement of mass media, in addition to the expansion of cinema and movies from the 1st silent movie to latest renowned blockbuster trilogy Pirates of the Caribbean. song and dance also are mentioned intimately, protecting the hot York Philharmonic to Woodstock. modern artwork and structure is mentioned in addition to forms of housing throughout all of the areas of the U.S. This particular two-volume addition to the tradition and Customs of the area sequence provides highschool scholars, either nationwide and foreign, the opportunity to ascertain the U.S. from the surface in. The mosaic of yankee tradition involves existence during this expansive but unique research of what makes the USA a fancy combination of customs and traditions.
Each quantity during this accomplished two-volume research deals chapters that aspect how American existence was once born and the way it has grown, overlaying the historical past of customs in addition to how traditions are actually celebrated in New England, the South, the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southwest, in addition to Alaska and Hawaii. Narrative chapters contain the following:
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Culture and Customs of the United States [2 volumes] (Culture and Customs of North America) by Benjamin F. Shearer