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Southeast Asian cultures in perspective / Don Nardo.

By: Nardo, Don, 1947- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: World cultures in perspective.Publisher: Hockessin, Delaware : Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2015Description: 63 pages : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781612285658.Subject(s): Southeast Asia -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature | Southeast Asia -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 959
Contents:
Introduction : a region of diversity and dangers -- An unforgettable shared experience -- Family, marriage, and the home -- A fantastic mix of faiths and beliefs -- Vanishing animals and rainforests -- Common foods and dining customs -- Sports and other leisure activities.
Summary: "Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Southeast Asian region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains the Southeast Asian region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : a region of diversity and dangers -- An unforgettable shared experience -- Family, marriage, and the home -- A fantastic mix of faiths and beliefs -- Vanishing animals and rainforests -- Common foods and dining customs -- Sports and other leisure activities.

"Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Southeast Asian region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains the Southeast Asian region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today"-- Provided by publisher.

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