4 edition of Cultures outside the United States in fiction found in the catalog.
Cultures outside the United States in fiction
|Statement||by Vicki Anderson.|
|LC Classifications||Z1037 .A5 1994, PN3443 .A5 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 414 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||414|
|LC Control Number||94006272|
Generalizing on world cultures is impossible because of the wide range of ethnic, religious and cultural differences even within the limits of a country. Of course, none of the ethnic cultures can exist in isolation and is likely to co-exist with others, at least in the purely physical aspect of . There’s a lot of talk both inside and outside the United States about “American culture,” You know, the culture of Big Macs and organic local farmers’ markets, of abstinence pledges and the reality show Sixteen and Pregnant, of – you get the idea. Even in “the information age,” the US still has regional cultures.
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Five years in the writing by one of science fiction's most honored authors, Doomsday Book is a storytelling triumph. Connie Willis draws upon her understanding of the universalities of human nature to explore the ageless issues of evil, suffering and the indomitable. United States culture stems primarily from Western influence, including Europe, but different cultures in the United States include traditions and cultures of Native Americans, Latin Americans and Asians, as well as regional cultures throughout the country. For this reason, the United States has been long-described as a "melting pot" in which.
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As cultures and languages disappear from the Earth at a shocking rate, it becomes all the more urgent for us to know and value the world’s many ethnic identities.
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Perhaps one of these ideas will inspire you to think differently in your day-to-day life. Pages in category "United States in fiction" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). United States - United States - Cultural life: The great art historian Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich once wrote that there is really no such thing as “art”; there are only artists.
This is a useful reminder to anyone studying, much less setting out to try to define, anything as big and varied as the culture of the United States.
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"To understand the history and spirit of America, one must know its wars, its laws, and its presidents. To really understand it, however, one must also know its cheeseburgers, its love songs, and its lawn ornaments.
The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide to the landscape of everyday life in the United States. Astronomy Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Astronomy - Ebook written by Helaine Selin.
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Ages 3 - 8 years. UNITED STATES: To get an idea of the variety of cultures, traditions and landscape across the United States, read Wow. America. with the kids. The fact that it is made up numerous states, heavily populated with people of different ancestry and origins, gives rise to a unique cultural situation.
American culture's chief characteristic is thus referred to as diversity. "American" implies a citizen of the United States of America. 50 States, 50 Novels: A Literary Tour of the United States It is impossible to contain all of the United States of America in one novel. From Alabama to Wyoming, there is little to connect every work here except for the [ ].
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It features original scholarly .List of Different Cultures Alphabetical list of different cultures identified by members. Cultures may refer to geographic, political, social, religious, and other contexts.Through historical fiction and realistic fiction and picture books highlight lives and events of African Americans in the US Asian/Pacific- American Literature Major theme in fiction and nonfiction for older readers is the oppression that drove the people out of their homelands or the prejudice and adjustments they faced as newcomers in US.