Welcome To The World

Author: Nikki Siegen-Smith
Publisher: Barefoot Books
ISBN: 9781841484921
Size: 78.18 MB
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Welcome To The World from the Author: Nikki Siegen-Smith. Bringing together poets and photographers from all over the globe, this unique anthology praises the mysterious, vulnerable and awesome world of the newborn infant. Artists from countries such as Africa, Bosnia, India, China and New Zealand have made this exquisite gift book one that will evoke many emotions, from hope and wonder to surprise and delight. Poems from D.H. Lawrence, Sylvia Plath, Erica Jong and more. Includes culturally-specific notes on ceremonies and rituals that honour birth.


Author: Julie Bisson
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605543365
Size: 27.24 MB
Format: PDF
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Celebrate from the Author: Julie Bisson. Is your early childhood program struggling with how to enjoy holidays in a respectful, anti-bias way? Now you can let the celebrating begin! Celebrate! is the comprehensive resource to guide you through the sensitive issues surrounding holidays. It is filled with strategies for implementing exciting culturally and developmentally appropriate holiday activities so you can party with ease. Chapters include Developing a Holiday Policy, Selecting Holidays, Addressing Stereotypes and Commercialism, Evaluating Holiday Activities, and more. Celebrate! tells you how to involve families and get on the road to making holidays something that everyone looks forward to celebrating! Includes a preface by Louise Derman-Sparks.

Celebrating Birth Around The World

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406298948
Size: 63.80 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Celebrating Birth Around The World from the Author: Anita Ganeri. Discover a wonderful world of celebrations from around the world. Featuring the world's main religions as well as some little-known ceremonies and festivals, this book takes an intriguing and colourful look at how birth is celebrated in many different places.

They Do What A Cultural Encyclopedia Of Extraordinary And Exotic Customs From Around The World

Author: Javier A. Galván
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610693426
Size: 67.27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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They Do What A Cultural Encyclopedia Of Extraordinary And Exotic Customs From Around The World from the Author: Javier A. Galván. This single-volume work covers many traditions, customs, and activities Westerners may find unusual or shocking, covering everything from the Ashanti people's funeral celebrations to wife-carrying competitions in Finland. • Provides a unique global perspective via content from 48 authors currently working, living, or traveling in most continents of the world • Supplies interdisciplinary points of view by incorporating aspects of religion, food, festivals, history, social practices, funeral traditions, and grand community celebrations • Serves to highlight distinct cultural differences while also enabling readers to discover how much people have in common and to consider how certain American traditions might seem "strange" to people from outside the United States

Encyclopedia Of Women Islamic Cultures

Author: Suad Joseph
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004128190
Size: 63.95 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Women Islamic Cultures from the Author: Suad Joseph. Family, Body, Sexuality and Health is Volume III of the Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures. In almost 200 well written entries it covers the broad field of family, body, sexuality and health and Islamic cultures.

Celebrating Life Customs Around The World From Baby Showers To Funerals 3 Volumes

Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440836590
Size: 50.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Celebrating Life Customs Around The World From Baby Showers To Funerals 3 Volumes from the Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.. 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

Celebrating Your New Jewish Daughter

Author: Debra Nussbaum Cohen
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 1580230903
Size: 19.97 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Celebrating Your New Jewish Daughter from the Author: Debra Nussbaum Cohen. A Jewish family guide to celebrating the arrival of a new daughter focuses on traditional and unconventional ways to officially, and publically, welcome a girl into the faith and culture of Judaism. Original.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
Size: 10.16 MB
Format: PDF
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Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society from the Author: Richard T. Schaefer. This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area