Welcome To The World

Author: Nikki Siegen-Smith
Publisher: Barefoot Books
ISBN: 9781841484921
Size: 26.22 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.

Promoting A Global Community Through Multicultural Children S Literature

Author: Stanley F. Steiner
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563087059
Size: 19.32 MB
Format: PDF
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Promoting A Global Community Through Multicultural Children S Literature from the Author: Stanley F. Steiner. Presents an annotated bibliography of multicultural books, organized into sections dealing with celebrations and culture, nomads and the homeless, literacy, books that bring people together, and multicultural books in series.

Celebrating Birth Around The World

Author: Anita Ganeri
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406298948
Size: 35.37 MB
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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.

Celebrate

Author: Julie Bisson
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605543365
Size: 23.42 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Food And Cultural Studies

Author: Bob Ashley
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415270380
Size: 16.67 MB
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Food And Cultural Studies from the Author: Bob Ashley. "Food and Cultural Studies" re-examines the interdisciplinary history of food studies from a cultural studies framework, from the semiotics of Barthes and the anthropology of Levi-Strauss to Elias' historical analysis and Bourdieu's work on the relationship between food, consumption and cultural identity.

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: 15.88 MB
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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: 33.37 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.