By Benjamin F. Shearer
Discover how American delicacies has advanced from different cultures, equivalent to Italian, Greek, Mexican, chinese language, Indian, and West Africa, and the way each one quarter has its personal indigenous dishes, together with New England clam chowder, Southern jambalaya, and Mid-western lutefisk. modern and vintage literature is additionally mentioned, besides the evolution of poetry. Readers will know about the advance of mass media, in addition to the expansion of cinema and movies from the 1st silent movie to modern day well known blockbuster trilogy Pirates of the Caribbean. tune and dance also are mentioned intimately, protecting the recent York Philharmonic to Woodstock. modern artwork and structure is mentioned in addition to different types of housing throughout all of the areas of the U.S. This specified two-volume addition to the tradition and Customs of the area sequence provides highschool scholars, either nationwide and overseas, the opportunity to envision the U.S. from the surface in. The mosaic of yankee tradition involves existence during this expansive but particular research of what makes the us a fancy mixture of customs and traditions.
Each quantity during this finished two-volume examine bargains chapters that element how American lifestyles was once born and the way it has grown, overlaying the background of customs in addition to how traditions at the moment are celebrated in New England, the South, the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, and the Southwest, in addition to Alaska and Hawaii. Narrative chapters comprise 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