National Geographic Learning Reader: Cultural Identity in America (with Printed Access Card)

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Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. CULTURE IDENTITY IN AMERICA will help you develop a clearer understanding of the world around you through engaging content. The fifteen articles gathered in this single-themed reader offer an exceptionally direct entree to issues surrounding identity and culture in the 21st-century United States. As the National Geographic Society's writers and photographers investigate the physical and cultural characteristics of specific locations throughout the country, they put faces on forces of assimilation, diversification, and make the multifarious realities of globalization palpable, concrete. Introducing readers to people and customs that may seem foreign, they shed new light on familiar American themes as well.

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"National Geographic content is stunning, innovative, engaging, captivating, and current. The style of writing brings fascination and excitement to the reader. The quality of all of their resources is outstanding."

"National Geographic is the perfect balance of readable, understandable science with stunning visual images."

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"Each reading is accompanied by Summary Headnotes, Focus Questions, Discussion Questions, Writing Activities, and Collaborative Activities." About the Series. Preface. Changing America. ZipUSA: New York, NY 10013; After the Fall. Hip-Hop Planet. ZipUSA: Pawtucket, RI, 02860; Home Far Away. ZipUSA: Oklahoma City, OK 73106; Lemongrass on the Prairie. Once Upon a Time in Laredo. Silicon Valley: Inside the Dream Incubator. New Orleans: A Perilous Future. ZipUSA: Fargo, ND, 58102; The Fargo that Wasn't in the Movie. Garrison Keillor Goes to the Fair. ZipUSA: Hot Coffee Road, MA, 39428; A Java Junkie's Quest for True Brew. How Walt Disney Changed Everything. 21st-Century Cowboys: Why the Spirit Endures. Indian: Scenes from a Renaissance. Inside the Presidency.

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