Philippines - The Culture

Philippines - The Culture

by Greg Nickles

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Children's Literature
This volume in a series on the countries of the world focuses on the culture of the Philippines. The chapters include Many Faiths (Christianity, Islam, Taoism, Animism), Celebrating the Saints (traditional parades and festivals), Merry Christmas (unique traditions and feasts), Fiestas Throughout the Year (Ramadan, the Flowers of May, New Years' Day), Filipino Arts (saint carvings, weaving, shells, metalwork, painting, and cinema), Music New and Old (traditional and modern music), Time to Dance (ethnic dances), Languages Past and Present, and Folklore and Literature (oral traditions, epics, and political writings). The book also includes a glossary (words are in bold in the text), and an index. The book includes many beautiful, full-color photographs that richly capture the Philippine's cultural diversity. The text is well written, and the layout is attractive. Other titles in "The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series" describe Philippine geology and the people. 2002, Crabtree Publishing Company, Turner <%ISBN%>0778797228

Product Details

Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date:
Lands, Peoples and Cultures Series
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 10 Years

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