They Do What?

They Do What?

A Cultural Encyclopedia of Extraordinary and Exotic Customs From Around the World

Book - 2014
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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

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2014
ISBN: 9781610693417
Characteristics: xxii, 374 pages ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Galván, Javier A. 1965-
Call Number: 390 THE


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