Synopses & Reviews
Four new countries and nine updated editions have been added to Bobbie Kalman's popular Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series. These powerful and intimate portraits of countries use up-to-date information and full-color photography. Presented in a mini series format, three books per country ensures thorough coverage of all the important aspects. It also allows more students to work on different projects at the same time. Covering more than basic history and geography, students will be fascinated to learn about:
-- the land... geography, agriculture, transportation, history, industry, and glorious wonders
-- the people... unique customs, customs we share, problems faced by minority groups and women
-- the culture... modern festivals, ancient processions, food, games, and more
Explore ancient religions and other facets of India's rich and colorful culture in this newly-revised edition. Breathtaking photographs highlight the updated text including the marriage dowry now officially outlawed, the salwar kameez worn by Muslim and Sikh women, and a recipe for Indian ice cream.
Other topics include:
-- India's many religious sects
-- art and crafts
-- how to wrap a sari
-- theater, dance, and food
-- festivals and wedding customs
Ancient religions and other facets of India's rich and colorful culture are explored in this updated edition that includes new breathtaking photos and updated text on the now-outlawed marriage dowry, the many religious sects, arts and crafts, and more. Includes a recipe for Indian ice cream. Full-color illustrations.