Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286046
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286044
  • DDC: 959
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Southeast Asian Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on current culture. The young reader is presented with an overview of a variety of regional cultures that developed historically and analyzes how the cultural history shapes the Southeast Asian region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style, and contains the Southeast Asian region's languages, foods, music/dance, art/literature, religions, holidays, lifestyle, and most importantly contemporary culture in the country today. The book has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Region of Diversity and Dangers.
1: An Unforgettable Shared Experience.
2: Family, Marriage, and the Home.
3: A Fantastic Mix of Faiths and Beliefs.
4: Vanishing Animals and Rainforests.
5: Common Foods and Dining Customs.
6: Sports and Other Leisure Activities.
Experiencing Southeast Asian Culture in the United States.
Map of Southeast Asia.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.