North African Cultures in Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612286070
  • ISBN-13: 9781612286075
  • DDC: 961.051
  • 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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North African Cultures in Perspective is an in-depth look at the different regional cultures of northern Africa 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 North African region's current culture. The book is written in a lively and interesting style and discusses North African 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 Destiny Long Shaped by Geography.
1: Darkness to Light: The Arab Spring.
2: Peoples, Languages, and Beliefs.
3: The Home and Family Life.
4: Getting a Good Education.
5: Food, Drink, and Dining Customs.
6: Popular Sports and Entertainment.
Experiencing North African Culture in the United States.
Map of North Africa.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
About the Author.