Culture and Customs of Nicaragua, 1st Edition

  • Stephen F. White
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  • ISBN-10: 0313087393
  • ISBN-13: 9780313087394
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Introduces Nicaragua's unique blend of religious and traditional holidays; its growing film industry; its many styles of dance, the popular "street theatre" open to all bystanders; important contributions to Spanish literature, local cuisines, architecture, social norms, and more.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Chronology.
1: Context: Land, People, and History.
2: Religion and Religious Celebrations.
3: Social Customs.
4: Folklore and Legends.
5: Literature.
6: Media.
7: Cinema and Photography.
8: Performing Arts.
9: Visual Arts.
10: Architecture and Housing.
Appendix: Calendar of Important Religious and Traditional Festivals in Nicaragua.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Recent Titles in Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean.