Culture and Customs of Syria, 1st Edition

  • John A. Shoup
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  • ISBN-10: 0313344574
  • ISBN-13: 9780313344572
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Focuses on contemporary traditions, topics such as religion, cuisine, fashion, music, and art, unveiling Syria's true modern-day culture. Explores how Syrians live today-what they eat, what they wear, and how they celebrate life in today's conflicted Middle East.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Chronology.
1: Land, People, and History.
2: Religions and World Views.
3: Literature and Media.
4: Architecture, Traditional Crafts, and Traditional Dress.
5: Traditional Cuisine and Costume.
6: Gender, Marriage, and Family.
7: Social Customs and Lifestyle.
8: Music and Dance.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Other Backmatter.