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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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.
Series Foreword.
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.
About the Authors.
Recent Titles in Culture and Customs of Latin America and the Caribbean.