Item description for Russia - the culture (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) by Greg Nickles...
Overview Long suppressed under communism's rule, religion is experiencing a rebirth throughout Russia. Up-to-date photos help show how Russians celebrate various religious celebrations as well as other holidays and festivals. Special sections also highlight traditional art, architecture, music, and dance. Full color.
Publishers Description Four new countries and nine updated editions have been added to Bobbie Kalman's popular Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series. These powerful and intimate portraits of countries use up-to-date information and full-color photography. Presented in a mini series format, three books per country ensures thorough coverage of all the important aspects. It also allows more students to work on different projects at the same time. Covering more than basic history and geography, students will be fascinated to learn about:
-- the land... geography, agriculture, transportation, history, industry, and glorious wonders
-- the people... unique customs, customs we share, problems faced by minority groups and women
-- the culture... modern festivals, ancient processions, food, games, and more
Long suppressed under communism's rule, religion is experiencing a rebirth all over Russia. Up-to-date photos help show how Russians celebrate various religious celebrations as well as other holidays and festivals, Special sections also highlight traditional art, architecture, music and dance.
Topics include: -- culture through the ages -- influences from Asia and Europe -- religion, holidays, and festivals -- traditional art, architecture, and music -- folk dance and classical ballet -- literature and drama -- Baba Yaga -- a Russian folk tale
Citations And Professional Reviews Russia - the culture (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) by Greg Nickles has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 08/24/2000
School Library Journal - 09/01/2000 page 254
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.04" Width: 8.42" Height: 0.16" Weight: 0.39 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2000
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865053200 ISBN13 9780865053205
Availability 0 units.
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Greg Nickles was born in 1969.
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