Item description for Greece: The Culture (Lands, Peoples & Cultures) by Sierra Adare...
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
The rich culture of Greece has influenced the world for thousands of years. Greece the culture focuses both on the country's ancient arts and its modern treasures.
Topics include: -- ancient gods and goddesses of Greek mythology -- the tragedies and comedies of Greek theater -- shadow puppet theater, dance, crafts, foods, and national festivals -- the origins and history of the Olympic games and their return to Athens in 2004 -- portraits of the great philosophers, mathematicians, and poets -- pottery painting, wall frescoes, sculpture, and architecture
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.03" Width: 8.35" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.39 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1998
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
Series Lands, Peoples, & Cultures
ISBN 0865053081 ISBN13 9780865053083
Availability 0 units.
More About Sierra Adare
Sierra Adare s cooking, travel, and how-to articles have appeared in regional and national publications, including "Mother Earth News, Farmstead Magazine", and the "Denver Post". From her home at the base of the Wind River Range in Wyoming, she skis, skydives, sails, and car-camps in addition to backpacking, goat packing, horse packing, and canoeing.
Sierra Adare currently resides in Rawlins, in the state of Wyoming. Sierra Adare was born in 1948.