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Cultures of color in America

a guide to family, religion, and health

by Sybil M. Lassiter

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- United States.,
    • Ethnology -- United States.,
    • United States -- Race relations.,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSybil M. Lassiter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.A1 L33 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 207 p. ;
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL678204M
      ISBN 100313300704
      LC Control Number97024550

      The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western origin, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Pacific Island, and Latin American people and their cultures. It also has its own distinct social and cultural characteristics, such as dialect, music, arts, social habits, cuisine, and folklore. Use the “Exploring Countries and Cultures” world map already in the World section of your Geography Notebook. Label and color Brazil. Use the South America map from the Student Sheets. Refer to Classroom Atlas page Label Brazil, other South American countries, and the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.

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