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Culture and Customs of Turkey (Cultures and Customs of the World)

Culture and Customs of Turkey (Cultures and Customs of the World) by Rafis Abazov 0313342156 9780313342158
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Swirling with both Western and Eastern traditions, sitting on the edge of the war in the Middle East, Turkey is one of the worlds cultural and political hotspots.With exhaustive coverage on one of the worlds most diverse and exciting countries, culture and Customs of Turkey is an essential addition to high school and public library shelves. Illustrative accounts of past traditions help readers to understand contemporary culture today, covering such customs as religious beliefs, folklore, gender issues, art, performing arts, cuisine, and festivals. Students will learn how Turkey has become culturally rich and diverse, mixing Western and Eastern traditions to form a unique bridge between Europe and Asia. This latest volume in the Culture and Customs of Europe series is a must-have for high school students studying world history and culture, as well as for general readers interested in global hotspots.

Author: Rafis Abazov

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 210

Publisher: Greenwood

Publication Date: 2009-03-05

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