Culture and Customs of Venezuela - Cultures and Customs of the World (Hardback)
  • Culture and Customs of Venezuela - Cultures and Customs of the World (Hardback)
zoom

Culture and Customs of Venezuela - Cultures and Customs of the World (Hardback)

(author)
£48.00
Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 30/04/2001
  • We can order this from the publisher

UK delivery within 3-4 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Venezuela, one of the least-known countries in Latin America, is brilliantly spotlighted in Culture and Customs of Venezuela. This oil-rich nation sustained a stable democracy until the economic downturn in the 1980s, and changes in the social and political spheres will bring the country under increasing scrutiny from the outside world. Dinneen captures the sharp contrasts and immense variety of modern Venezuela. Students and interested readers will find engaging and authoritative overviews of the land, people, and history; religions; social customs; media; cinema; literature; performing arts; and art and architecture.

This work successfully portrays the country's cultural richness and diversity. Influences from the United States are inescapable, especially in Caracas, but many distinctive traditions are continued throughout the country, varying from region to region. Religious rituals and numerous festivals that take place in towns and villages and the vibrant music scene, all major expressions of the nation's social and cultural life, are just some of the highlights found herein. Numerous photos give witness to Venezuela's diverse culture and a chronology, and glossary supplement the text.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313306396
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 453 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 21 mm

You may also be interested in...

Wisdom of the Ancients
Added to basket
Watching the English
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Added to basket
The Dawn of Everything
Added to basket
£12.99   £10.99
Paperback
The Witch
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Bullshit Jobs
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Homo Deus
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
How to Be Human
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Status Game
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Me and White Supremacy
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Factfulness
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Africa Is Not A Country
Added to basket
The Lonely Century
Added to basket
Guns, Germs and Steel
Added to basket
The Celts
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Michel the Giant
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.