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Culture and customs of Turkey

Author: Rafis Abazov
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
Series: Culture and customs of Europe.
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Learn how Turkey has become culturally rich and diverse, mixing Western and Eastern traditions to form a unique bridge between Europe and Asia. Accounts of past traditions help readers to understand contemporary culture today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Abazov, Rafis.
Culture and customs of Turkey.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008040214
(OCoLC)243548453
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rafis Abazov
ISBN: 9780313342165 0313342164 0313342156 9780313342158
OCLC Number: 562310282
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 205 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Land, people, and history --
Thoughts and religions --
Folklore and literature --
Media and cinema --
Performing arts --
Visual arts --
Architecture --
Gender, courtship and marriage --
Festivals, fun and leisure.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Europe.
Responsibility: Rafis Abazov.

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Swirling with both Western and Eastern traditions and sitting on the edge of the war in the Middle East, Turkey is one of the world's cultural and political hotspots. This title helps readers learn  Read more...

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