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Belarus

Author: Patricia Levy; Michael Spilling; Caitlin Tessman
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cultures of the world (third edition)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Belarus as an official autonomous country only achieved independence in 1991. With a history of conflict, culture, and many different rulers, this former member of the Soviet Union must now strives to balance influence and values from both the East and the West. The people of Belarus have struggled to find a national identity, but today they hold strong to their traditions, language, beliefs, lifestyle, and culture.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levy, Patricia, 1951-
Belarus.
New York : Cavendish Square, 2018
(DLC) 2017052397
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Levy; Michael Spilling; Caitlin Tessman
ISBN: 9781502636225 1502636220
OCLC Number: 1008759231
Target Audience: Grades 5-8.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Belarus today --
Geography --
History --
Government --
Economy --
Environment --
Belarusians --
Lifestyle --
Religion --
Language --
Arts --
Leisure --
Festivals --
Food --
Map of Belarus --
About the economy --
About the culture --
Timeline.
Series Title: Cultures of the world (third edition)
Responsibility: Patricia Levy, Michael Spilling, and Caitlin Tessman.

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Belarus as an official autonomous country only achieved independence in 1991. With a history of conflict, culture, and many different rulers, this former member of the Soviet Union must now strives to balance influence and values from both the East and the West. The people of Belarus have struggled to find a national identity, but today they hold strong to their traditions, language, beliefs, lifestyle, and culture. Through detailed text and photographs, readers will learn about historic and modern Belarus .

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