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Culture and customs of Italy

Author: Charles L Killinger
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Culture and customs of Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a detailed overview of Italy's current social customs and culture, covering its people, family life, religion, literature, the arts, festivals, sports, food, and leisure activites.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Killinger, Charles L.
Culture and customs of Italy.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607712406
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Killinger
ISBN: 0313324891 9780313324895
OCLC Number: 57068617
Description: xxiv, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
1. The land, people, and history --
2. Religion and thought --
3. Marriage, gender, and family --
4. Holidays, saints' days, festivals, and food --
5. Leisure activities and sport --
6. Literature --
7. The performing arts --
8. Art, architecture, and design --
9. Cinema and mass media --
Glossary.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Europe.
Responsibility: Charles Killinger.
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Italy continues to offer an irresistible range of attractions to foreign travellers. This book explains the nature of Italy and Italians today to students and general readers in one volume.  Read more...

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"Food, sports, literature and religion alike are examined in relation to Italian life and modern customs." - MBR Internet Bookwatch/Library Bookwatch "Written for high school students and the general Read more...

 
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