Dominican Republic Culture And Customs
Dominican Republic Culture And Customs,
Dominican Republic Culture And Customs,Discusses the traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts of the Dominican Republic.The authors of this book, both longterm residents in the Dominican Republic, have provided a unique roadmap to the interesting and challenging experiences that await you in this beautiful, varied, and complex country.In this text, readers will learn that the Dominican Republic has the oldest European settlement in the Western Hemisphere, is the only second largest island in the Caribbean and many more interesting elements that have shaped the culture of And while there has been ample discussion of the indigenous Taino people, very few of them survived over the centuries, and they left a lesser lasting imprint, limited to agriculture, diet, language,.and religion.This distinctive cultural Readers will explore the tropical country of the Dominican Republic as they look through these beautiful pages. Everything from government, culture, geography, and trade is covered in these informative books.This book provides an annotated collection of documents related to the history of the Dominican Republic and its people.The volume's eightyfive illustrations, ten of which appear in color, include maps, paintings, and photos of architecture, statues, famous figures, and Dominicans going about their everyday lives.A history of the Dominican Republic from preColumbian times to the present. The book focuses on the merger of three cultures across time the indiginous cultures of the Caribbean,.the Iberians of southern Europe and the Africans.What You'll Find in Moon Dominican Republic: Local insight from frequent resident Lebawit Lily Girma Curated trip advice for culture buffs, honeymooners, foodies, night owls, or outdoor adventurers, whether you're in the Caribbean for a few In this book, Michele Wucker asks: "If the symbols that dominate a culture accurately express a nation's character, what kind of a country draws so heavily on images of cockfighting and roosters, birds bred to be aggressive?