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by John B. Roney

eBook Culture and Customs of the Netherlands (Cultures and Customs of the World) ePub
Author: John B. Roney
Language: English
ISBN: 0313348081
ISBN13: 978-0313348082
Publisher: Greenwood (September 23, 2009)
Pages: 223
Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 376
Formats: lrf azw mobi mbr
ePub file: 1552 kb
Fb2 file: 1113 kb

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American culture encompasses the customs and traditions of the United States. The term Western culture often refers broadly to the cultures of the United States and Europe. Nearly every region of the world has influenced American culture, most notably the English who colonized the country beginning in the early 1600s.

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Netherlands - Netherlands - Cultural life: The cultural life of the Netherlands is varied and lively. The Netherlands has a rich range of state-supported museums. Dutch painting and crafts are world renowned, and Dutch painters are among the greatest the world has ever known. The most famous is the Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam, noted for its collection of works by the great 17th-century Dutch masters (especially Rembrandt). Other major museums endowed by the state include the Mauritshuis in The Hague, Het Loo (the former royal palace) in Apeldoorn, and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, recognized for its collection of contemporary paintings.

Netherlands culture, Hollandic culture. Significant local variations of Dutch culture include the Friesian culture in the extreme north and the Brabant and Limburg cultures in the south. The Dutch use Nederlandse cultuur and Hollandse cultuur to describe their culture. The English word "Dutch" derives from the German deutsch ("German"). The southern culture was subject to discriminatory policies until the nineteenth century.

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No other reference book offers such exhaustive material on the traditions and customs of all three nations. Students studying world culture, social studies, and multicultural issues can use this engaging and comprehensive volume to learn about the Caucasus's history, urban life, religion, literature, cuisine, holidays, and leisure activities, among many other topics. Written for high-school students, "Culture and Customs of the Caucasus" is the ultimate one-stop reference source that explores the three countries in the region-no other reference work provides such comprehensive and current material.

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