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National Geographic Reader: Living in the World: Cultural Themes for Writers (with Ebook Printed Access Card)

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Texte du rabat Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. LIVING IN THE WORLD: C... Lire la suite
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Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. LIVING IN THE WORLD: CULTURAL THEMES FOR WRITERS will help you develop a clearer understanding of the world around you through engaging content. The 24 articles gathered in this cross-cultural multi-themed reader offer an exceptionally direct approach to issues surrounding identity and culture around the world. As the National Geographic Society's writers and photographers investigate the physical and cultural characteristics of specific locations throughout the world, they put faces on forces of assimilation, diversification, and make the multifarious realities of globalization palpable and concrete. Introducing readers to people and customs that may seem foreign, they shed new light on familiar American themes as well.



Contenu
Preface. Introduction. World Map. PART I: EXPLORING WITH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. Myanmar's River of Spirits" (May 2006) Kira Salak. "John Dau: A Survivor's Story" (January 2007) John Dau with Karen Kostyal. "The Power of Writing" (August 1999) Joel Swerdlow. "Guardians of the Fairy Tale: The Brothers Grimm" (December 1999) - Thomas O'Neill. "A Sketch in Time: Bringing the Civil War to Life" (May 2012) Harry Katz. "Tale of Three Cities: Alexandria, Cordoba, and New York" (August 1999) Joel Swerdlow. Visual Literacy Section. PART II: LIVING WITH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. SECTION A: FOOD, SCARCITY, SUSTAINABILITY. "Rice: The Essential Harvest" (May 1994) Peter White. "Olive Oil: Elixir of the Gods" (September 1999) Erla Zwingle. "Caffeine" (January 2005) T. R. Reid. "Seafood Crisis: Time for a Sea Change" (October 2010) Paul Greenberg. "The End of Plenty: The Global Food Crisis" (June 2009) Joel Bourne Jr.. "Our Good Earth: Soil" (September 2008) Charles Mann. Visual Literacy Section. SECTION B: WORK, PLAY, LOVE. "21st-Century Slaves" (September 2003) Andrew Cockburn. "The Price of Gold" (January 2009) Brook Larmer. "County Fairs" (October 1997) John McCarry. "The Beautiful Game: Why Soccer Rules the World" (June 2006) Sean Wilsey et al. "The Enigma of Beauty" (January 2000) Cathy Newman. "This Thing Called Love" (February 2006) Lauren Slater. Visual Literacy Section. SECTION C: PEOPLE AND PLACES. "Into the Amazon" (August 2003) Scott Wallace. "Last Days of the Rickshaw" (April 2008) Calvin Trillin. "Celt Appeal" (March 2006) Thomas O'Neill. "London on a Roll" (June 2000) Simon Worrall. "Dubai: Sudden City" (January 2007) Afshin Molavi. "Population 7 Billion" (January 2011) Robert Kunzig. Visual Literacy Section."

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Titre: National Geographic Reader: Living in the World: Cultural Themes for Writers (with Ebook Printed Access Card)
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Code EAN: 9781285071978
ISBN: 978-1-285-07197-8
Editeur: Cengage Learning, Inc
Genre: Ecole et didactique
nombre de pages: 384
Poids: 922g
Taille: H255mm x B179mm x T21mm
Année: 2013
Auflage: New ed