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 Societyas 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.This is one of the biggest threats to the Irrawaddy dolphin: Long nets are stretched across sections of the river to catch anything and everything that passes byaincluding dolphins. The fishermen ... The orange-and-white body, dotted with black spots, glows in the sunlight, a masterpiece of creation. ... And now Lwin, a Buddhist, eagerly embraces my plan to free the fish, noting the karmic merit I will accrue.
|Title||:||National Geographic Reader: Living in the World: Cultural Themes for Writers|
|Author||:||National Geographic Learning|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2013-01-17|