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Culture and Customs of Australia (Culture and Customs of Asia)

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The author of Culture and Customs of Australia (Culture and Customs of Asia) is Laurie Clancy Students and other interested readers finally have a solid resource that describes the breadth of the evolving modern Australian Culture and Customs of Australia is the first general introduction to the rugged continent, written by an Australian novelist with particular Clancy focuses on the Anglo-Irish and more recent immigrants, but the Aboriginal context is also Americans' generally superficial familiarity with the Australian continent stems mostly from recent Particular images stand out: the Outback, sheep shearing, surfing, the Sydney Opera House, Aborigines, and the Yet Europeans arrived in the late 18th century, followed by convict transports from England that started the Today, Australia remains a land of immigrants, and its ethnically diverse population has increased dramatically since World War Students and other interested readers finally have a solid resource that describes the breadth of the evolving modern Australian Culture and Customs of Australia is the first general introduction to the rugged continent, written by an Australian novelist with particular Clancy focuses on the Anglo-Irish and more recent immigrants, but the Aboriginal context is also Readers will learn about the Australian identity, with its male mythology of the The mateship is the core element of a myth of independent, self-sufficient, freedom-loving citizens in a harsh This myth is set against multiculturalism and Other highlights include discussion of the weak hold that Christianity has over the population; the drastic urbanization of the last century and the suburban dream; adventure and the beach culture, with tourism; the importance of sports; the changing roles of men; the evolving cuisine, from the national barbeque to European and Asian influences; strong and long literary, artistic, and performing arts traditions; film industry talent; and the power of media in a sparsely populated.This title is available at BookMoving on Laurie Clancy's eBooks, .Culture and Customs of Australia ... Textbook, course, ebook, pdf, download at bookmoving .

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