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Arab and American cultures

[a conference

by Conference on Arab and American Cultures Washington, D.C. 1976.

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by AEI in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Arab countries
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Arab -- Congresses,
    • United States -- Civilization -- Congresses,
    • Arab countries -- Relations -- United States -- Congresses,
    • United States -- Relations -- Arab countries -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Proceedings of the conference held Sept. 22-23, 1976.

      Statementsponsored by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research].
      ContributionsAmerican Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS36.77 .C66 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4572903M
      ISBN 100844721166, 0844721158
      LC Control Number77094069

      An important reason to learn about one anothers culture and the difference is to gain a better appriciation and respect. Cultural Differences. Known by most scholars as complete opposite cultures, American and Arab cultures have many differences. Arab-American literature (or Arab American literature) is an ethnic American literature, comprising literary works by authors with Arab origins residing in the United Arab diaspora has its beginnings in the late 19th century, when Arab groups from the Ottoman Empire moved to North America. This immigration occurred in three separate phases, with distinct themes, perspectives, style.

        Books are a great way to introduce traditions and culture. April is Arab American Heritage Month. Here are some great books to open a dialogue with your children about a part of the world that is politically complex. “My Grandfather’s Masbaha” By Susan Daniel Fayad. This book is set in Lebanon, and it has a universal theme of gratitude. The first wave of Arab immigrants, mostly Christian men from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria, arrived in the United States between and This book discusses their history plus looks at the successive waves of immigrants, including the post immigrants, who have brought more diversity to the Arab American community.5/5(1).

      He examines common themes including the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Lebanese Civil War of –90, the representation and practice of Islam in the United States, social issues such as gender and national identity in Arab cultures, and the various identities that come with being Arab American. Children's Literature: Arab/Arab-American. A guide to assist in locating and researching children's and young adult literature. singing, learning, helping, caring and more. Photographs from many different cultures and religions traditions highlight the common threads that bring people together in reverence and joy. This beautiful photo Author: Amanda Pippitt.


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