9 edition of Culture and customs of the Dominican Republic found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -190) and index.
|Statement||Isabel Zakrzewski Brown.|
|Series||Culture and customs of Latin America and the Caribbean,|
|LC Classifications||F1938.45 .B76 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 198 p. :|
|Number of Pages||198|
|LC Control Number||99027184|
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Christopher Columbus discovered Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, on his way to America in The island nation emerged as a thriving link between Europe and America's mercantile trade by the s, but it also became an integral part of the notorious slave trade that brought captured African men and women to America. The Dominican Republic has a National Symphony Orchestra and a National School of Fine Arts, located in Santo Domingo. 15 • EMPLOYMENT Agriculture has always been the main source of employment in the Dominican Republic, but today a growing number of Dominicans work in service-related jobs, especially in tourism.
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It surveys the daily lives of average Dominicans and also the unusual folk practices of the rural populace. Culture and Customs of the Dominican Republic is the first book to encompass the vibrancy of the land, its people, and their cultures and customs.
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The Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, has a rich history beginning with the first inhabitants, the Taíno indians, to the Spanish conquistadors, African slaves, and numerous waves of immigrants.
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The Dominican Republic’s economy is now growing faster than nearly any other in the western hemisphere. Culture Family, music, and food are the three main cornerstones in this melting pot nation where 80 percent of residents have Taino, Spanish, and African roots.
From foreign occupations to violent dictatorships, the people of the Dominican Republic have endured great hardships, yet society has managed to preserve their traditions and culture.
The structure of society is the product of years of waves of migration, repression of certain classes, and enforced hierarchy. Their culture is a distinctive mix of an easygoing Caribbean nature coupled with Latino verve and showmanship.
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It takes you on a journey from the. Dominican Republic - Culture Smart. book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Occupying the eastern two-thirds of island of Hi /5. The Dominican Republic has welcomed cultures from around the world to their island.
Baseball, for example, is one of the most famous and important cultural activities that takes place on the island. The Dominican Republic is known for producing some of the best players in Major League Baseball.
Located on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic is a unique place with a rich cultural heritage. In this text, readers will learn that the Dominican Republic has the oldest European settlement in the Western Hemisphere, is the only second largest island in the Caribbean and many more interesting elements that have shaped the culture of its people.
The Dominican Republic population is a diverse mix of various ethnicities: Taíno, African, and European. This melting pot of cultures and backgrounds makes for a fascinating destination with various influences showing up in cuisine to music, dance, and religious ceremonies.
Customs officials are just trying to protect the best interests of the Dominican Republic by monitoring and limiting the goods that are imported and exported. Travelers who keep sales receipts easily accessible and avoid brining restricted items back to the country should not have any trouble making it through customs, and will help to make the.
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This country has the second most players in the Major League Baseball, and some of the game's best players have been from this country. The baseball is, without a doubt, one of the most popular sports in the Dominican Republic culture, and following close after is boxing.