Celebrating Life Customs Around the World

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Why do aborigine boys spend months wandering through the Australian outback? Why do Chinese people avoid the color red for one month each year? Why do brides wear veils? These are just a few of the perplexing questions that arise from the study of world cultures and customs. While we have come to take our own cultural traditions for granted, we are often confused, shocked, or even frightened by those of cultures diverse from our own.

In fact, traditions can teach us a lot about the history, values, and beliefs of different groups. From cow jumping to jazz funerals to Nordic napping, this collection explores a fascinating variety of cultural practices from around the world!

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