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ERIC Number: ED109902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Pages: 102
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Puerto Rican History, Civilization, and Culture: A Mini-Documentary.
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
This publication was compiled from a number of smaller manuscripts dealing with various aspects of Puerto Rican history, civilization, and culture. The book is designed to: (1) provide teachers of middle school and high school students with instructional material which covers all these aspects in a related sequential manner; and (2) provide information that will stimulate further study and interest in Puerto Rico among both students and teachers. A historical review of the country is provided, with emphasis on the major historical points which determined the development of Puerto Rican culture and modern-day society. The major headings are: (1) economic development; (2) Puerto Rican culture; (3) Puerto Rican music (a number of songs are given here); (4) other typical pastimes (fiestas, holidays and sports); (5) cultural centers and related aspects of Puerto Rican culture; (6) Puerto Rican foods; (7) important dates and holidays in Puerto Rico; (8) Puerto Rican flora and fauna; (9) famous Puerto Ricans; and (10) architecture in Puerto Rico. The book also includes a bibliography of publications divided into these areas: Puerto Rican authors, books in Spanish and books in English; children's books in English; children's books in Spanish; and related Puerto Rican studies.
Dissemination Center for Bilingual Bicultural Education, 6504 Tracor Lane, Austin, Texas 78721 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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Language: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII