ERIC Number: ED354788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
The Bosnians: An Introduction to Their History and Culture. CAL Refugee Fact Sheet Series No. 8.
This booklet is a basic introduction to the people, history, and culture of Bosnia (a republic of the former Yugoslavia), with a particular focus on Bosnian Moslems. The booklet is designed primarily for American service providers and sponsors. Particular sections address the following: the Bosnian people; geography; history; educational and vocational backgrounds of Bosnians; religion; art; food and dress; festivities; names; social structure; knowledge of English; the Serbo-Croatian language (pronunciation, articles, nouns, prepositions, and implications for English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) study. Appended materials include an annotated bibliography; ESL resources a glossary; information on music, pronunciation, and names; and basic Serbo-Croatian vocabulary. (VWL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of State, Washington, DC. Bureau of Refugee Programs.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Refugee Service Center.
Identifiers - Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina