Antigua and Barbuda

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Marshall Cavendish, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
This title provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of the Antigua and Barbuda. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World® series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
HISTORY
23
The sugarcane era Nelsons Dockyard Pirates sailing
34
GOVERNMENT
41
The executive branch The legislative branch The judicial
47
ENVIRONMENT
59
ANTIGUANS AND BARBUDANS
69
LIFESTYLE
77
LANGUAGE
95
Music history Music today Antiguan writers Pottery
107
The game owani Dominoes Sports Cricket Girls softball
115
Carnival The history of Christmas in Antigua Christmas
121
Antiguan spices Antiguan dishes Rum Food market
129
Martello Towers
135
FURTHER INFORMATION
141
Copyright

Clothing Homes Family life Village life Marriage Funerals
85

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