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Strange customs, manners, and beliefs

A. Hyatt Verrill

Strange customs, manners, and beliefs

a remarkable account of curious beliefs and odd superstitions, strange ways of living, and amazing customs and manners of many peoples and tribes around the earth

by A. Hyatt Verrill

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Published by L.C. Page in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manners and customs,
  • Indigenous peoples.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Hyatt Verrill... Illustrated by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN400 .V4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6497480M
    LC Control Number46003975
    OCLC/WorldCa1887182

    From everyday traditions said to bring luck, to curious customs that welcome visitors, the world is home to millions of marvellous – and quite peculiar – traditions. Grab your camera, pack your sense of adventure, bring an open mind, and let’s journey through some of the . showing 1 - 25 of 80 results for "manners and customs" Add To Cart Add To Wishlist Nuevo Manual de Usos y Costumbres de los Tiempos Bíblicos (The New Manners and Customs of Bible Times).

    Strange customs, manners and beliefs: a remarkable account of curious beliefs and odd superstitions, strange ways of living, and amazing customs and manners of many peoples and tribes around the earth. DNF'd the book for strange pronouncements on the Masai and for extremely inaccurate information on the Netherlands. - The Masai have a religion based upon beliefs similar to the Jews. They practice animal sacrifice as a way to obtain forgiveness for their offer a sacrifice sins."/5(1).

    Noun (head) The culture had many distinctive and interesting beliefs and customs. (pluralonly) The duties or taxes imposed on imported or exported goods. Customs of £ were due on all the wine we took back from France. (label) The government department or agency that is authorised to collect the taxes imposed on imported s has pulled us over on our way for an inspection.   Not belching at the table in America is good *manners*, although in Japan, it's a *custom* to belch loudly after slurping soup from a bowl! (strange to us, but true!) The bottom line - customs have been developed over usually a long period of time, and are usually cultural; While manners are simply a polite way of behaving in that culture.


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