Tuesday, November 22, 2011

New on Europeana: Weddings in Eastern Europe

Weddings in Eastern Europe (Europeana)
This virtual exhibition features sound and photographs from Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, and Slovenia. The site is organized into 10 themes (e.g., "The evening before the wedding," "The ceremonial blessing," and "The capping ceremony").

Related Sources
Monger, George. Marriage Customs of the World: From Henna to Honeymoons. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2004.
WorldCat record with preview

Katrina Thomas Ethnic Wedding Collection features more than 800 of Thomas' photographs of ethnic weddings in the United States. Ethnic and religious traditions that are represented in the collection include Afghan (Muslim); African American; Akan (Ghana); Albanian (Catholic and Muslim); American Kalmyk-Mongolian Buddhist; Anglo-American; Armenian; Asante (Ghana); Assyrian; Bukharan Jewish; Cajun; Cambodian; Carpatho-Rusyn; Chaldean; Chinese; Creole; Croatian; Dominican; Eritrean; Ethiopian; Filipino; Greek; Guyanese (Hindu); Hmong; Igbo (Nigeria); Japanese; Jewish; Korean; Kurdish; Laotian; Latvian; Lithuanian; Mexican; Mien; Norwegian; Pakistani; Palestinian; Persian; Polish Gorale (Highlander); Puerto Rican; Roman Catholic; Russian Old Believer; Salvadoran/Honduran; Serbian; Sikh; Slovak; Swedish; Thai; Tibetan; Ukrainian; Vietnamese; Yemeni; Yoruba (Nigeria); and Zoroastrian Irani.

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