TITLE

Honored to Be Your Host

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Lisa
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/26/2007, Vol. 142 Issue 11, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the hospitality tradition in Afghanistan. Scottish writer, Rory Stewart, wrote a book entitled "The Places in Between" as he walked across the country. He found that the Afghani people welcomed him and would not allow him to walk alone. Feeding and housing guests are a crucial part of their culture and reflects the Afghani value and honor system. Even poor families designate space for guests.
ACCESSION #
24409550

 

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