Curious Customs and Bizarre Beliefs Around the World
Peanut Butter Pub., 1999 - Social Science - 253 pages
Compiled in this book are the strange customs, fascinating traditions, lifestyles and beliefs of 147 countries to which the author has personally traveled. Personal habits, religions, health care and governmental policies come together in fascinating comparisons. The author spent 45 years in travel, took meticulously journalized notes and is the speaker of five foreign languages, adding unique perspective to the interpretations of these cultural differences.
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This is truly one of the worst-written books I have ever read. As an archaeologist/anthropologist, seeing the glaring errors written by Mr. Wilson truly sicken me . . .and lead me to doubt the truth of anything else in this book. Sir, your condescending attitude and lack of knowledge really should have stayed where they belong: in your own head.