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Marshall Cavendish, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
Diversity is the spice of life, and the highly regarded Cultures of the World series celebrates just that in fully updated, and expanded editions. As has always been true of these outstanding titles, an abundance of vibrant photographs -- including those new to this edition -- stimulate the imaginations of young readers as they travel the globe. A new chapter on the environment focuses on politics and economics as well as on endangered species and the effects of industrialization. Additional authentic recipes add general interest while new maps offer further, easy-to-find facts in About the Geography, About the Culture and About the Economy sections.

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One of six new volumes in the ``Cultures of the World'' series, a fairly detailed look at contemporary Iraq and its past. Commendably, Hassig observes that ``Unlike their president, the people of Iraq ... Read full review


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