Cultures of the world: selections from the ten-volume encyclopedia of world cultures
Adapted from the 10-vol. Encyclopedia of World Cultures with additional information from American Immigrant Cultures, this volume provides a look at the lives of people from 500 selected cultures in their native lands, and also provides comparable information for those who have immigrated to our shores. For ease of access, and compatibility with geography and global studies curriculum, the Compendium has reorganized the entries by country.
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