Ethnic Groups Worldwide: A Ready Reference Handbook

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Oryx Press, 1998 - Social Science - 436 pages
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The arrangement of information and ease of use make this comprehensive handbook unlike any other reference source currently available on ethnic groups. Organized alphabetically by country name within four major regions, the book features a series of succinct profiles that describe the ethnic composition and ethnic relations of each country of the world. These profiles offer a quick snapshot of each ethnic.

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First of all, Micronesia is in the North Pacific part of the equator. This book indicated that it is in the South Pacific which is wrong. I am from Micronesia, so I know my geography. Thank you.

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DAVID LEVINSON, Ph.D., is a cultural anthropologist and partner in Berkshire Reference Works. Previously, he was vice president for the Human Relations Area Files at Yale University. Levinson was editor-in-chief for the 10 volume Encyclopedia of World Cultures, senior editor (with Melvin Ember) of the Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology, author of Ethnic Relations, and coauthor (with Karen Christensen) of Global Village Companion.

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