Learn more about CCRLS
Reading recommendations from Novelist
Online learning resources
Cover image for Countries, peoples & cultures
Format:
Title:
Countries, peoples & cultures
Other title(s):
Countries, peoples and cultures
ISBN:
9781619258006

9781619257887

9781619257924

9781619257962

9781619257948

9781619257986

9781619257825

9781619257849

9781619257863

9781619257900
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Published & distributed by Grey House Publishing, [2015]
Physical Description:
9 volumes : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents:
V. 1 Central & South America -- v. 2 Central, South & Southeast Asia -- v. 3 Western Europe -- v. 4 Eastern Europe -- v. 5 Middle East & North Africa -- v. 6 Eastern & Southern Africa -- v. 7 Western & Central Africa -- v. 8 North America & the Caribbean -- v. 9 East Asia & the Pacific.

V. 1, CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA : -- Central America : -- Belize -- Costa Rica -- El Salvador -- Guatemala -- Honduras -- Nicaragua -- Panama ; -- South America : -- Argentina -- Bolivia -- Brazil -- Chile -- Colombia -- Ecuador -- Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) -- Guyana -- Paraguay -- Peru -- Suriname -- Uruguay -- Venezuela.

V. 2, CENTRAL, SOUTH & SOUTHEAST ASIA : -- Central Asia : -- Kazakhstan -- Kyrgyzstan -- Tajikistan -- Turkmenistan -- Uzbekistan ; -- South Asia : -- Afghanistan -- Bangladesh -- Bhutan -- India -- Maldives -- Nepal -- Pakistan -- Sri Lanka ; -- Southeast Asia : -- Brunei -- Cambodia -- East Timor (Timor-Leste) -- Indonesia -- Laos -- Malaysia -- Myanmar (Burma) -- Philippines -- Singapore -- Thailand -- Vietnam.

V. 3, WESTERN EUROPE : -- Andorra -- Austria -- Belgium -- Denmark -- England -- Finland -- France -- Germany -- Greece -- Iceland -- Ireland, Republic of -- Italy -- Liechtenstein -- Luxembourg -- Malta -- Monaco -- Netherlands -- Northern Ireland -- Norway -- Portugal -- San Marino -- Scotland -- Spain -- Sweden -- Switzerland -- Vatican City -- Wales.

V. 4, EASTERN EUROPE : -- Albania -- Armenia -- Azerbaijan -- Belarus -- Bosnia & Herzegovina -- Bulgaria -- Croatia -- Cyprus -- Czech Republic -- Estonia -- Georgia -- Hungary -- Kosovo -- Latvia -- Lithuania -- Macedonia -- Moldova -- Montenegro -- Poland -- Romania -- Russia -- Serbia -- Slovakia -- Slovenia -- Ukraine.

V. 5, MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA : -- Algeria -- Bahrain -- Egypt -- Iran -- Iraq -- Israel -- Jordan -- Kuwait -- Lebanon -- Libya -- Morocco -- Oman -- Palestine -- Qatar -- Saudi Arabia -- Sudan -- Syria -- Tunisia -- Turkey -- United Arab Emirates -- Yemen.

V. 6, EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA : -- Botswana -- Burundi -- Comoros -- Djibouti -- Eritrea -- Ethiopia -- Kenya -- Lesotho -- Madagascar -- Malawi -- Mauritius -- Mozambique -- Namibia -- Rwanda -- Seychelles -- Somalia -- South Africa -- South Sudan -- Swaziland -- Tanzania -- Uganda -- Zambia -- Zimbabwe.

V. 7, WESTERN & CENTRAL AFRICA : -- Angola -- Benin -- Burkina Faso -- Cameroon -- Cape Verde -- Central African Republic -- Chad -- Congo, Democratic Republic of the -- Congo, Republic of the -- Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) -- Equatorial Guinea -- Gabon -- Gambia -- Ghana -- Guinea -- Guinea-Bissau -- Liberia -- Mali -- Mauritania -- Niger -- Nigeria -- São Tomé & Príncipe -- Senegal -- Sierra Leone -- Togo.

V. 8, NORTH AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN : -- North America : -- Canada -- Greenland -- Mexico -- United States of America ; -- The Caribbean : -- Antigua & Barbuda -- Aruba -- Bahamas -- Barbados -- Bermuda -- Cuba -- Curaçao, Sint Maarten & the Caribbean Netherlands -- Dominica -- Dominican Republic -- Grenada -- Haiti -- Jamaica -- Puerto Rico -- St. Kitts & Nevis -- Saint Lucia -- Saint Vincent & the Grenadines -- Trinidad & Tobago.

V. 9, EAST ASIA & THE PACIFIC : -- East Asia : -- China -- Japan -- Mongolia -- North Korea -- South Korea -- Taiwan ; -- Pacific : -- Australia -- Fiji -- Kiribati -- Marshall Islands -- Micronesia, Federated States of -- Nauru -- New Zealand -- Palau -- Papua New Guinea -- Samoa -- Solomon Islands -- Tonga -- Tuvalu -- Vanuatu.

APPENDICES : -- Appendix One: World governments : -- Commonwealth -- Communist -- Confederation/Confederacy -- Constitutional monarchy -- Constitutional republic -- Democracy -- Dictatorship/Military dictatorship -- Ecclesiastical -- Failed state -- Federal republic -- Federation -- Monarchy -- Parliamentary monarchy -- Parliamentary republic -- Presidential -- Republic -- Socialist -- Sultanate/Emirate -- Theocratic republic -- Totalitarian -- Treaty system ; -- Appendix Two: World religions : -- African religious tradition -- Bahá'í faith -- Buddhism -- Christianity -- East Asian religions -- Hinduism -- Islam -- Jainism -- Judaism -- Sikhism.
Summary:
Each country profile contains 10 categories of information-- General information, Environment & geography, Customs & courtesies, Lifestyle, Cultural history, Culture, Society, Social development, Government, and Economy. Each volume also contains the same appendices: Appendix 1 describes the 21 types of governments found around the world, and Appendix 2 describes 10 of the world's major religions. -- Publisher description
Subject(s):























































Geographic Term:



































































Added Title:
Countries, peoples & cultures: Central & South America

Countries, peoples & cultures: Central, South & Southeast Asia

Countries, peoples & cultures: Western Europe

Countries, peoples & cultures: Eastern Europe

Countries, peoples & cultures: Middle East & North Africa

Countries, peoples & cultures: Eastern & Southern Africa

Countries, peoples & cultures: Western & Central Africa

Countries, peoples & cultures: North America & the Caribbean

Countries, peoples & cultures: East Asia & the Pacific
Holds:

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Status
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.01
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.02
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.03
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.04
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.05
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.06
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.07
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.08
Searching...
Searching...
REF 909 COUNTRIES V.09
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

This brand-new series from Salem Press provides valuable insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices and beliefs of nearly every nation around the globe. With nine comprehensive, up-to-date volumes spanning every major world region, this in-depth reference source is one of the most thorough compilations of its kind on the market today.