b'56 THE WORLD Social SciencesBEST SELLER! Countries,Peoples & CulturesA good overview which helps readers grasp the scaleof the information. the structure and scope of this series makes it ideal for secondary school students across several disciplines, including history and geography.ARBASOCIAL SCIENCESThis essential and well-curated source will prove a valuable addition to libraries. ARBAThis expansive series provides valuable insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices and beliefs of nearly every nation around theFREE THE WORLDOnline Access globe. With nine comprehensive volumes spanning FREE every major world region, this in-depth reference source is one of the most thorough compilations ofAVAILABLE AS A NINE VOLUME SET,its kind available to researchers today.OR AS INDIVIDUAL REGIONAL VOLUMES:Nine Volume SetDecember 2015 | 5,585 Pages The Countries, Peoples & Cultures series is complete with specific information on over Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-800-6 | Library Price: $895 200 countries and self-governing territories, as well as separate appendixes profiling 21 Eastern & Southern Africa types of governments currently in power and 10 major world religions. Incredibly useful for students, educators, and academic researchers, this encyclopedia is a must-have for school, November 2015 | 620 Pages community, academic, and specialized libraries across the nation.Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-782-5 | Library Price: $145In-depth Culture ProfilesWestern & Central Africaexplore each nations background, practices, beliefs, laws, December 2015 | 675 Pages peoples, and more, ensuring users receive a complete, three-dimensional understanding Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-784-9 | Library Price: $145 of the countries they research. Nearly 30 pages in length, Culture Profiles offer more comprehensive and in-depth coverage than other available resources. Every Culture Profile North America & the Caribbean contains a picture of the countrys flag and two large colored maps, one highlighting the December 2015 | 580 Pages countrys location in its region of the world and the other detailing the capital, major cities, Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-786-3 | Library Price: $145 and major natural landmarks.Central & South America An Introduction provides general information about each country, such as its Population, June 2015 | 550 Pages Official Language(s), Physical Size, Climate, Currency, and National Motto/Anthem. Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-788-7 | Library Price: $145 Subsequent sections dive deep into a diverse array of topics, including: Environment East Asia & the Pacific & Geography, Customs & Courtesies, Lifestyle, Arts & Entertainment, Cultural Sites & December 2015 | 590 Pages Landmarks, Libraries & Museums, Holidays, Youth Culture, Cultural History, Transportation, Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-790-0 | Library Price: $145 Infrastructure, Media & Communications, Standard of Living, Education, Womens Rights, Central, South & Southeast Asia Health Care, Government, Tourism, Agriculture, and the Economy. Every Culture Profile ends July 2015 | 650 Pages with a list of Off-Beat Facts, such as origins of familiar words or unique traditions only found in the featured nation.Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-792-4 | Library Price: $145An appendix of World Government ProfilesEastern Europefocuses on 21 types of governments found in October 2015 | 664 Pages the world today, highlighting each governments Guiding Premise, Typical Structure, Role of Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-794-8 | Library Price: $145 the Citizen, and modern-day Examples.Western Europe An additional appendix of World Religion Profiles provides a General Background, Basic August 2015 | 670 Pages Tenets, Sacred Text(s), Major Figures, Holy Sites and more on 10 major world religions, Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-796-2 | Library Price: $145 including Bahai, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Religious Middle East & North Africa Traditions of Africa, Religious Traditions of Asia, and Sikhism.October 2015 | 585 Pages This series is a must-have source for your area studies, history, Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-798-6 | Library Price: $145 and social studies collections.eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more informationGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'