b'54 THE WORLD Social SciencesBEST SELLER! Countries, Peoples & CulturesA good overview which helps readers grasp the scale of the information. the structure and scope of this series makes it ideal for secondaryschool students across several disciplines, including history and geography.ARBAThis 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 the globe. With nine comprehensive volumes spanning SOCIAL SCIENCESevery major world region, this in-depth reference source is one of the most thorough compilations of its kind available to researchers today.The Countries, Peoples & Cultures series is complete with specific information on over200 countries and self-governing territories, as well as separate appendixes profiling 21types 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, community, academic, and specialized libraries across the nation.In-depth Culture Profiles explore each nations background, practices, beliefs, laws, FREEpeoples, and more, ensuring users receive a complete, three-dimensional understandingTHE WORLDOnline Access of the countries they research. Nearly 30 pages in length, Culture Profiles offer moreFREE comprehensive and in-depth coverage than other available resources. Every Culture Profile contains a picture of the countrys flag and two large colored maps, one highlighting the countrys location in its region of the world and the other detailing the capital, major cities, and major natural landmarks.An Introduction provides general information about each country, such as its Population,Official Language(s), Physical Size, Climate, Currency, and National Motto/Anthem.Subsequent sections dive deep into a diverse array of topics, including: Environment& Geography, Customs & Courtesies, Lifestyle, Arts & Entertainment, Cultural Sites &Landmarks, Libraries & Museums, Holidays, Youth Culture, Cultural History, Transportation, Infrastructure, Media & Communications, Standard of Living, Education, Womens Rights, Health Care, Government, Tourism, Agriculture, and the Economy. Every Culture Profile ends with a list of Off-Beat Facts, such as origins of familiar words or unique traditions only found in the featured nation.An appendix of World Government Profiles focuses on 21 types of governments found inthe world today, highlighting each governments Guiding Premise, Typical Structure, Role of the Citizen, and modern-day Examples.An additional appendix of World Religion Profiles provides a General Background, BasicTenets, Sacred Text(s), Major Figures, and Holy Sites on 10 major world religions,including Bahai, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, ReligiousTraditions of Africa, Religious Traditionst of Asia, and Sikhism.This series is a must-have source for your area studies, history, and social studies collections.AVAILABLE AS Western & Central Africa Central, South & Southeast AsiaA NINE VOLUME SET, December 2015 | 675 Pages July 2015 | 650 PagesPrint ISBN: 978-1-61925-784-9Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-792-4 OR AS INDIVIDUAL Library Price: $145 Library Price: $145REGIONAL VOLUMES: North America & the Caribbean Eastern EuropeDecember 2015 | 580 Pages October 2015 | 664 PagesNine Volume Set Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-786-3Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-794-8 Library Price: $145 Library Price: $145December 2015 | 5,585 Pages Central & South America Western EuropePrint ISBN: 978-1-61925-800-6 June 2015 | 550 Pages August 2015 | 670 PagesLibrary Price: $895 Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-788-7Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-796-2 Eastern & Southern Africa Library Price: $145 Library Price: $145November 2015 | 620 Pages East Asia & the Pacific Middle East & North AfricaPrint ISBN: 978-1-61925-782-5December 2015 | 590 Pages October 2015 | 585 PagesLibrary Price: $145 Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-790-0Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-798-6 Library Price: $145 Library Price: $145GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 54 2022-12-28 11:14 AM'