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Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
Call Number: R 305.8 WOR
Publication Date: 1997-12-01
Contains entries that provide information on over five hundred world cultures, each with coverage of twenty different areas of daily life, focusing on the traditions, living conditions, and personalities of people in modern times, rather than in the past. Grouped by geographic region.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations
Call Number: R 903.21 WOR
Publication Date: 1997-10-01
A collection of articles that provide information about 201 countries and dependencies, each divided into forty or more mini essays that examine geographic, demographic, economic, social, historical, and political issues; with one entire volume devoted to a discussion of the United Nations and its role in the world.
Atlas of the Islamic World since 1500
Call Number: 911 ROB
Publication Date: 1982-01-01
Explores the geographical/ethnographic background, and cultural history of the Islamic world, and features a tour of modern-day regions. Includes a chronological table, over fifty maps, and illustrations.
The Penguin Atlas of African History
Call Number: 911.6 MCE
Publication Date: 1996-03-01
Traces the history of Africa from the first appearance of man to the late twentieth century, covering the development of modern man, African languages, crossing of the Sahara, the exploitation of the Niger, gold and ivory trade, Christendom and Islam, and other topics.
The Atlas of the Arab World
Call Number: 912.197
Publication Date: 1991-06-01
Over 280 maps, charts, tables, illustrations, and text examine this turbulent region covering all twenty-one Arab countries in the Near and Middle East, North Africa, Mauritania, and the Horn of Africa.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Lots of full-text articles on everything from science to ancient Rome. Off-campus? Password is remote.