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New Dictionary of the History of Ideas - Maryanne Cline Horowitz
ISBN: 0684313774
Publication Date: 2004-12-03
A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.


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Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life - Timothy L. Gall (Editor)
Call Number: REF 305.8 WOR
ISBN: 0787605522
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.

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New World of Pacific Civilizations - Goran Burenhult (Editor); David H. Thomas (Editor)
Call Number: 900 BUR
ISBN: 0062502697
Publication Date: 1994-09-01
Traces human development in the "New World" and Pacific islands from prehistoric times through the 1850s.

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A History of Asia - Rhoads Murphey
Call Number: 950 MUR
ISBN: 0321042573
Publication Date: 1999-08-10
Written by a leading scholar, A History of Asia is the only text to cover the area known as Monsoon Asia - India, China, Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan - from earliest of times to the present. Its extensive analysis integrates the complex and diverse political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this area with an engaging and lively style.

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Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion - Shambhala Publications Staff
Call Number: R 200.95 SHA
ISBN: 0877739803
Publication Date: 1994-05-10
With more than four thousand entries and over one hundred illustrations, this encyclopedia offers a complete survey of the four major religious traditions of Asia. It is designed not only for students and scholars but also to help general readers find their way through the thicket of unfamiliar words and concepts that are often encountered today in various fields such as the health professions, psychotherapy, the sciences, and the media.

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A Day in the Life of Japan - Rick Smolan; David C. Cohen
Call Number: 779.995 SMO
ISBN: 0002175800
Publication Date: 1985-11-01
Captioned photographs depict Japanese life during one twenty-four hour period in 1985.

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Japan - James L. McClain
Call Number: 952.03 MCC
ISBN: 0393041565
Publication Date: 2001-11-01
Presents an overview of modern Japan, from 1603 to 1997, exploring the political, social, cultural, and economic history of the country.

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Korea - Sylvia McNair
Call Number: 951.9 MCN
ISBN: 0516027719
Publication Date: 1986-05-01
An introduction to the geography, history, economy, people, culture, and government of The Land of the Morning Calm, a peninsula dominated by larger neighbors for many centuries.


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