Summary: Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do.
Summary: Covering nearly 200 countries, this yearbook is filled with reports from the U.S. Department of State. Entries typically cover politicians, geography, defense, agriculture and trade. Includes information on passport applications, regulations and duties, international health and disease, national holidays and more.
Encyclopedia of the world's nations and cultures
Call Number: G63 .K874 2007 v.1-4
Summary: Provides concise and objective descriptions of the dominant political, economic, social, and cultural systems of the countries of the world.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
Culture & Customs
Greenwood Press publishes series of culture and customs of countries throughout the world, many of which are available online or in the UW Tacoma Library.