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    DescriptionRanging from the Abakwa Society to zydeco music, The Dictionary of Global Culture provides a vast survey of cultural subjects from all over the world - East Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Australasia, as well as Europe and North America. The book's more than 1,200 entries - on writers, musicians, deities, rulers, philosophies, literary forms - have been prepared by a team of regional experts from every part of the world, including scholars from other cultures in addition to Western scholars of other cultures.While no work of its kind can be even remotely exhaustive, The Dictionary of Global Culture provides an essential starting point for those who would participate in the emerging global civilization. For students, businesspeople, and informed Americans from all walks of life, here is an invitation to journey through the range of human cultures, many of whose traditions we are only beginning to learn ... and to learn to respect.


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    Title
    The Dictionary of Global Culture
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Jr. Henry Louis Gates, Edited by Kwame Anthony Appiah, Edited by Michael Colin Vazquez
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 717
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 1,021 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780394585819
    ISBN 10: 039458581X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 51
    BISAC V2.8: HIS030000
    B&T Approval Code: A14200000
    BISAC V2.8: REF000000
    DC21: 903
    Abridged Dewey: 903
    LC classification: CB9.D53 19
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CB9 .D53 1997
    Thema V1.0: NHB
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Alfred A. Knopf
    Imprint name
    Alfred A. Knopf
    Publication date
    01 April 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York