Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
An update of the very successful Encyclopedia of People (2003).
A unique cultural encyclopedia that puts people at the forefront.
An informative look at people and cultures from all over the world.
Highly photographic, with exciting, unusual shots of some of the world’s smallest, most remote cultures.
Explanation of the “global village”—a breakdown of who lives in the world by shrinking it down to an imaginary village of 100 people.
Large chapters for each continent, subdivided by ethnicity.
Chapter opener spreads give general information about the whole continent in question.
Shows different people’s cultural history, traditions, and modern economy.
A strong emphasis on how things have changed due to globalization, and how certain traditions are protected.
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