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Get this from a library! Countries, peoples & cultures. [Michael Shally-Jensen;] -- Each country profile contains 10 categories of information-- General information, Environment & geography, Customs & courtesies, Lifestyle, Cultural history, Culture, Society, Social development. "This book should be read by specialists, and I recommend it as an ideal text or reader for a class on indigenous peoples and cultures of the Caribbean." --Latin American Antiquity "Scholars and students can look to this volume as a jumping-off work to immerse themselves in the basic scholarship and utilize the useful bibliography. : Pacific Worlds: A History of Seas, Peoples, and Cultures (): Matsuda, Matt K.: BooksCited by: As cultures and languages disappear from the Earth at a shocking rate, it becomes all the more urgent for us to know and value the world’s many ethnic identities. National Geographic’s Book of Peoples of the World propels that important quest with concern, authority, and respect. Created by a team of experts, this hands-on resource offers Reviews:
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Horowitz, Michael M., Peoples and cultures of the Caribbean. Garden City, N.Y., Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press, Challenging the traditional focus on economic development, this book emphasizes the importance of cultural development in any development strategy. It examines the interaction of the American and Caribbean populations and the influence that interaction has had on their perceptions of each other and of themselves. Although trade is an important component of U.S.-Caribbean relations, the book. This book is designed to introduce readers to what is known about the indigenous people of the Caribbean. We have tried both to provide a broad overview and to examine many specific topics in some detail. The long prehistory of the Caribbean, going back nearly six thousand years, is dealt with at length. 'The Caribbean People' is a three-book 'History' series for Secondary schools. Tracing the origins and developments of the Caribbean region, Book 1 starts with Early Civilisation, Tribes and Settlers, followed by Colonisation and Plantations in Book 2. Book 3 looks at modern West Indian society, more recent history and current affairs.