Encyclopedia of World Cultures: North America, 1st Edition

  • Volume 1
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0816118086
  • ISBN-13: 9780816118083
  • DDC: 306.03
  • Shipping Weight: 3.40 lbs ( 1.54 kgs)
  • 472 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 1991 | Published



Features coverage of every Native American culture that exists today in the United States and Canada. In addition, there is full coverage of such diverse groups as Cajuns, African Americans, Amish, Mormons and Latinos.


"An invaluable reference work for YA students of American history, sociology, and folklore." -- School Library Journal (September 1991)

— School Library Journal

"Anyone who seeks to understand the cultures or appreciate their beliefs or rituals is well advised to consult the items listed in each profile's concluding bibliography." -- Wilson Library Bulletin (June 1991)

— Wilson Library Bulletin

". . . this will be a useful resource for all academic libraries." -- CHOICE (October 1991)

— Choice

"When complete, the Encyclopedia of World Cultures will be unique in its provision of concise summaries for almost all cultural groups...academic and large public libraries will find it a valuable addition to ethnology collections." -- Reference Books Bulletin (July 1, 1991)

— Booklist