eBook Countries, Peoples & Cultures: North America & The Caribbean, 1st Edition

  • Michael Shally-Jensen
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  • ISBN-10: 1619257874
  • ISBN-13: 9781619257870
  • DDC: 970
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 277 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

Part of the new Countries, Peoples & Cultures series from Salem Press, this title examines the North American continent (above Mexico) and islands located in the Caribbean Sea. It provides valuable insights into the cultural, social, economic, historical, and religious practices of the regions. It also includes in-depth profiles of: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, Cuba, CuraƧao and Sint Maarten (ex-Netherlands Antilles), Dominica, Dominican Republic, Greenland, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, and Virgin Islands.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
North America.
1: Canada.
2: Greenland.
3: Mexico.
4: United States of America.
The Caribbean.
5: Antigua & Barbuda.
6: Aruba.
7: Bahamas.
8: Barbados.
9: Bermuda.
10: Cuba.
11: Curaçao, Sint Maarten & The Caribbean Netherlands.
12: Dominica.
13: Dominican Republic.
14: Grenada.
15: Haiti.
16: Jamaica.
17: Puerto Rico.
18: St. Kitts & Nevis.
19: Saint Lucia.
20: Saint Vincent & The Grenadines.
21: Trinidad & Tobago.
Appendix One: World Governments.
Commonwealth.
Communist.
Confederation/Confederacy.
Constitutional Monarchy.
Constitutional Republic.
Democracy.
Dictatorship/Military Dictatorship.
Ecclesiastical.
Failed State.
Federal Republic.
Federation.
Monarchy.
Parliamentary Monarchy.
Parliamentary Republic.
Presidential.
Republic.
Socialist.
Sultanate/Emirate.
Theocratic Republic.
Totalitarian.
Treaty System.
Appendix Two: World Religions.
African Religious Traditions.
Bahá'í Faith.
Buddhism.
Christianity.
East Asian Religions.
Hinduism.
Islam.
Jainism.
Judaism.
Sikhism.
Index.