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World Cultures: Books

This guide will introduce you to resources which support assignments that require research on world cultures.

Browse Titles in Specific Categories or Series

General Works

By Topic

E-Book Series:

Series' With Individual Titles on Specific Countries

Please note that the series listed below are currently unavailable due to the closing of the physical campuses due to COVID-19. :(

HACC Library: Books and Media Catalog Search

The HACC Library: Books and Media catalog is a searchable database of books, periodical titles, and audio-visual material available at Harrisburg Area Community College.


eBooks on EBSCOhost

eBooks are available through EBSCOhost. You can view eBooks instantly on your computer, search eBooks alongside databases and other library resources, and download eBooks to portable devices to take on the go. 

Suggested Keywords

Try exploring these search terms (keywords) in our catalog and databases:

Combine your ethnic group or country with one of these subject terms: Customs, Culture, Civilization, Ethnology, Social Conditions, Religion, Music, Cooking, Food Habits, Holidays, Festivals, Costume, Rites, Feasts, Marriage, Families


Mexico AND Feasts

Vietnamese AND Cooking

Jews AND Music