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World Cultures

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Reference Books are great places to go for: overviews of your topic; keyword ideas to use in our catalog and databases; suggested additional sources.

Reference Books (E-Books)

General Works

Book cover of Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life

Book Cover of Countries and Their Cultures

Holidays and Rites

Online Reference Collections

Credo Reference

Credo Reference

Articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources from all subject areas. Includes images, audio pronunciation files, maps, and data tables.

Gale Ebooks

Gale Ebooks

Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and topical content covering a variety of subject areas.

Reference Books (Print)