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West Asia

Author: Eden Force Eskin
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic Society, ©2003.
Series: World cultures, people and places.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses West Asia's ancient civilizations today. Examines what it is like to live or travel in these lands of arid desert and monsoon rains.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eden Force Eskin
ISBN: 079224379X 9780792243793
OCLC Number: 56755741
Description: 64 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. What is culture? ; West Asia at a glance --
Traditions. The Ganges, India's sacred river ; Jerusalem, holy to three religions ; West Asia's treasured places --
Population: Garana's story --
Sports: checkmate! --
Economy. Small loans, big dreams ; Getting out the oil --
Arts. The world of music ; The epic of Manas --
Government: the world's largest democracy --
Investigating cultures skill: writing a journal entry --
Glossary.
Series Title: World cultures, people and places.
Responsibility: Eden Force Eskin.
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Discusses West Asia's ancient civilizations today. Examines what it is like to live or travel in these lands of arid desert and monsoon rains.

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