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Capital cities around the world : an encyclopedia of geography, history, and culture

Author: Roman A Cybriwsky
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, LLC, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features the capital cities of 200 countries across the globe. Provides an overview of each city's history, ascension to prominence, infrastructure within the government, and influence on the world around them. The author considers the culture and society of the area, discussing the ethnic and religious groups among those who live there, the major issues the residents face, and other cultural facts.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roman A Cybriwsky
ISBN: 9781610692472 1610692470 9781610692489 1610692489
OCLC Number: 816512993
Description: xxxii, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Roman Adrian Cybriwsky.

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This informative resource is a fascinating compilation of the history, politics, and culture of every capital city from around the world, making this the only singular reference on the subject of its  Read more...

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"A fascinating lens by which to view and understand world cultures." - Library Journal "The introduction features six tables that provide excellent data on various aspects of the capital cities. . . Read more...

 
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