Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East
Infobase Publishing, 2009
Provides a reference to the history and culture of the peoples of Africa and the Middle East. Includes numerous entries on the major peoples that have maintained a cultural identity in the area, from ancient to modern times, summarizing their history, migration, culture, belief system, social organization, and relationship to other peoples.
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