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Book of Peoples of the World

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Book of Peoples of the World - Regular

Canadian: $39.95 USD
Book of Peoples of the World - Deluxe

Canadian: $54.95 USD

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Connect with your own ancestry and heritage, and feel the rhythm of human life around the globe.

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Hardcover, 384 pages, November 2007.

Come face-to-face with some 150 distinctive cultures worldwide, and the fascinating traditions and values that make each unique. Written in collaboration with today's foremost experts in anthropology, archaeology, and population genetics and illustrated with mesmerizing National Geographic photographs, Book of Peoples of the World tells the remarkable journey of humankind—from it's origins 60,000 years ago to today— it's the greatest story never told...until now!

From the Arctic's Inuit people to Europe's Basques to Africa's Zulus, the planet is home to a panorama of diverse cultures, each embracing their own customs and way of life. You'll encounter them all in this must-have book. Written by leading anthropologists and other scholars with firsthand knowledge of the peoples they describe, this compelling reference takes you inside "secret" societies and vanishing civilizations to reveal fascinating rituals and beliefs. Astonishing images highlight the languages, artistry, religious practices, and celebrations of more than 150 ethnic groups. It also delves deep into each culture's past, with the latest research from National Geographic Genographic Project, an ongoing endeavor that uses DNA studies to trace human migration. Enjoy an eye-opening journey of global awareness!

Dimensions (in inches): 7 1/2 x 9 1/4.

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