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Lamont beckons! OIE Student Advisers have carefully selected destination-specific books and resources that we hope will help you, Study Abroaders, prepare for cultural adjustment.

GENERAL Fisher, Glen. Mindsets: The Role of Culture and Perceptions in International Relations. Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press, 1997. Print. WID-LC JX1255.F57 1988 Kohls, L. Robert and Knight, John M. Developing Intercultural Awareness: A Cross-Cultural Training Handbook. Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press, 1994. Print. Kohls, Robert L. Survival Kit for Overseas Living: For Americans Planning to Live and Work Abroad. Fourth Edition. Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press, 2001. Print.

GHANA Amenumey, D. E. K. Ghana: A Concise History from Pre-colonial Times to the 20th Century. Accra, Ghana: Woeli Publishing Services, 2008. Print. Widener DT510.5 A64 2008 Kuada, John E. Ghana: Understanding the People and Their culture. Accra, Ghana: Woeli Publishing Services, 1999. Print. Widener DT510.4.K83 1999 Kofigah, Frank. Ghana: A Visitor’s Guide. Accra, Ghana: Woeli Publishing Services, 2008. Print. Widener DT510.2.K64 2008


AFRICA BOTSWANA Fawcus, Peter. Botswana: The Road to Independence. Gaborone, Botswana: Pula Press and the Botswana Society, 2000. Print. Widener DT2490.F39 2000 Stedman, Stephen John. Botswana: The Political Economy of Democratic Development. Boulder, Colorado: L. Rienner Publishers, 1993. Print. WID-LC JQ2760.A91 B68 1993x Tlou, Thomas. History of Botswana. Gaborone, Botswana: Macmillan Botswana, 1984. Print. WID-LC DT791 T48 1984

CAMEROON Eguchi, Paul Kazuhisa. Fulfulde Tales of North Cameroon. Tokyo, Japan: Institute for the Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, 1978. Print. Tozzer L.SOC. Jarocki, Barbara. Cameroon: Art and Life interwoven. Chicago, Illinois: May Weber Museum of Cultural Arts in cooperation with L. Kahan Gallery, 1988. Print. Tozzer AFR.N.W.J291 c Kari, Fuimu N. Cameroon: The Road to Chaos, Or, The Making of a Cameroonian Revolution. Bamenda, Cameroon: Kariwoods Publications, 1998. Print. Widener JQ3529.A3 K37 1997 Tambi, Eyongetah Mbuagbaw. A History of Cameroon. Burnt Mill, England: Longman, 1987. Print. WID-LC DT572.E96 1987

Miaron, Jacob Ole. Guide to Kenya’s National Heritage & Culture. Nairobi, Kenya: Govt. of the Republic of Kenya, Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, 2009. Print. DT433.525.M53 2009 (Depository) Njogu, Kimani. Culture, Performance & Identity: Path of Communication in Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya: Twaweza Communications, 2008. Print. GN659.K4 C85 2008 (Depository) Sobania, Neal. Culture and Customs of Kenya. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2003. Print. Tozzer AFR.EAST So 12 c

NAMIBIA Ejikeme, Anene. Culture and Customs of Namibia. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2011. Print. WID-LC DT1552.E38 2011 Hartmut, Leser and Schlettwein, Carl. The Changing Culture and Nature of Namibia: Case Studies. Basel: Namibia Resource Center & Southern Africa Library, 2006. Print. HN808.Z9 E58 2005 (Depository) Namibia Tourism Board. Namibia: A Rich Cultural Heritage. Whindoek: Namibia Tourism Board, 2010. Print. (Depository)

SENEGAL Crowder, Michael. Senegal: A Study in French Assimilation Policy. London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1962. Print. Widener DT549.5.C7

Gadjigo, Samba. Ousmane Sembene: The Making of a Militant Artist. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press 2010. Print. Widener PQ3989.S46 Z6613 2010 Gellar, Sheldon. Senegal: An African Nation Between Islam and the West. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1995. Print. WID-LC DT549.22.G44 1995 Kane, Katharina. The Gambia & Senegal. London, UK: Lonely Planet, 2009. Print. Lamont FARNSWORTH G153.7.G36 2009x Senghor, Leopold Sedar. Leopold Sedar Senghor. Presentation par Armand Guibert. Paris, France: Seghers, 1961. Print. Widener 37574.680 vol.82

SOUTH AFRICA Afolayan, Funso. Culture and Customs of South Africa. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2004. Print. WID-LC GN656.A36 2004 Dolby, Nadine. Constructing Race: Youth, Identity, and Popular Culture in South Africa. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001. Print. LAM DT1756.D65 2001

ASIA CHINA Discovery Atlas: China Revealed. Dir. Cassian Harrison. Perf. James Spader. Discovery Channel, 2006. DVD. HOLLIS Number 011347260 (Depository) Liu, Jing. Understanding China through Comics. Vol. 1.: MOLI, 2011. Print. Starr, John Bryan. Understanding China: A Guide to China’s Economy, History, and Political Culture. New York: Hill and Wang, 2010. Print. Kennedy School of Government DS779.26.S737 2010

INDIA Henderson, Carol E. Culture and Customs of India. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002. Print. WID-LC DS423.G33 2002 Kasbekar, Asha. Pop Culture India! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2006. Print. WID-LC DS428.2.K38 2006

McLeod, Alan Lindsey. The Pattern of South African Culture: From Settlement to Apartheid. New Delhi: Sterling Publishing 2009. Print. DT1752.P38 2009 (Depository)

Singh, Balmiki. India’s Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009. Print. DS423.S572 2009 (Depository)


Woodroffe, John George. India, Culture and Society. New Delhi: Light and Life Publishers, 1978. Print. (Consult Circulation Desk at Widener for HW0IQS Depository)

Hunter, Helen Louise. Zanzibar: The Hundred Days Revolution. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger Security International, 2010. Print. Widener DT449.Z29 H86 2010 Leakey, Mary Douglass. Africa’s Vanishing Art: The Rock Paintings of Tanzania. London, UK: Hamish Hamilton/Rainbird, 1983. Print. Tozzer AFR. EAST L 473 a 1983 PFolio Martin, Esmond Bradley. Zanzibar: Tradition and Revolution. London, UK: Hamilton, 1979. Print. WID-LC DT435.8.M37 Mercer, Graham. Tanzania: African Eden. Zanzibar, Tanzania: Gallery Publications, 2001. Print. DT438.3.M47 2001 F

JAPAN Benedict, Ruth. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946.­Print. WID-LC DS821.B46 2005x Kamachi, Noriko. Culture and Customs of Japan. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1999. Print. WID-LC DS821.K2357 1999 Muller, Karin. Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa. Emmaus, Pa: Insert Trefoil Rodale, 2005. India. Print. WID-LC DS822.5.M8 2005 Suggested Sites: 525706D004EFD86



Ho, Kyun. Gardens of Korea: Harmony with Intellect and Nature. London, UK: Saffron Books, 2005. Print. FAL-LC SB458.2.G98 2005

Bates, Chris, and Ling-li Bates. Culture Shock! Taiwan: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette. 3rd ed. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish, 2009. Print. (Consult Circulation Desk at Widener for HNLTWG Depository)

Kim, Kumja Paik. The Art of Korea: Highlights from the Collection of San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, California: Asian Art Museum—ChongMoon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, 2006. Print. FAL-LC SB458.2.G98 2005 Korea (South) Kongbosil. Korea; Her History and Culture. Seoul, South Korea: Office of Public Information, Republic of Korea, 1954. Print. Widener DS907.A53

NEPAL Deep, Dhurba Krishna. The Nepal Festivals: With Some Articles Enquiring into Nepalese Arts, Religion and Culture. Kathmandu, Nepal: Ratna Pustak Bhandar, 1978. Print. Tozzer AS.D 36 m Karan, Pradyumna P. Nepal: A Himalayan Kingdom in Transition. Tokyo, Japan: United Nations University Press, 1996. Print. Widener HC425.K373 1996 University of California. South Asia Project. Human Relations Area Files. Nepal: Government and Politics. Berkeley, California: Human Relations Area Files, South Asia Project, University of California, 1956. Print. Tozzer L.SOC.120.Cn.8.8.18 (36)

SINGAPORE Art & Artist Speak. Singapore: Places, Poems, Paintings. Singapore, Singapore: Art & Artist Speak, 1993. Print. Fine Arts FA218.53.1 Folio Josey, Alex. Singapore: Its Past, Present, and Future. St. Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1980. Print. Lamont DS598.S7 J675x 1980 Lee, Edwin. Singapore: The Unexpected Nation. Singapore, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2008. Print. Widener DS610.4.L44 2008 (Depository)

Liu, Amy C. Taiwan A to Z: The Essential Cultural Guide. Taipei: Community Services Center, 2009. Print.

THAILAND Horstmann, Alexander. Class, Culture, and Space: The Construction and Shaping of Communal Space in South Thailand. Tokyo, Japan: Research Institute for the Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, 2002. Print. HOLLIS Number 010132000 (Depository) Kislenko, Arne. Culture and Customs of Thailand. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2004. Print. WID-LC DS568.K5 2004 Mishra, Patit Paban. The History of Thailand. Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood Press, 2010. Print. Widener DS571.M57 2010

VIETNAM Rambo, A. Terry. Searching for Vietnam: Selected Writings on Vietnamese Culture and Society. Kyoto, Japan: Kyoto UP, 2005. Print. WID-LC DS556.42.R36 2005 McLeod, Mark W., and Thi Dieu Nguyen. Culture and Customs of Vietnam. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2001. Print. WID-LC DS556.42.M43 2001 Robinson, Daniel, and Joe Cummings. Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia, a Travel Survival Kit. Hawthorn, Vic., Australia: Lonely Planet Publications, 1991. Print. WID-LC DS532.5.R63 1991x

EUROPE AUSTRIA Austria: A Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit. Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet Publications, 1996. Print. LAM FARNS G153.7.A978x Steininger, Rolf, Günter Bischof, Michael Gehler, eds. Austria in the Twentieth Century. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2002. Print. WID-LC DB91.A87 2002

CZECH REPUBLIC Let’s Go: Berlin, Prague, and Budapest. Cambridge, MA: Let’s Go, Inc., 2010. Print. LAM FARNS G153.6.B47 Bažant, Jan, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn, eds. The Czech Reader: History, Culture, Politics. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010. Print. DB2011.C86 2010 (Depository) Dunford, Lisa. Czech & Slovak Republics. Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet, 2007. Print. LAM FARNS G153.7.C94 2010


Carroll, Raymonde. Cultural Misunderstandings: The French-American Experience. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1989. Print. WID-LC E183.8.F8 C26 1988 Lamont, Michèle, and Laurent Thévenot. Rethinking Comparative Cultural Sociology. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2000. Print. LAM HM585.R45 2000 Platt, Polly. French or Foe?: Getting the Most out of Visiting, Living and Working in France. [London]: Culture Crossings, 2003. Print. WID-LC DC33.7.P53 1994x Reynolds, Sian, and William Kidd. Contemporary French Cultural Studies. London: Arnold, 2000. Print.

GERMANY Bernstein, Eckhard. Culture and Customs of Germany. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2004. Print. WID-LC DD290.26.B47 2004 (Depository) Encyclopedia of Contemporary German Culture. New York: Routledge, 1999. Print. WID-LC DD290.26.E53 1999 Fraser, Catherine. Pop Culture Germany! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle. Santa Barbara; ABC-CLIO, 2006. Print. WID-LC DD239.F737 2006


Hervik, Peter. The Annoying Difference: The Emergence of Danish Neonationalism, Neoracism, and Populism in the Post 1989 World. New York: Berghahn Books, 2011. Print. WID-LC BP65.D4 H47 2011

Broome, Benjamin J. Exploring the Greek Mosaic: A Guide to Intercultural Communication in Greece. Yarmouth, ME : Intercultural Press, 1996. Print. P94.65.G8 B76 1996 (Depository)

Jespersen, Knud J.V. A History of Denmark. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Print. WID DL 148.J46 2011 (Depository)

Eds. Roudometof, Victor and Vasilios N. Makrides. Orthodox Christianity in 21st Century Greece. Burlington: Ashgate Pub. Ltd., 2010. Print. WID-LC BX613.O78 2010

Lauritsen, Birthe. The Little Book about Copenhagen. Kobenhavn: Aschehoug, 2000. Print. WID DL276.1.L38 2000 (Depository) Salmon, Mark H. Denmark - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture. London: Kuperard, 2006. Print.

FRANCE Bernstein, Richard. Fragile Glory: A Portrait of France and the French. New York: Knopf, 1990. Print. LAM DC34.B494 1990

Leonitis, Artemis. Culture and Customs of Greece. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2009. Print. WID-LC DF741.L46 2009 Thomopoulos, Elaine. The History of Greece. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2012. Print. WID-LC DF214. T46 2012

HUNGARY Ardo, Zsuzsanna. Culture Shock! Hungary. Portland: Graphic Arts Center, 2000. Print. WID-LC DB905.A73 2000x

Dent, Bob. Budapest: A Cultural History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Print. Lamont Farnsworth DB984.4.D46 2007 Ed. Ranki, Gyorgy. Hungarian History – World History. Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1984. Print. WID-LC DB925. H86 1984 Lendvai, Paul. Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism. London: Hurst & Company, 2012. Print. WID-LC DB958.3.L4613 2012

IRELAND Bartlett, Thomas. Ireland: A History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Print. Lamont DA910.B375 2010 Coughlan, Gerry. Irish Language & Culture. Footscray, Vic; London: Lonely Planet, 2007. Print. Lamont Farnsworth G153.7 I75 2007x O’Malley, Eoin. Contemporary Ireland. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Print. Lamont JN1425.O63 2011


NORWAY Abram, Christopher. Myths of the Pagan North: The Gods of the Norsemen. New York: Continuum, 2011. Print. WID-LC BL860.A37 2011x Ekeberg, Jan Ove. Norway: Past, Present, Future. Oslo: Stenersens Fori., 2009. Print. HOLLIS Number 012172177 (Depository) Libaek, Ivar. History of Norway: From the Ice Age to the Oil Age. Oslo: Grondahl & Son, 1991. Print. WID-LC DL448.L53 1991xF O’Leary, Margaret Hayford. Culture and Customs of Norway. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2010. Print. WID DL431.O54 2010 (Depository)

POLAND Ed. Whittaker, Andrew. Speak the Culture: Poland: Be Fluent in Polish Life and Culture. London: Thorogood, 2012. Print. WID DK4110.S64 2012 (Depository) Klatt, Malgorzata. Poland and Europeanization 20042010. Warsaw: Scholar Publishing House, 2012. Print. HOLLIS Number 013394103 (Depository)

Let’s Go: Rome, Venice & Florence. Cambridge, MA: Let’s Go Inc. 2011. Print. LAM FARNS G153.6 I875x

Szczerbiak, Aleks. Poland within the European Union: New Awkward Partner or New Heart of Europe? New York: Routledge, 2012. Print. WID-LC JZ1570.A57 P7 2012

Italy: A Travel Survival Kit. Berkeley, CA: Lonely Planet Publications, 1993. Print. LAM FARNS G153.7.I83x

Zamoyski, Adam. Poland: A History. London: Harper Press, 2009. Print. WID-LC DK4140.Z34 2009

Italy: The Best Travel Writing from the New York Times. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004. Print. DG430.2.I845 2004 F (Depository) Mayes, Frances. Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996. Print. LAM FARNS DG734.23.M38 1996

PORTUGAL Anderson, James Maxwell. The History of Portugal. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2000. Print. WID-LC DP538.A56 2000


Atunes, Antonio Lobo. The Splendor of Portugal. Champaign: Dalkey Archive Press, 2011. Print. WID PQ9263.N77 E7613 2011 (Depository)

Besamusca, Emmeline, and Jaap Verheul. Discovering the Dutch: On Culture and Society of the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Amsterdam UP, 2010. Print. DJ71.D57 2010 (Depository)

Ed. Costa Pinto, Antonio. Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture. New York: Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2011. Print. WID DP517.C668 2011 (Depository)

White, Colin, and Laurie Boucke. The Undutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands, Its Culture and Its Inhabitants. 6th ed.: White Boucke Pub, 2010. Print. DJ290.W45 1993 (Depository)

Sa, Alexandre Franco de. Reinventar Portugal. Lisboa: Estampa, 2012. Print. WID DP681.RF45 2012 (Depository) (Not in English)

RUSSIA Ed. Rzhevsky, Nicholas. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Russian Culture. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Print. WID-LC DK32.C33 2012 Hosking, Geoffrey A. Russian History: A Very Short Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Print. Lamont DK40.H67 2012 Remington, Thomas F. Politics in Russia. Boston: Pearson Longman, 2012. Print. WIDJN6695.R46 2012 (Depository)

SCOTLAND Wormald, Jenny. Scotland: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Print. WID-LC DA760.S32 2005x Brown, Alice. Politics and Society in Scotland. Hampshire: Macmillan Press, 1996. Print. LAM JN1213. B76 1996 Gardiner, Michael. Modern Scottish Culture. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005. Print. Brown, Ian. From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. Print. WID-LC DA880.H76 F76 2010

SPAIN Meaney, Marian. Spain. London: Kuperard, 2006. Print. LAM FARNS DP233.5.M43 2008x Whittaker, Andrew. Spain: Be Fluent in Spanish Life and Culture. London: Thorogood, 2008. Print. DP48.S6 2008 (Depository) Keown, Dominic. A Companion to Catalan Culture. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Tamesis, 2011. Print. WID-LC DP302.C616 C66 2011x

SWEDEN Kent, Neil. A Concise History of Sweden. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Print. WID-LC DL649.K46 2008 Nordstrom, Byron J. Culture and Customs of Sweden. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2010. Print. DL639.N68 2010 (Depository)

Robinowitz, Christina J. Modern Day Vikings: A Practical Guide to Interacting with the Swedes. Boston: Intercultural Press, 2001. Print.

SWITZERLAND Bewes, Diccon. Swiss Watching: Inside Europe’s Landlocked Island. London, UK: Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2010. Print. LAM FARNS DQ26.B49 2010 Church, Clive H. Switzerland and the European Union: A Close, Contradictory and Misunderstood Relationship. London: Routledge, 2007. Print. WID-LC HC241.25.S9 S93 2007 Maycock, Kendall. Switzerland. South Yarra, Vic.: Explore, 2004. Print. Steinberg, Jonathan. Why Switzerland? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Print. WID-LC DQ17.S7 1996

UK Higgins, Michael, Smith, Clarissa, and John Storey. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Print. WID-LC DA 110.C253 2010 Cannon, John. The Oxford Companion to British History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. LAM DA34. O93 2002 Sager, Peter. Oxford & Cambridge: An Uncommon History. London: Thames & Hudson, 2005. Print. WID-LC DA690. O98 S2413 2005x Suggested Site:

LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA Puenzo, Luis. La Historia Oficial. Cinemania; Progress. Port Washington N.Y.: Koch Lorber Films, 2004. Video. LAM Media DVD PN1995.9.P6 H57 2004x Feitlowitz, Marguerite. A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Print. LAM F2849.2.F371998

Chatwin, Bruce. In Patagonia. London: Cape, 1977. Print. WID-LC F2936.C47 France, Miranda. Bad Times in Buenos Aires. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998. Print. WID-LC F3001.2.F725 1998x

BOLIVIA John, S. Sándor. Bolivia’s Radical Tradition: Permanent Revolution in the Andes. Tucson: University of Arizona, 2009. Print. WID-LC HX188.5.J64 2009 Olivera, Oscar, and Tom Lewis. Cochabamba!: Water War in Bolivia. Cambridge, MA: South End, 2004. Print. Tozzer Reserves HD4465.B5 O45 2004 Shultz, Jim, and Melissa Draper. Dignity and Defiance: Stories from Bolivia’s Challenge to Globalization. Berkeley: University of California, 2008. Print. WID-LC HF1511.D54 2008 Werner, Robert J. Bolivia in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture. Northampton, MA: Interlink, 2009. Print. F3310.W47 2009 (Depository)

BRAZIL Walker, Lucy, et. al. Waste Land. Almega Projects and 02 Filmes Production. Toronto: Entertainment One Films Canada Inc. 2011. Video. N8237.8.R44 W37 2011 (Lamont Reserves) Rohter, Larry. Brazil on the Rise: The Story of a Country Transformed. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Print. F2538.3.R64 2010 (Depository) Robb, Peter. A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions. New York: H. Holt 2004. Print. WID-LC F2517.R625 2004 Bellos, Alex. Futebol: The Brazilian Way of Life. New York: Bloomsbury, 2002. Print. LAM GV944.B7 B45 2002

CHILE Constable, Pamela. A Nation of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet. New York: W.W. Norton, 1991. Print. LAM F3100.C64 1991

Dorfman, Ariel. Desert Memories: Journeys Through the Chilean North. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2004. Print. LAM FARNS F3205.D67 2004 Allende, Isabel. The House of Spirits. New York: A.A. Knopf, Random House, 1985. Print. LAM PQ8098.1.L54 C313 1985

COSTA RICA Biesanz, Mavis Hiltunen, Richard Biesanz, and Karen Zubris Biesanz. The Ticos: Culture and Social Change in Costa Rica. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 1999. Print. WID-LC F1543.B563 1999x Ewing, Jack. Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate: Exotic and Unseen Costa Rica. Masonville, CO: PixyJack, 2005. Print. Palmer, Steven Paul., and Jiménez Iván. Molina. The Costa Rica Reader: History, Culture, Politics. Durham, N.C.: Duke UP, 2004. Print. LAM F1546.C765 2004 Ras, Barbara. Costa Rica: A Traveler’s Literary Companion. San Francisco: Whereabouts, 1994. Print. LAM FARNS PQ7488.C67 1994

CUBA Guerra, Sergio. Cuba: A History. New York, NY: Turnaround, 2010. Print. F1776.G87 2010 (Depository) Luis, William. Culture and Customs of Cuba. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001. Print. Widener F1787.L945 2001x Robins, Nicholas A. The Culture of Conflict in Modern Cuba. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2003. Print. F1776.R595 2003 (Depository) Suggest Site:

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Brown, Isabel Z. Culture and Customs of the Dominican Republic. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999. Print. Widener F1938.45.B76 1999 Howard, David J. Dominican Republic: A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture. New York, NY: Interlink Books, 1999. Print. F1934.5.H69 1999 (Depository)

Moya Pons, Frank. The Dominican Republic: A Natural History. 3rd ed. Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2010. Print. HOLLIS Number 012949532

Forrest, John. Culture Smart! Peru: The Essential Guide to Culture & Customs. New York, NY: Random House, Inc., 2012. Print.


Suggested Site:

The Ecuador Reader: History, Culture, Politics. Carlos de la Torre & Steve Striffler, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. Print. Tozzer F3731.E37 2008x


Handelsman, Michael H. Culture and Customs of Ecuador. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000. Print. Widener F3788.H34 2000

Croome, John. Reshaping the World Trading System: a History of the Uruguay. Round. Geneva: World Trade Organization, 1995. Print. Harvard Depository K4603 1987.C76 1995

Roos, Wilma. Ecuador in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture. New York, NY: Interlink Books, 1997. Print. F3709.5.R66 1997 (Depository)

Graham-Yooll, Andrew. Uruguay: A Travel and Literary Companion. Buenos Aires: L.O.L.A, 2008. Print. Widener F2721.U794 2008

JAMAICA Bayer, Marcel. Jamaica: A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture. New York, NY: Monthly Review Press, 1993. Print. Widener F1868.B3913 1993 Black, Clinton Vane de Brosse. The History of Jamaica. London: Collins Educational, 1983. Print. Widener F1881.B79 1983x Mordecai, Martin. Culture and Customs of Jamaica. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001. Print. Tozzer S.A. M81.01c

MEXICO Kirkwood, Burton. The History of Mexico. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press, 2010. Print. Widener F1226.K57 2010 Long, Janet. Food Culture in Mexico. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005. Print. Widener GT2853.M6 L66 2005 Standish, Peter. Culture and Customs of Mexico. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004. Print. Widener F1234.S73 2004x

PERU Starn, Orin, Degregori, Ivan and Kirk, Robin. The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics. Durham, NC: Duke University Book Press, 2005. Print. LAM F3431.P478 1995

Repression, Exile and Democracy: Uruguayan Culture. Saul Sosnowski and Louise B. Popkin, eds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1993. Print. Widener F2729.R4613 1993

VENEZUELA Fernandes, Sujatha. Who Can Stop the Drums?: Urban Social Movements in Chávez’s Venezuela. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2010. Print. (On Order) Gott, Richard. Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution. London: Verso, 2005. Print. F2329.22.C54 G68 2011 (Depository) Mascarenhas, Margaret. The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos. New York: Grand Central Pub., 2009. Print. PS3613.A794 D57 2009 (Depository)

MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA EGYPT Caesar, Judith. Crossing Borders: An American Woman in the Middle East. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1997. Print. WID-LC CT275.C15 A3 1997 Ghonim, Wael. Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People Is Greater than the People in Power: A Memoir. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. Print. LAM DT107.828.G445 A3 2012 Rugh, Andrea B. Simple Gestures: A Cultural Journey into the Middle East. Washington, D.C.: Potomac, 2009. Print. Hollis Number 012219321 (Consult Circulation Desk at Widener for Assistance)

Sattin, Anthony. Lifting the Veil: Two Centuries of Travellers, Traders and Tourists in Egypt. London: Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2011. Print. DT49.98.S28 2011 (Depository)

Fragments of Culture: The Everyday of Modern Turkey. Deniz Kandiyoti & Ayse Saktanber, eds. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002. Print. WID-LC DR432.F73 2002


Zurcher, Erik Jan. Turkey: A Modern History. New rev. ed. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1998. Print. Lamont DR577.Z87 1998

Cabasin, Linda, and Caroline Trefler. Fodor’s Israel. 8th ed. New York: Fodor’s Travel, 2011. Print. (Access in the Judaica Division, Widener Library) Carroll, James. Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. Print. LAM DS109.9.C367 2011 Mann, Peggy. Israel in Pictures. [Rev.] ed. New York: Sterling Pub. Co, 1970. Print. DS108.5.M3 1970 (Depository)

JORDAN Hoade, Eugene, and Claudio Baratto. Guide to Jordan. 2nd ed. Jerusalem: Franciscan Print. Press, 1979. Print. Fine Arts Library RFA78.63.(1979) Balcony (Depository)

OCEANIA AUSTRALIA Penney, Barry. Australia: [A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette]. London: Kuperard, 2008. Print. LAM FARNS DU107.P385 2008x Bennett, Tony, and David Carter, eds. Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics, and Programs. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001. Print. DU107.C85 2001 (Depository) Brown, Lindsay. Discover Australia. Footscray, Vic.: Lonely Planet, 2010. Print. LAM FARNS G153.7.A975 2010

Milon, Reuven. Petra in Jordan. 1997. Print. PCDREV2052 (Access in the Judaica Division, Widener Library)

Morgan, Kenneth. Australia: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012. Print. LAM DU110.M67 2012

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