Dictionary of Global Culture
Alfred A. Knopf

Dictionary of Global Culture

  • Publish Date: 2001-04-30
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Kwame Anthony Appiah

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The esteemed scholars Appiah & Gates have compiled the first authoritative overview of global culture to emphasize the achievement of the non-Western world. Ranging from the Abakwa Society to zydeco music, the dictionary provides a vast survey of cultural subjects from all over the world -- East Asia, India, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, & Australasia, as well as Europe & North America. There are more than 1,200 entries -- on writers, musicians, deities, rulers, philosophies, literary forms -- which have been prepared by a team of regional experts from every part of the world, including scholars from other cultures.

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