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India - the culture (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792642

Explore ancient religions and other facets of India's rich and colorful culture in this new second revised edition of India the Culture. Updated facts and statistics and breathtaking photographs bring to life this rich and ancient culture rooted in religion.

India - the land (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792659

Updated facts and statistics highlight this new second revised edition of India the Land. Spectacular photographs feature Indias varied geography from snow-covered mountaintops to tropical rainforests. Learn about Indias major cities, its disputed borders, foreign influences, and current challenges.

India - the people (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792666

Candid photographs depict India's unique mixture of peoples at home, work, and school in this engaging new second revised edition of India the People. Updated facts and statistics help support the clearly written text that describes village and city life, unemployment and poverty, and Indian customs.

England: The Culture (revised)

Erinn Banting (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180056

This revised edition features the vibrant, influential culture of England. New full-color photos have been added that help trace Englands contributions to world culture, such as the development of the English language, the works of William Shakespeare, and the founding of the Church of England.

Iraq - the people (revised, ed. 2)

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791478

Meet the people of Iraqthe Arabs, the Kurds, the Bedouins, and the Armeniansin this newly-revised book. Learn about the diversity of their religion, languages, customs, and cuisine. Take a glimpse into the daily life of the Iraqi people. Know their cities, villages, homes, markets, and schools.

Canada - the culture (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792611

This new second revised edition explores the different ways in which Canadians express their creativity through music, art, dance, theater, and television. Updated information includes facts and statistics along with current popular performers such as actress Rachel McAdams and singer Nellie Furtado.

Canada - the people (revised, ed. 3)

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792635

In this new second revised edition of Canada the People, candid photos feature Canadian families and how they live. Updated facts and statistics support this fascinating portrayal of a nation built on immigration. Important issues that must be resolved with the Native peoples are sensitively portrayed.

Iran - the land (revised, ed. 2)

Joanne Richter (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791430

This newly revised book provides a basic introduction to contemporary Iranthe land that was ancient Persia. Imagine life in this land of earthquakes, sand storms, and extreme weather, from burning hot deserts to the humid shores of the Caspian Sea to freezing cold mountains.

Iran - the people (revised, ed. 2)

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791447

Discover the rich and varied history of Iran through this amazing, newly-revised book. Ancient dynasties and modern revolutions are presented in an easy-to-read yet detailed manner. Full-color pictures and illustrations bring Irans diverse customs to life, while informative boxes focus on key events and aspects relevant to the Iranian people.

Iraq - the culture (revised, ed. 2)

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791454

Know the culture of Iraq from Mesopotamian to modern as this war-torn country returns to its traditional ways, emerging from years of strife, oppression, and devastation. Read about the Babylonians and Sumerians, witness the birth of Islam, and then explore present-day Iraq with its diverse ethnic groups, languages, festivals, and customs.

Iraq - the land (revised, ed. 2)

April Fast (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791461

Discover Iraq in this newly-revised bookfrom the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates to hot and dry deserts and mountains. Learn more about the land that was home to the first cities and civilizationsand explore the old and new cities of Baghdad, Basra, Ur, and Babylon.

Iran - the culture (revised, ed. 2)

Joanne Richter (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791423

Ancient religions, colorful dances, and sweet music all come alive in this fascinating, newly-revised book on Irans culture. Learn how to celebrate the new year with the festival of Nowrouj, discover the delights of delicious Iranian cuisine, and marvel at Irans traditional crafts of carpet-weaving, pottery, and metalwork.

Migration in the 21st Century: How will globalization and climate change affect migration and settle

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791331

With fossil fuels and water running out, and temperatures and sea levels rising due to climate change, whole communities will need to move and resettle. How will human migrations on this scale be managed in our modern world? This foreward-looking book explores these important issues as well as the solutions being put forward by politicians, experts, NGOs, and private citizens.

Population Patterns: What factors determine the location and growth of human settlements?

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791348

Why do people migrate to and settle in the places they do? Fascinating examples from history help explain the determining factors of migration. Readers will fascinated to read about the settling the Nile in ancient Egypt; the Industrial Revolution in Britain; the opening up of the American West; the Gold Rush; and the colonization of Australia.

Hopes, Needs, Rights & Laws: How do governments and citizens manage migration and settlement?

Ceri Oeppen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791324

As our world becomes smaller, how do governments and citizens manage and react to migration and settlement? Themes explored in this intriguing book include: rights and lawsfreedom of movement across borders, human rights, seeking asylum, and immigration controls; the different types of migrantsasylum seekers, refugees, illegal immigrants, the undocumented labor force; coping with migrationmigrants need safety, schooling, health care, and housing.

I can write a book about Countries

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179944

With the help of this book, children can write a book about different countries or concentrate on one country. Children will learn how to draw maps showing the continent on which the country is located, its capital city or cities, important regions, and proximity to oceans, polar regions, or the equator. Creating a book about a country's land, people, and culture will inspire kids to learn about other places and ignite a love for travel.

I can write a book about Culture

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179951

Today, children in many communities come from different countries, speak more than one language, and practice different customs, celebrations, religions, and traditions. This colorful book helps children write a book about their own familys culture or about the cultures of their friends, highlighting foods, celebrations, dance, or traditional clothing.

Civil Engineering and the Science of Structures

Andrew Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191052

Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering fields. Civil engineers are involved in the design and construction of various structures, including high-rise buildings, sports stadiums, canals, dams, and bridges. This book gives readers a up-close look at the technology used to build various structures around the world, including the ancient pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, and modern skyscrapers. Readers learn about the design process and tools used by civil engineers and are guided through a design challenge to create their own stable structures.

Mechanical Engineering and Simple Machines

Robert Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191076

This engaging and informative book explores the science of simple machines and how it relates to the exciting field of mechanical engineering. Readers will learn how mechanical engineers design and innovate machines we use every day. Readers then apply the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of their own.

What's in the Midwest?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195951

This book takes readers on a journey across the twelve states that make up the Midwest, the largest region of the United States. Learn about the regions natural resources, such as coal and iron ore and explore major cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit.

What's in the Northeast?

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195968

The eleven states that make up the Northeast region of the United States are rich in history, culture, and natural resources. Read about the regions diverse industries, including fishing, forestry and logging, and even education-some of the nation's finest schools are here, including Harvard, Yale, Brown, and Princeton.

What's in the Southeast?

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195975

Part of the Sun Belt, the Southeast region of the United States is made up of twelve states, including Florida, Mississippi, and Virginia. Readers will learn about the regions culture, climate, history, and landforms.

What's in the West?

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195982

This interesting book showcases the Western region of the United States. Beautiful photographs highlight the history, culture, climate, and industries of the regions eleven states, which include fishing, cattle ranching, and technology.