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Country Studies/Area Handbooks presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. It...  (Library of Congress)
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian: Photographic Images is one of the most significant and controversial representations of American Indian culture ever produced. Issued in a limited edition from 1907-1930, the publication continues to...  (Library of Congress)
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest features more than 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of the Pacific Northwest: the Northwest Coast and Plateau. These...  (Library of Congress)
African Voices explores the diversity of Africa's cultures and their influence on work, family, and community. Sculptures, textiles, interviews, proverbs, prayers, folk tales, and songs are included...  (National Museum of Natural History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
World Factbook provides in-depth country profiles with information on geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. It includes maps of...  (Central Intelligence Agency)
World Wise Schools program aims to broaden U.S. students' perspectives by promoting cultural awareness and encouraging service to their communities and beyond. Students can communicate with currently...  (Peace Corps)
World Treasures of the Library of Congress: Beginnings explores the creation, heaven and earth, and the founding of civilizations, all from the viewpoint of 50 cultures. 170 images and stories from Bali, China, Ethiopia, Greece, Hungary...  (Library of Congress)
Islamic Manuscripts from Mali showcases 22 manuscripts from Timbuktu and the surrounding regions of Mali and West Africa, enabling students to understand the rich culture and society of the region. Especially...  (Library of Congress)
Africa: Peace Corps offers lessons on stories, letters, photos, and study units from experiences of Peace Corps volunteers across Africa. Topics include folk tales and patterns in them, racial prejudice...  (Peace Corps)
Central and Eastern Europe: Peace Corps provides lessons about stories, letters, and folk tales from experiences of Peace Corps volunteers in rural and urban areas of Central and Eastern Europe. Topics include folk tales...  (Peace Corps)
Asia and Pacific Islands: Peace Corps features stories, letters, and folk tales that focus on experiences of Peace Corps volunteers in Asia and the Pacific islands. Topics include arranged marriages, learning a new...  (Peace Corps)
Portals to the World is a starting point for studying other countries and parts of the world. Learn about the culture, economy, geography, government, history, languages, politics, religions, and other...  (Library of Congress)
Gift of the Indus: The Arts and Culture of Pakistan introduces teenagers to the music, theater, dance, and visual arts of Pakistan. See video clips of calligraphers, dancers, and other artists. Hear sitars, tablas, and "qawwali" --...  (The Kennedy Center, supported by Department of Education)
Language Arts and Literature: Peace Corps features lessons about stories, folk tales, poems, and letters from the experiences of Peace Corps volunteers. Examine writing style and techniques: vivid images, powerful...  (Peace Corps)
Looking at Ourselves and Others introduces students to the concepts of perspective, culture, and cross-cultural relations. The guide is designed to help students recognize and appreciate differences in perception...  (Peace Corps)
Cultura lets students in the U.S. communicate with students from France. It offers learners (and teachers alike) on both sides of the Atlantic a unique comparative, cross-cultural approach...  (MIT, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
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