A guide to the major ethnic groups found in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas that includes brief descriptions of each ethnic group, an analysis of the ethnic relations in each region, and information on the groups that are indigenous to each nation.
Oxford's Dictionary of the World is a testament to the fascinating diversity of the planet Earth. Fourteen regional geographical experts vetted the text to ensure its authority and accuracy and both text and maps reflect the latest political realities, including the new nations of Slovakia, Eritrea, and the states of the former USSR and Yugoslavia. Each of the 15,000 entries incorporates detailed statistics and descriptions of population, topography, history, industry, and special features of interest. Locator maps are included with each country description - federal maps are provided for major nations - together with a 16-page, full-color world map section and 30 appendices of world geographical and statistical information.
A complete sourcebook of simple definitions & explanations of statistical & statistics-related concepts, this book is aimed at providing students with access to the methodological skills of social science research.