Provides descriptions of all the cultures of each region of the world or of a representative sample of cultures for regions where full coverage is impossible, as well as accurate descriptions of cultures of the past. 1996 edition.
Be sure to confirm current information in a newer source.
In the call number areas 305 and 306 of the reference section, you'll find a number of useful encyclopedias, such as:
Encyclopedia of world cultures (R. 306.097 E56L)
Worldmark encyclopedia of cultures and daily life (R. 305.8003 W927g1998)
Countries and their cultures (R. 306.03 C855e2001)
For books and articles on specific cultures, see the corresponding pages.