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The Resource Jordan, Colman South

Jordan, Colman South

Label
Jordan
Title
Jordan
Statement of responsibility
Colman South
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Jordan"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956.95
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DS153
  • DS153
LC item number
  • .S57 2007
  • .S57 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultures of the world 2nd ed
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Jordan, Colman South
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Geography -- Geographical areas, major cities, climate, water, the Dead Sea, flora and fauna -- History -- Ancient history, Middle age history, the 20th century, the Palestinian Liberation Organization, toward modern times, change of monarchs, new electoral laws -- Government -- Government structure, kings, citizens, and debts, western queens in the desert, minority group representation, law, order, and protection -- Economy -- Mining and manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, jobs, economic problems, transportation, what unemployment figures do not show -- Environment -- Water pollution, air pollution, waste disposal, land degeneration, endangered species, efforts to solve the problems -- Jordanians, population statistics, race and class, dressing, minority groups, attitude toward foreigners -- Lifestyle -- Socializing, cultural attitudes, importance of the family, women's roles, education, health, living quarters -- Religion -- Ancient religions, sunni Islam, the story of Islam, other religions and sects -- Language -- An ancient language, different styles, other differences, the script, body language, other languages -- Arts -- Ancient art, Islam effect on art, music, literature, writers, handicrafts, modern arts, architecture -- Leisure, dining, other activities, sports, cinema, radio, and television -- Festivals -- Weddings, religious festivals, other celebrations, dancing for life -- Food -- Meals, types of food, Arab fast food, in a Jordanian kitchen, daily shopping -- Map of Jordan -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Time line -- Glossary -- Further information --Bibliography -- Index
Control code
77011623
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780761420804
Lccn
2006101726
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77011623
Label
Jordan, Colman South
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Geography -- Geographical areas, major cities, climate, water, the Dead Sea, flora and fauna -- History -- Ancient history, Middle age history, the 20th century, the Palestinian Liberation Organization, toward modern times, change of monarchs, new electoral laws -- Government -- Government structure, kings, citizens, and debts, western queens in the desert, minority group representation, law, order, and protection -- Economy -- Mining and manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, jobs, economic problems, transportation, what unemployment figures do not show -- Environment -- Water pollution, air pollution, waste disposal, land degeneration, endangered species, efforts to solve the problems -- Jordanians, population statistics, race and class, dressing, minority groups, attitude toward foreigners -- Lifestyle -- Socializing, cultural attitudes, importance of the family, women's roles, education, health, living quarters -- Religion -- Ancient religions, sunni Islam, the story of Islam, other religions and sects -- Language -- An ancient language, different styles, other differences, the script, body language, other languages -- Arts -- Ancient art, Islam effect on art, music, literature, writers, handicrafts, modern arts, architecture -- Leisure, dining, other activities, sports, cinema, radio, and television -- Festivals -- Weddings, religious festivals, other celebrations, dancing for life -- Food -- Meals, types of food, Arab fast food, in a Jordanian kitchen, daily shopping -- Map of Jordan -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Time line -- Glossary -- Further information --Bibliography -- Index
Control code
77011623
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780761420804
Lccn
2006101726
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77011623

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