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People and places : a visual encyclopedia. Cover Image Book Book

People and places : a visual encyclopedia.

DK Publishing, Inc., (publisher.). Smithsonian Institution, (sponsoring body.).


Meet the people of the world and find out about some of the fascinating cultures that make up our global community. From Spaniards to Samoans, and the Miao to the Miskitu, this fully updated edition of DK's popular Encyclopedia of People will take you on a worldwide tour of continents, peninsulas, and islands to discover what life is like for the billions of people on our planet. Discover how the Yakut people survive in the Arctic temperatures of Siberia, or why tattoos are so important in Maori culture. Learn about the Mbendeje people's hunting sign language that lets them silently creep up on unsuspecting prey. People and Places: A Visual Encyclopedia allows you to explore different cultures through illuminating photography and bitesize chunks of information. The perfect companion to geography and culture projects for school-aged children, this book is a treasure trove of facts and information about the people that make up our world.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465483768
  • ISBN: 1465483764
  • ISBN: 9781465481771
  • ISBN: 146548177X
  • Physical Description: 304 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • Edition: New edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Updated edition of DK's . . . Encyclopedia of People"
Includes index.
Target Audience Note:
IG1150L Lexile
Subject: Civilization, Modern > 21st century > Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Human geography > Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Genre: Encyclopedias.
Illustrated works.
Juvenile works.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cass County.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Harrisonville 909.83 PEO 2019 (Text) 0002206105096 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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