175 Countries: Religions of the Country, Basic Tenets, Religious Conflict, Secularism, Superstitions, Religious Clerics, State Regulations, Religion and Public Life, Holidays and Ceremonies, Government, Persecution, Tolerance, Protocols for Foreigners
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A to Z World Religion is an encyclopedia describing the role and influence of faith and divine beliefs in 175 countries worldwide. This examination goes well beyond religious practices, offering insight into basic tenets, religious conflicts, secularism, superstitions, state regulation, religious clerics, religion and public life, holidays and ceremonies, government and religion, persecution and religious tolerance in each of the countries featured.
A to Z World Religion is part of the World Trade Press A to Z World Culture Series. Individual titles in the series focus on a specific cultural topic for the 175 countries covered and offer broad factual information, deep insight and thoughtful analysis. Throughout each volume, the list of topics and the depth of coverage for each country is consistent¾a great advantage when the reader needs information on smaller or less well-known countries. Furthermore, coverage goes far deeper than typical “scratch the surface” guidebooks. Content comes from the World Trade Press A to Z World Culture proprietary database, considered by thousands of public and academic libraries to be the most comprehensive cultural database in the world.