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South Asia
  • Format
  • Authored by: John E. Benhart and George M. Pomeroy; Series Editor and Introduction by: Charles F. Gritzner
  • From the Series: Modern World Cultures
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791081478
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-8147-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $30.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 954
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 128


South Asia consists of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. This region is home to one of every five people on the planet. It has a diverse mix of people, languages, faiths, ways of life, and social practices.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. Maps. History at a glance. Bibliography. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Author and series consulting editor Charles F. Gritzner is Distinguished Professor of Geography at South Dakota State University in Brookings. For more than 40 years, he has taught at the college level, conducted scholarly research, and worked on his writing. He is the consulting editor and frequent author of the Modern World Nations and Major World Cultures series. Gritzner has served as both president and executive director of the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) and has received numerous awards in recognition of his academic and teaching achievements, including the NCGE’s George J. Miller Award for Distinguished Service to geography and geographic education.

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