FOR FURTHER READING

If you actually think that sociologists and anthropologists might know more about this stuff than we do, look for these books in your library.

WORLD

Encyclopedia of world cultures / David Levinson, editor in chief. Boston, MA : G.K. Hall, 1991-. (10 volumes)

Countries and their cultures / Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember, editors. New York : Mcmillan, 2001. (4 volumes)

Worldmark encyclopedia of cultures and daily life / Timothy L. Gall, editor. Detroit, MI : Gale, 1998. (4 volumes)

Encyclopedia of urban cultures : cities and cultures around the world / Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember, editors. Danbury, CT : Grolier, 2002. (4 volumes)

Do's and taboos around the world / Roger E. Axtell, editor. New York : Wiley, 1993.

Do's and taboos of hosting international visitors / Roger E. Axtell, editor. New York : Wiley, 1990.

The Continuum complete international encyclopedia of sexuality : updated, with more countries / Robert T. Francoeur and Raymond J. Noonan, editors. New York : Continuum, 2004. [discusses sexual attitudes, behavior, and gender roles in 60 countries]

Encyclopedia of food and culture : Scribner library of daily life / Solomon H. Katz, editor in chief ; William Woys Weaver, associate editor. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons ; Gale Group, 2003. (3 volumes) [includes entries for each country]

Encyclopedia of the world's minorities / Carl Skutsch, editor ; Martin Ryle, consulting editor. New York : Routledge, 2005. (3 volumes) [deals a little bit with the culture of each]

Muslim cultures today : a reference guide / Kathryn M. Coughlin, editor. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2006. [covers 16 countries in the Middle East (5), Africa (4), Asia (4), and Europe (3) that have large Muslim populations]

Greenwood encyclopedia of world popular culture / Gary Hoppenstand, general editor. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2007. (6 volumes) [v.1 North America - v.2 Latin America - v.3 Europe - v.4 North Africa and the Middle East - v.5 Sub-Saharan Africa - v.6 Asia and Pacific Oceania]

Encyclopedia of cultural anthropology / David Levinson and Melvin Ember, editors. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1996. (4 volumes)

WORLD - BUSINESS

Breaking through culture shock : what you need to succeed in international business / Elisabeth Marx. London ; Naperville, IL : Nicholas Brealey, 1999. [discusses cultural differences in a general way, but provides some specifics about Germany, France, UK, USA, and China.]

Cross-cultural business behavior : a guide for global management / Richard R. Gesteland. Copenhagen : Copenhagen Business School Press, 2012. [includes a chapter for each country, arranged into groups based on cultural attributes.]

Global business etiquette : a guide to international communication and customs / Jeanette S. Martin and Lillian H. Chaney. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006. [chapters are organized by topic and discuss issues in a general way; then brief, specific information is given for Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, South Korea, and Taiwan]

Kiss, bow, or shake hands : the bestselling guide to doing business in more than 60 countries / Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway. Avon, MA : Adams Media, 2006.

Latin American business cultures / Robert Crane and Carlos Rizowy, editors. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

When in Rome or Rio or Riyadh : cultural Q & As for successful business behavior around the world / Gwyneth Olofsson. Yarmouth, ME : Intercultural Press, 2004. [arranged by subject instead of by country]

Working across cultures / John Hooker. Stanford, CA : Stanford Business Books, 2003. [covers Mexico, Germany, Denmark, China, India, Turkey, Zimbabwe, United States, and cross-cultural ethics; 38 page bibliography covers all countries]

The world's business cultures and how to unlock them / Barry Tomalin and Mike Nicks. London : Thorogood Publishing, 2008. [the first half discusses cultural differences in a general and theoretical way; chapters in the second half deal with Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, United States]

EUROPE

The global etiquette guide to Europe : everything you need to know for business and travel success / Dean Allen Foster. New York : J. Wiley, 2000.

Kiss, bow, or shake hands - Europe : how to do business in 25 European countries / Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway. Avon, MA : Adams Business, 2007.

Mind your manners : managing business cultures in the new global Europe / John Mole. London ; Yarmouth, ME : Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2003.

Eastern Europe : an introduction to the people, lands, and culture / Richard Frucht, editor. Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, 2005. (3 volumes)

EUROPE - INDIVIDUAL COUNTRIES

Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture / Peter Childs and Mike Storry, editors. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Companion to contemporary Black British culture / Alison Donnell, editor. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Encyclopedia of contemporary French culture / Alex Hughes and Keith Reader, editors. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.

French culture and society : the essentials / Michael Kelly, editor. London : Arnold ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Encyclopedia of contemporary German culture / John Sandford, editor. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Encyclopedia of contemporary Italian culture / Gino Moliterno, editor. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Encyclopedia of contemporary Russian culture / Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Karen Evans-Romaine, and Helena Goscilo, editors. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.

Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture / Eamonn Rodgers, editor ; Valerie Rodgers, honorary assistant editor. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

Encyclopedia of contemporary Chinese culture / Edward L. Davis, editor. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.

Encyclopedia of contemporary Japanese culture / Sandra Buckley, editor. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Contemporary youth culture : an international encyclopedia / Shirley Steinberg, Priya Parmar, and Birgit Richard, editors ; Christine Quail, assistant editor. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2006. (2 volumes) [despite the subtitle, it's mostly about the United States, with a few articles about Japan and very brief mentions of other countries]

Muslim cultures today : a reference guide / Kathryn M. Coughlin, editor. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2006. [covers 16 countries that have large Muslim populations in: Middle East (5), Africa (4), Asia (4), and Europe (3)]

Pop culture Arab world! : media, arts, and lifestyle / Andrew Hammond. Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, 2005.

UNITED STATES

Greenwood encyclopedia of American regional cultures / Michael Sletcher, Robert Marzec, Rebecca Mark, Rob Vaughan, Joseph W. Slade, Judith Yaross Lee, Amanda Rees, Rick Newby, Mark Busby, Jan Goggans, Aaron DiFranco, editors ; William Ferris, consulting editor ; Paul S. Piper, librarian advisor. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2004. (8 volumes: New England, Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountain, Southwest, Pacific)

Encyclopedia of contemporary American culture / Gary W. McDonogh, Robert Gregg, and Cindy H. Wong. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.

The Greenwood guide to American popular culture / M. Thomas Inge and Dennis Hall, editors. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002. (4 volumes)

Handbook of American popular culture / M. Thomas Inge, editor. New York : Greenwood Press, 1989. (3 volumes)

St. James encyclopedia of popular culture / Tom Pendergast and Sara Pendergast, editors ; Jim Cullen, introduction. Detroit : St. James Press, 2000. (5 volumes)

Encyclopedia of American social history / Mary Kupiec Cayton, Elliott J. Gorn, and Peter W. Williams, editors. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. (3 volumes) [volume two covers: ethnic and racial subcultures, regionalism and regional subcultures, space and place, patterns of everyday life, and work and labor]

Encyclopedia of American cultural and intellectual history / Mary Kupiec Cayton and William W. Williams, editors. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001. (3 volumes) [volume two gives particular emphasis to social and ethnic cultural groups, major cultural regions, urban clusters, and other cultural units]

Encyclopedia of American folklife / Simon J. Bronner, editor. Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, 2006. (4 volumes) [contains articles on general American culture as well as specific ethnic groups and local regions]

Contemporary youth culture : an international encyclopedia / Shirley Steinberg, Priya Parmar, and Birgit Richard, editors ; Christine Quail, assistant editor. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2006. (2 volumes) [despite the subtitle, it's mostly about the United States, with a few articles about Japan and very brief mentions of other countries]

Girl culture : an encyclopedia / Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, editors. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2008. 2 volumes

The encyclopedia of New England : the culture and history of an American region / Burt Feintuch and David H. Watters, editors. New Haven, CT : Yale UNiversity Press, 2005.

Gale encyclopedia of multicultural America / Rudolph J. Vecoli, contributing editor ; Judy Galens, Anna Sheets, and Robyn V. Young, editors. Detriot, MI : Gale Research, 1995. (2 volumes) [covers the culture of each ethnic group]

American immigrant cultures : builders of a nation / David Levinson and Melvin Ember, editors. New York : Macmillan, 1997. (2 volumes)

Harvard encyclopedia of American ethnic groups / Stephan Thernstrom, editor ; Ann Orlov, managing edtor ; Oscar Handlin, consulting editor. Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1980.

Encyclopedia Latina : history, culture, and society in the United States / Ilan Stavans, editor in chief ; Harold Augenbraum, associate editor. Danbury, CT : Grolier Academic Reference, 2005.

How to be a perfect stranger : a guide to etiquette in other people's religious ceremonies / Arthur J. Magida and Stuart M. Matlins, editors. Woodstock, VT : SkyLight Paths, 1999. (2 volumes)

THE AMERICAS

Latin American business cultures / Robert Crane and Carlos Rizowy, editors. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Pop culture Latin America! : media, arts, and lifestyle / Lisa Shaw and Stephanie Dennison. Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, 2005.

Mexico: an encyclopedia of contemporary culture and history / Don M. Coerver, Suzanne B. Pasztor, and Robert Buffington. Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, 2004.

Oxford encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures : the civilizations of Mexico and Central America / David Carrasco, editor in chief. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000. (3 volumes) [more historical than contemporary]

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