Information on sources to research different kinds of communities including families, neighborhoods and ethnic, social, religious and cultural groups.
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This guide will help you find information on sources to research different kinds of communities
including families, neighborhoods and ethnic, social, religious and cultural
groups. These communities can be local, national or global. If you can't find items easily, PLEASE check with a reference librarian. We are here to help you.
Encyclopedia of American Folklife
Call Number: GR105.E53 2006 REF
This encyclopedia contains essays on topics in American folklife as diverse as Croatian communities, fans of automobile racing, the Internet, Little Havana, men and masculinity, fans of heavy metal, polka, snake-handling sects, Wiccans, and zydeco. There are also articles on groups such as bikers, Dominican communities, Jewish communities, Muslims, skateboarders, and students.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
Call Number: GN333.W67 1998 REF
This work focuses on the traditions, living conditions, food, language, religions, and recreation of over 500 of the world's major culture groups. There is one volume on the Americas, which includes different communities within the United States.
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