Life and Culture in Southwest Asia and North Africa
Spread between two continents but sharing many of the same geographic challenges, the peoples and cultures of Southwest Asia and North Africa are both similar and different in striking ways. This region, which includes Morocco, Libya, and Egypt, is also known as the Middle East. It has given birth to ancient civilizations, unique legends, and some of the modern world's most distinct traditions and practices. As this informative narrative takes readers on a cultural journey, full-color images will help them put faces to the people, places, and history featured within.