Cultures of the World (Fourth Edition)®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
Modern wars have shaped today's Iraq and have contributed greatly to the struggles of its people. Readers are taken past the headlines to learn the true story of what it's like to live in Iraq today—from the hardships to the happier moments celebrating with food and family. Focused chapters highlight the nation's history as the home of the Mesopotamian civilization—one of the oldest civilizations—as well as its government, geography, religious and ethnic groups, and artistic traditions. Colorful photographs enhance the reading experience, and sidebars, fact boxes, maps, and recipes provide more information.