Cultures of the World (Third Edition)®
Reading Level: 5
Interest Level: 5-8
The tiny nation of Qatar on the Arabian Peninsula has made a big impact on the world, especially economically. With large reserves of oil and natural gas, its economy is strong, and it's developed into a nation of wealth and power beyond what its size would suggest. Readers discover these facts and more as they explore the geographic, political, and cultural landscape of Qatar. With the help of informative sidebars, maps, vibrant photographs, and recipes for national dishes, the detailed text presents a comprehensive picture of life in this exciting part of the world.