Atlas of World Cultures
The information and suggested research techniques contained in this volume will be invaluable to comparativists in anthropology, history, political science, psychology, sociology. Most important, it offers a simple method for choosing a valid sample of the world's known societies for cross-cultural research. . . . George Peter Murdock, who founded the journal Ethnology and the Cross-Cultural Cumulative Coding Center at the University of Pittsburgh, is a pioneering figure in cross-cultural research.