ALMANACS & HANDBOOKS
This site offers
access to pages of links on countries around the world. Each page
links on culture, history, politics, news and current events, and more.
source for background information.
Country Studies: Area
Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical
setting and the social, economic, political, and national security
systems and institutions of
countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of
systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
(Information Please) includes searchable versions of general,
entertainment, and sports almanacs; Random House Webster's College
Dictionary; and The Columbia Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition.
The World Factbook
summary and update on countries around the world, including information
geography, government, military, and transnational issues.
Offers links to
media services, government offices, economy and business information
countries around the world, sorted by region.