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900 History
910 Geography & travel
930 History of ancient world
940 General history of Europe
950 General history of Asia
960 General history of Africa
970 General history of North America
980 General history of South America
990 General history of other areas


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Global Studies General Web Resources

List of Global Studies web resources. Click the link to find more or use the tab at the top of the page.

  • BBC News - Country Profiles
    This website provides a guide to the history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and the background of key institutions. Also included are audio and video clips from BBC archives.
  • Central Bank Websites
    Search by country for links to its central bank.
  • Country Information for Travel
    Provides information on every country in the world and the locations of the United States embassies and consular offices, if you need a visa, crime and security information, health and medical conditions, drug penalties and localized hot spots.
  • Country Reports
    The website contains country overviews and links to websites from individual countries.
  • Country Studies
    This website provides online versions of books previously published (1988-98) in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army.
  • CultureLink Network
    An objective of Culturelink Network is the development of a world-wide information system for the study of cultural development and cooperation.
  • Eldis
    This guide to global information is based in the United Kingdom and focuses on environmental issues.
  • Foreign Labor Statistics
    The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics compiled a database of foreign labor statistics.
  • GeoHive: Global Statistics
    The site offers statistics about the human population.
  • Global Edge
    This website from Michigan State University provides information, insights and learning resources on global business activities. Search by country.
  • Governments on the WWW
    This website contains links to government websites throughout the world.
  • Institute of Global Cultural Studies
    The Institute of Global Cultural Studies is located at the State University of New York's Binghamton campus. The Institute develops multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of culture and cultural influences across societies in the contemporary world.
  • International Monetary Fund - Country Information
    IMF reports and publications arranged by country.
  • International Statistical Agencies
    A listing of statistical agencies by country.
  • Law Library of Congress Research Page on Nations
    Provides general information, legal guides and legislative, executive, judicial and constitutional information about nations.
  • Nations Online
    The mission of this site is to improve cross-cultural understanding and international awareness through global information.
  • Population Reference Bureau
    The Population Reference Bureau has been informing people about the population dimensions of important social, economic and political issues for more than 70 years.
  • The Electronic Embassy
    This page provides links to the Foreign Embassies of Washington D.C. Select a country and find information on conducting business locally, in addition to data about government, trade, unemployment, imports, exports, economic indicators, travel and more.
  • UNICEF - Country Information
  • United Nations
    The website of the United Nations contains links to global statistics and information pertinent to its mission.
  • World Health Organization - Country Information
    The WHO provides country specific information on diseases and health promotion, including mortality, morbidity and risk factors.
  • World Rulers
    The website is a directory of world rulers and identifies leaders in each of the indexed countries.

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