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    CIA World Fact Book 
    Lists population, government, military and economic information for nations recognized by the United States.
    http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
    Countries of the World 
    10 years of world facts from the CIA World Fact Book, United Nations Statistical Office, Library of Congress Country Studies and other sources. Features calculated country ranks, maps, country and airport codes.
    http://www.theodora.com/wfb/
    Culturelink Network 
    Network of networks for research and cooperation in cultural development. Features databank of regional policies, institutions, and resources; current publications and research; membership and participation information.
    http://www.culturelink.org/
    Global Studies Program - Masters in Social Scienes 
    Study focus on globalization, international governance and cultural change. Degree program jointly run by universities in Freiburg, New Delhi, and Singapore.
    http://www.global-studies.de/
    Globastat 
    Country rankings based on CIA World Factbook data, in more than 140 categories, with economic, demographic, communications, military, and other statistics.
    http://www.globastat.com
    Institute for Global Studies 
    A research unit at Johns Hopkins University that specializes in the study of global power, culture, and history. Features newsletter, calendar of events and program information.
    http://www.jhu.edu/~igscph/
    MSU Global Access 
    Search engine from Michigan State University features access to courses, maps, news, data sources, and current research. Database is sorted by region, country, thematic area, constituency group, and resource type.
    http://www.msuglobalaccess.net
    N2geo 
    Non-profit organization dedicated to geographic, political, economic and historical information for many countries and regions. Features catalog of area studies, as well as contact information and mission statement for the group.
    http://www.n2geo.org/home.html
    Post-Colonial Studies 
    An overview article that includes a discussion of important authors in the field.
    http://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/Bahri/Intro.html
    Social Science Archive Search Tool 
    Meta search engine allows visitors to query multiple data archives based on country and topic. Features geographic interface, keyword and topic specification.
    http://denali.ncgia.ucsb.edu/worldrob/viewer.htm
    World Area Studies Internet Resources 
    Portal hosted by Western Connecticut State University, Department of Social Sciences features links to resources related to area studies.
    http://www.wcsu.ctstateu.edu/socialsci/area.html
    WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources 
    Over 2000 annotated links in a range of international affairs topics.
    http://www.etown.edu/vl/