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International Affairs and Global Studies: Country Information

Learn about Countries


Country Information

These sources provide quick overviews of countries as well as country comparisons.  Helpful when selecting similar or dissimilar countries for a project.

Political Handbook of the World

An excellent place to get an understanding of a country's political system. This resource provides detailed information about a country's form of government, government structure, recent political history, and political parties.

Below, you'll find additional materials for country study; mouse over the titles for resource descriptions.