Cultural Resources

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Cultural Resources
Check out these resources as you explore the cultures
of countries near and far from Maine

Culture Profiles Project

Check out this site to explore overviews of life and culture in many countries.

library of congress country studies Country Studies

The Country Studies are works published by the Federal Research Division of the
Library of Congress (USA), freely available for use by researchers, that's you!

For just about any country in the world you will find:
• a description and analysis of the historical setting
• the social
• economic
• political
• national security systems

culture profiles Countries and Their Cultures

This cite will provide you with detailed articles and pictures of over 101 countries.

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CIA World Fact Book

Features maps and descriptions of:
• the geography
• people
• government
• economy
• communications
• transportation
• military

virtual middle school library Virtual Middle School Library's Geography, Countries, and Regions

This site organized and maintained by a retired librarian is a treasure box of information
about many countries.

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American Library Association's "Growing Up Around the World" List

This collection of sites has been generated by school librarians.

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Social Studies>World Studies>Countries and Cultures

The U.S. government's portal site that provides a gateway to hundreds of Federal and other websites about countries and cultures for use by students.
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Fact Monster

This free reference site for students provides  facts about countries around the world.

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