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International Mass Communications
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These sources provide background information by country, including narrative description, facts and figures, and directories.

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  • BBC Country Profiles
    Profiles of the history, politics, and economic background of countries and territories.
  • CIA World Factbook
    Includes summary information and political maps for all nations in the world.
  • CountryWatch
    Political, economic, social, and environmental overviews, statistics, and news for approximately 200 countries and some non-sovereign nations.
  • Statesman's Yearbook
    Includes history, city profiles, social statistics, climate, leaders, elections, defense, international relations, economy, energy, natural resources, industry and trade (1860-present).
  • Europa World Plus
    Includes demographic, economic, and social statistics for 250 countries, plus political profiles and directory information.
  • Political Handbook of the World
    Profiles political conditions, political parties, historical context, and intergovernmental organizations for countries of the world.

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