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Modern World History
Enter country related keywords to find articles, primary sources, images, videos, and timelines.
This can be a great place to start your research and do background reading on the historic figures and events related to your topic.
Global Issues in Context
Find your country's profile page by keyword searching the country's name. From there browse results from magazines, newspapers, books, and multimedia sources.
ProQuest Research Library Prep
Search a wide variety newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals in this comprehensive periodicals database.
Find scholarly journals related to your topic. Consider using an advanced search to refine your results.
Find country profiles that include information on religion, customs, courtesies, lifestyle, society, economy, and government here!
Websites to Consider:
CIA World Factbook
The CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Asia for Educators - Columbia University
Browse Asian related resources from Columbia University, including videos of lectures from professors.
National Bureau of Asian Research
Looking for contemporary information? Check out the reports and resources from this non-partisan think tank.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - US Department of State
The 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (The Human Rights Reports) document the status of human rights and worker rights in nearly 200 countries and territories.
Newspapers & Periodicals
New York Times Archive
This website gives access to NYT articles from 1851-2002. Every Latin student has a NYT subscription attached to their email account. Follow the link below to sign up or renew your NYT account.
New York Times (Register Account)
Follow this link to register your Latin school email and gain access to your free NYT subscription.
ProQuest Historic Newspapers
Search for newspaper articles from the Chicago Tribune (1849-1996) and other major U.S. newspapers.
Times of London
Search articles from this London newspaper from 1785-2012.
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