Country Information
Works Cited format

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BOOKS
ONLINE Resources  

World Geography (ABC-CLIO) online database of information

MLA citation example--
"Angola: Country Overview." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 14 Mar. 2012.

Culturegrams -- map, statistics, culture, recipes, famous people

MLA citation example --
"Angola." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2012. Web. 14 Mar 2012.

eLibrary -- newspaper, magazines, plus country overview, controversies
Grolier Online: Encyclopedia Americana and Grolier Multimedia online

MLA citation example -- "Armenia." Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Online, 2012. Web. 14 Mar. 2012.

SIRS Discoverer - Country Facts/Major events timeline- Culture Facts

MLA citation example--
"Angola." SIRS Discoverer: Country Facts. 2010: n.p. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 14 Mar 2012.

World Factbook (CIA) -- with ability to find Country Comparisons

MLA citation example--
"Angola. The World Fact book. Central Intelligence Agency. Web. 14 Mar. 2012.

 Other Best sites - all around

Of interest

CURRENT EVENT/NEWS -- see also full list at Magazines

Proquest - an online database of over 2100 magazines and newspapers

  • use Advanced Search
    • type in your country and choose as a Subject Heading then type AND then your topic
MLA article example from article found --
Swarns, Rachel L. "New Wave in Angolas War Ends Moment of Hope." New York Times Feb 14 2000: A.3.

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