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.

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

Countries and Their Cultures

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

CIA World Fact Book

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

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.

American Library Association's
Cultures of the World
Cite List

This collection of sites has been
generated by school librarians.

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.

Fact Monster

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

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