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The resources on this page will assist you in answering the questions on the Timeline and Overview Assignment. They will also provide you with essential context for finding and understanding more information about your country. The tabs above will assist with other stages in your research.
In print. Provides overviews and basic statistics for all countries, focusing on the present state of each. The most recent edition is available at the Van Pelt Reference Desk. Use the regional version of the Yearbook to find more information on your country.
"Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world." Coverage often ends a decade or more ago.
Thorough historical overviews-- including politics, demographics, and economics--of China, Japan, South East Asia, the Pacific Islanders, and others. To access, click on BROWSE and then choose REGIONAL HISTORIES