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Country Studies (Area Handbooks)
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Description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world from a series of books published between 1988 and 1998. These online versions of books previously published in hard copy (with the exception of a born-digital study on Macau and an unpublished partial draft study on Afghanistan) by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998 cover 101 countries and regions. Each study offers a description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, foreign policy, and national security.

Resource Type(s): E-Book(s),  Government Publication,  Reference Tool 
Access information: Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:Library of Congress
Research Guides: Countries, Geography, Political Science, Reference Sources