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This site supplies information on the history, economy, and politics of countries and territories.

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British Periodicals

British Periodicals provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.

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The World Bank's World Development Indicators provides direct access to more than 700 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to present.

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World Newspaper Archive

Published by Readex, a division of NewsBank, inc., in cooperation with the Center for Research Libraries.

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More than 285 Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Latin American Newspapers. Featuring titles from: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.

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World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966, a streaming video product which captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the early twentieth century.

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Sponsor of an annual contest for the best in photojournalism, and now in multimedia as well, this site includes the images of the winners of the most recent 2-3 years of the awards.

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