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Middle East Studies: Political Surveys & Conflict Studies
This Research Guide includes selected sources which pertain to the history, culture, geography, and politics of the diverse groups of people who reside (or who historically have resided) in the Middle East.
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs since 1991. Includes working papers from university research institutes, conference proceedings, books, journals and policy briefs. Some resources have partial content only!
Political & economic intelligence, data, analysis, briefings & news across the globe. Detailed information on nearly 200 countries including maps, names of leaders, religions, and more. NO access to: Video, Elections, Forecasts, Country Briefing.
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. Contains political and economic information for about 250 countries.
IMF International Monetary Fund
"On this site, the term "country" does not in all cases refer to a territorial entity that is a state as understood by international law and practice. As used here, the term also covers some territorial entities that are not states. Dependent territories of member countries are listed alphabetically followed by a description of the constitutional relationships with their member countries."
Economic statistics for all countries compiled by the IMF. Includes thousands of time series appearing on IFS Country Pages and World Tables. Also includes International Financial Statistics, Balance of Payments, Direction of Trade, Government Finance Statistics, and more. CLICK ON MORE FOR REGISTRATION & LOGIN INFORMATION
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Online archive of IMF publications, dating back to 1946. Content includes Books and Analytical Papers, Notes and Manuals, Official Reports, Documents, and Periodicals. Information such as statistical data, blogs, podcasts, videos, country information, and additional databases can be found from the IMF Sites button at the top right of any page.
Conflict & War Studies
Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World by Alexander Mikaberidze (Editor)