This is a guide to resources tailored to assist you with coursework in History 89H. You'll find:
Links tocitation tools, primary and secondary resources such as journal articles, films, government documents, news and books that should help in reaching the goal of the class "... to do extensive research into specific issues related to water in the Middle East, North Africa, and former Ottoman lands ..."
Maps and map toolsprovides links to geocoders, mapping sites, example maps and useful data.
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A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. You can interactively generate maps and graphs (including country rankings) with ease on all kinds of statistics that cover several hundred categories. Whats more, you can select exactly which countries you want to include. You can also view profiles of individual countries including their maps and flags, as well as a full encyclopedia.
Provides regional, national, and global economic, financial, and commodity information. Included are detailed reports on political, economic, legal, tax, operations and security conditions for over 200 countries. Country and Sovereign risk analysis sections include customizable risk analysis tools. The Economic and Financial dataset includes historical data for some variables as far back as the 1960's, and long-term forecasts to 2040. Data sets include macroeconomic variables such as national income accounts, balance of payments, foreign debt, interest and exchange rates, money supply and employment.
Access: Off Campus Access is available for: UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff; UNC Hospitals employees; UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated AHEC users.
"The UN has been working on the question of Palestine since the first special session of the General Assembly in 1947. Its work today encompasses diplomacy, maintenance of peace, human rights, assistance, international law, public information, research, and more. Involved in this work are the Secretary-General, the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Human Rights Council, other UN organs, while numerous UN Agencies are active on the ground."
Provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface. Areas of coverage include agriculture, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population, tourism and trade. Includes Millennium Development Goals indicators, and UN Key Global Indicators.