Subject Guide: Countries (history/gov’t/stats)
Are you researching a country for a school project? Do you need lots of facts on people, places, and important events on that country? The Library can help you find all of that information and more!
Books on countries are located in the 900s in the non-fiction section of the library. Check these call numbers to find the country you are looking for:
970 North America
980 South America
990 Australia and other areas
Last updated: December 31, 2015
Includes eight encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.
In each title of this series, readers are transported to distant lands with fascinating text and attention-grabbing photos. Each country's culture, history, and geography are explored in detail, allowing readers a chance to see how people live in different nations. Other titles published in 2016 include Cuba, Hong Kong, Liberia, Morocco, and the Netherlands.
Maps, illustrations, and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues, and climate. [8th edition of Student Atlas]
Previous editions are recommended in Best Reference Books, Guide to Reference Books, and General Reference Books for Adults. Providing a readable yet detailed reference for students in middle and high school, as well as the general reader, this encyclopedia is updated annually and remains a fascinating read.