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WLL 120: Foreign Cultures

Resources for information about different countries and cultures.


Country/Culture Information on the Open Web

Quick Start: Country/Culture Overviews

E-HRAF World Cultures

Covers all aspects of culture and social life (economy, history and cultural relations, family and kinship, sociopolitical organization, and religion).

  1. Choose Browse CULTURES from the database homepage
  2. Choose the by Country tab to choose your country and view related cultures.


CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Country/Culture Overviews in Reference Books

Use these reference books to find introductions to various countries.


Maps locations and numbers of speakers of twelve languages commonly spoken in the United States. In the map, you can narrow the speakers by language.

This catalog provides access to information about thousands of languages

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