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PSPL 205 - International Politics - Worman

The Role of Background Research

Background research gives you the correct foundation on which to build your research. These resources will provide some country information to gain a better understanding of the country you have chosen. 

List of Least Developed Countries

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

United Nations List, Map, and Country Profiles of Least Developed Countries

You can use this website to view a list of "least developed countries" as determined by the United Nations. A general profile is linked from this website for each country as prepared for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Background Resources

Credo Reference

Credo Reference

Articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources from all subject areas. Includes images, audio pronunciation files, maps, and data tables.

Gale Ebooks

Gale Ebooks

Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and topical content covering a variety of subject areas.

World News Digest

World News Digest

US and international past and current events (1940-present). Historical documents, statistics, images, timelines and landmark events.