Country Studies The Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress' description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
BBC News Country Profiles BBC online guides to history, politics and economic background of
countries and territories, and background on key institutions. Also
includes audio and video clips from BBC archives.
The Other Europe
Atlas of Eastern Euopre -- online version of 1990 atlas published by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.
More recent political and shaded relief maps are available on Europe Maps page of the University of Texas' Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.
Librarian for Military History, History of Science and Technology, Britain, Ireland and Commonwealth