World history (excluding North America) from 1450 to the present, in journals published from 1955 - present. Note: Defaults to linked full text; to see additional abstracts remove filter in left column of search results.
A product of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, this site provides access to resources arranged according to timelines, central themes and key points, primary sources, lesson plans, print/video resources (database of recommended materials), and teaching modules.
This site from the Central Intelligence Agency provides "information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities."
Library of Congress, Federal Research Division analysis of the history and political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions of lesser known countries. Most of the studies were completed between 1988 and 1998, and some have current updates.
The official English website of the Chinese government. It includes links to state sanctioned news, as well as information on Chinese laws, the economy, agriculture, business and a section for non-residents.
The official website of the Republic of Korea. Run by the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOIS) of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, it serves as a gateway of information about Korea.