Aluka is comprised of websites (collections) Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa and World Heritage Sites: Africa. These sites have been moved to a new JSTOR platform as the first step in a longer-term effort to increase the visibility of the materials and better integrate them with other content available from JSTOR. Visitors to Aluka will be directed to visit these separate sites.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a source of documents and articles devoted to research, analysis and scholarship on international politics and related fields, including global finance, diplomatic practice, humanitarian law, development studies, and environmental studies.
This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders.
Europa World Plus provides authoritative and current analytical information about countries and international organizations. Country overviews include historic, economic, trade, and political information.
Each key concept begins with a concise definition followed by illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field. Cross-references to related concepts are included along with suggestions for further reading.
Contains historical and current data, detailed analysis, and useful
graphs that answer questions about education in the United States.
Helps the reader understand and compare the quality of education at the
national, regional, state, and county levels.
The UCLA Globalization Research Center-Africa (GRCA) GlobaLink-Africa
Online Curriculum is an interactive online resource for thinking
critically about globalization and its relationship to Africa, Africans
and United States-Africa policy.
Formerly part of the Army Area Handbook Program, "The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world."
From the Preface: "A to Zoo can be used to obtain information about children's picture books in two ways: to learn the titles, authors, and illustrators of books on a particular subject, such as 'dragons' or 'weddings'; or to ascertain the subject (or subjects) when only the title, author and title, or illustrator and title are known." Now in its seventh edition, this is a standard reference source for picture books.
An annual statistical publication of the Asian Development Bank, providing historical and current economic, financial, environment and social statistics on the Bank's thirty nine developing member countries (DMCs).
A digital publishing initiative that provides images, texts, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture, from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently DocSouth includes seven thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
Somewhat dated (1995), but still useful, this work provides a bibliography of almost 27,000 annotated citations, selected from the best scholarship in all fields of history. The two volumes are invaluable to scholars beginning research on unfamiliar topics or researchers needing comparative evidence from other areas or periods.
The Human Development Report (HDR) examines issues associated with rich and poor countries: migration, predatory extremism, and the expansion of cultural diversity. It also proposes policy to promote cultural liberty and multicultural democracy.
World Bank's annual compilation of data about development includes more than 800 indicators in 83 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.