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Social Science Resources

Modern World History

  • Arabia: The Countries and People:  Info links to Middle East, North Africa, etc.
  • Best of History Websites:  Web Resources from prehistory to the 20th century
  • Internet Modern History Sourcebook  From Fordham University; primary and secondary historical resources, early modern Europe to 20th century
  • Rulers:  Biographical info on rulers and leaders from 1700s to present
  • World Fact Book: Current facts about countries of the world
  • Country Studies: 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. (Lib. of Congress)


U.S. History





  • Bureau of Labor Statistics: From the Department of Labor, current statistics on employment, industries, wages, etc.
  • Economy at a glance: From the same source, graphs and documents with information about U.S. unemployment rates, consumer price index, and productivity rates
  • Business Week Magazine:  Online version of Business Week Magazine
  • Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.


  • Psychology on the Web: Amoeba Web - many excellent resources on the web on a Vanguard University psychology professor maintained site