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Library of Congress research report from 2007 on North Korea. Historical background about Korea included.
On-line versions of books previously published Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. Comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy. Includes Japan, North, and South Korea.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Search The Met's online art collection and essays. Look for the magnifying glass in the upper right corner, click, then enter search term to find great articles.
Online Reference Sources
Encyclopaedia Britannica This link opens in a new window
Articles from Encyclopaedia Britannica, related magazine and journal articles, an atlas, and other reference sources.
World History (Gale in Context) This link opens in a new window
Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-CLIO) This link opens in a new window
Explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, and empires and profiles city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world; encompasses intellectual developments, wars and cooperation, religion, cultural practices from prehistory through to the beginning of the Renaissance
Daily Life Through History (ABC-CLIO) This link opens in a new window
Explores the daily lives of ordinary people through time and across the globe, providing details about family life, work, food, clothing, sports, language, literature, romance, education, gender roles, social customs, and more.
Gale in Context: Biography This link opens in a new window
Search narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content about influential people.
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