State Names Seals Flags and Symbols

Author: Benjamin F. Shearer
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313315343
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides information about state symbols, nicknames, mottoes, seals, flags, capitols, flowers, trees, birds, and songs.

An International Glossary of Place Name Elements

Author: Joel F. Mann
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810850408
Format: PDF, ePub
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Place name elements from over 300 languages are arranged alphabetically, followed by the name of the language or language group of origin, the meaning in English and, in many cases, the word's usage in an actual place name.

The World Factbook

Author: Central Intelligence Agency
Publisher: Masterlab
ISBN: 8379912136
Format: PDF
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Comprehensive guide full of facts, maps, flags, and detailed information. A must for travellers, businessmen, politicians, and all who wants to know more about our fascinating world. -- We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies (From official webpage). Tags: world, guide, facts, almanach

United States History

Author: Anna H. Perrault
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088742
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This important work has been completely revised and expanded with the addition of online databases, Web sites and CD-ROM titles. It identifies and describes hundreds of reference books that pertain to American history; entries offer thorough annotations that are both descriptive and evaluative. Arranged topically, chapters cover U.S. history in terms of politics and government; diplomatic history and foreign affairs; military history; social, cultural, and intellectual history; regional history; and economic history. Introductory scope notes provide valuable expository information and suggested search strategies in such areas as automation, government documents, and genealogy. Includes works published through 2002.