Week Two: What is Global?
Recommended Links

Globe iconCIA World Factbook
Popup Iconhttp://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

CIA logoMaps and other resources from our, um, "friends" at the Central Intelligence Agency. An impressive resource.

NASA's Visible Earth
Popup Iconhttp://visibleearth.nasa.gov/

Amazing images of Planet Earth as viewed from space.

United Nations Cartographic Service
Popup Iconhttp://www.uts/Cartographicn.org/Dep/english/htmain.htm

A nice collection of political maps, showing national borders, major subdivisions, and U.N. peacekeeping efforts.

National Geographic Maps Maps Icon
Popup Iconhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/

An excellent resource for general interest maps.

Thomas L. Friedman's Globalization Page
Popup Iconhttp://www.lexusandtheolivetree.com/audiolist.htm

Listen to audio clips from a lecture on globalization by Thomas L. Friedman.

James N. Rosenau's Homepage
Popup Iconhttp://www.gwu.edu/~elliott/facultystaff/rosenau.cfm

Information about political scientist James N. Rosenau, along with a list of his major publications.

René J. Dubos Biography
Popup Iconhttp://www.alumni.rutgers.edu/hda/hda.php?show=33

This page includes basic biographical information for envirPicture of Czech's Republic maponmentalist René J. Dubos.

Vaclav Havel Biography
Popup Iconhttp://www.encyclopedia.com/html/h/havel-v1a.asp

This page includes a brief biography and photographs of Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel.