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United Kingdom

About.com: United Kingdom for Visitors
BBC Country Profiles: United Kingdom
Lonely Planet: England

Lonely Planet: Scotland

Lonely Planet: Wales
Lonely Planet: Northern Ireland
Wikipedia: United Kingdom
World Health Organization: United Kingdom

History

britannia.com/history/narintrohist.html
british-history.ac.uk/
History of Scotland
nationalarchives.gov.uk/default.htm
Timelines of England and Scotland (BBC)
victorianweb.org/ (everything Victorian)
historicaltextarchive.com

England books at Amazon.com classified as “history”
Scotland books at Amazon.com classified as “history”
Wales books at Amazon.com classified as “history”

Primary Documents

Britain from Antiquity through 1065
Britain 1066-1485
Britain 1486-1688
Britain 1816-1918
Britain 1919 to the present
British Regional, Local and Family History Sources
Other Collections Relevant to British History

Geography / Maps

Mission Atlas Project – Europe (click on country to right)
United Kingdom Maps at Perry-Castaneda Map Collection at the University of Texas
United Kingdom at geography.about.com

Culture

British culture
English culture
Scottish culture
Welsh culture

From everyculture.com Culture of United Kingdom

At Executive Planet

United Kingdom: About the United Kingdom – Part 1 An introduction – geography and culture
United Kingdom: Appointment Alert! Making Appointments
United Kingdom: Business Dress – Part 1 Guidelines For Business Dress
United Kingdom: Business Dress – Part 2 Further guidelines
United Kingdom: Conversation – Part 1 General Guidelines
United Kingdom: Conversation – Part 2 Welcome topics and those to avoid
United Kingdom: First Name or Title? – Part 1 Addressing others with respect
United Kingdom: First Name or Title? – Part 2 Further guidelines
United Kingdom: Gift Giving Selecting and presenting an appropriate business gift
United Kingdom: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 1 What you should know before negotiating
United Kingdom: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 2 Further on what you should know before negotiating
United Kingdom: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 3 Some final tips
United Kingdom: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 1 Entertaining for business success
United Kingdom: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 2 More valuable guidelines for entertaining
United Kingdom: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 3 Some final tips
United Kingdom: Public Behaviour Acceptable public conduct

Fox, Kate Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour Intercultural Press. 432 pp.
Storti, Craig Old World/New World: Bridging Cultural Differences: Britain, France, Germany and the U.S. Intercultural Press.

Demographics / Needs

Central Statistical Office
Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency
Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland
United Kingdom

Language

History of English Language
Scottish at www.ilovelanguages.com
Welsh at www.ilovelanguages.com
Welsh Cronfa Electroneg o Gymraeg (CEG) : 1 million word comparable to LOB

Political

British Government and Politics on the Internet (University of Keele)
Directgov
Head of State: royal.gov.uk/
National Assembly: parliament.uk/
Home Office

Religious

News

All news at mondotimes.com – United Kingdom
All news abyznewslinks.com/ukingna.htm
Independent independent.co.uk/
Daily Telegraph telegraph.co.uk
Guardian guardian.co.uk/
Times timesonline.co.uk/

Opportunities

 

 

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