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Geographic Information Systems

Overview of GIS and Post-Cold War Studies

Mapping and GIS analysis can be a key component in studying post-Cold War international relations. The resources in this guide are designed to help you discover data and design maps. Our class will work through the following tasks:

  • Find Information about 
  • Locate Data Sources for Mapping Projects
  • Connect with GIS Tools
  • Practice work with Google Fusion Tables

Sample Documents

Data of Unemployment in post-Cold War European Union

European Union Country Boundaries

Scholarship and Information

Use these databases to find scholarship about international relations in the post-Cold War era.

Data Sources for Post-Cold War Studies

Use these data sources to find tabular data about political risk, economic well-being, and other indicators related to international policy.

Spatial Data Resources

Consult with these sources to find spatial data, which you can use to create maps

GIS Librarian

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Andrew Battista
Bobst Library 523
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

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