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The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. — Saint Augustine



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World : (1) the earth with its inhabitants and all things upon it ;
(2) the inhabitants of the earth
(3) the concerns of the earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven and the life to come b : secular affairs
(4) a division or generation of the inhabitants of the earth distinguished by living together at the same place or at the same time b : a distinctive class of persons or their sphere of interest or activity
(5) human society
(6) a part or section of the earth that is a separate independent unit
(7) the sphere or scene of one’s life and action
(8) the whole body of living persons
(9) kingdom
(10) a celestial body (as a planet) — Merriam-Webster   See also   OneLook


Roget’s II (, Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords


World is a common name for the whole of human civilization, specifically human experience, history, or the human condition in general, worldwide, i.e. anywhere on Earth. In terms such as world religion, world language, and world war, world suggests international or intercontinental scope without necessarily implying participation of the entire world. — Wikipedia

World Related Entries (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Country Reports
Country Profiles (BBC)
Countries (Wolfram Alpha)

Site Map (Nations Online Project)

The World Almanac and Book of Facts(Simon & Schuster)
The World Almanac (Wikipedia)
The World Almanac and Book of Facts (WorldCat)



World Travel Lounge

This 360° image is one of a series of Toy Worlds that serve as a 3D interface to Cosma.

Click on objects to find out about them

Use the menu to visit related Toy Worlds.

You can also explore this Toy World on Kuula.

There is also a version in SecondLife.   Click the image below to explore it.

World Travel Lounge SL



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Preserving Our Heritage (UNESCO)
World Heritage Centre (UNESCO)
World Heritage Sites (UNESCO)

Historic Sites (Wolfram Alpha)


The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind (Wikipedia)
The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind (H.G. Wells, Project Guttenburg)
The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind (H.G. Wells, WorldCat)

A Short History of the World (Wikipedia)
A Short History of the World (H. G. Wells, Project Guttenburg)
A Short History of the World (H. G. Wells, WorldCat)

World History Encyclopedia (World History Publishing)
Sisyphus Timeline (World History Encyclopedia)

HyperHistory (Starfall Education)

Synchronoptical World History Chart : 3000 Years of World History (Andreas Nothiger, WorldCat)
Timeline of Human Evolution, Knowledge and Culture (Website)

The World History Association
Journal of World History (The World History Association)


Top 20 Museums Around the World (CNN Travel)

Museum of the World (The British Museum)

Museums Directory (Museums of the World)


Library Map of the World (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

International Collections (U.S. Library of Congress)
World Cultures & History Digital Collections (U.S. Library of Congress)
Country Studies Collection (U.S. Library of Congress)


DDC: 900 Geography and History (Library Thing)
Subject: World (Library Thing)

Subject: World (Open Library)

LCC: G Geography (UPenn Online Books)
LCC: D History (UPenn Online Books)
Subject: World (UPenn Online Books)

LCC: G Geography (Library of Congress)
LCC: D History (Library of Congress)
Subject: World (Library of Congress)

Subject: World (WorldCat)




Teacher Resources (Country Reports)

Teaching Resources (World History Encyclopedia)

World Cultures (OER Commons)
World History (OER Commons)

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching


World History Courses (MIT OpenCourseWare)



Union of International Associations


Foreign Language News and Newspapers (MIT Libraries)

World News
World (BBC)
World (CNN)
NPR World
World News (Reuters)


United Nations (Official Site)
United Nations (Wikipedia)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO, Official Site)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO, Wikipedia)


The World Fact Book (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency)
The World Fact Book (Wikipedia)

Governments Worldwide (



Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Realm


Self Body, Brain
Society Culture, Family, Dwelling, Fashion, Celebration

Afro-Eurasia Africa (Egypt), Europe (Italy, United Kingdom), Asia (China, Japan)
America North (Mexico), Central, South, Caribbean
Oceania Australia, New Zealand
Polar Regions Arctic, Antarctica


1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.

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