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I think you could find some interesting information in this tutorial book It is recent enough (Fall 2012) If your data is stored in PostGIS you could look at this tutorial For your specific needs, look in your shapefile city database if there is descriptive info about the country. If not use the spatial plugin in Menu/Vector/Spatial Query and do a query ...
I have also recently found there is a FOSS4GNA YouTube channel, however, it looks like the most recent uploads are from the 2012 conference.
I'll start things off... Being a good google-first person, I did find that OpenGeo did record some of their 2013 FOSS4G-NA presentations. They are available on the OpenGeo conference blog, but only a few presentations are availabe.
For me, one of the must read is "Geographic Information Systems and Science", from Paul A. Longley, Mike Goodchild, David J. Maguire, David W. Rhind that give a "meta" view for GIS and spatial thinking. You can also read and reuse the content from "GI S&T Body of Knowledge" (available as free download PDF now). It can really help you organize GIS ...
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