World History Links
AlternaTime - Timelines
A collection of Timelines on the Web from the standard "Timelines of History" to popular culture "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Chronology."
By George Emery, Librarian, Canisius College
Calendars through the Ages
"History and FAQ's of calendars, from ancient Rome to outer space. Including Julian, Gregorian, Jewish, Islamic, Chinese, and Mayan."
See also American Women's History and Women's Studies
The History Guide
"...has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yourself for your history classes and to make your time in class more enjoyable and proficient. The History Guide contains the complete content of three undergraduate courses in European history which will certainly be of use to those of you studying such topics at the college level or in A.P. European history classes. Upon its completion, The History Guide will contain more than seventy lectures in European history from ancient Sumer to the fall of Soviet-style communism in 1989."
By Steven Kreis
Internet Resources in History
Besides an extensive collection of history listings this site also has sections on Social Science Data and Databases, Social Welfare Related Information, International Studies and International Sites, and more.
Dept. of History, Tennessee Technological University
The Library of Congress
Emphasis is on U.S. history but also contains a great Country Studies section as well as other international resources
Links for Students of History and the Social Sciences
"On these pages you will find links to a small but carefully selected handful of sites drawn from the countless resources available on the World Wide Web. My primary purpose is to help students doing history research find electronic resources as quickly and easily as possible."
By Prof. Dan Graf, Dept. of History, Virginia Wesleyan College
Resources for the Study of World Civilizations
Sections include: General Resources ; Course Syllabi by Teacher ; Resources for Teachers. Included in the General Resources section are online selections from the Reading About the World: A Reader for the Study of World Civilizations.
Maintained by Paul Brains, Washington State University
"This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases."
By B. Schemmel
The Silk Road Seattle Project
"Silk Road Seattle is a collaborative public education project using the "Silk Road" theme to explore cultural interaction across Eurasia from the beginning of the Common Era (A. D.) to the Sixteenth Century. Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington, and directed by Professors Daniel C. Waugh, Joel Walker and Cynthea Bogel, the project will include: public lectures and seminars, a virtual art exhibit, photographic and textile exhibits, a general education course as well as professional development seminars and workshops for educators, and a web site containing additional materials."
Sections include: Texts ; Cities and Architecture ; Traditional Culture ; Teaching/Learning Guides ; Virtual Art Exhibit ; Buddhist MSS Project ; Maps ; For Kids.
Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
"University History promotes the development of international standards for e-scholarship. It contains links to hundreds of online sources that are closely examined before inclusion. Only the highest quality sources are included."
- University of Canterbury School of History, New Zealand
Using Primary Sources on the Web
"This brief guide is designed to provide students and researchers with information to help them evaluate the internet sources and the quality of primary materials that can be found online."
Sections include: What are Primary Sources? ; Finding Primary Sources on the Web ; Evaluating Primary Source Web Sites ; Citing Web Sites.
Written by the American Library Association - Reference and User Services Association - History Section.
Voice of the Shuttle: History Page
Maintained by Alan Liu, Dept. of English, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Links for the History Profession
- Organization of American Historians
World Monuments Fund
"...is the foremost private, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of historic art and architecture worldwide through fieldwork, advocacy, grantmaking, education, and training."
"...is an encyclopedia of nations, colonies, international and religious
organizations, and other polities and their rulers mostly from the year 1700 until today. General country facts, links, and multiple indexes will help you explore the fascinatingworld of global politics and history."
By Benjamin Cahoon
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