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"Links to Sources” is designed to help teachers and students make sense of the vast amount of source material available over the Internet, and effectively bring these resources their work as historians. It provides easy access to analytic tools, instructional strategies, and links to source materials.      To US Sources

World History

Internet Source Books:
Medieval History  | African History  | East Asian History 
Indian History 
  | Islamic History   | Jewish History  
Women's History
  | Global History   | History of Science

EuroDocs: Primary Historical documents from Western Europe. Organized by country and time period.

News and Newspapers On-line: Links to newspapers in countries around the world.  

Odyssey Online, a journey to explore ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman cultures produced by the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 

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The Ancient World Web: a meta-index to all things ancient.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures: An index of internet resources

The Pompeii Forum Project ,is an interdisciplinary collaborative research venture sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Ice Mummies of the Inca - Explore the lost world of the Inca by sifting through their ancient artifacts.

Search for the Lost Cave People - Venture into the Chiapas region of Mexico with a group of archeologists to search for the remains of a little-known civilization that preceded the Maya.

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18th Century Resources: Includes links to literature, history, etc from around the world in the 18th century. Other links to 18th century resources included.

Around the World in 72 Days - Discover the amazing life of reporter and world-adventurer Nellie Bly

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century - Trace the events of the Great War through interviews with nearly 20 historians, an interactive timeline and a look at the changing face of Europe through the war.

Guts & Glory - Explore the stories and the strategies behind two monumental World War II events -- D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Collections & Archives - The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives’ online catalog provides a means for searching and retrieving information for collections in its current holdings

National Archives Video Sections: NASA History of Space Flight Motion Pictures, United Newsreel Motion Pictures (1942-1945), Department of the Interior Motion Pictures

Top of Page, a website on World History This website includes narratives on trends from pre-history to the 21st century - trends in religion, attitude, technology, philosophy and political organization. The author tries to tell a story while presenting the positions of various sides of conflicts with accuracy. The author has used primary sources, but, as have others who write broad sweeps of history, he has drawn from the works of numerous historians who have devoted their professional lives to a more narrow focus of study. Furthermore he aims at avoiding distortion through omission. This website gives information about The School History Project. The internet site is an on-line resources databank for (history) teachers. The project suggested that: "Many teachers would find helpful a project which would provide stimulus, support and materials to help them revitalise their own practice in general and more particularly help them to encourage more pupil participation in their study of History." The Project initially started at the University of Leeds and transferred to Trinity & All Saints College in 1979, where it has been based ever since. On the website of Euratlas you can find maps about different states of Europe at the end of each century, from 1 BC to 2000. These maps are drawn by Christos Rüssli. The antique, medieval and early modern histories of Europe, in maps, are also available on CD. The History Project is an internet site that aims to bring together historians, students and general enthusiasts from all areas of the globe, encouraging people to share their collective knowledge with others. The developers of the website aim to provide a professional, easy to use service, while too many amateur historians and enthusiasts spend time researching their chosen areas only to find nowhere to express their findings and views. The History Project is encouraging all these people to send us their articles and essays so that other people may benefit from their knowledge and learn comprehensively without having to struggle through countless books and websites.  On this website you can find personal web logs of a young Dutch travellers team, who visit the 25 EU countries in 25 weeks. Through these web logs you will be informed about their adventures. On the website you can also find information about hotspots in Europe, articles, press releases and radio-broadcastings.  This website is a professional tool for everyone who wants to contact a top European decision-maker in Brussels and the European Union. You can find the name and title of the appropriate person, etc. Various indexes are included to facilitate your search for a give person, organisation, acronym or area of specialisation

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