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Social Science and Humanities ResourcesHelpful research links to periodicals, journals, and other informative Internet web sites in the area of history.
- The National Archives and Records Administration site is a gold mine of artifacts and information for those searching for information into American History and Government.
- The Ancient World Web includes over a thousand links to information on archaeology, philosophy, art, law, mythology, and language in relation to history. This site makes a great start to any history research project.
- The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is a collection of reviewed primary sources. This is a great site addressing many history topics, which are not confined to the medieval period.
- An amazing scholars guide to the WWW. members.aol.com/Dann01/webguide.html
- The Modern History Sourcebook contains an enormous amount of links and articles addressing American and European History in the past 200 years.
- The online reference book for medieval studies is being developed by an editorial board of 23 scholars in the fields of medieval history, religion, philosophy and literature.
- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Medieval Labyrinth--website devoted to medieval studies
- American and British history resources on the Internet lists several hundred history-related Internet resources organized by type and subject.
- The Avalon project at the Yale Law School reproduces documents relevant to law, diplomacy, politics, economics, and history.
- Fourth World documentation project provides online access to an archive of full-text documents relating to social, political, economic, and human rights situations.
- The Library of Congress: country studies series has become a standard reference source of information about developed and developing nations alike.
- Map history/history of cartography: the gateway to the subject is devoted to a single global subject, the history of cartography, in particular, the study of early maps.
- The Historical text archive points to original historical texts and secondary research materials for the study of the history of all regions and time periods.
- ORB-Online reference book for medieval studies developed by scholars in the fields of medieval history, religion, philosophy, and literature.
- American memory: historical collections for the national digital library consists of primary source and archival materials relating to US history and culture.
- American studies Web includes topics such as race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, sociology and demography, region and environment, philosophy and religion, art and material culture, and performance and broadcasting, economy and politics, literature and hypertext, current events and legal studies.
- Index of Native American resources on the Internet. This site is certainly one of the most comprehensive and well-organized access points for those seeking information on Native Americans and other indigenous peoples.
- The U.S. Civil War Center aims to promote the study of the Civil War by anyone, whether interested in genealogy, history, historical preservation, reenactment, collectibles, or more.
Cultural and Religious History
- Economic History of Eastern Asia. This site is full of informative and up-to-date information on the Asian markets.
- The Duke Papyrus Archive provides electronic access to texts about and images of 1,375 papyri from ancient Egypt. A great site for ancient historians, archaeologists, biblical scholars, Egyptologists, students of literature and religion and all others interested in ancient Egypt.
- The Internet African History Sourcebook. This web page provides links to online texts, documents and sources for the history of Africa, as well as links to many other related web pages.
- African studies WWW (U. Penn). This site offers hyperlinks to direct news sources in Africa, a multimedia library, and "Africa Web Links," an annotated directory.
- The East Asian Sourcebook
- European History researchers will find that Eurohist.com is full of great links covering everything from the Roman Empire to the present.
- Chinese History
- The wars for Viet Nam: 1945 to 1975 offers a wealth of information about the long-standing military, political, and social conflagration that wrenched apart three Southeast Asian countries and tormented the American psyche.
- The Sixties project and Viet Nam generation, inc. Although by most standards of historical measurement the sixties barely qualify as "history," the decade has taken on almost mythic proportions. The Vietnam War and the rise of the antiwar movement, black power, women's liberation-the list of the decade's transformative moments grows and becomes more complex with each retelling.
- Vietnam: yesterday and today. This site is most useful as a bibliographic tool. Other features include a chronology and a list of "differences" between the war in Vietnam and previous wars.
- Central Europe online covers primarily the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. A very useful source of information for anyone wanting to keep up with events in Central Europe.
- Chronology of Russian history includes texts of important documents ranging from the Primary Chronicle forward, the Marxism-Leninism Project,and the Soviet period.
- Russia Today covers Russia, the Baltics, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
- Russian and East European Network Information Center (REENIC). This well-organized site provides many links with other Web sites, both in the US and abroad.
- Library of Congress HLAS online: handbook of Latin American studies covers anthropology, art, economics, geography, government and politics, history, international relations, literature, music, philosophy, and sociology.
- NativeWeb includes links to information about indigenous peoples throughout the Americas, Africa, Europe and Russia, the Maori of New Zealand, and the Aboriginal peoples of Australia.
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture represents one of the most fecund resources for research currently open to scholars at all levels.
- The Victorian Web. A "virtual" undergraduate course in Victorian studies, this rich site also serves as an encyclopedia of 19th-century Britain.
- Archaeological resource guide for Europe: WWW Virtual Library for European Archeology is an indexed and ordered collection of nearly 1,100 hypertext links from 38 countries, pointing to current archaeological communication and information resources across Europe.
- The Universal black pages is a complete and comprehensive listing of African Diaspora related Web pages at a central site.
- Ethnic studies at USC - Bibliographies list African American materials on artists, photography, writers, literature, poetry, politics, the Harlem Renaissance, and religion. Other bibliographies cover Asian American, Jewish, and Mexican American artists and literature, and general research guides for these groups. Bibliographies on the topics of immigration, racial discrimination, and prejudice are also included.
American Indian and Northwest History