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History - General Resources

World Wide Web Virtual Library - History

World History
E-texts and maps on Ancient History, The Middle Ages, and the 20th Century

Timelines of History
"Timelines of History is intended as a quality reference tool. It is and will forever be incomplete, but its simple structure and regular updates already make it a very versatile and useful research tool."

Texts and Documents
Texts and Documents at Hanover College's History Web Site. The principal goal of Texts offers HTML version of historical documents -- primary sources and secondary sources for educational use. Very useful.

Perseus Digital Library
An evolving humanities digital library. Presently collects materials on classics/antiquity, Victorian London, natural philosopher Robert Boyle, the history of Tufts University, and part of the Library of Congress-sponsored American Memory collections.

HyperHistory Online
HyperHistory "depicts a full panorama of history" by including science, culture, religion, people, events, and politics into an interactive timeline. The site contains over 2,000 files, special expanded sections, and links to websites that offer further information about each topic

The History Net
"TheHistoryNet is a joint effort of America's largest publisher of history, the History Group of Cowles Enthusiast Media and the National Historical, a membership organization created to be the history enthusiast's resource for information, products and services."

The History Guy
Website designed as a resource for students, teachers and those interested in politics. Strong emphasis on military history and American politics.

History World
Describes world history in interconnecting narratives and illustrated timelines. Search for events by theme, place and year.

Historical Text Archive
HTA was created "in response to the need of historians to have an electronic storage and retrieval site and to demonstrate the advantages of such sites for the study and teaching of history."

EyeWitness to History
"Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it." This website highlights excerpts from primary source material, articles, and photographs about important people and events throughout history.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook
Created by Paul Halsall of Fordham University. A huge archive of mostly primary material on modern European and American History, including much on the seventeenth through to the nineteenth centuries.