This Web site is an index to thousands of history sites including Finding
Aids (bibliography, guides, indexes, libraries, archives, manuscripts,
museums, booksellers); Materials (electronic texts, historical journals,
data bases, general reference works, sound and images, and maps); Methods
and Auxiliary Disciplines (archaeology, demography, genealogy, language,
timelines); Instruction (instructional resources, distance education, employment,
grants, information quality); Network Information (networking, search engines,
software); Scholarly Exchange (scholarly societies and associations, centers
and institutes, on-line discussion lists); Eras and Epochs (general, prehistory,
Celtic Europe, ancient Near East, ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, Hellenistic
age, ancient Rome, medieval Europe, early modern Europe); Historical Topics
(architecture, art, climatology, costume, Holocaust, indigenous peoples,
Islam, labor and business history, maritime history, military history,
history of science, slavery, urban history, women's history); and history
by countries and regions.
The Internet History Sourcebook Project is a site which contains "collections
of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts," this is great for
finding primary historical resources. The three primary historical sourcebooks
History. Additional historical sourcebooks, organized by theme, include
In addition to full-text historical documents, one can find links to secondary
articles, reviews, discussions, and more websites. Maintained and edited
by Paul Halsall, Assistant Professor of History at the University of North
This site "... is based on the synchronoptic concept and can be regarded
as a companion to the World History Chart of Andreas Nothiger. The History
Chart can be obtained from here. HyperHistory is growing monthly until
the project provides a comprehensive synchronoptic display of world history
for the last 3000 years."
This site from the television network provides links to "This Day in History,"
a history search engine, changing exhibits and features, and an online
store. It also has links to other Arts & Entertainment channels: Biography.com,
with access to over 15,000 biographies and HistoryTravel.com,
with links to sites about traveling to historic places.
The HTA provides original material , links to other sites, and electronic
reprints of books and is organized by geography/nations (United States,
Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Europe, Latin America,
and Mexico) and topical history (African-American, genealogy, native American,
mathematics, movie history, sports, teaching, war, and women).
This Web site includes: Search utilties for locating history resources
on the web; Links to history department, university and school web pages;
Internet discussion lists; Archives (sources for contemporary history);
Images (for teaching pre-modern world history); Electronic documents on
line; General resources for history (pre-history, maps, libraries, etc.);
and Auxilliary resources for historical study.
Another large collection of links to Internet resources on world history.
Subtitled "The Artist's View of Western History and Western Civilization,"
it was developed and is maintained by teacher at the University of Evansville
(Ill.). The page gives access to specific pages about prehistory, Mesopotamia,
Egypt, India, China, Greece, Rome, Byzantium and the Islamic world, Middle
Ages, Renaissance, the age of exploration, Baroque, Enlightenment and revolutionary
periods, the indistrial revolution and Modern
History which has great links to many sites about
world history from 1900-1945 and Recent
History for links to many sites about the later decades
of the 20th century.
Yahoo's links to world history with specific subdivisions for 16th Century;
17th Century; 18th Century; 19th Century; 20th Century; Middle Ages; the
Renaissance; and Timelines.
European History - http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Regions/Europe/Arts_and_Humanities/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/
Yahoo's links to modern European history with specific subdivisions for
Ancient history; the Middle Ages; the Renaissance; 16th Century; 17th Century;
18th Century; 19th Century; 20th Century; and Timelines.
This Web site covers "the middle centuries of Western Civilization from
Byzantium to the French Revolution." It is basically a directory to sites
about the period of European history from 500 to 1800 A.D.
Maintained by a librarian at Canisius College, this site is a large list
of links to all sorts of timelines. Types include: History & Cultures;
Science & Technology; Arts & Literature; Popular Culture; and Science
Fiction. (George Emery)
This site has maps, brief facts, and other material about historic cities.
Browse by country, city, year, or mapmaker. Maps, dating from the late
fifteenth through the early eighteenth centuries, may be viewed in either
low or high resolution. (Historic Cities Center of the Department of Geography,
the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Jewish National and University
The Internet Women's History Sourcebook contains "collections of public
domain and copy-permitted historical texts," In addition to full-text historical
documents, one can find links to secondary articles, reviews, discussions,
and more websites. (Paul Halsall)
This section of the Internet History Sourcebook contains "collections of
public domain and copy-permitted historical texts." The historical douments
referenced here cover the entire range of history and all geographical
areas of the globe. In addition to full-text historical documents, one
can find links to secondary articles, reviews, discussions, and more websites.
Starting in 1290, this timetable list significant events in the history
of homosexuality. "The original list of events upon which the following
is based was compiled by Lisa Power for The Pink Paper, 5th. July,
1996, issue 437, pages 22-25. It will continue to be extended and updated."
The same author has developed this site which has links to Web sites about
Victorian Web - http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/hypertext/landow/victorian/victov.html
Collection of links to information resources having to do with England
under the reign of Queen Victoria (much of the 19th century). The site
includes links to: Victorianism, social context, political context, economics,
religion, philosophy, literature, visual arts, science and technology.
A large collection of links to information about castles, including images
of many castles. The site also has links to castle tours, medieval studies,
heraldry, castle books, palaces and great homes, abbeys and churches, myths
and legends, weapons and supplies, accommodations, and organizations and
an email list.
The data base comprises people only related to the Holy Roman Empire. These
people are not necessarily of German nation -- it suffices that they have
a German nobility title, i.e. had a function in the Holy Roman Empire or
in a predecessor or successor state (German Union, German Empire, Netherlands,
Austria, Bohemia, Italy etc.).
Important speeches and recordings from an extensive collection at Michigan
State University. All presidents from Cleveland through Clinton are represented
as well as fourteen other famous folks from Edwin Booth (1890) to Betty
Yahoo's links to the period in European history from about 500 to 1500
A.D. Includes the categories of: Art and Architecture; Byzantine Empire;
Catholic Inquisition; Crusades; English Peasants' Revolt 1381; Feudalism;
Guilds; Hanseatic League; Hundred Years' War; Journals; Knights; Law; Lesbians,
Gays, and Bisexuals; Literature; Marriage; Medieval Siege Engines; Medieval
Studies; Norman Conquest; Organizations; People; Philosophy; Runes; Timelines;
Vikings; and Web Directories.
This Website has links to resources on medieval art, archeology, architecture,
culture, drama, history, law, literature, music, people, philosophy, religion,
science and technology, and NetSERF's Research Center.
"The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources
in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University.
The Labyrinth's easy-to-use menus and links provide connections to databases,
services, texts, and images on other servers around the world. Each user
will be able to find an Ariadne's thread through the maze of information
on the Web."
The "Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies" is an academic site, written
and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors
and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer
reviewers. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and
relevance to the field of medieval studies.
Part of the above resource, this site includes a collection of thousands
of articles and other sources; full texts of such item as church council
documents, government documents, writings of early church fathers; saints'
lives; law texts; and maps. (Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies)
"The Middle Ages is inspired by programs from The Western Tradition, a
video series in the Annenberg/CPB Multimedia Collection." This site includes
links to topics such as Feudal life; Religion; Home; Clothing; Health;
Arts & Entertainment; and Town Life.
Part of the World Wide Web-Virtual Library, this site has links to reference
materials (gateways, images); geographical sites (England, France, Germany);
topical materials (miscellaneous, associations, auxilliary disciplines,
castles, cathedrals, colleges and universities, new literature, and Vikings;
as well as on-line texts and publications.
This Web site is an online exhibit from
the Sächsische Landesbibliothek of various manuscripts, art objects,
early printing examples, etc. There are also exhibits on the history and
views of Dresden, called the "Florence of the North," where the library
is located. (Library of Congress)
This exhibit presents some 200 of the Vatican Library's most precious
manuscripts, books, and maps--many of which played a key role in the humanist
recovery of the classical heritage of Greece and Rome. The exhibition presents
the untold story of the Vatican Library as the intellectual driving force
behind the emergence of Rome as a political and scholarly superpower during
the Renaissance. (Library of Congress)