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HISTORY INFORMATION

The History Guide:  Revolutionizing Education in the Spirit of Socratic Wisdom. 
     Available online at http://www.historyguide.org/index.html (Accessed on April 16, 2014

The History Guide: Resources for Historians.  Available online at
     http://www.historyguide.org/resources.html (Accessed on April 16, 2014)

This Website provides useful information on Web sites devoted to history.

 

 
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Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia. 
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

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Scholarly Journals

Florida International University (http://www.fiu.edu/choice.html) maintains the following Library Resources in History site (http://www.fiu.edu/~library/subjects/history.html), which lists many indexes and databases in history.  More than 2000 scholarly history journals in the U.S. and Canada are indexed.

ABC-CLIO is one of the indexing sites.  It is located at http://serials.abc-clio.com/.  The List of Periodicals lists some 2000 scholarly journals alphabetically.  Many of the entries are linked directly to the journal's own web site.  So if you have trouble finding the name of a scholarly journal in history, look there.

 

bulletHuman Ancestors

The Smithonian Institutions's Early Human Origins Project http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins/

Early Human Phylogeny http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins/ha/a_tree.html

Neanderthal Man http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins/ha/neand.htm

Homo Sapiens:  http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins/ha/sap.htm

bulletClassical Civilization

Ancient Civilizations. http://www.seneca.k12.pa.us/~msteam4/main.html

 Ancient Civilizations:  Greece: http://www.seneca.k12.pa.us/~msteam4/greece.html

Cybermuseum at http://members.tripod.com/jaydambrosio/greece.html#mn
presents information on The Minoans l The Myceneans l Classical Greece l The Hellenistic Age l Seven Wonders

Wilson, Andrew: The Classics Pages (1996 - 2003) at http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~loxias/sitemap.htm provides a fascinating, and idiosyncratic, introduction to the classics, Greek and Latin. 

The Illustrated History of the Roman Empire http://roman-empire.net/index.html

Pictorial Tour of Rome http://www.cavazzi.com/roman-empire/tours/rome.html

 
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Middle Ages
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The Annenberg Foundation and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting ACPB logo Site on the Middle Ages.

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The Internet Medieval Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.htm

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Byzantine and Medieval Links Index
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/medweb/

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Art History
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The Web Gallery of Art http://gallery.euroweb.hu/welcome.html

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Olga's Gallery http://www.abcgallery.com

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American History
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The Union County College Library has an extensive listing on WEB resources for American history at: http://www.ucc.edu/library/library/amhist.htm

bulletNew Jersey History and Information

The New Jersey Historical Society's website [http://www.jerseyhistory.org]

    All available finding aids for our manuscript collections are available through our web site full-text searchable http://www.jerseyhistory.org/archives_browse.html

    For published material, other guides to holdings are available, including:
Newspapers (a complete list of film and hard copy alphabetical by municipality)
The vertical file collection (including biographical files, family files, and subject files)
Inventory of genealogy microfilm pertaining to New Jersey families and sources
Inventory of microfiche collections of published books and pamphlets pertaining to local New Jersey history.  All the above available at: http://www.jerseyhistory.org/lib_findingguide.html.

Florida International University (http://www.fiu.edu/choice.html) maintains the following Library Resources in History site (http://www.fiu.edu/~library/subjects/history.html), which lists many indexes and databases in history.  More than 2000 scholarly history journals in the U.S. and Canada are indexed.

ABC-CLIO is one of the indexing sites.  It is located at http://serials.abc-clio.com/.  The List of Periodicals lists alphabetically some 2000 scholarly journals.  Many of the entries are linked directly to the journal's own web site.  So if you have trouble finding the name of a scholarly journal in history, look there.

 

 

 

Dr. Harold Damerow
Professor of Government and History
Union County College
Cranford, NJ
Last Updated October 28, 2003