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Colonial Latin America
Peter Bakewell, Jason Lemon, and Michael Perri, Emory College Online, Emory University

This website was created for classroom use by Peter Bakewell, a historian who has written several books and a textbook on Latin American history. The site has about 72 images (including paintings, woodcuts, photographs and graphs), 18 written texts (poems, letters, reports, maps) and two songs... [more]

Website last visited 2002-10-04.

Guaman Poma - El primer nueva corónica y buen gobierno
Royal Library of Denmark

This website, maintained by the Royal Library of Denmark, contains the digital version of a manuscript completed in 1615 by a native Andean, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala. He wrote his Nueva corónica y buen gobierno or New Chronicle and Good Government to provide the Spanish king with... [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-22.

Kyoto National Museum
Kyoto National Museum

This site presents items contained in the Kyoto National Museum. The museum, which has one of the most extensive collections of premodern (pre-1800) Japanese and Asian art in the world, has photographed the items in its collection and arranged them into an English-language catalog, thus making the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-15.

Digital South Asia Library
American Institute of Indian Studies and Digital South Asia Library, University of Chicago

The information and source materials presented on this site are extremely wide ranging, rare, and occasionally quite specific. Given the amount of content, this specificity should be seen as an asset rather than a drawback.

The visual materials offered by the site can primarily be found in... [more]

Website last visited 2007-05-31.

Guildhal Library, Guildhall Gallery of Art, and Corporation of London

This intriguing website offers more than 20,000 historical images. Reproductions of paintings, watercolors, drawings, and sculptures provide more than a glimpse into the history of London and London life from the 15th century to the present. The cultural history of London can be explored through... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-03.

Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts
Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands

This site offers searchable database access to almost 11,000 manuscript illuminations (miniatures, initials, and border decorations) from the National Library of the Netherlands and the Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in The Hague. The primarily late medieval images are drawn from close to 400... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-28.

Excerpts from Slave Narratives
Steven Mintz, University of Houston

Unadorned and easy to navigate, this comprehensive website based at the University of Houston contains 46 first-person accounts of slavery and African life dating from 1682 to 1937. The majority of these statements were written in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although there is no general essay... [more]

Website last visited 2002-09-01.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Calvin College

This digital repository offers primary sources in the public domain of all aspects of the history of Christianity. It is especially strong in the areas of the church fathers from Augustine through Aquinas as well as the Reformations of the 16th and 17th centuries. The site thus contains full-text... [more]

Website last visited 2007-06-17.

Papers of Sir Joseph Banks
The State Library of New South Wales

Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820) was the botanist who sailed with Captain James Cook on his first voyage of exploration into the Pacific region between 1768 and 1771. Banks was one of several scientists on the voyage that began a massive expansion in European knowledge about the Pacific region. In... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-20.

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

This website highlights 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century broadside ballads. These were popular songs (frequently with lavish woodcut illustrations) sold at a relatively affordable price and widely circulated. They celebrated contemporary events and figures and were an early means of mass... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-22.

The Endeavour Project: Journals of James Cook's First Pacific Voyage
Australian National University

This project presents the journals from James Cook's first Pacific voyage (1768-71). The British navigator sailed to the Pacific island of Tahiti to observe the transit of the planet Venus across the sun, and continued west to New Zealand and the east coast of Australia. This was the first of... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-26.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University

This site is the brainchild of Paul Halsall. It is part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project, dealing not only with ancient, medieval, and modern Western history, but also with the histories of Africa, China, science,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-27.

Atlas Index, USMA Map Library
Department of History, United States Military Academy at West Point

This website offers a stellar digital collection of maps, focusing on important military campaigns in history. The site's database contains more than 450 maps arranged in 18 broad categories. These are organized chronologically, and include "[more]

Website last visited 2003-01-27.

The Web Museum, Paris
Nicolas Pioch

The Web Museum was created by Nicolas Pioch, an enthusiast, in 1994, and is an archive of several thousand artistic works by more than 300 artists from Europe and, to a lesser degree, the United States and Japan. Spanning the period between the 13th century (Gothic) and the present, the collection... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-01.

Japanese Text Initiative
University of Virginia, Electronic Text Center, and University of Pittsburgh, East Asia Library

This site makes available the classic texts of Japanese literature. Although a few of the texts are translated into English, most are digitized transcriptions of original Japanese texts. Consequently, the site is especially for scholars who can read Japanese literature in its original... [more]

Website last visited 2003-04-15.

RBI Monetary Museum Galleries
Reserve Bank of India, Bazil Shaikh, Sandhya Srinivasan

This site, sponsored and maintained by the government-run Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was conceptualized and created by two individuals, Bazil Shaikh and Sandhya Srinivasan. Although the site is updated infrequently, there is a significant amount of numismatic information available and it is... [more]

Website last visited 2003-02-01.

Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520-1820
Dana Leibsohn, Smith College, and Barbara Mundy, Fordham University

This bilingual website (Spanish and English) centers on 31 images of objects, buildings, sculptures, drawings, and paintings from all over Spanish America. The images are displayed in a gallery, and each image is paired with a discussion (of roughly 200 words each) explaining its use, origin, and... [more]

Website last visited 2003-04-17.

Galileo Project
Professor Albert Van Helden, Rice University

This award-wining site offers valuable information on the life and work of the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), as well as on the scientific community of 17th-century Europe. The site was created to give students much needed background, context, and primary sources in English for a... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-28.

Sea of Korea Maps Digital Archive
University of Southern California, East Asia Library

This site is an online collection of 172 European maps of Asia made from the 17th to the 19th century. The East Asian Library at USC holds the original copies of the maps. The site is very easy to use, with a list of all maps in chronological order. Maps may be searched by keyword as well. Each... [more]

Website last visited 2003-03-27.

Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art
Professors John and Susan Huntington, Ohio State University

This project began in 1986 when the Huntingtons decided to expand their Asian art history database to archive Pan-Asian visual resources. Currently the collection has more than 300,000 images from India, Pakistan, China, Japan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-15.

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1718-1820
Gwendolyn Hall, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University

This site contains the Louisiana Slave Database and the Louisiana Free Database, with information on slaves and freed slaves living in Louisiana and parts of present-day Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida from 1718 to 1820. The Slave Database is searchable from the website; both databases can be... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-29.

Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier
Library of Congress

A bilingual, English-Spanish website, Parallel Histories assembles approximately 250 documents relating to the history of Spanish presence in the Americas since the 15th century. The majority relates to the exploration, settlement, and early governments of Spanish territories in the New... [more]

Website last visited 2007-04-16.

Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
Jerome S. Handler, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Michael L. Tuite, Jr.

These 1,000 images depict Atlantic slavery. Images are divided into 18 categories, including "Maps"; "Pre-Colonial Africa"; "New World Agriculture and Plantation Labor"; "Music, Dance, and Recreational Activities"; and "Military Activities." The smallest categories have nine images ("Family Life,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-17.

Dream Anatomy
National Institutes of Health

This site, developed as part of an exhibit, remains a valuable online source for the study of the history of anatomy. The basic premise is that human anatomy was a mysterious and imprecise subject until the advent of the printing press in the 15th century. Drawing on one of the most extensive... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-02.

Medici Archive Project
Medici Archive Project

The creators of this site have undertaken one of the most ambitious online archive projects imaginable--to put on the web the complete papers of the Medici family during their period as Grand Dukes of Tuscany (1537-1743). These papers, comprising nearly three million letters in 6,429 volumes in the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-02.

Project Wittenberg
Concordia Theological Seminary

This site is devoted to the life and works of the 16th-century German reformer, Martin Luther. It contains the largest online collection of Luther's writings in English, including more than 100 hymns, as well as writings about Luther by many of his contemporaries and later Lutheran scholars. Many... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-02.

Sejarah Melayu: The History of the Malay Peninsula
Sabri Zain

This site is a personal webpage (albeit a complex one) run by a Singapore-born webmaster and amateur historian with the goal of providing an overview of Malaysian history. The materials have been arranged chronologically, beginning with the earliest records of the Malay and leading up to the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.


This privately run site is dedicated to the promotion of Vietnamese history and culture. The site itself has a professional look and makes full use of stylish Web design in presenting information about Vietnam's cultural and social traditions. Navigation of the site can be done via a side menu,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.

Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library
Professor David Germano, University of Virginia

This well organized and easy to navigate site contains materials related to the environment, culture, and history of Tibet and the Himalayas. Users willing to delve deeply into the various sections are rewarded with a vast amount of primary materials in the form of texts, videos, images, and maps.... [more]

Website last visited 2007-08-18.

Indian Ocean History
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center

The Indian Ocean has been a zone of human interaction for several millennia, boasting a 1,500-year history of active high-seas trade before the arrival of Europeans in 1498. This website seeks to enhance the profile of Indian Ocean history, long neglected relative to the Mediterranean Sea and... [more]

Website last visited 2010-09-20.

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