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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.

G. I. Jones, Photographic Archive of Southeastern Nigerian Art and Culture
John C. McCall, Southern Illinois University

This site consists of approximately 350 photographs of artwork from the Igbo-speaking regions of southeastern Nigeria. A link to the author's home page offers additional web resources that complement those... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-30.

COLLAGE
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.

Fine Arts in Hungary
Emil Kren and Daniel Marx, KFKI Computers Systems Corporation

Interest in Eastern Europe has increased, especially since 1989. The creators of this website have responded to this interest, offering text and images that highlight the development of fine arts in Hungary in an attempt to raise awareness of Hungary's artistic legacy.

The home page is well... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-14.

PictureAustralia
National Library of Australia

This site allows users to search through the digitized image collections of 43 participating agencies. All of the cultural agencies involved, bar the National Library of New Zealand, are Australian institutions. They range in size and scope from small regional libraries and private galleries to... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-19.

Harappa: The Indus Valley and the Raj in India and Pakistan
Omar Khan, Jim McCall, and Andrew Deonarine

Omar Khan created and runs this site out of San Francisco, with the help of programmer Andrew Deonarine and graphic artist Jim McCall. Although the site was first designed as a way for Mr. Khan to share his personal interest in South Asian history with a wider audience, it has become one of the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-14.

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.

Marxists Internet Archive
Jorn Andersen, Brian Basgen, Chris Croome, Alphonso Pangas, David Walters and a global volunteer cooperative

The Marxists Internet Archive is one of the oldest collaborative archive projects on the Internet, beginning in 1987 as an effort to distribute Marxist information on ARAPNET and migrating to the Web in 1993. Originally the Marx-Engels Internet Archive, the project now encompasses the work of more... [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-03.

Tito’s Home Page
Martin Srebotnjak and Matija Marolt

This site, a playful but substantive archive of primary sources in various media from the life and career of Yugoslav leader Josip Broz (Tito), offers students a glimpse into the creation of personality cults in the Communist states that appeared after World War II. Created in 1997 by Slovene... [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-11.

Mexico: From Empire to Revolution
Getty Research Institute

This photographic archive, based on an exhibition and the Getty Institute's collections, presents the work of some 30 photographers, both Mexican and non-Mexican, produced between 1857 and 1923. By making hundreds of photographs available and placing them in a clear, historical context, the website... [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-01.

Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
Truman Presidential Museum and Library

This site, operated by the Truman Museum in Independence, Missouri, displays more than 100 documents held at the Truman Museum relating to the use of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. The site is actually only one part of the Truman Library and Museum's [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-22.

African National Congress, Historical Documents Archive
The African National Congress

This archive contains hundreds of speeches by African National Congress (ANC) leaders, press releases, conference proceedings, and articles and pamphlets. These materials, some of which are scanned in original form, trace the development of this leading South African liberation organization from... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-08.

Gertrude Bell Project
Tyne Library, University of Newcastle

Gertrude Bell (1868-1926), the subject of this website, was an archaeologist, mountaineer, diplomat of the Middle East, and world traveler. Bell received a first class degree in Modern History from Oxford University at the age of 20, the first woman to do so. She traveled extensively in Europe and... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-20.

British Voices from South Asia
T. Harry Williams Oral History Center, Louisiana State University

These voices come from a series of 40 interviews conducted with men and women who participated in the British colonial experience in India. This site seeks to preserve their words and make their unique viewpoints available to a larger audience. The content first appeared in a 1996 exhibition at... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-21.

Hedda Morrison Photographs of China, 1933-1946
Raymond Lum, Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University, USA

This site consists of some 5,000 black-and-white photographs by the German-born photographer Hedda Hammer Morrison (1908-1991) who resided in Beijing from 1933 to 1946. The site is managed by Dr. Raymond Lum, Asian Bibliographer of the Harvard College Library and Assistant Librarian of the... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-01.

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.

Japanese Historical Maps
University of California, Berkeley, and David Rumsey, Cartography Associates

This site contains high quality digital reproductions of roughly 100 historical maps produced in Japan from the 17th century to the 20th century. The original copies of the maps are held in the East Asian Library at the University of California at Berkeley. Cartography Associates digitized the maps... [more]

Website last visited 2002-12-15.

The Iranian Oral History Project
Center for Middle East Studies, Harvard University

The Iranian Oral History Project (OIHP) is a rare example of an online oral history database on the Middle East. The project started in 1980, a year after the Islamic Revolution of Iran, with the intention of recording testimonials from individuals who played important roles in Iran's history... [more]

Website last visited 2002-01-04.

Korean American Digital Archive
University of Southern California

This site brings together thousands of primary materials relating to the experience of Koreans in the United States between 1903 and 1965. It includes documents compiled by Korean American organizations (such as the Korean National Association and the Korean Chamber of Commerce), the personal... [more]

Website last visited 2003-04-15.

Documenting a Democracy: Australia's Story
National Archives of Australia and National Council for the Centenary of Federation

This site traces the development of Australian democracy and the emergence of the Australian state through key historical documents from the 18th century to the 20th. More than 100 documents, with transcripts and frequently an image of the original, chart the legal and political foundations of... [more]

Website last visited 2003-02-27.

Ling Long Women's Magazine, Shanghai, 1931-1937
Columbia University Libraries

This site offers the nearly complete run (228 of 298 issues) of Ling long, a weekly Chinese women's magazine published in Shanghai from 1931 to 1937. Scholars and students of Chinese social and cultural history will benefit greatly from the preservation of, and easy access to, such a... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-15.

Virtual Shanghai: Shanghai Urban Space in Time
Institute of East Asian Studies, Center for Chinese Studies, and Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative

These 3,000 photographic images, 230 maps, and 10 texts, focus on Shanghai during the pre-1949 period, bringing a wealth of visual material previously scattered among various institutions to students, teachers, and scholars. Project Directors Christian Henriot (Lyon University) and Wen-hsin Yeh (UC... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-15.

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.

Taiwan Documents Project
Taiwan Documents Project

This website is intended to provide primary material about the dispute over Taiwan. Links on the left-hand side of the home page make navigation fairly easy. These links include: "Documents"; "Related Topics"; "Papers"; and "Maps." A search engine allows full-text searches of the entire site. By... [more]

Website last visited 2003-08-04.

Mahatma Gandhi Research and Media Service
Gandhi Serve Foundation (Germany)

This site was created to promote the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and offers an impressive collection of materials associated directly with the life and teachings of Mohandas K. Gandhi. A store sells Gandhi-related materials, but most of the primary sources are provided at no charge.

The... [more]

Website last visited 2003-08-25.

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.

Beauty and Darkness: Cambodia
Bruce Sharp

This is a personal website that concentrates on collecting and maintaining information on modern Cambodia. Sharp, a network administrator, runs the site out of personal interest and the quality of the material varies. In particular, essays submitted over the Internet are usually not worth reading.... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-02.

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