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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.

Digital Imaging Project of South Africa
University of Natal

The Digital Imaging Project of South Africa (DISA) has digitized 43 anti-apartheid periodicals covering the period 1960 to 1994. These years were pivotal for South Africa's liberation struggle against the apartheid system. In 1960, the white-ruled National Party government banned major opposition... [more]

Website last visited 2007-07-24.

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.

National Security Archive: Sources on Latin America
National Security Archive, George Washington University

The National Security Archive is a nongovernmental, nonprofit institution that uses the Freedom of Information Act to declassify United States government documents related to this country's foreign policy. The Archive is funded by the MacArthur, Carnegie, and Ford Foundations and is located at... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-14.

Chinese Propaganda Posters
Stefan Landsberger, Leiden University, The Netherlands

This site showcases hundreds of Chinese propaganda posters. Of the three major websites devoted to this topic, Stefan Langsberger's is perhaps the most comprehensive and well edited. (Three other sites that may be used in conjunction with this one are: [1] [more]

Website last visited 2002-10-14.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Gate of Heavenly Peace
Long Bow Group

This site was designed to accompany the Frontline (PBS) documentary "The Gate of Heavenly Peace." This critically acclaimed three-hour film is one of the most balanced treatments of the popular protests in the People's Republic of China (PRC) that culminated in a violent government crackdown on... [more]

Website last visited 2003-03-01.

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.

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.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (DASSK)
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Organization

This modest site is dedicated to presenting current information about the Nobel Peace Prize-winning advocate of democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi. Ms. Suu Kyi has been an active and visible proponent of democracy in Burma (Myanmar) in the face of constant threats and mistreatment by the current military... [more]

Website last visited 2003-08-25.

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.

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.

Cambodian Genocide Program
Yale University Genocide Studies Program

Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge, under the direction of Pol Pot, murdered 21 percent of the Cambodian population (1.3 million people). The sheer scale and brutality of these atrocities make it both very difficult and extremely important to study. This website does an excellent job of... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.

Viettouch
Vietttouch

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.

Morning Sun
Long Bow Group

This site was originally designed to accompany a two-hour documentary on China's Cultural Revolution (ca. 1964-1976) entitled Morning Sun (Fall 2003). Morning Sun, "is not a comprehensive or chronological history of the Cultural Revolution." The filmmakers set out to produce a... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-03.

Timeframes
National Library of New Zealand

Timeframes currently presents more than 21,000 images from the Alexander Turnball Library. The picture collections specialize in the social and natural history of New Zealand, the Pacific, and Antarctica "from the earliest European contact to the present." Most of the material in Timeframes,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-02.

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