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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Australian Periodical Publications Project, 1840–1845
Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project

This project provides access to 69 Australian periodicals first published between 1840 and 1845 (and more titles will be added). The site provides a variety of routes of access to its material. The browse function... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-14.

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.

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.

Florence Catasto of 1427
Professor R. Burr Litchfield, Brown University

This site offers tax assessment data from 1427 for the city of Florence in Renaissance Italy. It provides a unique opportunity for students to explore the urban landscape and family life of Renaissance Florence in incredible detail, rare for a city in this period. Faced with protracted warfare... [more]

Website last visited 2003-03-01.

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.

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.

Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures
American Memory, Library of Congress

This website contains 68 short films produced during the Spanish-American War of 1898-1902. The collection calls attention to the way in which the emergence of the American Empire coincided with--and was in important ways shaped by--the birth of the cinema. Since the films can be downloaded quickly... [more]

Website last visited 2003-02-16.

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.

Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
Library of Congress, American Memory

This site offers 105 documents published between 1772 and 1889 that deal with the legal experiences of slaves and the legal aspects of slavery in the United States and Great Britain. These include arguments, examinations, reports, testimonies, and other materials related to cases involving slaves,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-24.

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Ross Scaife, Editor in Chief

This site was created in 1995 as a resource on women and gender in the ancient Mediterranean. In addition to course and teaching materials, bibliographies, and links to other online sources (some of which are dysfunctional), such as articles, book reviews, databases, and images, there is an... [more]

Website last visited 2004-01-15.

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.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University

Last revised in 2002, this site was designed to provide classroom teachers with an extensive, well-organized collection of ancient Mediterranean literary texts and, to a lesser extent, art and archaeological sources. This extensive site includes numerous categories, such as "Legal Texts," as well... [more]

Website last visited 2003-09-09.

University of Haifa Library

This project, established for a course on the History of Ancient and Classical Art at Haifa University in Israel, provides access to information and images of ancient sites in Egypt, Iraq, and Greece. The goal is to help students understand ancient buildings and their construction, especially those... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-03.

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank
Rutgers University, Research Libraries Group, Inc

The Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank provides straightforward database access to five sets of data on European currency exchange and commodities prices1 from the 13th through the 18th centuries. The data have been compiled from [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-04.

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University

This massive database of primary and secondary source material on the Islamic world is a subsidiary to the larger Internet History Sourcebook project. The title is somewhat misleading as the term "Islamic History" usually refers to the history of Islam in the pre-modern period. This sourcebook,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-10-07.

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