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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.

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.

Japanese Old Photographs in Bakumatsu-Meiji Period
Nagasaki University Library

This website displays the library's collection of more than 5,000 hand-tinted photographs dating from the second half of the 19th century. These decades were among the most tumultuous and significant in Japan's history, as they marked Japan's confrontation with Western imperialism, the overthrow of... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-13.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Reed College

This site consists of firsthand accounts of 19th-century Taiwan from the perspective of European and American visitors. These visitors, who referred to modern-day Taiwan by the name "Formosa," produced hundreds of maps, travelogues, ethnographic accounts, and photographs, as well as artwork,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-01-21.

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.

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.

Journeys in Time, 1809 – 1822: The Diaries of Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie
Macquarie University, Sydney, and State Library of New South Wales, Australia

This site provides full transcripts of diaries written over thirteen years by Lachlan Macquarie (1761-1824), governor of colonial New South Wales between 1810 and 1822, and his wife, Elizabeth (1778-1835). Elizabeth Macquarie’s diary (roughly 20,000 words) describes the couple's journey to... [more]

Website last visited 2003-02-01.

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.

Liberian Letters
University of Virginia, Electronic Text Center

This site features more than 50 letters from freed American slaves living in 19th-century Liberia, West Africa, to their former masters and associates in Virginia. The site contains original handwritten pages and printed transcriptions of letters authored by men who acquired literacy as domestic... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-17.

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.

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.

International Dunhuang Project
International Dunhuang Project

Since the early 20th century, explorations of the Dunhuang caves and other ancient Silk Road sites have produced tens of thousands of paintings, manuscripts, printed documents, and other historical artifacts. Over the past century these artifacts have been dispersed among museums and private... [more]

Website last visited 2002-11-29.

Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World's Transportation Commission, 1894-1896
Library of Congress, American Memory

This site features photographs from the World's Transportation Commission (1894-1896). More specifically, the site provides high-quality images of more than 900 photographs taken by the American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942). The title of the site implies that images from all over... [more]

Website last visited 2002-10-28.

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.

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.

Puerto Rico at the Dawn of the Modern Age
Library of Congress, American Memory

This site commemorates the Spanish-American War of 1898 that ended Spanish colonial rule in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, and began U.S. control of these areas. It contains 39 pamphlets, 13 books, and one journal, all published between 1831 and 1929. Texts include general histories,... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-30.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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