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Social Science and Humanities Resources

Helpful research links to periodicals, journals, and other informative Internet web sites in the area of history.

General History

Women's History

Cultural and Religious History

Regional History

  • Economic History of Eastern Asia. This site is full of informative and up-to-date information on the Asian markets.
  • The Duke Papyrus Archive provides electronic access to texts about and images of 1,375 papyri from ancient Egypt. A great site for ancient historians, archaeologists, biblical scholars, Egyptologists, students of literature and religion and all others interested in ancient Egypt.
  • The Internet African History Sourcebook. This web page provides links to online texts, documents and sources for the history of Africa, as well as links to many other related web pages.
  • African studies WWW (U. Penn). This site offers hyperlinks to direct news sources in Africa, a multimedia library, and "Africa Web Links," an annotated directory.
  • The East Asian Sourcebook
  • European History researchers will find that Eurohist.com is full of great links covering everything from the Roman Empire to the present.
  • Chinese History
  • The wars for Viet Nam: 1945 to 1975 offers a wealth of information about the long-standing military, political, and social conflagration that wrenched apart three Southeast Asian countries and tormented the American psyche.
  • The Sixties project and Viet Nam generation, inc. Although by most standards of historical measurement the sixties barely qualify as "history," the decade has taken on almost mythic proportions. The Vietnam War and the rise of the antiwar movement, black power, women's liberation-the list of the decade's transformative moments grows and becomes more complex with each retelling.
  • Vietnam: yesterday and today. This site is most useful as a bibliographic tool. Other features include a chronology and a list of "differences" between the war in Vietnam and previous wars.
  • Central Europe online covers primarily the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. A very useful source of information for anyone wanting to keep up with events in Central Europe.
  • Chronology of Russian history includes texts of important documents ranging from the Primary Chronicle forward, the Marxism-Leninism Project,and the Soviet period.
  • Russia Today covers Russia, the Baltics, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  • Russian and East European Network Information Center (REENIC). This well-organized site provides many links with other Web sites, both in the US and abroad.
  • Library of Congress HLAS online: handbook of Latin American studies covers anthropology, art, economics, geography, government and politics, history, international relations, literature, music, philosophy, and sociology.
  • NativeWeb includes links to information about indigenous peoples throughout the Americas, Africa, Europe and Russia, the Maori of New Zealand, and the Aboriginal peoples of Australia.
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture represents one of the most fecund resources for research currently open to scholars at all levels.
  • The Victorian Web. A "virtual" undergraduate course in Victorian studies, this rich site also serves as an encyclopedia of 19th-century Britain.
  • Archaeological resource guide for Europe: WWW Virtual Library for European Archeology is an indexed and ordered collection of nearly 1,100 hypertext links from 38 countries, pointing to current archaeological communication and information resources across Europe.
  • The Universal black pages is a complete and comprehensive listing of African Diaspora related Web pages at a central site.
  • Ethnic studies at USC - Bibliographies list African American materials on artists, photography, writers, literature, poetry, politics, the Harlem Renaissance, and religion. Other bibliographies cover Asian American, Jewish, and Mexican American artists and literature, and general research guides for these groups. Bibliographies on the topics of immigration, racial discrimination, and prejudice are also included.

American Indian and Northwest History

 



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