"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War
IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
"It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that
it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that
the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the
teaching of the young."
- Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great -- BBC documentary on the journey of Michael Wood who
traces the footsteps of Alexander.
- ANYDAY -- Today in History
- Art History Resources on
-- Art history from ancient times to the present day divided
by period with separate links to research resources, an extensive list of
museums and galleries by country, online journals, exhibits, and university art
- Avalon Project at
Yale Law School
-- collection of primary documents from law, history,
economics, politics, foreign relations, and government.
- Berlin Wall
This searchable site contains vast amounts of information on the Berlin Wall,
including a timeline; an extensive collection of photographs with views of
Checkpoint Charlie, escapes, wall art and the walls demolition; facts about the
wall: and an extensive archive of documents (most in German) and photographs.
Index of more than 10000 biographies of prominent public figures, including
politicians, authors and entertainment celebrities, which can be searched by key
word but not browsed.
- Biography -- Biography is
devoted to the subject of interesting lives in all forms, including books,
television, games, general biographical information.
Cold War Hot Links
- Country Reports,
for Countries Around the World
Discovery School: A-to-Z History -- Discovery Channel's
and World Book have partnered to create this searchable online history
encyclopedia. Includes photos, maps, and sound and video clips.
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
- 50 States and Capitals
-- Information about United States.
Harappa -- Include over 90 slides of the
Indus Valley and 3D computer recreations of the city's gateway and surrounding
topography, plus various audio and visual resources concerning South Asia in
general before 1947.
History at BBC -- History of civilization.
- History Net
- History Online -- Collection of
UK, European and worldwide resources for historians. Includes journals and
articles, theses, seminars and conference details and information on current
- Horus' History Links -- Set of documents providing information about the history of specific
countries, times and places. Areas of history such as medicine and science are
HyperHistory: World History Chart -- better understanding of
the historical forces that shape today's global affairs - from China to
Afghanistan, the Middle East, Europe and America.
Internet Classics Archive -- Searchable archive of Greco-Roman, Chinese
and Persian classical literature texts in English translation with commentaries. Includes Aesop's Fables, Ovid's
Metamorphoses and Plato's Republic.
Internet History Sourcebooks
Project at Fordham U. -- collections of public domain and
copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or
excessive layout) for educational use.
Moenjodaro.Org -- A complete guide to
the Indus civilization (available in Japanese too)
Mummies of Ancient Egypt
Muslim Heritage -- History of the Muslim world by Foundation for
Science Technology and Civilization, UK.
Age Reference Collection -- Typology, technology, raw materials, and
study methods of the Stone Age.
Teacher Source -- Hundreds of free lessons and activities to teach history,
civics, geography and more.
Resource Page - -
Information and links to hundreds of sites pertaining to various aspects of
American history, government and politics.
- Propaganda Postcards of
the Great War (World War 1) -- Collection of World War 1 propaganda
postcards from both the Central and Allied powers.
History -- comprehensive index of sites relating to
Russian History, including a chronology, information on Russian dynasties,
nobility, coins, laws, religion, and more.
- Schools History
Presents background information, online lessons, and resources for teachers and
students which cover the history curriculum in Years 7 through 9, and at GCSE
level. Topics covered include the Roman empire, Islamic civilizations, the
Tudors, the First World War, and Nazi Germany.
- Seven Wonders of the Ancient
- Today in History
-- History Channel
- Today in History
-- Library of Congress.
Interactive Historical Timelines -- WhoWhatWhen is a
database of people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic
timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals.
History: Hyper History -- Displays 3000 years of world history with a
combination of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps.
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