History Useful Links

The following web sites have been reviewed for content and accessibility; sites with star ratings have been reviewed by Principia History Majors.  The sites are grouped by the following subject and geographical areas: 

General History
Africa
Ancient History
Asia and Oceania
Central and Eastern Europe
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and North Africa
North America
United Kingdom
Western Europe

General History Links
American and British History Resources on the Internet  -Well organized collection of scholarly Internet resources of American and British History. 

The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School - Documents relevant to law, diplomacy, politics, economics, and history from the code of Hammurabi to the Hamas Covenant of 1988. 

Cold War International History Project - New information and perspectives on the history of the Cold War, in particular new findings from the former Communist world. 

Fourth World Documentation Project - Online library of texts which record and preserve the struggles of the "Fourth World" to regain their rightful place in the international community. 

The Historical Text Archive - Original historical texts and secondary research materials for the study of the history of all regions and time periods. 

History Guide - Guide to scholarly Internet and CD-ROM resources in Anglo-American history. 

INCORE - Regional Internet Guides Scholarly information on ethnic conflicts in selected countries. 

International Institute of Social History - Activities, collections and selected publications of this important historical organization dealing with labor history. 

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies - Access to scholarly electronic resources in medieval studies. 

The Library of Congress: Country Studies - On-line versions of the Country Studies/Area Handbooks, focusing primarily on lesser known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed. 

Map History/History of Cartography - Gateway site to the history of cartography and the study of early maps. 

Medieval Feminist Index Journal - Articles, book reviews, and book essays about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. 

The Nizkor Project - Contains links to Holocaust sites, a compilation of documents relating to the Holocaust, and confronts Holocaust deniers. 

ORB-Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies - Peer-reviewed articles, other resources, and links to e-texts and Internet guides dealing with medieval history, religion, philosophy and literature. 

Time 100: 1900 vs. Now - Time magazine chronicles the important events of the last century. 

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Thoroughly documented collection of archive and library holdings and photographic archive, transcripts of museum programs, and teaching materials. 

Ohio State University History Department - http://www.cohums.ohio-state.edu/history/default.htm - ** star rating

History Department at University of Kansas - http://www.ukans.edu/history/VL/ - *** star rating

Tennessee Tech University History Web Site - http://www.tntech.edu/www/acad/hist/edocs.html - ** star rating

The World War I Document Archive - http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/ - *** star rating

A Brief History of Jamestown - http://www.apva.org/history/index.html - *** star rating

Research Assistance - http://www.nara.gov/ - ** star rating On-line Card Catalog - gopher://rsl.ox.ac.uk:70/11/lib-corn/hunter - ** star rating

Africa Links: 

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources - Subject access to information on Africa in 35 categories. 

Africa Studies WWW - Links to direct news sources in Africa, a multimedia library and an annotated director of Africa web links. 

Index on Africa - Compilation of links by country, subject, and news.
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/9061/africa/africa.html - ** star rating.

Ancient History Links: 

Ancient World Web - Index of resources concerning the ancient world, including web sites, list-servs, institutions and organizations. 

Argos: Limited Area Search of the Ancient and Medieval Internet - Peer-reviewed site covering nearly 90% of all ancient cultures pages on the Web. 

Atlas of the Greek and Roman World - Comprehensive atlas of the classical world. 

Britannia - Web sites related to the Roman military history of Britain. 

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet - Links to an abundance of material on the Byzantine world, including an image collection. 

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World - Repository of a wide range of information with search capabilities. 

Exploring Ancient World Cultures: An Introduction to Ancient World Cultures on the World Wide Web - Large body of ancient texts, date-searchable annotated chronology, annotated links to scores of web sites, pictures, and a search engine. 

Perseus Project - Highly rated digital library on ancient Greece. 

The Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean - Most comprehensive web site on prehistoric Greece down to the collapse of Mycenaean civilization. 

Asia and Oceania Links:

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library - Authoritative, large-scale, subject-oriented scholarly guide to Internet resources in Asian Studies. 

Australian History on the Internet - Comprehensive list of reviewed subject sites for researchers of the Australian experience. 

Website at the University of North Carolina - Focus on U.S. Presidents - http://www.ibiblio.org/lia/president/ - *** star rating

Addresses of U.S. Presidents - http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/ - *** star rating

University of Virginia, The Sixties Project - http://lists.village.virginia.edu/sixties/ - ** star rating

Literary Site for 1960's - http://www.charm.net/~brooklyn/LitKicks.html - ** star rating

President Lyndon Johnson's message to Congress on The Gulf of Tonkin Incident - gopher://wiretap.spies.com:70/00/Gov/US-History/Vietnam/tonkin-gulf - *** star rating

United Kingdom Links: 

Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia: British History, 1700-1950 - Online hyper-linked history of Britain as seen through the eyes of people from all levels of society. 

Western Europe Links:

Archaeological Resource Guide for Europe: WWW Virtual Library of European Archeology - Ordered collection of hypertext links to current archaeological communication and information resources across Europe. 

EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe - Links to western European (mainly primary) historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated, shedding light on key historical happenings within the respective countries. 

Irish History on the Web - Comprehensive links to general Irish history as well as Republican, Unionist and Northern Ireland history, famine web sites and genealogy resources. 

The Victorian Web - Online information on all aspects of life in 19th-century Britain. 

WESSWEB:Western European Specialists Section - This section of the Association of College Libraries division of the American Library Association seeks to provide western Europe specialists with information for their work. 

WWW Virtual Library: West European Studies - Provides references to resources on the Internet containing  information on Western Europe, and subject-oriented research guides on the European Union.