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World Civilizations: Prehistory to 1500


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JSTOR

Full-text periodical database that provides coverage from over 450 scholarly journals. Subject coverage includes anthropology, archaeology, classics, history, and other areas related to the study of world civilizations.   More Info

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Daily Life Online

Full-text of Greenwood's Daily Lives Through History monographic series. Provides information regarding the daily lives of people from civilizations and cultures of the past. Coverage includes ancient, medieval, and modern civilizations.   More Info

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Project Muse

Full-text periodical database that provides coverage from over 100 scholarly journals. Subject coverage includes anthropology, cultural studies, history, and other areas related to the study of world civilizations.   More Info

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Databases & Other Web Resources

Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary periodical database, including scholarly materials related to world history.   More Info

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ACLS Humanities E-Book

A collaboration of prominent university presses, scholarly associations, and the American Council of Learned Societies. All periods and much geography are covered. The history of the United States is a major focus.   More Info

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American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography

Commonly known as the WPA Slave Narratives, American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography provides an authentic portrait of life, culture and survival for African Americans during the periods of slavery, Reconstruction and Depression-era America.   More Info

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Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Iter's bibliography includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues).   More Info

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MasterFILE Premier

Multidisciplinary periodical database that covers broad areas of history and world civilizations.   More Info

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Websites

  • ABZU

    A guide to networked open access data relevant to the study and public presentation of the Ancient Near East and the Ancient Mediterranean world.


  • American Memory

    A collection of primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States, maintained by the Library of Congress.


  • Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History

    Digital museum of Ancient Mesopotamian artifacts and information


  • HyperHistory Online

    Online version of the World History Chart. Provides a dynamic chronology of world history, including culture, events, politics, religion, and science.


  • Making of America

    A digital library of primary sources in American social history.


  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: Timeline of Art History

    Comprehensive guide to art history. Coverage includes all time periods and areas of the world. Information indexed by historical time periods, geographical areas, artistic genres, artistic subjects, and individual artists.


  • Perry-Castenada Library Map Collection: Historical Maps

    Digital library collection of historical maps. Coverage includes all areas of the world from ancient and modern time periods


  • Voice of the Shuttle

    Annotated guide to Internet sources on world history and world cultures.


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