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World Civilizations: Prehistory to 1500


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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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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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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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Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History

Digital museum of Ancient Mesopotamian artifacts and information

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ARTstor Digital Archive Collection

Digital archive collection containing nearly one million images and associated catalog data from historic art and architecture collections worldwide.   More Info

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Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Guide to the history of ideas in human history. Subject coverage includes sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

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Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Online course supplement that includes guide to Internet sources on ancient and medieval civilizations and cultures.

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HyperHistory Online

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

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Librarians' Internet Index: History

Index to authoritative Internet sources selected by librarians. Includes chronologies, cultures, maps, primary sources, and more.

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MasterFILE Premier

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

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Voice of the Shuttle

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

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World Civilizations WWW Resources

Comprehensive web guide to resources for world history and world civilizations.

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World Civilizations: An Internet Classroom and Anthology

Internet sources selected by faculty for the World Civilizations course. Sources indexed by civilizations, cultures, geographic regions, religions, and time periods.

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Primary Source Materials

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Full-text historical documents in subject areas of ancient history, medieval studies, modern history, Africa, East Asia, India, Islamic history, Jewish history, the history of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transsexuals, women's studies, global studies, and the history of science.

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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.

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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.

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World Civilization Virtual Library

Guide to Internet sources for ancient and modern civilizations and cultures. Content organized by geographic regions and significant historical eras.

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Encyclopedias, Directories, Handbooks

Ancient Civilizations

UNDERGRAD-SCI/ENGR Reference CB311 .A522 2000


Dictionary of the Middle Ages

UNDERGRAD-SCI/ENGR Reference D114 .D5 1982


Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

UNDERGRAD-SCI/ENGR Reference CB311 .E54 2001


Great Events from History: Ancient and Medieval Series

UNDERGRAD-SCI/ENGR Reference D59 .M26


Handbook of North American Indians

UNDERGRAD-SCI/ENGR Reference E76.2 .H36


History Writing Resources Center

Information on writing a history paper, reviewing an article or a book, reading and writing about primary sources, and citing various formats.

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Reference Universe

Concise, scholarly, encyclopedic information on all subject areas. Contains indexes from over 4,000 reference books, including subject encyclopedias.   More Info

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