History Subject Guide
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Anistoriton: History, Archaeology, Art History Online
History and the Movies (excellent links to
History in the Movies
(University of St. Francis, Illinois)
History Web Sites
(Princeton University Library)
Infomine: Scholarly Internet
Resource Collections: History (University of California, Riverside)
Archival Data Online Repository
Movies in Western Civilization
Historical Text Archive
(Mississippi State University)
Index of Resources for Historians (University
Lexis-Nexis News (excellent)
Middle East - Maps through the ages
World History Compass
WWW Virtual Library:
Associations and Organizations
American Associations of Museums
American Historical Association
American Library Association
Association of History and Computing
Canada's National History Society Online
Chronology of U. S. Historical Documents
(University of Oklahoma)
Historical Association (UK)
Index of Native American Resources on
Culture, history, language, art, music
Institute of Historical Research (University of
International Institute of Social History
Online Resources for Historians
General, UK, Europe and World archives and more.
Organization of American Historians (Indiana
Popular Culture Association/American Culture
Primary Sources and Activities
(National Archives and Records Administration, USA)
Professional Historians Association NSW
Society of American Archivists
World History Archives
World History Association
Films and History
Guide to resources for the study of the Ancient Near East.
Ancient Egypt (British Museum)
Diotima: Study of Women
and Gender in the Ancient World
Internet Ancient History
Internet Classics Archive (MIT)
Life in Ancient Egypt (Carnegie Museum)
Oriental Institute (University of
Digital images in Greek and in translation.
Warfare in the Ancient World
DScriptorium (Brigham Young
Digital images of medieval manuscripts.
for Medieval Resources - NetSERF
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Textbook and resource links.
for Medieval Studies (Georgetown University)
History (also some Russian links) composed by Library Director at EHC
Medieval and Renaissance
Europe: Primary Historical Documents (Brigham Young University)
Feminist Index: Scholarship on Women, Sexuality and Gender During the Middle Ages
The Medieval Review
Medieval art, culture, drama, history, law, literature, music, people, philosophy, and
Old English at the University of Virginia
Orb: Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies (Rhodes)
Reformation and Renaissance
Early Modern Europe
Europe Research (UK)
Iter: Gateway to the
Renaissance (University of Toronto)
Database of articles and books of the Renaissance.
The Protestant Reformation (Hanover
18th and 19th Centuries
War International History Project
Eighteenth Century Resources
(University of Pennsylvania)
Victoria Research Web (Indiana University)
Victorian Web Sites
Treaty, June 28, 1919
World War I Document Archive
World War I: Trenches on the Web
World War II Resources
World War II Timeline
African Studies (Princeton
Libraries/Archives (Stanford University)
Africa South of the
School of Oriental and African Studies
Library(The University of London)
| China |
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Asian Studies: WWW
Fairbank Chinese History Virtual Library
India (University of Texas)
Gateway to India, history and culture.
Itihaas: This is India's Story
Nuclear Testing in
India and Pakistan (University of California, Berkeley)
Guide to Japan
History (University of Louisville)
Nuclear Testing in
India and Pakistan (University of California, Berkeley)
Regarding Vietnam: Stories Since the War
Vietnam: Yesterday and Today
Australian Studies Network
New Zealand Ancient and Modern History
Online Sources for European History
Europe: Texts and Documents From Ancient
to Modern (Hanover College)
Documentary history of England and Wales.
British Monarchy: Official Web Site
of British History
Russia and Eastern Europe
16th and 17th Centuries
The United States: 16th and 17th
Centuries (Hanover College)
Protestant Reformation (Hanover
Reformers of theology such as John Calvin, Martin Luther, John Knox, Thomas Beron
and John Bradford.
The Pilgrims and the
Puritans (University of Virginia)
Virginia Colonial Records
Archiving Early America
Explores the world of 18th century America.
Benjamin Franklin: a Documentary
Early America Review: a Journal of Fact and
Opinion on the People, Issues and Events of 18th Century America
George Washington Papers at the
Library of Congress, 1741-1799
Thomas Jefferson Online
U. S. Bill of Rights
From Revolution to Reconstruction
Liberty: the American Revolution (PBS)
Revolution for Independence: Historical Text Archives (MSSU)
The American West
History of the American western frontier.
French and Indian
History of the French and
Indian War (Syracuse University)
Nineteenth Century Documents Project
Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Women in America,
1803 (National Archives and Records Administration
Links to Other War of 1812 Places
War of 1812
War of 1812: National Archives
War of 1812: Historical Text
from a publication of the U.S. Army)
Guilded Age and
Progressive Era Resources
The United States in the
Progressive Era (Swarthmore College)
Susan B. Anthony Center for
Women's Leadership (suffrage history, biographies, photos)
World War I
Life on the Homefront
Flapper Culture and Style
Prohibition (Ohio State University)
Depression and New Deal
America's Great Depression
A Comparative Chronology
of Money, 1920-1938
News: the 1930's (Michigan)
The Great Depression: It's Causes and
New Deal Network
Sliding Into the Great
Depression (UC, Berkeley)
WPA Life Histories, 1936-1940
Surviving the Dust Bowl (PBS)
Voices From the Dust Bowl
World War II
American Memory From the Library of
The Home Front: United States
American Merchant Marines
U.S. Navy in World War II
U. S. Army Airforce in World War II
A Bomb WWW Museum
The Atomic Bomb:
Center for Nonproliferation Studies (Monterey Institute of
Pearl Harbor Remembered
Cold War on the Web
Cold War Studies Project (Harvard)
(University of Pennsylvania)
Impact of McCarthyism
The Lessons of McCarthyism
History and Politics Out Loud
The Civil Rights Movement: Sites for Students and
Researchers (Association of Colleges and Research Libraries)
Appalachian State University Library)
ACADEMIC INFORMATION HOLOCAUST
STUDIES (An annotated directory of Internet resources for the study of the
ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE ONLINE
CLAIMS CONFERENCE RESTITUTION GUIDE
(Outlines and clarifies some of the major compensation and restitution programs
currently available for Holocaust survivors and their heirs)
COMMITTEE ON CONSCIENCE WEB LINKS
(Websites documenting genocide, ethnic strife, war crimes, and human rights
CYBRARY OF THE HOLOCAUST (Uses
art, discussion groups, photos, poems, and facts to preserve memories and to
ARCHIVE FOR HOLOCAUST TESTIMONIALS (Archive of videotaped interviews with
witnesses and survivors at the Yale University Library)
PLACE -- HOLOCAUST TIMELINE
EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN -- TEACHING RESOURCES
(A project of the International Education and Resource Network)
CENTER (Includes information on Holocaust genealogical research)
HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE PROJECT
(A writing project for high school students; the site includes teacher resources
and web links)
(David Dickerson's bibliography of web sites on many aspects of the Holocaust)
MAVEN--HOLOCAUST AND ANTISEMITISM (Choose
Holocaust to access a bibliography of web sites)
NIZKOR PROJECT (A response to Holocaust
SHAMASH--THE JEWISH INTERNET CONSORTIUM,
HOLOCAUST HOME PAGE (A project of Hebrew College, MAS, this site includes
a rebuttal to the Holocaust denial movement, and links to other sites)
U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM, Washington,
D.C. (The site includes exhibitions, research, a library, archives, and a national
registry of Jewish Holocaust survivors)
WITNESS AND LEGACY
(The Holocaust art museum from NYSU at Albany)
WOMEN AND THE HOLOCAUST
Iraq War 2003
Resources on the U.S.-Iraq Conflict:
-Annotated directory of news and activist sites opposed to American military
News: Conflict With Iraq: (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/middle_east/2002/conflict_with_iraq/default.stm).
-News stories, analysis, and background features.
-Features news articles and interactive background resources.
Nation: No War With Iraq: (http://www.thenation.com/directory/view.mhtml?t=040307).
-Articles from the magazine and links to alternative news resources.
Special Reports: Iraq: (http://www.observer.co.uk/iraq).
-Analysis and commentary from one of Britain's major Sunday newspapers.
Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Iraq Report:
-Weekly news update, derived from a variety of worldwide sources.
News: Iraq Coverage: (story.news.yahoo.com/fc?cid=34&tmpl=fc&in=World&cat=Iraq).
-Links to current news articles, Web sites, and other resources.
for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002:
-Full text and summary of the resolution passed by Congress in October 2002,
from the Library of Congress'
THOMAS Web site.
Letter to Senate on Baghdad's Intentions:
-October 7th, 2002 letter from CIA Director George Tenet to the Senate Select
Committee on Intelligence, discussing Iraqi intentions and links to al-Qa'ida.
Posted by the University of Missouri's
of Information Center, and originally published by the New York Times.
Failing to Disarm: (http://www.state.gov/p/nea/disarm/).
-The full transcript of Secretary of State Colin Powell's February 5th, 2003
presentation before the UN Security Council, including video and slides.
Declaration on Weapons of Mass Destruction:
-Table of contents for Iraq's collection of WMD-related documents submitted to
the UN on December 7th, 2002. Posted by the
of American Scientists.
Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Assessment of the British Government:
-Official dossier released on September 24, 2002.
to the Honorable Kent Conrad and John M. Spratt Jr. regarding estimated costs of
a potential conflict with Iraq: (http://www.cbo.gov/showdoc.cfm?index=3822&sequence=0).
-September 30, 2002 document from the Congressional Budget Office.
Security Strategy of the United States of America:
-September 2002 document widely considered as providing the doctrinal basis for
the US decision to confront Iraq.
Nations Security Council: Draft Resolution, March 7, 2003:
-Resolution proposed by the United States, United Kingdom, and Spain, setting a
March 17, 2003 deadline for full Iraqi disarmament.
Nations Security Council Resolution 1441:
-November 8th, 2002 resolution passed by the UN Security Council requiring Iraq
to cooperate with the current round of weapons inspections. Click on
"English" to see the text of the resolution.
Disarmament Issues: Iraq's Proscribed Weapons Programmes:
-Full text of the 175 page report submitted to the UN Security Council by chief
weapons inspector Dr. Hans Blix on March 7, 2003.
on Inspection: (http://www.un.org/Depts/unmovic/Bx27.htm).
-January 27th, 2003 report by Dr. Hans Blix, head of UNMOVIC, to the UN Security
Council on the course of inspections and level of Iraqi cooperation to date.
World Factbook - Iraq:
-Basic political and statistical information.
and Commonwealth Office: Iraq: (http://www.fco.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029394374).
-Official source for UK government statements, news releases, and other
to Examine Threats, Responses, and Regional Considerations Surrounding Iraq:
-Transcript of hearings held before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on
July 31 - August 1, 2002. Also available as a
Related CRS Reports: (http://fpc.state.gov/c7690.htm).
-Congressional Research Service reports from August 2002 to the present, made
available by the State Department's
Department Background Notes - Iraq:
-Historical, political, and economic background information. Updated in December
News Centre: UN Arms Inspections in Iraq: (http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=50&Body=Iraq&Body1=inspect).
-UN news stories, official statements, Security Council resolutions, inspection
reports, and other documents.
Department of State: Iraq Update:
-Official source of US government statements, press releases, and reports on
human rights and other topics concerning Iraq.
Iraq in Focus: (http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/iraq/index.html).
-Source for presidential remarks, press briefings, and special reports.
Background and Analysis
Great Terror: (http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/?020325fa_FACT1).
-Article by Jeffrey Goldberg from the March 25th, 2002 issue of the
Yorker, discussing Saddam's brutal treatment of Iraqi Kurds and possible
links to al-Qa'ida.
Rights Watch: Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan:
-Index of reports and news releases.
- A Country Study:
-Detailed background on Iraq's history, politics, culture, society, and ethnic
and religious groups. Produced by the Library of Congress in 1988.
Backgrounder: What Lies Beneath: (http://intl-crisis-group.org/projects/showreport.cfm?reportid=786).
-October 2002 report from the
Crisis Group "reviews the mechanics of Saddam Husseinís rule, looks
at the political dynamics that govern relations between religious and ethnic
entities, and describes the various opposition groups and their potential
-Reports and documentation on the human rights situation in Iraq. Includes
translations of selected Iraqi Gulf War documents, information on the
destruction of villages in the marshes of southern Iraq, and links to Iraqi
opposition Web sites.
Research and Documentation Project (IRDP):
-Digitized collection of Iraqi government documents captured after the Gulf War.
Selected documents are available in English translation, as well as
chronologies, bibliographies, and links to other resources.
10 Years After Gulf War: (http://www.foreignpolicy-infocus.org/briefs/vol6/v6n01iraq.html).
-January 2001 analysis critical of US policy towards Iraq, from Stephen Zunes of
Foreign Policy in Focus. Additional FPIF papers and analyses can be found at
Iraq Web site.
Weapons Threat, Compliance, Sanctions, and U.S. Policy:
-Congressional Research Service (CRS) report updated on February 19th, 2003.
"Termination of Traitors": The Iraqi Regime Through its Documents:
-Scholarly analysis of Saddam's repression of the Kurds of northern Iraq, based
on captured Iraqi documents. Published in the September 2002 issue of the
East Review of International Affairs.
Husayn Between His Power Base and the International Community:
-Analysis of Saddam's foreign and domestic policies from the the December 2000
issue of the Middle East Review of
of the Tyrant: (http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/2002/05/bowden.htm).
-Analysis of Saddam Hussein's life and personality by journalist Mark Bowden
from the May 2002
From the Iraqi Street: (http://intl-crisis-group.org/projects/showreport.cfm?reportid=837).
-December 2002 report from the
Crisis Group on Iraqi popular attitudes towards Saddam's regime and the
prospect of American military action.
News and Analysis
Iraq: U.S. Policy and the Use of Force Since the Gulf War:
-Report published in 2000 by the
Target Iraq: (http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/iraq.htm).
-Detailed analysis of US and Iraqi military options and capabilities, including
weapons of mass destruction, featuring articles, maps, images, documents, and
links to other resources.
Former and Recent Military Confrontations With the United States:
-Report from the Congressional Research Service, last updated on October 16th,
Potential U.S. Military Operations:
-Report from the Congressional Research Service, last updated on January 13th,
Armed Forces on the Edge of War: (http://www.csis.org/burke/mb/iraq_edgeofwar.pdf).
-February 2003 report from military analyst Anthony Cordesman of the Center For
Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Additional reports and analyses are
available from the
Security and Intelligence Network: A Guide and Analysis:
-Article from the September 2002 issue of the
East Review of International Affairs.
Ministry of Defence:
-Official news and information on British military forces deployed against Iraq.
States Central Command: (http://www.centcom.mil/).
-Military headquarters responsible for conducting military operations in the
and the Iraq Dilemma: Facing Harsh Realities:
-Analysis of a possible American invasion of Iraq from the Autumn 2002 issue of
Report: Iraq War and Afghan Aftermath:
-Index of links to news articles and other documents, from the
on Defense Alternatives.
of Mass Destruction
Control Association: Country Resources - Iraq:
-Articles and other documents analyzing Iraq's WMD capabilities and offering
for Nonproliferation Studies: Iraq Special Collection:
-Offers reports, articles, background information, and United Nations Special
Commission (UNSCOM) documents.
Iraq: The Lessons of UNSCOM: (http://www.heritage.org/Research/MiddleEast/bg1608.cfm).
-October 28, 2002 background report from the Heritage Foundation. Additional
Heritage reports and analysis can be found at their
East Research page.
Paper: Iraq's Scud Ballistic Missiles:
-July 2000 Department of Defense report on Iraq's use of Scud missiles during
the Gulf War, possible chemical and biological capability, and residual Scud
threat. Part of the DOD's
Web site on Gulf War veteran's illnesses, which features many other documents
dealing with Iraqi chemical and biological weapons.
Iraq: A Record of the First 40 Days:
-Compilation of news and media reports released on January 4th, 2003 by the
on Defense Alternatives.
Atomic Energy Agency: IAEA and Iraq
-Press releases, major documents, and inspections updates from the agency
responsible for inspecting suspected Iraqi nuclear facilities.
A New Approach: (http://www.ceip.org/files/publications/iraq/resources.htm).
-In depth analysis of Iraq's WMD programs, including congressional testimony
from specialists, and a September 2002 report advocating "coercive
inspections" of suspected Iraqi WMD sites. From the Carnegie Endowment For
International Peace. See the Carnegie
in Iraq page for links to more reports and analysis.
and Weapons of Mass Destruction: (http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB80/).
-"The documents presented in this electronic briefing book include the
major unclassified U.S. and British assessments of Iraqi WMD programs, the
reports of the IAEA and UNSCOM covering the final period prior to the 1998
expulsions, the transcript of a key speech by President George W. Bush, a
recently released statement on U.S. policy towards combating WMD, and documents
from the 1980s and 1990s concerning various aspects of Iraqi WMD
activities." From the
Security Archive at George Washington University.
The UNSCOM Experience: (http://editors.sipri.se/pubs/Factsheet/unscom.html).
-Detailed fact sheet published in October 1998 by the
International Peace Research Institute.
-Detailed source of documentation, analysis, and updates on Iraq's WMD programs.
Sponsored by the
Wisconsin Project on
Nuclear Arms Control.
WMD Dossier Statement:
-Summary of September 2002 report released by the
Institute for Strategic Studies.
On Saddam: (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/unscom/).
-Companion Web site to 1999 PBS Frontline documentary on UN weapons
inspections in Iraq from 1991-98 and their impact. Includes interviews with
former inspectors and other specialists, as well as images and links to
Nations Monitoring, Verification, and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC):
-Body created in December 1999 to replace UNSCOM in overseeing Iraqi WMD
Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM):
-Official Web site of the UN body charged with monitoring Iraqi WMD disarmament
from 1991-1998. Includes full-text reports and other documents.
Saddam Hussein: Winning a Peace if it Comes to War:
-February 2003 special report from the
States Institute of Peace.
Future of a Post-Saddam Iraq: A Blueprint for American Involvement:
-Analyses and policy recommendations from the Heritage Foundation.
"The Day After": Internal Dynamics in Post-Saddam Iraq:
-Analysis by Dr. Phebe Marr from the Winter 2003 issue of the
War College Review.
National Congress: (http://www.inc.org.uk/).
-Official Web site of major Iraqi opposition movement, featuring INC statements
and other documents.
Iraqi Opposition's Evolution: From Conflict To Unity?:
-"This article uses Iraqi documents to survey the relationship between the
Iraqi opposition and the regime of Saddam Hussein...A key question is whether
the opposition has reached a higher level of unity and both the determination
and ability, with U.S. help, to develop a new democratic regime in the
country." From the December 2002 issue of the
East Review of International Affairs.