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World History Matters
First EditionKristin Lehner; Kelly Schrum; T. Kelly Mills©2009
Based on the popular "World History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 150 of the most useful and reliable world history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the Web sites offer opportunities for researching broad themes as well as special topics and regions. They feature a range of sources, including primary documents, maps, art, photographs, statistics, and audio and video recordings. The informative introduction and intelligent apparatus help students make the most of these resources.
Table of Contents
Note to Teachers
1. An Introduction to World History Research Online
Working with Online Primary and Secondary Sources
Search Tips and Further Resources
Using this Guide
2. A Selection of Top World History Websites
General Websites for World History Research
World History Websites by Time Period
Beginnings to 1000 BCE
1000 BCE to 300 CE
300 to 1000 CE
World Since 1945
A Glossary of Common Internet Terms
Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed