Resources for Modern World History Students

General World History Resources

French Revolution Links

Industrial Revolution Links

Imperialism Links

World War I Links

Russian Revolution Links

World War II Links

Holocaust Links

Geography Links

Cold War and End of the Cold War Links

Vietnam War Links

Middle east Links

Africa Links

China Links

Latin America and Mexico

General World History Resources
SCORE History Social Science Web Site-Modern World History
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/grade10/index.html
Schools of California Online Resources are teacher selected and approved. They are arranged to go along with the curriculum.

History World
http://www.historyworld.net/

Internet Modern History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.html
The Internet Modern History Sourcebook is one of series of history primary sourcebooks. It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.

BBC Modern World History
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/modern/
The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has informative web sites on many areas of modern world history.  The web sites on World War II are especially interesting.  The information will tend to be less biased toward the United States in their interpretations of world events.

CNN-Millenium Series
http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/millennium/
Each century of the last millenium is visited on this CNN website created to accompany the series.  Each section has articles, and interactive timeline, and other special features.

The Victorian Web
http://landow.stg.brown.edu/victorian/victov.html
One of the most fantastic web sites on the Internet.  A comprehensive and complete looks at Victorian literature, social problems, biographies, and social customs.

Voice of the Shuttle
http://vos.ucsb.edu/
This UCSB web page for humanities research has links for any area of the humanities from Anthropology to Women's Studies.

The Modern World 1900-1945
http://history.evansville.net/modern.html
A summery of world history with links to web pages online.

Recent Times-1945 to the present
http://history.evansville.net/recent.html

History of Costumes
http://www.siue.edu/COSTUMES/history.html

Texts and Documents-European History
http://history.hanover.edu/europe.html

Inflation Calculator
http://www.westegg.com/inflation/
When you want to know how much $5.00 was worth in 1800, use this inflation calculator.

World History Index
http://www.ukans.edu/history/VL/

Horus’ Web Links to History Resources
http://www.ucr.edu/h-gig/horuslinks.html
The UCR History Department is developing H-GIG as the core of an experiment in using the Internet for instruction and research.

BBC Animated History Books
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/bookcase/historyofbooks/

California Digital Library
http://www.cdlib.org/
This site has digital collections from public and private colleges, univerities and libraries in California

Bartleby Library-Great Books Online
http://www.bartleby.com/
If you are looking for a book online, you may find the entire text here.  Many of these will be classics and others will be reference books.

NARA (National Archives and Records Administration) Archival Information Locator (NAIL)
http://www.nara.gov/nara/searchnail.html
Students wishing to find documents, photographs, and even some video for reports and research projects may search the National Archives for material that has been digitized using this locator.

British History 2300BC to the Present
http://britannia.com/history/

The Revolutions of 1848
http://cscwww.cats.ohiou.edu/~Chastain/

EuroDocs-The Primary Resources of Western Europe
http://library.byu.edu/~rdh/eurodocs/
Primary resource documents from Europe. Includes:  Magna Carta, Versailles Treaty, and many lesser know documents.

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