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The National Archives of Ireland

The National Archives of Ireland

This site includes research guides about family history, the Great Famine, Transportation to Australia, and others; it also includes searchable databases of indices of government papers (the documents themselves can only be viewed on-site). A small section of the site is in Irish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots

Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots

“This website presents information about the Chinese in Guyana, beginning with their introduction to Guyana (then called British Guiana) as indentured immigrants between 1853 and 1879.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Polynesian History and Origin

Polynesian History and Origin

This website from PBS Online explores Polynesian history and how “Hawaiians, Tahitians, New Zealand and Cook Island Maori, and other Pacific Islanders have begun to reconstruct their ancient craft and sail them over the long seaways of the Pacific in order to rediscover their oceanic heritage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History

New Zealand History

New Zealand History

Authored by the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington, New Zealand, this site includes annotated links organized by subject and a gallery of exhibitions on NZ history subjects.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

“The goal of the FIHEP is the recovery, historical investigation, and diffusion of the life and works of Senora Maria Eva Duarte de Peron and of her relevant contemporaries.” Photos and essays on the life of Evita Peron.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

Outline and history of the Renaissance in Italy. Each section is chronological and has chapter headings to the detailed information about this specific time and place within history. Brings in both literary sources and historical documents for concrete and definitive sources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

A comprehensive overview of Holocaust for eudcators and others. Features include timelines; information on both victims and perpetrators; a guide to art, music, and literature about the Holocaust; resources for teachers; and suggested classroom activities.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

“ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and relevance to the field of medieval studies.”

This online textbook for medieval studies …

Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Normandy: 1944

Normandy: 1944

Encyclopedia Britannica resource on the Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII. Highlights the buildup of troops, invasion, ensuing battles and the lasting memory of this historic event. Site includes useful links within the text to relevant topics and provides documentary footage and copies of war documents.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

This Day in North American Indian History

This Day in North American Indian History

“This site lists over 3000 historical events which happened to or affected the indigenous peoples of North America. It also has Tribal name meanings and alternative names, Indian ‘moon’ names, and links to thousands of other sites.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

First World War.com: A Multimedia History of World War One

First World War.com: A Multimedia History of World War One

Includes many original articles and online exhibits relating to World War I from many perspectives, including military, political, and social history. Includes “The Causes of World War I”, a timeline, “The Battles”, memoirs, prose and poetry, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I

The American Experience: D-Day

The American Experience: D-Day

Produced as a companion to the PBS-TV series, this site has a brief history of D-Day, text of news reports from the front, information on the paratrooper experience (including what they carried in their packs and what they faced when they landed), letters home written by soldiers involved in the invasion, maps and a bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

In-depth information on World War I aces and aircrafts. Includes biographical information on all the major aces of the war, organized by nationality. This includes rank, squadrons, victories, medals awarded, a photo, and a short account of their war service. In addition, the site has a listing of aircraft used in the war, organized by country of …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Science & Technology–Transportation–Air; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I