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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

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

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

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 Brings in both literary sources and historical documents for concrete and definitive sources.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

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

A meta site of resources related to Elizabethan England. Includes A Compendium of Common Knowledge (1558-1603), a book about Elizabeth culture and life for Writers, Actors, and Re-enactors; Elizabethan Heraldry; and a Transcript of the Trial of the Earl of Essex (1601). Also has links to other Renaissance sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

The Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun

A summary of one of the worst battles of World War I. Contains casualty figures, eye witness accounts, sound files, strategy, historical backdrop, maps, literature and links. Site features a good multi-media slideshow of the battle.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I

Battle of Hastings 1066

Battle of Hastings 1066

Detailed treatment of the Battle of Hastings. Includes information about the major figures and armies, events leading up to the battle and its aftermath, interactive timelines, a photographic tour, a glossary, and bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Croatia, an Overview of its History, Culture, and Science

Croatia, an Overview of its History, Culture, and Science

This site gives an overview of Croatian history and culture, including information on Croatian language and dialects, and also a section on Croatian scientists and scientific history. The historical and cultural overview section includes photographs of relics and artifacts from Croatian history.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

This page from the BBC will get you caught up on 100 years of royal weddings. This site offers timelines, video clips, links to the latest news and links to other sites on the Internet that highlight royal weddings.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

The Official Website of the British Monarchy maintains this page. It summarizes the important details, locations and traditions of many Royal Weddings, including the most recent ones. This page also links to other British Royal traditions, Royal household information and biographies of Royal family members.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

“Royal marriages, in particular, are special and the Brits’ and have run the gamut from fairy tale to bigamy to beheading.” Brought to life by the Smithsonian, this page details the reasons behind 10 memorable unions, whether the motive be love, alliance, or duty.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

European Address/Telephone Directories at the Library of Congress

European Address/Telephone Directories at the Library of Congress

The site provides indexes of address and telephone directories of many countries in Europe, with each arranged by city or region and in chronological order. There are links from the country page to other sites for more information as well as a few digitized directories.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu

Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu

“Dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries, the ancient manuscripts presented in this exhibition cover every aspect of human endeavor and are indicative of the high level of civilization attained by West Africans during the middle ages.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity

Music Australia

Music Australia

???A collaboration between the National Library of Australia, ScreenSound Australia, the National Screen and Sound Archive and other national cultural institutions and the wider Australian music community.??? This site contains ???more than 100 pieces of digitized sheet music, most dating from before 1930, more than 60 digital audio files, with mo …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya ???is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the study and presentation of traditional and contemporary Balinese performing arts.??? This site features a library of sound files and encyclopedic entries on a variety of Balinese Gamelan ensembles including Gong Kebyar and Angklung.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

???This online collection is maintained on the website of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. It contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. These digital files are stored in an accessible database and provided for personal use or …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

A resource for Zimbabwean music including a magazine, a calendar of worldwide events, an e-mail listserve, and a resource guide to instrument makers, teachers, and performers. The embedded search engine allows you to limit searches for events to a particular city in many cases.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Indigenous Australia

Indigenous Australia

“Information on Indigenous Australia including Cultural Heritage, Spirituality, Family, Land and Social Justice… a Glossary and an Indigenous Australia Timeline. Stories of the Dreaming section features 20 stories from the cultures of Indigenous Australians, collected from all over Australia. They reflect an essential part of the life of Indigeno …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Australia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Propaganda Postcards of the Great War

Propaganda Postcards of the Great War

A collection of propaganda postcards, with historical background, on all facets of World War One and from all the warring nations. Also includes so called “mocking cards” from all these countries.
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

GENUKI

GENUKI

Links to genealogical information and resources for Ireland and the entire United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man). Information on accessing public records (divided by county). Help on getting started with genealogical research.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Zoroastrianism and Avesta: Overview and FAQ

Zoroastrianism and Avesta: Overview and FAQ

Provides an overview of the major figures, tenets and scriptures of Zoroastrianism and forms a part of a larger site called ‘Avesta — Zoroastrian Archives’.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Zoroastrianism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity