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Persian Mirror

Persian Mirror

An e-zine about Persian culture with stories on Iranian art and culture. It invites individual participation and purports to be non-political and non-religious. They also include information on events relating to Persian culture, arts or music.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern

Life in Ancient Egypt

Life in Ancient Egypt

Visit this Carnegie Museum of Natural History exhibition on ancient Egypt and pick from several categories including “Daily Life,” “Gods and Religion,” and “Funerary Customs” to tour the virtual gallery of artifacts, maps, and general information.
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Women In Photography International

Women In Photography International

“Women In Photography International… promotes the visibility of women photographers and their work, through exhibitions, awards, scholarships, educational programs, juried competitions and lecture programs, non-profit website with Quarterly f2-eZine for women photographers around the world.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Poder 360?? – Intelligence for the Business Elite

Poder 360?? – Intelligence for the Business Elite

PODER is about Latinos in power – influential, innovative and collaborative leaders in the global effort to create prosperity, increase job opportunities and achieve sustainable development in their own communities, across Latin America, and beyond.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Business & Economics

Archaeology Magazine

Archaeology Magazine

An official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, this online version has selected articles from the print magazine as well as special online features, archives of recent issues (arranged by date), and links to other archaeology sites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

A catalog of “magical” artifacts from the collections of the University of Michigan collected “in the Mediterranean basin and the Near East from the 1st to the 7th centuries A.D.” These items were believed by their cultures of origin to possess supernatural power when employed in ritual use or daily life.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Occultism; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Incantations And Magic; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Founded by six female Nobel Peace Laureates, this foundation promotes non-violent efforts for peace, human rights, and a sustainable future.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Points of Light Foundation HandsOn Network Volunteer Centers

Points of Light Foundation HandsOn Network Volunteer Centers

This locator service allows users to find designated “Points of Light” volunteer centers in each of the 50 states of America. Volunteer Centers are mostly independent non-profit organizations that work to bring “people and community needs together through a range of programs and services.” They provide a variety of programs and services such as “p …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

A resource into the field of archeological science, or archaeometry, which “helps scholars reconstruct the history of the objects and the people who made them” through dating of ancient objects and analysis through cultural and archaeological perspectives.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology

AfricaWrites

AfricaWrites

AfricaWrites is an independent, non-governmental African organization. Their mission is “the complete and total redefinition of African history and culture through proper observation, documentation and representation of African culture from local indigenous African perspective.” Please note: click on images to begin website navigation.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Playground Dad

Playground Dad

Connects fathers “with the events and products that help them spend better time with their newborn to grade school aged kids.” Includes advice for dads.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Social Sciences Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Famine in Somalia – Photographs – NYTimes.com

Famine in Somalia – Photographs – NYTimes.com

The New York Times features two slide shows about the famine in Somalia: “Fleeing to Kenya (July 2011)” and “Dangers Hinder Aid (August 2011).” Thousands of Somalis are fleeing to refugee camps in Kenya every day. Many people, particularly children, die along the way; malnutrition puts them at increased risk for contracting deadly diseases. Insurge …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Famine

Putting out the hare, putting on the harvest knots – Irish Culture and Customs

Putting out the hare, putting on the harvest knots – Irish Culture and Customs

Ireland’s fascinating harvest is described in this resource. Ireland’s harvest customs are a good example of the types of traditions that were common when harvesting was done by hand and entire communities took part in harvest time and the celebration that followed.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore

Native American Nations

Native American Nations

Web directory. This site “contains links to pages that have either been set up by the nations themselves, or are pages devoted to a particular nation, and are alphabetical by tribal name.” Pages maintained by Indian nations or individuals specially marked as such. Some individuals may not be experts or authorities on the subject they are writing on …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American