Realms of the Sacred: Early Written Records of Mesoamerica

Realms of the Sacred: Early Written Records of Mesoamerica

This site contains pictures and descriptive explanations of codices from the major ancient Mesoamerican civilizations. Analysis focuses on texts from the Maya, Aztec, and Mixtec civilizations, with additional information on architecture, culture, landscape, and learning. There is also some treatment of codices from the colonial era. This is an o …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

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

Oak Island

Oak Island

“This is the story of Oak Island, Nova Scotia, one the most frustrating and intriguing mysteries of all time.” See this site for details on the intriguing mystery of Oak Island, details on all the attempts to uncover what lies at the bottom of the Money Pit, and theories about its elaborate construction.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

History Through Deaf Eyes

History Through Deaf Eyes

This covers a description of the “Through Deaf Eyes” film and exhibition project. Also includes book suggestions and snippets about Deaf History.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Culture

The Canadian West

The Canadian West

An online exhibit centered around primary source material relating to the Canadian Westward expansion from the 18th century to the early 1900s.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

The Middle English Compendium

The Middle English Compendium

“The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.” Th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library

“Over 30,000 photographs, drawn from the holdings of the Western History and Genealogy Department at Denver Public Library, illuminate many aspects of the history of the American West.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Mountain States (Western)

Costs of War

Costs of War

This website presents findings from research by the nonpartisan Eisenhower Research Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies. The Project found that the U.S. wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan cost as much as $4 trillion and that 225,000 people have been killed.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Disposable Army: Civilian Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Disposable Army: Civilian Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

This website contains a collection of articles and graphics on the civilian workers involved in the U.S’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The site is from the non-partisan, non-profit journalism organization ProPublica.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

From the CDC’s NCIPC website: “The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) works?? to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated with injuries.” Information available on this site includes: injury fact sheets, the Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), injury maps, and downloadable …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

Canada in the Making

Canada in the Making

A Canadian history site built around primary early government documents originally designed for use by Canadian teachers and students of history, government and law.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Freedmen’s Bureau

Freedmen’s Bureau

The site contains historical information about the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. “The Freedmen Bureau, as it was commonly called, was to address all matters concerning refugees and freedmen within the states that were under reconstruction.” Site offers images, primary sources, and links to other resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Economic Conditions

thisisFINLAND – things you should and shouldn’t know

thisisFINLAND – things you should and shouldn’t know

Learn about the people, culture and history of the country of Finland. Brought to you by Finland???s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–Europe–Scandinavia; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Covers modern European history and American history, as well as modern Western Civilization and World Cultures, covering the Reformation through present day. Offers links to a large number of online texts covering almost every aspect of modern history. Browsable by topic and searchable.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–18th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

Maya Art & Books

Maya Art & Books

The goal of this website “is to facilitate academic access to scholarly information about Maya daily life 1000 years ago in Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, and Honduras. We aspire to fulfill this challenge through utilizing the potential of extensive photographic recording of the facts and artifacts of ancient civilizations of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Environmental History of Latin America

Environmental History of Latin America

An extensive bibliography of resources on the environmental history of Latin America, including Central America, the Caribbean and Mesoamerica. Provided by researchers at Stanford University.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Caribbean 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