The History Highway 3.0: A Guide to Internet Resources / Edition 3

The History Highway 3.0: A Guide to Internet Resources / Edition 3

by Dennis A. Trinkle, Dorothy Auchter, Scott A. Merriman, Todd E. Larson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0765609045

ISBN-13: 9780765609045

Pub. Date: 03/05/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Now including a CD-ROM, this redesigned and thoroughly updated edition of The History Highway guides users to the astonishing amount of historical information available on the Internet. It features more entries on non-U.S. history than ever before, and the CD-ROM contains the entire contents as PDF files with live links, so that users can put the disk into their

Overview

Now including a CD-ROM, this redesigned and thoroughly updated edition of The History Highway guides users to the astonishing amount of historical information available on the Internet. It features more entries on non-U.S. history than ever before, and the CD-ROM contains the entire contents as PDF files with live links, so that users can put the disk into their computers, go on line, and click directly to the sites. A special feature, "Editor's Choice," indicates superior destinations for researchers. In addition to the complete new edition, three specialized versions are also available offering specific coverage of just those sites that apply to world history, U.S. history, or European history, along with basic information about Internet research that is included with all four versions. Covering hundreds of sites and designed for ease of use and maximum flexibility, The History Highway 3.0 is an indispensable tool for historical research in the twenty first-century, no matter what the area or level of interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765609045
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/05/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.36(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
Part I.Getting Started
1.The Basics5
History of the Internet5
Uses of the Internet7
2.Signing On20
Getting on the Internet20
The Hardware21
The Software21
Web Browsers and E-mail Programs22
Netiquette and Copyright23
Evaluation of Internet Content26
Part II.Internet Sites for Historians
3.General History35
4.Ancient History40
5.Medieval History55
6.Renaissance and Reformation History70
7.African History83
8.Asian History98
9.Australian and New Zealand History110
10.Canadian History123
11.European History128
General European History128
British History130
Eastern European and Russian History139
Eastern Europe163
French History169
German History178
Modern Greek History187
Irish History198
Italian History212
Nordic (Scandinavian) History219
12.Latin American History227
13.United States History238
General History238
African-American History245
Native American History256
Colonial American History260
American Revolution267
Early American History (1783-1860)275
The Civil War292
The Gilded Age and Progressive Era299
The Age of Roosevelt311
The Great Depression314
World War II Home Front316
World War II Military History320
The Cold War327
Twentieth-Century American History335
The American West345
14.Women's History351
15.World History364
16.Agricultural History and Rural Studies371
17.History of Computers376
18.History of Science379
19.History of Technology389
20.Holocaust Studies398
21.Law, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights404
22.Modern Military History411
23.Psychohistory433
24.Historiography435
25.Historical Population Databases444
26.Historic Preservation and Conservation449
27.Urban History454
28.Living History and Historic Reenactment463
29.Genealogy478
30.State Historical Societies486
31.History Books on the Internet493
32.History and Social Studies Organizations507
33.Maps and Images510
34.Resources for Teachers of History: K-12 and College523
35.Discussion Lists541
36.Newsgroups (Usenet Groups)549
37.Electronic Journals551
38.Libraries560
39.Archives and Manuscript Collections570
40.Special Collections590
41.Digital Collections600
42.Online Reference Desk606
43.Online Databases625
Glossary633
About the Editors and Contributors639
Index649

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