The History Highway / Edition 4

The History Highway / Edition 4

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

Save yourself and your students hours of research time. Now extensively revised and expanded, The History Highway is widely recognized as the one essential tool for students, teachers and researchers seeking a reliable guide to history sites on the web.

The History Highway offers the broadest, most current coverage of the astonishing amount of historical

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Overview

Save yourself and your students hours of research time. Now extensively revised and expanded, The History Highway is widely recognized as the one essential tool for students, teachers and researchers seeking a reliable guide to history sites on the web.

The History Highway offers the broadest, most current coverage of the astonishing amount of historical information available on the Internet:
· provides detailed, easy-to-use, and up-to-date information on more than 3000 web sites
· covers U.S. and World history and all sub-fields
· features ten new chapters, with coverage of futurism, environmental history, immigration history, and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern history
· all sites have been thoroughly checked by specialists in the relevant field of history
· the best sites in each field are clearly identified
· hardcover and paperback editions include a CD of the entire contents with live links to sites
· e-book version with live links to sites is in preparation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765616302
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/15/2006
Edition description:
4TH BK&CDR
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I: Getting Started
1. The Basics: History of the Internet * Uses of the Internet: Sending and Receiving E-Mail * Note on E-Mail Addresses * Note on E-Mail Security * Reading and Posting Messages on Newsgroups * Reading and Posting Messages on Discussion Lists * Word of Warning about Discussion Lists * Blogging * Some Blog Features * Logging onto a Remote Computer with Telnet * Transferring Files with File Transfer Protocol (FTP) * Browsing the World Wide Web
2. Signing On: Getting on the Internet * Hardware * Software: Web Browsers and E-Mail Programs * Netiquette and Copyright: General Netiquette * Rules for Newsgroups and Discussion List and Blog Posts * Copyright * Evaluating Online Resources: Tools, Tips, and Terms * The Web Today * Information Literacy and Peer Review * The Democratization of Information * Evaluating Websites: What to Look For * The Questions * Bringing It All Together * Searching the Web * New Frontiers * When in Doubt. ...ASK!

Part II: Internet Sites for Historians
3. Futuring Methods, Practitioners and Organizations
4. Future Issues
5. General History
6. Ancient History
7. Medieval History
8. Renaissance and Reformation History
9. African History
10. Middle Eastern History
11. Asian History
12. Australian and New Zealand History
13. Canadian History
14. Latin and South American History
15. European History: General European History
* British History * Eastern European and Russian History * French History * German History * Irish History * Italian History * Mediterranean History * Nordic History
16. United States History: General United States History * African-American History * Native American History * American West * Colonial American History * Revolutionary America * Early United States History * American Civil War History * Gilded Age and Progressive Era History * The Age of FDR * World War II * The Cold War * General Twentieth-Century United States History
17. Women's History
18. World History
19. History of Computers
20. History of Science
21. History of Technology
22. Holocaust Studies
23. Legal, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights History
24. Modern Military History
25. Historiography
26. Historic Preservation and Conservation
27. Urban History
28. Living History and Historic Reenactment
29. Genealogy
30. State and Provincial Historical Societies
31. History Book Sources on the Internet
32. History and Social Studies Organizations
33. Maps and Images
34. Resources for Teachers of History: K?12 and College
35. Electronic Journals
36. Libraries
37. Archives and Manuscript Collections
38. Special Collections
39. Digital Collections
40. Archival Exhibitions Online
41. Environmental History
42. Immigration History
43. Oral History
44. Business and Economic History
45. Natural History
46. Popular Culture
47. Online Reference Desk
Glossary
Index
About the Editors and Contributors

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