History Matters: A Student Guide to U. S. History Online / Edition 1

History Matters: A Student Guide to U. S. History Online / Edition 1

by Alan Gevinson, Kelly Schrum, Roy Rosenzweig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312450001

ISBN-13: 9780312450007

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Based on the award-winning Center for History and New Media and American Social History Project Web site "History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web,” this unique resource pairs an annotated guide to 250 of the most useful Web sites for student research with an introduction on using the Internet for historical research.

Overview

Based on the award-winning Center for History and New Media and American Social History Project Web site "History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web,” this unique resource pairs an annotated guide to 250 of the most useful Web sites for student research with an introduction on using the Internet for historical research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312450007
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
147
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
    
  1. An Introduction to History Research Online
    Distinguishing between Primary and Secondary Sources
    Evaluating U.S. History Web Sites
    Analyzing Primary Sources
    A Word about Plagiarism
    Citing Online Sources
    Using This Guide
    
  2. A Selection of Top U.S. History Web Sites
    General Web Sites for U.S. History Research
    U.S. History Web Sites by Time Period
    Three Worlds Meet and Colonization, Beginnings to 1763
    Revolution and the New Nation, 1754–1820s
    Expansion and Reform, 1801–1861
    Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850–1877
    Development of the Industrial U.S., 1870–1900
    Emergence of Modern America, 1890–1930
    Great Depression and World War II, 1929–1945
    Postwar U.S., 1945 to the Early 1970s
    Contemporary U.S., 1968 to the Present
    
    
    Appendix: Using Search Engines Effectively
    A Glossary of Common Internet Terms
    Primary Source Index
    Subject Index

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