U.S. History Matters: A Student Guide to U.S. History Online / Edition 2

U.S. History Matters: A Student Guide to U.S. History Online / Edition 2

by Kelly Schrum, Roy Rosenzweig, Alan Gevinson
     
 

Based on the popular "History Matters" Web site developed by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 250 of the most useful and reliable U.S. history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the

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Based on the popular "History Matters" Web site developed by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 250 of the most useful and reliable U.S. history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the Web sites offer opportunities for researching broad themes as well as special topics and regions. They feature a range of sources, including primary documents, maps, art, photographs, statistics, and audio and video recordings. The informative introduction and intelligent apparatus help students make the most of these resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312478384
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
12/24/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,070,104
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Note to Teachers

1. An Introduction to U.S. History Research Online

Evaluating U.S. History Websites

Web 2.0

Working with Online Primary and Secondary Sources

Search Tips and Further Resources

Using this Guide



2. A Selection of Top U.S. History Websites

General Websites for U.S. History Research

U.S. History Websites 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 United States, 1870-1900

Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Postwar United States, 1945 to the Early 1970s

Contemporary United States, 1968 to the Present


A Glossary of Common Internet Terms

Subject Index

Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed

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