World History Matters: A Student Guide to World History Online / Edition 1

World History Matters: A Student Guide to World History Online / Edition 1

by Kristin Lehner, Kelly Schrum, T. Mills Kelly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312485824

ISBN-13: 9780312485825

Pub. Date: 10/15/2008

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Based on the popular "World History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 150 of the most useful and reliable world 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

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Based on the popular "World History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 150 of the most useful and reliable world 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:
9780312485825
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Note to Teachers


1. An Introduction to World History Research Online

Evaluating Websites

Web 2.0

Working with Online Primary and Secondary Sources

Search Tips and Further Resources

Using this Guide

2. A Selection of Top World History Websites

General Websites for World History Research

World History Websites by Time Period

Beginnings to 1000 BCE

1000 BCE to 300 CE

300 to 1000 CE

1000-1500 CE

1450-1770

1750-1914

1900-1945

World Since 1945


A Glossary of Common Internet Terms

Source Index

Subject Index

Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed

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