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

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312485825
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 10/15/2008
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,258,282
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Kristin Lehner is a graduate student in African history at Johns Hopkins University, where her research focuses on health and development in twentieth-century West Africa. Prior to attending Johns Hopkins, she worked for three years at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University as World History Projects Manager developing the Web sites World History Matters and Women in World History.

Kelly Schrum is Director of Educational Projects at the Center for History and New Media and Associate Research Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University. Schrum is co-director of the Web sites World History Sources, Women in World History, Making the History of 1989, and Children and Youth in World History, and is the author of Some Wore Bobby Sox: The Emergence of Teenage Girls’ Culture, 1920-1950. Other publications include History Matters: A Student Guide to U.S. History Online.

T. Mills Kelly is Associate Director of the Center for History and New Media and Associate Professor of History at George Mason University. He is a specialist in late-Habsburg history with a focus on radical Czech nationalism and is the author of Without Remorse: Czech National Socialism in Late-Habsburg Austria. His most recent article is titled "Tomorrow's Yesterdays: Teaching History in the Digital Age."

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Table of Contents


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




World Since 1945

A Glossary of Common Internet Terms

Source Index

Subject Index

Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed

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