World War Ii On The Webby J. Douglas Smith
Fueled by recent films and TV series such as Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers and popular books by Stephen Ambrose and Tom Brokaw, interest in World War II has soared. As a result of this surge of attention, the number of websites on World War II has exploded. Many are excellent sources of information, but how can they be found among the massive number of sites? Search engines can't tell the good from the bad, making the process of uncovering quality World War II sites a frustrating and time-consuming process of sifting through hundreds of thousands of hits.But now, web users overwhelmed by this colossal task have a place to turn. World War II on the Web gives history buffs all the tools they need to zero in on the most useful sites. The authors-experts in web research-have examined and evaluated thousands of websites. In this new book, they have included only the most well constructed, informative, attractively designed sites on World War II. This book/CD-ROM is modeled on SR Books' bestselling Civil War on the Web, another indispensable guide to exceptional websites.
World War II on the Web includes:
- Detailed reviews of the top 100+ sites
- A one- to five-star rating of each site's content, aesthetics, and navigation
- A list of approximately 150 additional recommended sites including URLs and brief descriptions
- Free CD-ROM (IBM and MAC compatible) with hotlinks to all sites in the book-the top 100+ sites as well as the 150 additional recommended sites. Users can simply click on the link to be taken to the site they've chosen.
William R. Trotter
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 0.56(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)
Meet the Author
J. Douglas Smith teaches twentieth-century American political and social history at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. Richard Jensen is professor emeritus of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago and research associate at the National Center for Supercomputer Applications.
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