Introduction to the Study of History
Course Information and Web Links

Professor: Robert W. Brown

HST 3000 introduces key historical concepts and skills, such as the nature and types of History; historical periodization; the reading and analysis of primary and secondary sources; research, writing, and documentation styles; the basic use of the computer for historical research and writing; and History as a profession.

Selected World Wide Web Links

The Center for History and New Media (George Mason University)

Voice of the Shuttle (Excellent Collection of Links)

A Student's Guide to the Study of History

Guide to Writing History Essays

Public Broadcasting Web Site for History

Avalon Project at Yale University

The Medieval Source Book

Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi
(Catholic Site with Excellent Links)

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Rome Resources Homepage

Amiens Cathedral

The Abbey Church at Conques (Medieval Pilgrimage Church)

Library of Congress Homepage

The National Archives

The French Revolution (Multimedia)

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War

The Massachusetts Historical Society

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City)

The National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Ecole Initiative: Early Church History

Duke University: Rare Books and Manuscripts

Documenting the American South (UNC Chapel Hill Library)

Plimoth Plantation: Living Breathing History

The Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Eurodocs: Western European Primary Historical Documents

World War I (Trenches on the Web)

The World War I Document Archive

The Second World War

The National Security Archive (The Cuban Missile Crisis and other Recent Events)

Links are frequently checked.  If you find one that does not work, please send me an email.

This Page is Maintained by Robert W. Brown

Last Update: 16.II.2010

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