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)
http://chnm.gmu.edu/index1.html

Voice of the Shuttle (Excellent Collection of Links)
http://vos.ucsb.edu/

A Student's Guide to the Study of History
http://www.historyguide.org/

Guide to Writing History Essays
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/WritingGuides/

Public Broadcasting Web Site for History
http://www.pbs.org/history/

Avalon Project at Yale University
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm

The Medieval Source Book
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi
(Catholic Site with Excellent Links)
http://www.christusrex.org/

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/

Rome Resources Homepage
http://www.dalton.org/groups/rome/

Amiens Cathedral
http://www.mcah.columbia.edu/Mcahweb/index-frame.html

The Abbey Church at Conques (Medieval Pilgrimage Church)
http://www.conques.com

Library of Congress Homepage
http://www.loc.gov/

The National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/

The French Revolution (Multimedia)
http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
http://jefferson.village.Virginia.EDU/vshadow2/

The Massachusetts Historical Society
http://www.masshist.org/

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City)
http://metmuseum.org/

The National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)
http://www.nga.gov/home.htm

The Christian Catacombs of Rome
http://www.catacombe.roma.it/index.html

The Ecole Initiative: Early Church History
http://ecole.evansville.edu/

Duke University: Rare Books and Manuscripts
http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/

Documenting the American South (UNC Chapel Hill Library)
http://docsouth.unc.edu

Plimoth Plantation: Living Breathing History
http://www.plimoth.org/

The Internet Modern History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.html

Eurodocs: Western European Primary Historical Documents
http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Main_Page

World War I (Trenches on the Web)
http://www.worldwar1.com/

The World War I Document Archive
http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/

The Second World War
http://www.worldwar-2.net/

The National Security Archive (The Cuban Missile Crisis and other Recent Events)
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/

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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