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Humanities & Social Sciences Research Guide: History

Suggested books

World history. Volume II, Since 1500 / by Duiker, William J; Spielvogel, Jackson J.

Becoming visible : women's presence in late nineteenth-century America / by Floyd, Janet.

Modern Greece : from independence to the present / by Gallant, Thomas W.

Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history / by Williams, Hywel.

Suggested e-books

Women in Early Modern Polish Society, Against the European Background

Global Modernities

The Routledge Companion to World History Since 1914

Plagues in World History

Historical Sociology and World History : Uneven and Combined Development Over the Longue Durée

Web Resources

  • AMERICAN MEMORY – LIBRARY OF CONGRESS   A primary source providing open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience
  • Center for American History
  • A special collections library, archive, and museum that facilitates research on the historic development of the United States.
  • Conversations with History 
  • Interviews with a broad range of historical figures from the latter half of the twentieth century.
  • Digital History
  • A comprehensive collection of electronic resources which deal with the study of American civilization.
  • History Central Catalogue, WWW-Virtual Library
  • Comprehensive general guide for history-related Web sites, in four main categories: History by Continent, History by Eras and Epochs, History by Topic, and Methods & Materials. From the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
  • INTERNET HISTORY SOURCEBOOK PROJECT (NEW YORK, N.Y, USA)   A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts
  • US NATIONAL ARCHIVES   A primary source for US history

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Original Historical Documents Online

Indexes and Guides

  • U.S. Newspaper Directory From the Library of Congress. This directory of newspapers published in the United States since 1690 can help identify what titles exist for a specific place and time, and how to access them. Use the options below to select a particular place and time, using keywords to locate specific titles. Titles currently listed: 152,145.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Newspaper images from 1880 to 1910 from the following states: California, District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. A Library of Congress project. Site includes a link to the U.S. Newspapers Directory.
  • Illinois Newspaper Project Database Newspaper titles which have been inventoried and cataloged by both the Down-State Illinois Newspaper Project, located at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and the Chicago Illinois Newspaper Project, housed at the Chicago Historical Society.
  • Anemi- Digital Library of Modern Greek Studies aims to provide simple and quick access to a rich collection of digitized material related to Modern Greek Studies. Apart from finding bibliographic information, the researcher can also browse the documents themselves in electronic form. Here you may find a great number of old and rare documents, as well as recent publications for which their creators allowed the digitization and free distribution over the Internet.
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