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    Topics in History

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    Recommended by History Department faculty, UW-Whitewater

    World History Matters
    Links to wide variety of websites with documents related to Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America.  Two of the many examples of links available through this site:

    The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
    Documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government

    The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
    The hundreds of images in this collection have been selected from a wide range of sources, most of them dating from the period of slavery. This collection is envisioned as a tool and a resource that can be used by teachers, researchers, students, and the general public -- in brief, anyone interested in the experiences of Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas and the lives of their descendants in the slave societies of the New World. Note: The images on this website are provided for educational, non-commercial purposes.


    Historic Maps of the U.S.
    Perry-Castaneda Library at University of Texas holds one of the most comprehensive current and historical collections of digitized maps available. Great collection of historical maps, including old atlases used in schools

    Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
    Includes vast collection of political, social, economic, physical and topical maps.

    Civil War Maps and Records

    Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World

    Mapping History: Historical Atlas Resource Library

    Medieval Maps

    World War I Document Archive
    Includes links to European documents (many with English translations), treaties, diaries & remembrances, images, medical information.


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