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World Heritage Tour

The purpose of the World Heritage Tour site is to offer greater exposure to the truly diverse set of cultural heritage sites designated by UNESCO around the world. While there are over 750 cultural and natural sites on the World Heritage List, only 52 sites are currently covered on the site. The site itself features over 250 virtual reality movies from 52 sites, ranging from the Philippines to...

https://worldheritagetours.com/index.php
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HistoryWorld

Sponsored by Britain's Virtual Teacher Centre (and underwritten by the National Grid For Learning), HistoryWorld contains over 400 separate historical articles and approximately 4000 events within its unique database. Visitors may begin by looking through the World History section, where it is possible to take any number of "tours through time," which essentially display a complete succession of...

http://www.historyworld.net/
The Encyclopedia of World History

The good people at Bartleby.com have long prided themselves on providing a host of important works online for the benefit of those seeking online edification. One of the more recent volumes they have placed on their site is The Encyclopedia of World History, edited by Peter N. Stearns and 30 fellow historians. As the preface to this, the sixth edition, announces: "Simply put, this is a volume that...

https://www.bartleby.com/
Historyworld: History and Timelines

One million words of history can seem a bit daunting, but not when it is divided into 300 narratives and 10,000 events. That's the basic format of the Historyworld site, which was created by Bamber Gascoigne. The narratives are all linked together, and visitors will find that the homepage rotates through different selections, including the history of painting and the history of Andean...

http://www.historyworld.net/default.asp?gtrack=mtop1
BBC: A History of the World

This website from the BBC and the British Museum takes another important step into moving the museum experience online. People usually go to museums to see historic objects, and that's exactly what A History of the World makes possible, via the web. For example, one week's theme was status symbols, and the object of the day was the David Vases, two Chinese blue-and-white porcelain vessels, named...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/
Anthropology Outreach Office: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The Anthropology Outreach Office at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History serves "to promote the understanding of the field of anthropology and the research conducted in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology." This office publishes AnthroNotes (a newsletter for educators), along with a range of leaflets, bibliographies, and packets of material for teachers. The AnthroNotes...

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology