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View Resource 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...

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View Resource History Detectives

Thinking about detectives in general makes most people's minds wander to thoughts of those rugged personages of television dramas or to the world of literature, with a lot of mucking about in dark alleyways or the sordid world of upper-crust intrigue and deception. PBS has elected to turn that perception on its head with its new program, History Detectives. This 10-part series is devoted to...

http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/
View Resource History & Policy

Some might wonder about the connection between history and contemporary policymaking. Well, the passionate and dedicated individuals at the History & Policy organization are committed to looking at the intersection of these two areas of inquiry and research. History & Policy is a collaboration between the University of Cambridge, The Institute of Historical Research, and The London School of...

http://www.historyandpolicy.org/
View Resource History & Policy

It's an old saw that those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it, but the History & Policy group takes this maxim very seriously. The group represents a collaboration between the University of Cambridge, The Institute of Historical Research, and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The purpose of the group is to "demonstrate the relevance of history to contemporary...

http://www.historyandpolicy.org/
View Resource 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
View Resource New Historian

The New Historian is an online magazine that offers breaking news about the most recent historical discoveries, views, and reviews. The homepage is continually updated and always interesting. For instance, the December 18, 2014 page features articles about the collapse of the Maya civilization, Viking presence in Canada, and a synopsis of Two Centuries of Hostility between Russia and Chechnya. The...

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View Resource History Hub

Hosted by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the History Hub is a place for history researchers of all stripes to connect and collaborate. The Hub offers a number of community forums, hosted by NARA research staff, that will appeal to a broad range of historians. For example, in the genealogy group, researchers can pose questions or research challenges and receive feedback...

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https://historyhub.history.gov/welcome