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International Institute of Social History

The International Institute of Social History (IISH) is one of the world's largest documentary and research institutions for social history in general and for the history of the labor movement in particular. Its homepage contains a formidable online catalog of the IISH's 2,000 archival collections which hold over one million printed volumes and about as many audio-visual items. Also included are a...
University of Oxford Discussion Papers in Economic and Social History

Oxford University hosts this collection of papers from its Seminars in Economic and Social History. At present, fifteen papers are available to view or download in full text or abstract. Some of the topics include "Businessmen and Land Purchase in Late Nineteenth Century England," "The American Automobile Frenzy of the 1950s," and "The German Railways - The Economic and Political Feasibility of...
International Institute of Social History

Located in the Netherlands, the International Institute of Social History (IISH), was founded in 1935, and is one of the world's largest documentary and research institutions in the field of social history. The institute's website has grown by leaps and bounds since it was first reviewed in the Scout Report on September 26, 1997, and now contains a host of new materials. Visitors with a strong...
Zinn Education Project

For educators who are looking for a progressive supplement to the current mainstream high school or college history courses, this site, based on the writings and inspirations of historian Howard Zinn, offers a plethora of interesting resources. Zinn, who died in 2010, was best known for his book, A People's History of the United States, which focused its analysis on the experiences of less...
Because We've Read

From writer, community organizer, and educator Hoda Katebi, Because We've Read is an international book club and digital library focused on raising awareness and understanding of issues in global politics, race, gender, colonialism, religion, and more. Activists, humanitarians, and philologists, as well as those seeking to broaden their worldview, will enjoy this collection, which uplifts and...