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  World History International: World History Essays From Prehistory To The Present
World History From The Pre-Sumerian Period To The Present
To be truly world history, an account of the past must not only retell what happened but must also relate events and people to each other.
This world history site contains a collection of world history related essays, documents, maps, music and video outlining human history and progress from the Neolithic era to the present including the history of the ancient world, Africa, Europe, Asia, India, the Middle East, Australia and the Americas.
www.history-world.org   (0 words)

  World History - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
World History is a field of historical study that emerged as a distinct academic field in the 1980s.
World historians use a thematic approach, with two major focal points: integration (how processes of world history have drawn people of the world together) and difference (how patterns of world history reveal the diversity of the human experience).
The advent of World History as a distinct field of study was heralded in the 1980s by the creation of the World History Association[1] and of graduate programs at a handful of universities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_History   (325 words)

 World History for Us All
World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.
World History for Us All is a national collaboration of K-12 teachers, collegiate instructors, and educational technology specialists.
World History for Us All is a project of San Diego State University in cooperation with the National Center for History in the Schools at UCLA.
worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu   (0 words)

 Women In World History Curriculum
Reviews of Curriculum created for world history classes.
Q and A providing answers to some of the questions visitors have asked about Women’s History.
Including Using Women in World History Curriculum Units for Homeschooling.
www.womeninworldhistory.com   (358 words)

 Cricket World Cup History, World Cup History, History of Cricket World Cup, World Cup Cricket History, ICC Cricket ...
The history of Cricket World Cup can be traced back to the year 1975, the first time this championship was organized at an international level.
Before the history of Cricket World Cup was being written, cricket was passionately followed in a few countries of the world.
The first three Cricket World Cups were held in England, the home of cricket, as it was the only country that had the kind of infrastructure and resources required for such a big event.
travour.com /icc-cricket-world-cup-2007-west-indies/history   (520 words)

 Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Main Page
It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.
To present a diversity of source material in modern European, American, and Latin American history, as well as a significant amount of materal pertinent to world cultures and global studies.
Although the history of social and cultural elite groups remains important to historians, the lives of non-elite women, people of color, lesbians and gays are also well represented here.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/modsbook.html   (951 words)

 AP: World History
The purpose of the AP World History course is to develop greater understanding of the evolution of global processes and contacts, in interaction with different types of human societies.
Specific themes provide further organization to the course, along with the consistent attention to contacts among societies that form the core of world history as a field of study.
College world history courses vary considerably in the approach used, the chronological framework chosen, the content covered, the themes selected, and the analytical skills emphasized.
www.collegeboard.com /student/testing/ap/sub_worldhist.html?worldhist   (218 words)

 World History
The year 1206 was a turning point in the history of the Mongols and in world history: the moment when the Mongols were first ready to move out beyond the steppe.
For a document hallowed in history during more than 750 years and frequently cited as a forerunner of the Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, Magna Carta is a singularly undramatic document.
The defeat of the Mongol invasions was of crucial importance in Japanese history.
members.tripod.com /gpf/worldhistory.html   (20009 words)

 Outline of World History [encyclopedia]
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-f...
World War I, World War II, the Cold War, development of nuclear weapons, the Russian Revolution, flight, the founding of Israel, space flight, radical developments in information science (computers, world wide web), and communications.
Adolph Hitler (1889 to 1945): Austrian-born leader of Germany who caused World War II and ordered the slaughter of millions of innocent Jews (the Holocaust).
www.artzia.com /History/Outline   (1059 words)

 Education World® : History Center
Education World offers five new lessons to help teachers commemorate the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attack on the United States.
Black history is such a part of the American fabric -- and the school curriculum -- that it's difficult to imagine a time when that wasn't so.
Education World introduces you and your students to 65 years of history from Lewis and Clark to the transcontinental railroad.
www.education-world.com /history   (2834 words)

 History | The WWW Virtual Library
The History of Art Virtual Library is a collection of links relating to Art History and computer applications in Art History.
The Economic and Business History section of the WWW Virtual Library is maintained in Amsterdam by the Netherlands Economic History Archive.
The Labour History section of the WWW Virtual Library, part of the WWW VL History Network, is maintained by the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, since October 1996.
www.vlib.org /History.html   (690 words)

 World History Association - Hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program for Teachers
June 1998: World History: Teaching for the 21st Century: The Seventh International Meeting of the World History Association.
"Big History": an interdepartmental course which combines human history and the sciences to provide a global perspective of the earth's history.
Includes lecture notes, a lesson and a bibliography to establish the place of the Mongols in world history.
www.woodrow.org /teachers/world-history   (140 words)

 Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is the first true encyclopedic reference on world history.
Anyone who loves history -- including those who are making history today -- will find this work an endless source of fascinating, thought-provoking coverage of events, people, patterns, and processes.
Students and teachers at the high school and college levels, as well as scholars and professionals, will turn to this definitive work for a connected, holistic, view of world history -- the story of humans and their place in the universe.
www.berkshirepublishing.com /brw/product.asp?projID=23   (526 words)

 Bridging World History
Professional development and classroom materials to support the study of world history
Bridging World History is organized into 26 thematic units along a chronological thread.
Journey online through world history's thematic pathways and some of the bridges that tie them together.
www.learner.org /channel/courses/worldhistory   (96 words)

 World History Archives
Hartford Web Publishing, offers documents to support the study of world history from a working-class and non-Eurocentric perspective.
Questions about the site may be answered by the site policies.
If you need documents on a specific topic related to contemporary world history, just ask, and if available I'll put them on line for you as time allows.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives   (0 words)

 Powell's Books - World History
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman
Featuring a timeline of the important events in the history of ancient Rome, this fold-out reveals the city in all its glory through an entertaining and informative 3-D replica of the humming city center of ancient civilization....
www.powells.com /psection/WorldHistory.html   (975 words)

Eyewitness - History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It Fascinating interactive site to get detailed, first-hand accounts of what it was like in the Ancient World, Medieval times, the Civil War, the Old West, and many other historical time periods.
An annotated timeline of history from the formation of the Earth to the present.
Archives of world history arranged by continent and country.
www.kidinfo.com /World_History/World_History.html   (876 words)

 The Encyclopedia of World History, Sixth Edition. 2001
Simply put, this is a volume that has always intended to convey the key features of world history.
Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians have combined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect this comprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span the millennia from prehistoric times to the year 2000.
The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945
www.bartleby.com /67   (122 words)

 BBC - History
Follow the challenges and triumphs of the crew on their historic journey at bbc.co.uk/vikingship.
World Wars World War One, World War Two...
History for Kids Fun and games for children of all ages...
www.bbc.co.uk /history   (130 words)

 Education World® - *History : General Resources
About.com American History Explore history by visiting a number of subject areas, including crime, famous documents, the Great Depression and Vietnam.
About.com Women's History Find a wealth of links to the history of women, both general and specific, and link to other sources of historical information.
Academic Info History Gateway Directory of history resources is organized by region, era and topic, such as Japanese history, Renaissance history and music history.
db.education-world.com /perl/browse?cat_id=1333   (265 words)

 World History
offers a wide range of suggestions for those interested in teaching AP European history and is an incredible tool for all high school teachers in the field.
covers a wide range of history subjects with a distinct world history slant.
offers ideas for teachers teaching AP world history with all sorts of aids that will expand the activities in the classroom.
www.ksche.org /world_history.htm   (583 words)

 Houghton Mifflin Electronic Publishing - The Encyclopedia of World History, Sixth Edition by Peter N. Stearns
For decades William L. Langer's best-selling Encyclopedia of World History was the indispensable, authoritative guide to all of human history.
The result is a wholly accessible, absorbing canvas of world history that no student, scholar, or amateur historian should be without.
The Neanderthals were the first humans to bury their dead, and, presumably, to believe in an afterlife.
www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com /epub/encywh.shtml   (730 words)

 World History
CRIMINAL HISTORY: Ancient Rome - Security 3 min 56 secs - Guard dogs, large doors, and massive locks were Roman's security.
World War II In 1939 a war began that changed the world in a way never paralleled.
This exciting journey into moments in time that changed the course of history features dramatizations carried out at the actual sites of the.
www.history.com /topics/worldhistory   (584 words)

 WWW-VL: World History Index and History Central Catalogue | The World Wide Virtual Library
A Spanish Contemporary History Index maintained at the EUI by Cristina Blanco Sio-López has now been started with a first page on 1808-1814, The Spanish war of Independence, other periods will follow.
History of Medicine - Military History - Religious Missions - History of Science -
This site is the World Wide Web Virtual Library History Central Catalogue is maintained by Serge Noiret and Inaki Lopez Martin at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
vlib.iue.it /history/index.html   (788 words)

 World History (General) links
Russian History The Russian Revolutions of 1917; The Russian Civil War; the Revolutions in Finland, Hungary and Germany; the Polish-Soviet War.
Nuclear History at the National Security Archive: Links to Atomic development and results such as the Cuban missile crisis and other cold war events.
Russia in TransitionSome early history, then the road to change, now a nation in transition and the effects of the change in Russia.
killeenroos.com /link/world.htm   (937 words)

 Wars & world history - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
Discover the history of Vietnam, the war, the Tet Offensive, marine, army, air force operations, and who allied forces were.
This website from PBS presents the history behind the internment and how it impacted six Japanese-Americans who were children in the camps.
Explore the ancient history of Korea, the age of Imperialism, and the country's conquest and division.
www.multcolib.org /homework/warwldhc.html   (4094 words)

 World History — Infoplease.com
Homework Center: World History - Subjects » Geography » History » Language Arts » Mathematics »...
2006 World History - 2006 World History 2006 Coalition forces battle insurgents on the streets of Iraq, as secretarian...
1000–1899 (A.D.) World History - 1000–1899 (A.D.) World History 1000–1099 (A.D.) World History 1100–1199 (A.D.)...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001196.html   (106 words)

 The History Place - Holocaust Timeline
He testifies at Nuremberg, then is later tried in Warsaw, found guilty and hanged at Auschwitz, April 16, 1947, near Crematory I. "History will mark me as the greatest mass murderer of all time," H
A fellow Nazi reported Eichmann once said "he would leap laughing into the grave because the feeling that he had five million people on his conscience would be for him a source of extraordinary satisfaction."
Timeline of World War II in Europe
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/holocaust/timeline.html   (4366 words)

 BUBL LINK: World history
Hitherto overshadowed by the literary and philosophical accomplishments that arose from the trauma of war, the artists and their work are brought into context in a detailed presentation by art historian and exhibition curator Philippe Dagen, via UNESCO and partner museums throughout Europe.
Compiled by some of Africa's historians this resource recounts the history of the continent from an African perspective, investigating events and characters from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid.
Displays 3000 years of world history with a combination of colourful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps.
bubl.ac.uk /link/w/worldhistory.htm   (1305 words)

 World History
World History: The Next Ten Years, A Conference on Research, Teaching, and Graduate Education, Boston, MA, March 12-14, 2004
World Information.com [summaries of world politics and economics by continent, country, and political subunits)
World History for All of Us: an electronic model curriculum for world history in middle and high schools (San Diego State University and National Center for History in the Schools, UCLA)
www.tntech.edu /history/world.html   (3018 words)

 General World History
World Cultures GLOSSARY - dictionary of terms relating to different culture from ancient times to the present day.
The History of the Horse and its impact on Civilization: International Museum of the Horse
World Civilization to 1550 C.E. World History from 500 to 1900
www.teacheroz.com /World_History.htm   (2252 words)

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