Age of Discovery. An excellent collection of resources that includes text, images, and maps relating to the early years of European expansion.
Columbus Navigation Home Page. Extensive information regarding the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus.
Internet Medieval Sourcebook: Exploration and Expansion. Extensive on-line source for links about Western exploration and expansion, including primary documents by or about da Gama, Columbus, Drake, and Magellan.
Western and Central Europe. A page in chronological order of the happenings in Western Europe. A good general overview of history.
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1343-1400). This site includes quotes, biography, collection of works and resources about Chaucer, his works, and the time.
Gregorian Chants. History, texts and explanations.
Internet Medieval Source Book. Extremely helpful site containing original course materials from medieval authors and secondary sources dealing with a large variety of medieval subjects.
Labyrinth: Medieval Studies Infoserver. An excellent site for resources and links to resources for the study of medieval history and culture. Extensive links to texts, including Latin, French, Italian and Middle English.
Women Writers of the Middle Ages. A collection of both secular and religious works authored by medieval women. http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/medfem.html
Early Modern and Modern
Internet Modern History Sourcebook: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment. Extensive on-line source for links about the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, including primary documents by or about Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Descartes, Adam Smith, and John Locke.
The Louvre. This web site for one of the world's greatest museums offers many paths to some of the most beautiful Renaissance art.
Peace of Westphalia. Complete text of the peace treaties that together made up the Treaty of Westphalia (1648), which ended the Thirty Years' War.
Renaissance Art. Some of the major paintings, works of sculpture, and architecture from the Renaissance.
L’Age d’Or: The Age of the Sun King. Provides information on 17th century French and English Baroque; including information on the costumes and customs of the Period. Nice graphical site, tells about military, customs, and costumes of the time.
Città italiane...e non. Information, including histories on many Italian cities and regions with excellent images.
Italy: History of Venice. The History, Culture, Curiosities and Society of the Serenissima in Venice.
Sistine Chapel. Photo collection depicting all facets of the Sistine Chapel, including 18 images of Michalango's ceiling.
WebMuseum, Paris: Italian Renaissance (1420-1600). A useful site for anyone interested in the art of the Italian Renaissance, especially the works of Leonardo de Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
Netherlands: Amsterdam Heritage. An introduction and history of Amsterdam, focusing on the city's historic buildings and sites.
Glasgow: Images of a Forgotten City contains photographs and a history of Glasgow, plus information on the Springburn Museum. http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Shores/6891/index.html
Historical Towns of the Province of Seville. Discusses the history of some towns in the province of Seville.
Holmiensis. Stockholm history from the middle ages to the 20th century. http://www.holmiensis.net/index_e.html
Julita.net A Former Parish in Sodermanland. History and lists of emigrants during the period 1865-1925. User friendly site about the history of an old parish in Sweden.
British Empire. Dedicated to charting the history of the British Imperial experience.
The Portico. Home page for the British Library. Includes links to exhibits with images.
Tudor England. Site detailing life in Tudor England includes biographies, maps, important dates, architecture, and music, including sound files.
Bangor. A guide to the town of Bangor.
Cabeza de Vaca. The first European to describe America from Florida through Texas.
Columbus Day. Extensive site that includes his voyages, writings, controversies, timelines, myths, biography.
The American Revolution: A Select Bibliography. Divided topically.
Voyage to Another Universe. A highly personalized account (by Karen M. Strong) focusing on travels in Arizona and New Mexico. Please note that this is copyrighted material. Numerous links to literature and images.
WestWeb: Western History Resource. A user friendly site on Western American history resource. Includes Canadian and Mexican resources.
Arctic Studies Center. Smithsonian Institution site dedicated to the study of Arctic peoples, culture, and environments includes numerous images, as well as audio and video segments of dance and discussion.
Conquest Channel-Midwest American Conquest. Native American conquest in the "New World" during the Sixteenth Century is investigated from a fresh view point. Good site for lots of information on many Midwest regions.
Lakota Wowapi Oti Kin: Lakota Home Page. See especially the information on the teaching of Native American religion.
National Museum of the American Indian. Web site of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian offers a look at one of the finest and most complete collections of items from the indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere.
Arctic Dawn—The Journeys of Samuel Hearne. Originally published in 1795, this is a new hypertext edition of the journals of Samuel Hearne, the first European to explore the western Canadian Arctic. Includes pictures and sounds.
Diefenbunker History. From the Diefenbunker's birth to Canada's newest Museum, the Diefenbunker's history and future. Interesting site about Canada during the Cold War.
Old Fort Williams-Homepage. Step through the palisade gates into another world, two centuries ago. Site dedicated to Fort William in Canada.
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. This historic site tells the story of Ukrainian immigrants and the development of the Bloc Settlement in East Central Alberta from 1892 to 1930. Site about Ukrainian immigrant history.
Note: The information on individual states is far too great to list here. This list is particularly selective.
American Memory. Primary source and archival material. Sections on Walt Whitman, rural life and war mobilization (1938-44), early motion pictures, and folklore. The collection is in the process of expanding. The section on the American Civil War, with timeline, is particularly useful.
Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935. Useful historical summary, secondary and primary material. Good graphics.
Benjamin Franklin, Glimpses of a Man. A multimedia biographical presentation with good hypertext and images.
National Archives. See original historic documents, among other things.
The Constitution of the United States of America. A hypertext Constitution with links between amendments.
Jail Story. A comprehensive site on the history of Darlinghurst Gaol (1840s). Includes plans, photos, stories.
At Sea. A comprehensive history of the Greek community of Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia.
Northcote Historical & Conservation Society. An extensive site exploring the Northcote's history, includes a newsletter and links. The society's homepage discusses the history of Northcote as well.
New Zealand: Buried Village, Rotorua, New Zealand. Experience the legacy of the eruption of Mount Tarawera, the most recent of numerous volcanic events in the Rotorua region over the last 20,000 years. Site provides a tour of the buried village, pictures, and history.