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  • Comprehensive and eclectic directory of historical resources. Includes primary documents, related links, and electronic versions of print books, organized by geography, nations, and topics.
  • "History in Focus is a new occasional series taking a thematic approach to history. Each issue is designed to provide an introduction to the chosen topic and to help stimulate interest and debate. The series will concentrate on highlighting books, reviews, websites and conferences that relate to thetheme, in order to provide a quality assured information resource for learning and teaching."
  • About.com's History archive is divided into the following categories: 20th Century African African-American American Ancient/Classical British European Medieval Military Women's History.
  • Collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use. Find primary sources in ancient, medieval and modern history as well as African, East Asian, Islamic, Jewish, Lesbian and Gay, Science, and Women's history. This is a wonderful site for primary sources on the Internet.
  • This developing project currently contains 2,600 searchable pages.
  • This ongoing project contains a series of linked chronologies that depict world, regional, and cross-cultural history.

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