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UCSB English Broadside Ballad Archive. UCSB English Broadside Ballad Archive. The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman. Alexandra Kollontai Source: The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman, Translated by Salvator Attansio, Herder and Herder, 1971;Transcribed: for marxists.org, 2001.

The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman

Prefatory Note. V. I. Lenin: The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution (a.k.a. the April Theses) The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution [a.k.a.

V. I. Lenin: The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution (a.k.a. the April Theses)

Hitler as a Spider: 10 Propaganda Maps That Personify 20th Century Conflicts. A new exhibition showcases historic maps that summarized international conflict by depicting different world powers as people and animals.

Hitler as a Spider: 10 Propaganda Maps That Personify 20th Century Conflicts

War Map, an exhibit at London’s Map House, explores the satirical ways propagandists and mapmakers have sought to explain international conflicts in the 20th century, from making Hitler into a spider to showing Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt playing tug-of-war with Africa. The maps (which we spotted from The Economist’s 1843 magazine) will be on display in London until November 18, and an accompanying coffee table book is available now. Hitler as a Spider: 10 Propaganda Maps That Personify 20th Century Conflicts. Library Menu - Unlocking The Archive. German History in Documents and Images. Photographs. Interpreting a visual source, like a photograph, is very different to interpreting words on a page, which is the case with written sources.

Photographs

Therefore, you need to develop a different set of skills. Photographs are very useful types of primary sources. They provide a rare glimpse of a particular second in time, which will never again be repeated. This is especially true for events that occurred before the development of television or digital technologies. Many people assume that photographs are unbiased, accurate records of historical events.

The Medieval Masterpiece, the Book of Kells, Is Now Digitized & Put Online. If you know nothing else about medieval European illuminated manuscripts, you surely know the Book of Kells.

The Medieval Masterpiece, the Book of Kells, Is Now Digitized & Put Online

“One of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasures” comments Medievalists.net, “it is set apart from other manuscripts of the same period by the quality of its artwork and the sheer number of illustrations that run throughout the 680 pages of the book.” The work not only attracts scholars, but almost a million visitors to Dublin every year. Political Cartoons. Interpreting a visual source, like a political cartoon, is very different to interpreting words on a page, which is the case with written sources.

Political Cartoons

Therefore, you need to develop a different set of skills. Political cartoons are ink drawings created to provide a humorous or critical opinion about political events at the time of its creation. Timeline - World History Documentaries. Prelinger Archives : Free Movies : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming. By Castle Films movies eye favorite 162 comment 13.

Prelinger Archives : Free Movies : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming

Use of Propaganda in WWI Postcards – Europeana Blog. Millions of postcards circulated during the First World War and influenced public opinion.

Use of Propaganda in WWI Postcards – Europeana Blog

It is not surprising that something as ordinary as a postcard was used by governments on all sides to either defend their own actions, to discredit the enemy and to rouse the masses to support their nation. Within just three days of the declaration of war on 1 August 1914, publishers had war-themed postcards on sale. Home. Houses of Parliament. Digital Public Library of America. Soviet Russia. Historical Documents and Reports. The National Archives. Guide to the classics: Homer’s Iliad - History of the Ancient World.

By Chris Mackie Homer’s Iliad is usually thought of as the first work of European literature, and many would say, the greatest.

Guide to the classics: Homer’s Iliad - History of the Ancient World

It tells part of the saga of the city of Troy and the war that took place there. In fact the Iliad takes its name from “Ilios”, an ancient Greek word for “Troy”, situated in what is Turkey today. This story had a central place in Greek mythology. War and pleas: propaganda posters from 20th century Australia – in pictures. Curriculum Pathways® Political Cartoons. Archival Collection ~ Stock Video & Audio. Shooting The Past. Tag Archives: Ancient Egypt. ETANA. Perseus Digital Library. Old Maps Online. These Photos of Pompeii Show Slice of Ancient Roman Life that Was Buried Under 20 Feet of Ash - History Daily. Sep 172016 On August 24, 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius, a 4,000-foot volcano near the Bay of Naples in Italy, erupted, burrying the city of Pompeii under an almost 20-foot blanket of volcanic ash and killing 2,000 people.

These Photos of Pompeii Show Slice of Ancient Roman Life that Was Buried Under 20 Feet of Ash - History Daily

It was one of the world’s most famous and deadly volcanic eruptions. The ancient Roman city was left untouched until explorers rediscovered it in 1748, finding that Pompeii was virtually intact underneath the dust and dirt. As a resort for Rome’s rich, elegant villas lined wide, paved streets. Some of these villas have been restored and are open to visitors, like the Casa del Fauno and Casa del Menandro.

Pompeii was a bustling city with cafés, snack bars (the Thermopolium), and restaurants (Caupona Pherusa tavern), and even a 20,000-seat amphitheater. Approximately 2.5 million tourists visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site every year. Pompeii had a complex water system and port, and two bath houses. The volcanic eruption lasted 18 hours. British Library - Sounds. US History Teachers Blog: Children In The Industrial Revolution. Dickens's London: in pictures.

The Great Exhibition. The Great Exhibition, housed within the ‘Crystal Palace’, embodied Prince Albert’s vision to display the wonders of industry from around the world. Liza Picard looks at the exhibits, the building and the ideas behind the project. The Crystal Palace If you took an omnibus along London's Knightsbridge in the summer of 1851, you would see an astonishing sight. The Educated Teacher. Last year my co-teacher and I were a little crunched for time when teaching the interwar years in Europe. We wanted to get across the economic and social problems that Europeans faced and how it influenced the choices they made, so I designed these learning stations to allow students to use primary and secondary sources to discover these facts for themselves.

Creative Warm-Up: the Industrial Revolution. After a few days of studying the Industrial Revolution, I gave students a warm-up activity to get them using primary sources creatively and putting themselves into that time period. In this activity, students were given a sheet containing two primary sources. There were several different sheets, and students could trade with their neighbors if they didn’t like the one they received. They contained photographs, quotes or maps from the period.

EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it. News Archive Search. National Archives Experience. National Archives of Australia and Archives NZ. National Library of Australia.

Trove: Newspaper Home. Australian War Memorial. Primary Source Sets. Teachers Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 chronicle Lincoln’s rise to national prominence Alexander Hamilton Manuscripts, images, and historic newspapers document the life and accomplishments of Alexander Hamilton American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and Poe A selection of Library of Congress primary sources exploring the topic of American authors in the nineteenth century, including Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe.

Best Practices. JCS Online Resources. The acclaimed Churchill Archive is now free for the first time to schools worldwide thanks to a $1 million donation from philanthropist Laurence Geller CBE. "All children should understand Sir Winston Churchill’s fundamental place in our nation’s history,” says the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities, "and schools can now seize the opportunity to access the Churchill Archive – a tremendous cache of documents that bring history to life.”

Opening up exciting new opportunities for the teaching and learning of History at secondary level, the Churchill Archive - described by History Today as "the real gem of online Churchill resources" - offers cross-searchable online access to over 800,000 original documents. Highlights include: OVER 370 SCHOOLS HAVE REGISTERED FOR FREE ACCESS...HAS YOURS? Click here to find out! Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse. That means everyone has the freedom to enjoy and reuse these materials in almost limitless ways. Google Custom Search. Collections in Melbourne: A Guide to Commonwealth Government Records - Collections in Melbourne: A Guide to Commonwealth Records. Celia Blake. National Archives of Australia.

Papua New Guinea Patrol Reports. Reports from government patrols are a major source of primary information on Papua New Guinea’s colonial-era history. Medieval Europe Sources - History Skills Online. The Presidency and the Cold War. Vietnam War - History Skills Online. Ancient History - History Skills Online. Children and Youth in History. Early world maps. Antiquity Babylonian Imago Mundi (c. 600 BCE) A Babylonian world map, known as the Imago Mundi, is commonly dated to the 6th century BCE.[1][2] The map as reconstructed by Eckhard Unger shows Babylon on the Euphrates, surrounded by a circular landmass showing Assyria, Urartu (Armenia)[3] and several cities, in turn surrounded by a "bitter river" (Oceanus), with seven islands arranged around it so as to form a seven-pointed star.

The World Wide Web project. The WorldWideWeb (W3) is a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents. Everything there is online about W3 is linked directly or indirectly to this document, including an executive summary of the project, Mailing lists , Policy , November's W3 news , Frequently Asked Questions . Darwin's Reading. Reading was a fundamental tool in Darwin’s scientific practice. Cultural Institute. The Trove: Australia in Pictures Pool. De Re Militari » The Society for Medieval Military History. Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts. Medieval Writing. Internet History Sourcebooks.

Update Information 2006: In 2006 the Internet Medieval Sourcebooks and associated sourcebooks are undergoing a major overhaul to remove bad links and add more documents. 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient.

As a result there is a process called "link rot" - which means that a "broken link" is a result of someone having taken down a web page. In some cases some websites have simply reorganized sub-directories without creating forwarding links. 2. 3. Turning the Pages: Virtual books.

Decameron Web. The Online Medieval & Classical Library. ArXiv.org e-Print archive. Online Public Access. Home. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. Welcome · Digital Public Library of America. Historical Texts Collection : History Department : Hanover College. The Hanover Historical Texts Collection makes available digital versions of historical texts for use in history and humanities courses. Search by keyword, or browse by subject heading. The faculty and students of the Hanover College History Department initiated the Hanover Historical Texts Project in 1995, at a time when few primary sources were available outside of published anthologies.

To make primary texts readily available for classroom use, they selected important documents, scanned print versions that were out of copyright, converted the scans into HTML format, proofread the resulting documents to correct OCR errors, edited them to provide page breaks, page numbers, and bibliographical information, and posted them online.

Internet History Sourcebooks. Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Perseus Collections/Texts. The Best of the Humanities on the Web. Primary and Secondary Sources. The British Library's Photostream. EuroDocs. Trove - Australia - Historic books, images, newspapers, maps and music. History - Digital Education Resources. History - Digital Education Resources. Today in History: Wright Brothers First Flight. Australian Digital Collections. Internet History Sourcebooks. Defining Primary and Secondary Sources - Toolkit - The Learning Centre.

Curriculum. Internet History Sourcebooks. Old Maps Online. British Pathé.