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Articles and events. Women Also Know History. World Heritage Centre - Interactive Maps. StoryMapJS. Found Poems. People on the Move - Exhibitions. Get the History of the World in 46 Lectures, Courtesy of Columbia University. When you dive into our collection of 1,300 Free Online Courses, you can begin an intellectual journey that can last for many months, if not years.

Get the History of the World in 46 Lectures, Courtesy of Columbia University

The collection lets you drop into the classrooms of leading universities (like Stanford, Harvard, MIT and Oxford) and essentially audit their courses for free. You get to be a fly on the wall and soak up whatever knowledge you want. All you need is an internet connection and some free time on your hands. Today, we're featuring two courses taught by Professor Richard Bulliet at Columbia University, which will teach you the history of the world in 46 lectures. The first course, History of the World to 1500 CE (available on YouTube and iTunes Video, or fully streamable below) takes you from prehistoric times to 1500, the cusp of early modernity.

Bulliet helped write the popular textbook The Earth and its Peoples: A Global History, and it serves as the main textbook for the course. DocsTeach. Map of Contemporaries. SBS On Demand. Historical Atlas of the 20th Century. Famous Trials. The History of Print Technology. Moments in Time - History (8,9) World History. Google Maps. 13 Mysterious Historical Monuments. People who lived thousands of years before us created some striking buildings.

13 Mysterious Historical Monuments

These buildings were so extensive that scientists have been looking for centuries for answers to who, why, and most importantly, how they were built. There are all different kinds of theories, from practical to extraterrestrial. The Bright Side’s team also wanted to touch on these ancient secrets and make a list of places where ancient charm and a shade of a mystery surround them. Stonehenge, England According to legend, the stone complex was built by the magician Merlin.

Baalbek, Lebanon A temple ensemble in this antique style is the pearl of the ruins of a once prosperous city. Newgrange, Ireland Despite the fact that road builders ran into the monument in the XVII century, people started to research this mysterious landmark only three centuries later. Dolmens of North Caucasus, Russia Here on the mountain slopes stands small houses built of flat stones.

Tikal, Guatemala Petra, Jordan Stone spheres of Costa Rica. Library Lydia.

History of Asia

WORLD HISTORY SOURCES: FINDING WORLD HISTORY. Imperialism - C3 Teachers. World History Timeline. Embed Code Embeded for hosted site: Click the code to copy.

World History Timeline

World & US History Online. Imperialism. French Revolution. History vs…: a TED-Ed Lesson playlist. “History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created,” wrote William Morris.

History vs…: a TED-Ed Lesson playlist

To learn how 7 notorious leaders are remembered by history, watch the TED-Ed Lessons below: 1.

Russian Revolution

Atlas of World History. Cold War. Industrial Revolution. U.S. History. Vietnam War. World Wars. History PowerPoints for Teachers - Smithsonian's History Explorer. Home > Error More Sharing ServicesShare Share on emailEmail this PageShare on printPrint.

Smithsonian's History Explorer

World Digital Library Home. A History of the World - Home. They were children - Google Cultural Institute. In July 1942, nearly 14,000 Parisians were arrested by French police and, for the most part, assembled at the Vélodrome d’Hiver, simply because they were Jewish.

They were children - Google Cultural Institute

Among them were many children. More than half of the 11,400 Jewish children deported from France between 1942 and 1944 were Parisians. Now, in 2012, on the 70th anniversary of the 'rafle du Vél d’Hiv' [Vel' d'Hiv Round-up], our town wants to honor their memory. We also want to remember the thousands of “hidden” children who survived the Shoah thanks to the actions of rescue networks and the solidarity of Parisians who embodied the honor of our capital city. Thus, this exhibition is the crowning achievement of the commemoration work led by the city for many years. Bertrand Delanoë. Mapping History. CinemaHistory. [OZTL_NET] FW: [LM_NET] TAR: recommended videos for early civilizations - vickibunce - Gmail. Topics - Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts.

Great Websites to Explore History. The websites below are not intended only for history teachers but for anyone interested in taking a journey back into history.Some of them provide document search that allows you to search into the most important historical documents from well known and trusted archives.

Great Websites to Explore History

You will also find timelines documenting the major historical events or if you like maps then you can track back the history on maps. All these resources are free to use and do not require any download or software installation.Just browse through the selection below and click on any title to access the webpage. Make sure you share them with your students and colleagues as well. 1- Look Back Maps This is a website that allows users to view historical pictures of various locations on Google Maps, search for specific locations and even add images. 2- Timelines 4- This Day in History As its name suggests, this is a section where you will find important historical events that happened on this day. World History for Us All.