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Internet Women's History Sourcebook. Halsall Home | Ancient History Sourcebook | Medieval Sourcebook | Modern History Sourcebook Other History Sourcebooks: African | East Asian | Indian | Islamic | Jewish | LGBT | Global | Science "Yes, I am fond of history. " "I wish I were too. I read it a little as a duty, but it tells me nothing that does not either vex or weary me. The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars or pestilences, in every page; the men all so good for nothing, and hardly any women at all -- it is very tiresome:" Catherine Morland, in Northhangar Abbey (1803), by Jane Austen. PEOPLE WITH A HISTORY: An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Main Page.

The Internet Modern History Sourcebook now contains thousands of sources and the previous index pages were so large that they were crashing many browsers. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. Explanation of Sources of Material Here . See the Help! Page for all the help on research I can offer. Although I am more than happy to receive notes if you have comments on this web site, I cannot answer specific research enquiries [and - for students - I cannot, or rather will not, do your homework.] Main Page. The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook has expanded greatly since its creation, and now contains hundred of local files as well as links to source texts throughout the net.

See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. See the Help! Page for all the help on research I can offer. Although I am more than happy to receive notes if you have comments on this web site, I cannot answer specific research enquiries [and - for students - I cannot, or rather will not, do your homework.] Internet African History Sourcebook. © This text is copyright. The specific electronic form, and any notes and questions are copyright. Permission is granted to copy the text, and to print out copies for personal and educational use.

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook. There is no way of avoiding the fact that China is the central culture of Eastern Asia. Massively larger than any of her neighbors, China may have developed its cultural forms in relative isolation, but since the advent of Buddhism has both absorbed outside influences and disseminated its own culture. Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures are not comprehensible without taking into account power of Chinese culture in art, literature and religion. Chinese culture itself is highly complex, and the other East Asian cultures also reflect local circumstances and traditions. For instance the (later) Chinese ideal of a scholar-gentleman contrasts strongly with Japanese warrior ideals. It is not going to far to suggest that the very different responses of the various East Asian to the Western intrusion of the past two centuries reflect the variety of previous historical developments. See my Brooklyn College: Chinese Cultural Studies class page.

General The Korean War The Non-Aligned Movement U.S. Internet Indian History Sourcebook. Women Homosexuality: General It has proved to be extraordinarily difficult to find much information about South Asian homosexuality. Hindu. Internet History of Science Sourcebook. Halsall Home | Ancient History Sourcebook | Medieval Sourcebook | Modern History Sourcebook Other History Sourcebooks: African | East Asian | Indian | Islamic | Jewish | LGBT | Women's | Global This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks listed below. For more contextual information, for instance about the Islamic world, check out these web sites. In addition to direct links to documents, links are made to a number of other web resources. Link to a secondary article, review or discussion on a given topic. Link to one of the megasites which track web resources. Link to a website focused on a specific issue.. Earlier/Alternative Ways of Understanding the Cosmos The Agricultural Revolution of the 17th-18th Centuries.

Byzantine and Medieval Studies Links. Introduction. 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. 2. 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. 2.

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook. This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, the Islamic world, or the history of a given period, check out these web sites. General Jews and Judaism in the Land of Israel Reforms By Hezekiah (r. 715-687 BCE): 2 Chronicles 30:1 The enforcement of Monotheism. See 2ND Oded Borowksi: Hezekiah's Reforms and the Revolt against Assyria [At TFB, Modern Account] Discovery of Deuteronomy (c.621 BCE): 2 Kings 18:4, 22 The Restoration of the Temple (c 520-515 BCE): Ezra 1-2 , 6:3-5 , Haggai 1-2 Ezra , excerpts [At Then Again] Nehemiah (gov. c.445-c.433) and Ezra (5th Cent. Editing of the Bible Josephus (37 CE - after 93 CE): Against Apion 1:37-41 First mention of a five-book Torah. The Invention of the Synagogue Samaritans The Macabbees and After The Revolt (175-135 BCE) I Macabbees , written c. 100 BCE [At Then Again] The Qumran Sect St.

China. Internet Islamic History Sourcebook. MIDI: Bawadaak MIDI: Minnach Play either of the above [by clicking] for appropriate music for browsing! This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or the history of a given period, check out these web sites. For help in research, homework, and so forth see.