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U. S. History Matters A Student Guide to U. S. History Online

ISBN-10: 0312478380
ISBN-13: 9780312478384
Edition: 2nd
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Description: Based on the popular "History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 250 of the most useful and reliable U.S. history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in  More...

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Book details

List price: $14.99
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Based on the popular "History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 250 of the most useful and reliable U.S. history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the Web sites offer opportunities for researching broad themes as well as special topics and regions. They feature a range of sources, including primary documents, maps, art, photographs, statistics, and audio and video recordings. The informative introduction and intelligent apparatus help students make the most of these resources.

ROY ROSENZWEIG is professor of history and Director of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. He is the author of several books including The Park and the People: A History of Central Park(with Elizabeth Blackmar). He is also the coauthor of Who Built America?, a two-volume multimedia CD-ROM.DAVID THELEN is professor of history at Indiana University and editor of the Journal of American History. He is also the editor of Discovering America: Essays on the Search for an Identity, and the author of several books including Becoming Citizens in the Age of Television.

Preface
Note to Teachers
An Introduction to U.S. History Research Online
Evaluating U.S. History WebsitesWeb 2.0
Working with Online Primary and Secondary Sources
Search Tips and Further Resources
Using this Guide
A Selection of Top U.S. History Websites
General Websites for U.S. History Research
U.S. History Websites by Time Period
Three Worlds Meet and Colonization, Beginnings to 1763
Revolution and the New Nation, 1754-1820s
Expansion and Reform, 1801-1861
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
Development of the Industrial United States, 1870-1900
Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930
Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
Postwar United States, 1945 to the Early 1970s
Contemporary United States, 1968 to the Present
A Glossary of Common Internet Terms
Subject Index
Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed

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