World History Matters A Student Guide to World History Online

ISBN-10: 0312485824

ISBN-13: 9780312485825

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kelly Schrum, Roy Rosenzweig, T. Mills Kelly, Kristin Lehner

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Based on the popular "World History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 150 of the most useful and reliable world 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.
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List price: $14.99
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 10/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

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.

An Introduction to World History Research Online
Evaluating Websites
Who Created the Website?
Where Did the Sources on the Website Come From?
Have the Sources Been Altered in Any Way?
How Current is the Website?
Does the Website Present a Particular Perspective, Bias, or Agenda?
Web 2.0
Working with Online Primary and Secondary Sources
Search Tips and Further Resources
Using Search Engines Effectively
A Word About Plagiarism
Citing Online Sources
Using This Guide
Key to the Icons
A Selection of Top World History Websites
General Websites for World History Research
World History Websites by Time Period
The Beginnings of Human Society Through 1000 B.C.E.
Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires, 1000 B.C.E.-300 C.E.
Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter, 300-1000 C.E.
Intensified Hemispheric Interactions, 1000-1500 C.E.
Emergence of the First Global Age, 1450-1770
An Age of Revolutions, 1750-1914
A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement, 1900-1945
Promises and Paradoxes: The World Since 1945
A Glossary of Common Internet Terms
Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed
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