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Title: History Resource Center: World

History Resource Center World
  • History Resource Center World provides a full
    range of sources for research
  • Over 22,000 reference articles and 500
    viewpoint essays, from 32 reference sets
  • Nearly 23,000 biographies
  • 235,000 full-text articles from over 300
    peer-reviewed periodicals and journals, and
    newswires (and growing daily)
  • Almost 3,600 maps and images
  • Over 2,000 primary source documents, with many
    more on the way in 2007
  • Audio and video clips covering historic events
  • Award-wining, authoritative reference content
    drawn from leading imprints, including
  • Macmillan Reference USA, St. James Press, Primary
    Source Microfilm, and Charles Scribners
  • Print reference and primary sources valued at
    more than 45,000!
  • History Resource Center World is relevant your
    students research needs
  • Continuous updatingperiodicals and newswire
    stories added daily
  • Spotlight features tie current events together
    with their historical causes and origins

and Collegiate Study
  • The comprehensive collection of sources in
    History Resource Center World supports study
    across disciplines
  • One-stop resource for studies in history,
    sociology, culture, religion, political science,
    gender studies, geography, conflict, foreign
    policy and diplomatic relations, slavery, the
    World Wars, the Age of Imperialism and in many
    other disciplines across the social sciences and
  • History Resource Center World includes a wealth
    of academic content
  • Essays on key topics in world history, written by
    the leading scholars, reviewed by their peers and
    overseen by an editorial board of experts, all
    drawn from the top universities and institutions
    in the world
  • Hundreds of thousands of full-text articles from
    the top journals in world history studies, and
    other related disciplines, providing a modern
    analysis of historical topics and events
  • In their own words and deeds
  • Primary sources provide first-hand accounts on
    some of the most notable events in world history,
    from the Analects of Confucius to a letter from a
    Crusader to his wife, in 1098
  • Audio and video accounts provide direct accounts
    and images of events as they unfolded, from the
    Edison and the kinetoscope to Joseph Salk
    speaking about his polio vaccine
  • Fully cross-searchable with History Resource
    Center U.S.!

Mapping History RC to HISTORY Curriculum
  • African American History
  • Traces the developments which led to the African
    slave trade, the slave systems in North and South
    America, the cultural heritage of the African
    American in the Americas, and the problems of
    race in North American culture.

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Mapping History RC to HISTORY Curriculum
  • United States History to 1877
  • A political, legal, economic, social and
    cultural history of the United States from
    colonial beginnings to 1877. Topics may include
    European explorers New England, Middle Atlantic,
    and Southern colonies religious and commercial
    causes of English colonization, Americas
    response to English colonial policy, and the
    American Revolution the Confederation Period,
    Federalist Era, Jeffersonian Era, and Jacksonian
    Democracy Westward expansion and the Civil War
    and Reconstruction.

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Mapping History RC to HISTORY Curriculum
  • United States History, 1877-Present
  • A political, legal, economic, social, and
    cultural history of the United States from the
    end of reconstruction to the present. Topics may
    include Industrialization, Immigration and
    Urbanization, Gilded Age Politics and Populism,
    the Progressive Movement, WWI, the Great
    Depression, and WWII.

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Mapping History RC to HUMANITIES Curriculum
American Civilization This course will explore
the cultural foundations of the United States
from the period of exploration to the present.
This is an interdisciplinary course which
examines central themes of American culture and
their representation in history, literature, art,
philosophy, and religion. Topics may include
Native American cultures, the impact of European
settlers, the influence of Puritanism, The Great
Awakening, the Revolutionary Age, slavery, the
changing lives of Native Americans in the 19th
century, role and contributions of women, the
1930s Depression, American foreign policy in the
Third World, and womens struggle for equality.
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