About - Contributing Sites
World History Commons Advisory Board members bring a commitment to humanities scholarship, pedagogy, digital humanities, and OERs. Advisory Board members will review wireframes, mockups, user personas, and content development plans as well as testing digital prototypes. They will provide extensive feedback on the scholarship, pedagogy, and usability of World History Commons at key points throughout the development process and will assist with outreach when the website launches.
Children and Youth in History
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanties, the Children and Youth in History website was designed to help teachers and students learn about young people throughout history by providing access to information about the lived experiences of children and youth from multiple perspectives.
Women in World History
Women in World History reflects three approaches central to current scholarship in world history and the history of women: an emphasis on comparative issues rather than civilization in isolation, a focus on contacts among different societies, and an attentiveness to "global" forces, such as technology diffusion, migration, or trade routes, that trascend individual societies.
Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution
This site provides an accessible and lively introduction to the French Revolution as well as an extraodrinary archive of some of the most important documentary evidence from the Revolution, including 338 texts, 245 images, and a number of maps and songs.