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Native Languages of the Americas

Native Languages of the Americas is a potent and valuable resource for introducing historical and contemporary linguistics into the classroom as an extension of the discussion of native peoples in the Western Hemisphere.
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Korean Rare Book Digital Collection

These collection's topics include history, politics, social life and values, education, biology and more from the pre-modern Korean perspective.
Vintage illustration of a woman plucking fruit, with the words Works for Victory, 1945 below in italicised font
Review

Historic Government Publications from World War II

Easy to use, chockful of useful content, and easy to access even when offline, Historic Government Publications from World War II shows that repositories do not need to be overly complicated to achieve good things.
Crosby child's chair, made using multi-coloured moulded polyurethane resin and metal. Designed by Gaetano Pesce, made by Fish Design in New York.
Review

Victoria and Albert Museum

The video series How Was it Made? demonstrates a variety of craft methods: Japanese hikihaku obi, medieval stained glass windows, and book printing and binding.
Bronze monument of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia
Teaching

Short Teaching Module: Controversial Historical Monuments

I use images of three historical statues that triggered controversy beginning in the 2010s to teach about the concept of contested historical memory and to have students consider parallels and differences among public history controversies in different parts of the world.

Cecil Rhodes monument, Cape Town University, South Africa
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Cecil Rhodes monument, Cape Town, South Africa

The bronze statue of a seated Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902), on the campus of the University of Cape Town (UCT), was sculpted by Marion Walgate, one of the first white female sculptors in South Africa.

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LSE Digital Library

The LSE Digital Library is an important and valuable archive chronicling not just the history of a storied institution but also British and global history more broadly.
New York Public Library logo of a lion in a circle
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New York Public Library’s Digital Collection

On nypl.org visitors can browse the Library’s immense collections, download e-books, and view more than 700,000 items from our award-winning Digital Collections.” It contains “900,207 items and counting.
Poster for a play called 'Battle Hymn', depicting the red outline of abolitionist John Brown and a blue flag
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Beyond the Bubble

Beyond the Bubble is a fantastic initiative that provides educators with an array of thoughtful and easily implementable history assessments.
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Biblioteca Digital Hispánica (Hispanic Digital Library)

...the Biblioteca Digital Hispánica is a well-organized, highly searchable, and remarkable platform for a wide audience, including instructors, students, researchers, and the general public. Historians interested in Spain’s cross-cultural encounters in Europe, Asia, and the Americas will