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Napoleon in Italy 1796-97

Napoleon in Italy 1796-97

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Map depicting Napoleon's campaigns in Italy, 1796-97.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

Map of Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign

Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign

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Map depicting Napoleon's Egyptian campaigns.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

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National Security Archive: Sources on Europe

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These materials help students discover that history does not follow a predetermined course, but is the result of decisions, any one of which could drastically alter history’s outcome.
Map of North America showing areas of indigenous land by group

Native Land

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It is a good place to start learning about knowledge generation and how indigenous groups and settlers can come together to document their histories.
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Navigational Charts Based on Those Used by Zheng He

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These two woodblock prints are part of a map printed in a seventeenth-century military treatise, and thought to be based on the maps used by Zheng He in his voyages. The map is therefore usually known as “Zheng He Map.” It depicts the coastline from China to the central eastern coast of Africa arranged as a long strip. The first of these prints shows Africa at the bottom and Ceylon at the... Read More »

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New York Public Library Digital Collections

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The NYPL Digital Collection provides access to over 755,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities, including illuminated manuscripts, vintage posters, illustrated books, and printed ephemera.

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula

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First issued by Jodocus Hondius in about 1625, this rare map of the world is the first printed map that depicts the Australian continent. The map shows the rough outline of the western coast of Australia in the bottom righthand corner. Dutch East India Company (VOC) captain Dirk Hartog encountered the west coast of Australia after his ship Eendracht was blown off course during its journey from... Read More »

Nuestra Señora de la Bahía del Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga

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This church was built as part of the larger project of indigneous evangelization, in which the Spanish Crown sent missionaries along the northern border of its North American possessions to establish churches and convert the natives. The Francsisan friars who governed this mission ministered to individuals of various backgrounds, including Aranama, Piguique, Manos de Perro, Tamique, Tawakoni,... Read More »

Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro

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The Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro was originally founded in the late-seventeenth century in modern-day New Mexico. It was moved in the eighteenth century to the El Paso region after local indigenous groups rebelled against Spanish rule, although flooding destroyed that structure soon after. The adobe church that stands today was built in the 1840s. However, the interior still... Read More »

Nuestra Señora de Purísima Concepción de Quarai

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This church complex was built in the early-seventeenth century as part of Spanish friars’ efforts to evangelize the native peoples. Yet within 50 years, the settlement stood abandoned as a result of natural disasters and sustained military attack from rival indigenous groups. Only ruins of its stone structure remain, located near Albuquerque, New Mexico. They provide a window into religious... Read More »

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