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Close-up of the bull seal from the Indus Valley Civilization

A History of the World in 100 Objects

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Overall A History of the World in 100 Objects is a great resource to teach world history through visual culture in an accessible and succinct format for both school and college-level classes.
Image of a stamped letter with Japanese writing

Ainu and Ezochi Rare Collection

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In this case, the collection focuses on the expansion of the ethnically Japanese “Wajin” people into the northern islands of present day Japan.
Museum exhibit showing Alaska in text with artifacts surrounding it.

Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

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This website provides links to lesson plans based on exhibits, as well as images from the museum’s collection that may not otherwise be available to visitors.

Brazil Cordel Literature Web Archive

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These cordel-blogs are a particularly rich source of information and perspective that “represent[s] the voice of the blogger rather than the organization that sponsored the website.”
Image of Chinese characters

Chinese Text Project

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largest database of pre-modern Chinese text digitally available...[which] focuses specifically on pre-Qin and Han dynasty works, as well as post-Han dynasty texts.
CV of cliovis logo

ClioVis

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It is useful for classrooms, where students and instructors can use it to display ideas, events, and other important information from/for a lesson.
Mosaic from Ancient City of Madaba, Jordan

CyArk

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In order to prevent the complete loss of these sites to history, the project works by keeping records of significant sites, and sharing and displaying these places using 3D modeling.
Cvliacanae, Americae regionis, descriptio. Hispaniolae, Cvbae, aliarvmqve insvlarvm circvmiacientivm, delineatio. Credit: dLOC

Digital Library of the Caribbean

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Educators, students, and scholars interested in understanding the strategic conflicts between European powers, the experience of Africans during the transatlantic slave trade, the emergence of the modern capitalist system, and the rise of neoliberalism would find in dLOC a wealth of content to draw from for their studies and projects.
Partial image of a map with a focus on a compass, surrounded by the word 'America'

Discovery and Exploration

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The maps in the collection depict many geographical points of view, including the entire globe, specific areas of focus such as America itself, or even of specific coastlines.
Black and white photo of a man in profile with a bead and mushtash, wearing a keffiyeh

Eltaher Collection

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This collection is a good resource for learning about the fight for decolonization in the Middle East and Northern Africa, from the perspective of those being colonized.

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