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A curated guide to the best online content, large and small, in world history through website reviews from the perspective of a world history teacher.
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Caribbean Views

The online collection is of extraordinary quality, both in terms of the scanned images and the contextual detail provided.
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A PreColumbian Portfolio: An Archive of Photographs

Each database record includes a caption, a brief (about 20-word) description, and information on the culture associated with the artifact, such as Maya, Olmec, or Zapotec.
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Maya Vase Database: An Archive of Rollout Photographs

The vases include scenes of palace life, mythology, warfare, and animals.
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Framing Canada: A Photographic Memory

The images, dating from 1843 to the mid-20th century, come from government, commercial, and private sources.

Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History

Students may begin by focusing on 'solving' the crime itself, but along the way will be drawn into the consideration of wider issues
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Marxists Internet Archive

Because the Archive offers such a wide-ranging set of sources from the Marxist tradition, students can be encouraged to explore cross-cultural comparisons.
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The South Seas

A useful site for the study of children in the Pacific Basin is The South Seas, a resource database dedicated to European voyages from 1760 to 1800.

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