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The British Museum
The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture situated in London. Its collections, which number more than 7 million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from al...
Deutsches Historisches Museum
The Deutsches Historisches Museum (DHM, German Historical Museum) was founded in 1987 by the chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl, and the mayor of Berlin, Eberhard Diepgen, on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the ...
Professor Randall Hansen
Professor Hansen, B.A. (Hons) (UBC), M.PHil./Ph.D. (Oxford) is the author of several books on citizenship and immigration, eugenics and forced sterilization, and the history of bombing. He is frequently quoted in the med...
History & Policy
History & Policy:
* Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking.
* Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today.
* Increases the influence of historical resear...
The public's library and digital archive.
Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art...
Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study a...
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians and scholars to historical collections that exist in...
The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna numbers among the most important European museum buildings put up during the 19th century.
The monumental structure, built at the behest of Emperor Franz Joseph I as part of his ex...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University is the only university in Newfoundland and Labrador, with almost 19,000 students in six faculties and seven schools. The faculty complement numbers 1,000, many of whom are available as expert commenta...
Museum of the History of Science
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue ...
National Archives of the United States
As the nation's record keeper, it is our vision that all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse programs will...
National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create opportunities for learning, stimulate ima...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world.
Our science mission is to:
* Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity...
Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage.
A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and s...
Royal BC Museum
As the provincial museum and archives, the Royal BC Museum preserves and shares the stories of British Columbia on-site, off-site and online through its research, collections, exhibitions and educational prog...
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the n...
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum stimulates leaders and citizens to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity and strengthen democracy. A public-private partn...
Université de Moncton
Canada's largest entirely French-speaking university outside Québec. Student enrollment of 6,000 students. Campuses in Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan.
La plus grande université canadienne entièrement de langue frança...
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert a...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
The principal objectives of the WDL...
Sources welcomes Canadians for Genocide Education
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Sources Select Resources
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The historical method comprises the techniques and guidelines by which historians use primary sources and other evidence to research and then to write histories in form of accounts of the past.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
History (meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the human past. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented.
History Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to history in the Sources directory for the media.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Life in Stills
The Heymann Brothers Films
A photo shop owner and her grandson join forces to save the shop and the nearly one million negatives that document Israel's defining moments.
A Marxist History of the World: Making the future
Historian Neil Faulkner concludes A Marxist History of the World by looking at what that history can tell us about the possibility for radical social change.
A Marxist History of the World part 103: 1989: the fall of Stalinism
1989: the fall of Stalinism
The revolutions of 1989 represent great victories for mass action, but they were limited in effect.
the recording, preservation and interpretation of historical information, based on the personal experiences and recollections of the speaker.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Public history is a term that describes the broad range of activities undertaken by people with some training in the discipline of history who are generally working outside of specialized academic set...
Rooms with a View of Russian Artistic History
The Washington Post
Discussing the challenges for the small historic museums seeking to establish themselves in St. Petersburg.
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Behind the Headlines
A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada
Presents the exciting history of investigative journalism in Canada, an account spanning from the nation's earliest newspapers through to the present day.
Dialogues on Cultural Studies
Interviews with Contemporary Critics
edited by Xie, Shaobo; Wang, Fengzhen
Thirty-three questions were asked (but not necessarily answered) of each participant, dealing with cultural studies, modernity, postmodernism, referentiality, ideology and history, post-colonialism, n...
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
From 1900 to the Present Day
More than 2,500 entries, detailed yet concise, covering countries, individuals, political parties and movements, and events.
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation
Contains over 8500 entries on all aspects of the environment and conservation. Embraces a broad spectrum of environmental areas including sustainable development, biodiversity, conservation, environme...
A Very Short Introduction
Takes readers in a journey through documentary history, discussing forms as various political documentaries, musical docs, wildlife docs, and diary films.
A History of Propaganda
From Ancient Sumer to modern Poland, Thomson traces the use of propaganda and its influence on human events.
A History of Reading
The Library at Night
The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Hallowell, Gerald (ed.)
Here are the basic details of the main events, institutions, places, and people in Canada's past. The topics appear to be politics, economy, education, religion, law, medicine, science, transportation...
The Oxford History of Modern War
The book is a military history, principally from the defeat of the Ottoman besiegers of Vienna in 1683.
Traces of Magma
An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature
An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.
An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...
The Voice of Newfoundland
A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949
Webb, Jeff A.
Explores the roles that radio played in society and culture during a vibrant and pivotal time in Newfoundland's history, and demonstrates how the broadcaster's decision to air political debates was pi...
The Woman's Page
Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada
A detailed study of these six women and their respective works: Agnes Maule Machar, Sara Jeanette Duncan, E. Pauline Johnson, Kathleen Blake Coleman, Flora MacDonald Denison and Nellie L. McClung. Dem...
A free, bilingual, information-packed magazine highlighting the archival resources and services of the National Archives of Canada.
The most widely read business publication in BC
The exploration of BC's cultural, economic and political life - both past and present.
Primarily features in-depth biographies on famous people and events throughout history and today including, celebrities, politicians, and historical figures; among other programming that includes docu...
Canadian Ethnic Studies
The history and cultural life of ethnic groups in Canada. Each issue contains articles and research notes, book reviews, opinions, memoirs, bibliography and creative writing.
Canadian Historical Review
Analysis of the ideas, people and events that have molded Canadian society and institutions. Canada's past is examined from a vast and multicultural perspective.
Canadian Journal of History
All fields of history except the history of Canada. Each issue features articles and reviews by leading scholars about themes and controversies in historical writing.
History, literature, political science, philosophy, sociology, performing and visual arts.
Non-fiction programming featuring themes of nature, science, technology and adventure.
A French-language history channel that provides Québec productions, documentaries, historical films.
Social history magazine written from a North American perspective.
Offers historical documentaries, movies and original programming from Canada and around the world. Also offers some non-historical programming relating to military, science and technology.
Kayak: Canada's History Magazine For Kids.
Geared to 7-12 year olds. Includes comics, short articles, original games and jokes, designed to make discovering Canada and its stories fun and memorable.
A bilingual journal holding no rigid position on the definition of labour. The editorial board hopes to foster imaginative approaches to both teaching and research in labour studies through an open ex...
An interdisciplinary journal of historical inquiry and debate.
Specializing in Canadian history. For the ex-service community and the 50+ market.
Material History Review
Documents cultural artifacts, describing their historical context and role in society. Current developments in Canadian material history are profiled through articles, research and conference reports,...
Written by museum professionals for peers, volunteers, students and afficionados. Contains news, commentary, in-depth articles and book reviews.
National Geographic Channel Canada
Features documentary and human interest programming that explores the natural world around us. The service is based on the world famous National Geographic Magazine.
Scholarly articles about the Canadian Plains region.
Magazine by Royal Ontario Museum. Articles on science, art and archaeology with regular editorial columns. All content concentrates on the research and collections of the ROM.
SBTN (Saigon Broadcasting Television Network)
A Vietnamese language channel. Offers programming to keep Vietnamese Canadians connected with their culture and identity. Includes news, talk shows, sports, children's programming, entertainment, var...
Local history and antiques/collectibles of the Muskoka region of Ontario.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
The statutory advisory body to the Minister of the Environment and, through the Minister, to the Gov...
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