Internet History Sourcebooks Project
Welcome to TheInternet History Sourcebooks Project, a group of public domain and copy-authorized historical texts offered cleanly
(with out advertising and marketing or excessive layout) for educational use. Primary sources are to be had here broadly speaking to be used in high-faculty and university/college courses. From the outset the website took a very wide view of the assets that ought to be to be had to students and in addition to files lengthy associated with a “western civilization” approach to history additionally presents plenty records on Byzantine, Islamic, Jewish, Indian, East Asian, and African records. You will also find many files especially relevant to girls’s history and LGBT studies.
Search engines consisting of Google now supply may additionally customers without delay to applicable files, but the numerous Index pages are the key to the great use of this site. You can access the fundamental divisions of the website online from the difficulty indexes at the pinnacle of each web page. Within every foremost department the left of each web page directs you to more targeted indexes. Any given report might also me listed in several indexes.
The IHSP is both very large and fairly antique
in Internet phrases. At the time it changed into started (1996), it became now not clear
that net sites and the files made to be had there might regularly end up
ephemeral. The index pages consequently contained hyperlinks to the thousands of files to be had at this Fordham University internet site along links to files at different websites. As a end result of a manner called “hyperlink rot” – because of this that a “damaged link” is a result of someone having taken down a web page – this means a few hyperlinks now not labored. Since 2000, very
few links to outside web sites were made and we make efforts is beneath manner to eliminate bad
hyperlinks. Very frequently you will be capable of discover archived versions of such documents by using the use of the Wayback Machine [www.archive.org].
This site at Fordham can now be searched thru the Search field at the top of each web page.
I am usually satisfied to hear from individuals who wish to post
texts to the numerous websites below.
The Internet History Sourcebooks
Ancient History Sourcebook
A “lecture room usable” sourcebook of copy-approved material for Ancient records
and civilization guides.
This is an online sourcebook of copy-accredited, even though now not necessarily copyright-loose,
supply cloth for Medieval Studies. It is the largest online resource of medieval and
Byzantine textual assets.
Modern History Sourcebook
Now with nearly as many online texts because the Medieval Sourcebook, this additionally constitutes a
”classroom usable” sourcebook of reproduction-authorised fabric for Modern European
history and Modern Civilization courses. North American and Latin American documents are
positioned within its shape.
The following consist of thematically based subsets of
texts, with a few extra files and hyperlinks, of the 3 important Source-books
African History Sourcebook
East Asian History Sourcebook
Indian History Sourcebook
Islamic History Sourcebook
Jewish History Sourcebook
History of Science Sourcebook
With a History: An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* History
Women’s History Sourcebook
Global History Sourcebook
The following encompass thematically based totally subsets of
texts totally taken from the 3 major Sourcebooks listed above, along
with files from the subsidiary source-books
- Travelers’ Accounts
Traveler’s debts in their journeys and the lands they visit are
crucial resources in know-how the past. As outsiders, vacationers regularly observe
elements of a way of life which can be too not unusual for neighborhood commentators to say. More than
this, tourists frequently offer a few perception into how their very own society understood itself in
relation to different cultures.
- Legal History: Ancient
Course Web Sites through Paul Halsall
Various course web sites which replicate the usage of IHSP files.
Western Civilisation Courses
Core I: Western Civilisation to 1715
A website created for my 2004 course at UNF. This includes lecture/class outlines [Archived Version]
Core II: Western Civilisation considering the fact that 1715
A internet site created for my 2004 course at UNF. This includes lecture/magnificence outlines [Archived Version]
Modern History Course: The West: Enlightenment to Presents
A web page created for my Fall 1998 Modern History survey route at Fordham
University, The West: From the Enlightenment to the Present.
European History and Historians I
A internet site created for my 2004 direction schooling graduate students how to teach introductory history courses. This path parallels an ordinary undergradiuate survey course, however with a reading load directed at graduate students who may be teaching such courses. [Archived Version]
European History and Historians II
A internet site created for my 2004 course schooling graduate students a way to teach introductory records courses. This route parallels an average undergradiuate survey route, but with a analyzing load directed at graduate college students who will be coaching such guides.[Archived Version]
Medieval History Courses
Medieval Studies Course or low photographs model
A page created for my Fall 1996, and after, Medieval survey route at Fordham University, The
Shaping of the Medieval World.
A internet site created for my 2004 course on Medieval Europe at UNF. This consists of lecture/class outline [Archived Version]
A internet site created for my 2004 route on Byzantine History at UNF [Archived Version]
A website created for my 2005 direction at the Crusades at UNF [Archived Version]
World History Courses
Core 9: Chinese Culture
A internet site created for my 1996-1999 courses in Chinese Culture at Brooklyn College. [Archived Version]
Islamic History to 1798
A website created for my 2005 path on Islamic History at UNF [Archived Version]
Myth, Epic, and Romance: Medieval History in Film
A internet site created for my 2005 course at UNF [Archived Version]
Saints, Sainthood and Society
A website created for my 2005 seminar on the history and culture of sainthood at UNF with prolonged outline [Archived Version]
Sex and Gender in Pre-Modern Europe
A internet site created for my 2002 route on intercourse and gender in records UNF [Archived Version]
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located on the History Department of Fordham University, New York. The Internet
Medieval Sourcebook, and other medieval components of the assignment, are located at
the Fordham University Center
for Medieval Studies.The IHSP acknowledges the contribution of Fordham University, the
Fordham University History Department, and the Fordham Center for Medieval Studies in
imparting internet space and server aid for the mission. The IHSP is a mission impartial of Fordham University. Although the IHSP seeks to comply with all relevant copyright law, Fordham University is not
the institutional proprietor, and isn’t always dependable as the result of any felony action.
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