1. History’s Story
  2. Wanderers and Settlers: The Ancient Middle East to 400 B.C.
  3. The Chosen People: Hebrews and Jews, 2000 B.C. to A.D. 135
  4. Trial of the Hellenes: The Ancient Greeks, 1200 B.C. to A.D. 146
  5. Imperium Romanum: The Romans, 753 B.C. to A.D. 300
  6. The Revolutionary Rabbi: Christianity, the Roman Empire, and Islam, 4 B.C. to A.D. 1453
  7. From Old Rome to the New West: The Early Middle Ages, A.D. 500 to 1000
  8. The Medieval Mêlée: The High and Later Middle Ages, 1000 to 1500
  9. Making the Modern World: The Renaissance and Reformation, 1400 to 1648
  10. Liberation of Mind and Body: Early Modern Europe, 1543 to 1815
  11. Mastery of the Machine: The Industrial Revolution, 1764 to 1914
  12. The Westerner’s Burden: Imperialism and Nationalism, 1810 to 1918
  13. Rejections of Democracy: The InterWar Years and World War II, 1917 to 1945
  14. A World Divided: The Early Cold War, 1945 to 1980
  15. Into the Future: The Contemporary Era, 1980 to the Present
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Links for Chapter 12
The Westerner’s Burden: Imperialism and Nationalism, 1810 to 1918

On Nationalism

The Haitian Revolution: pages from the documentary about Africans in America.

The National Park Service Civil War page: many links to primary and sites of the conflict.


On Imperialism

The British Empire: Where the Sun never Sets: has lots of information and illustrations about Great Britain's imperialism from 1497 to 1997. historical pictures about the Panama Canal.


On World War I

World War I Trenches on the Web: maps, pictures, timelines, art, articles and more about the Great War.

World War I Document Archive: many primary sources organized according to type and date.


Last Updated: 16 January 2017