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 14
A World Divided: The Early Cold War, 1945 to 1980

On the Cold War

The Cold War Museum: a physcial place whose online presence gives photos, quizzes, links to sources and other ways to understand the conflict.

Cold War Era: informative articles from a supplier of global security intelligence.

Cold War: several articles from the British point of view.

Cold War: National Archives site with lots of questions and learning aids.

NATO: the frequently asked questions page on the official site should lead to good information.

Berlin Wall Memorial: a memorial site with various information about the Berlin Wall.

Berlin Wall: multimedia presentation.


On American Foreign Policy

Forgotten History: cached news articles about U.S. interventions abroad.

The Wars for Vietnam: 1945 to 1975 [on the Wayback Machine]: site for a seminar at Vassar college with many primary documents, links, and some explanation.


On Latin America

CIA and Assassinations: The Guatemala 1954 Document: materials related to the murder of the Central American leader.

The Official Evita Peron Website: materials organized by her family.

Latin American History -- Resources: timelines, definitions, links and long list of interventions by the USA.


On the European Community/Union

European Navigator: multimedia site from Luxembourg on the history of European integration.

The Sixties Project: Resources: a variety of materials, mostly American, to explain the culture of that decade.

Archive of European Integration: official documents and research articles.

Europa: Gateway to the European Union: official website of the European Union.


Last Updated: 16 January 2017