Chapters

  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 to Other Internet Sites about Western Civilization

 

Historical Text Archive
<http://historicaltextarchive.com/>: stores articles, books, and links useful for further research. 

History of Costume
<http://www.siue.edu/COSTUMES/history.html>: has reproductions from a nineteenth-century volume.

Hyperhistory
<http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html>: has many maps, timelines, and brief historical overviews.

Innovation History - The Great Idea Finder
<http://www.ideafinder.com/history/index.html>: timelines, short and often amusing articles on the history of numerous kinds of technology.

Mapping History
<http://mappinghistory.uoregon.edu/english/index.html> many detailed maps showing developments in Western Civilization and how they change over time.

Prof. Pavlac’s Women’s History Site
<http://departments.kings.edu/womens_history/> Brief biographies and bibliographies of various famous women.

Richard Hooker, World Cultures
<http://richard-hooker.com/sites/worldcultures/MODULES.HTM>: has various learning modules, atlases and other resources.

Spartacus Educational
<http://spartacus-educational.com>: many different sections with articles about subjects such as the the First World War or Child Labour.

Stephen Kreis, The History Guide
<http://www.historyguide.org/index.html>: contains lots of lectures on Western Civilization.

Susan M. Pojer, AP European History <http://www.historyteacher.net/APEuroCourse/APEuroCourseMainPage.htm> offers many resources on post-medieval Western Civ and other history as part of HistoryTeacher.net.

World History at Frank Smitha.com
<http://www.fsmitha.com/index.html>: contains timelines, maps, descriptions, some opinions.  

 

Click here for websites with many primary sources about Western Civilization.


 

Last Updated: 16 January 2017