General and Miscellaneous Social Studies Resources
- 10 Educational History Podcasts To Subscribe & Listen To
Thanks to the many history podcasts available for free on the web, listening to it is both entertaining and educational.
This site puts the talents and knowledge of philosophers at the service of the general public. Send in a question that you think might be related to philosophy and we will do our best to respond to it.
- BBC: History
- Part of the BBC's large selection of educational offerings.
- Best of History Websites
Award-winning portal created for students, history educators, and general history enthusiasts. Here you'll find sites, rated for usefulness and accuracy, that will help you study or teach a wide variety of topics and periods in History.
- Culture Crossing
An evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world. This user-built guide allows people from all walks of life to share essential tips with each other about how to navigate our increasingly borderless world with savvy and sensitivity.
- Current Value of Old Money
- Links and a bibliography of sources that try to answer the question
how much would a specified amount of money at a certain period of time be worth today?.
- Early Modern Hub
- Guide to primary and secondary web resources about early modern Europe, circa 1500-1800.
- ehistory at OSU
Unlike a traditional encyclopedia entry or journal article, which is largely text-based, a multimedia history blends images, audio, video and graphics with text.
eHistory consists of over 130,000 pages of historical content; 5,300 timeline events; 800 battle outlines; 350 biographies; and thousands of images and maps.
- Exploring Environment History Podcast
Exploring Environmental History is the podcast about human societies and the environment in the past. This series looks at how environment and climate have affected human society and history, and vice versa.
- Eyewitness to History
Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it...
- Global Issues That Affect Everyone
This web site looks into global issues that affect everyone and aims to show how most issues are inter-related.
- Histor eSearch
Histor eSearch was created for students, history teachers and history buffs. We now features links to K-12 history lesson plans and activities. All resource material has been previewed for academic content and relevance to national and state history curriculum content standards.
- Historical Dictionary
The dictionary is a compendium of facts, figures, mini-biographies and definitions of historical terms. It covers people, places, key events and epochs. Each entry is concise and expertly written, and the dictionary is ideal as a study tool or to improve your knowledge of history.
The official website of BBC History Magazine offers access to the magazine, to news, quizzes, blogs, special features, Podcasts, and extra features.
- History Link 101
The cultures of Africa, Aztec, China, Egypt, Greece, Mayan, Mesopotamia, Rome, Olmec, Prehistory, Middle Ages and World War II are divided into categories of Art, Biographies, Daily Life, Maps, Pictures and Research and more.
- The History Place
The History Place is a private, independent, Internet-only publication based in the Boston area that is not affiliated with any political group or organization. The Web site presents a fact-based, common sense approach in the presentation of the history of humanity, with great care given to accuracy.
- IPL: History
- IPL: Social Sciences
- Links to resources in history and social science from the Internet Public Library.
- Philosophy for Beginners
The Philosophy Manuscripts cover many aspects of the subject, aimed at helping the beginner navigate his or her way around the terminology, concepts and arguments.
- Spartacus Educational
- British and American history, arranged by subject. Also German history from 1900-1945.
- This Day in History
- Virtual Training Suite: History
Would you like to learn how to use the Internet for historical study and research? Use this free, interactive tutorial to improve your Internet research skills.
- Voice of the Shuttle
- Extensive set of links to humanities resources online, arranged by subject.
- World History - HyperHistory
- This is an excellent reference covering people, events, and maps over 3,000 years of history. (Requires Java.)
- WWWVL: The History Index
- A super site for finding links to lots of pertinent topics from the World Wide Web Virtual Library.
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this page last updated January 24, 2014