Research Resources History Furman University

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Furman History Resources

History at the Furman Library
A collection of history resources available through Furman's James B. Duke Library

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General History Resources

H-NET Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History
A how-to guide for citing sources in history and the humanities

Digital Library for Decorative Arts and Material Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Variety or online versions of leading texts and print resources

Cornell University Library Digital Collections
Featured digital collections of Cornell University's library

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African History Resources

Internet African History Sourcebook
Database containing numerous online sources for African history

Online African History Timeline
Central Oregon Community College's interactive timeline with corresponding web resources from Ancient Africa to the present.

Smithsonian's "African Voices"
Exploration of Africa's diversity and history with an interactive timeline and an extensive list of online resources under the "Learning Center" section.

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Asian History Resources

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook
Database containing numerous online sources for Asian history

This Day in Asian History
An interesting site which updates each day to show the important events throughout Asian history

Ask Asia
Good general site with history blurbs, maps, and photographs

Internet India History Sourcebook
Database containing numerous online sources for Asian history

Times of India
Website for India's leading newspaper

Pakistan's leading English newspaper

The South Asian Women's NETwork

A forum for discussion about contemporary South Asian literature. Also has an extensive links page dealing with South Asian literature

American Institute of Indian Studies
The American Institute of Indian Studies has research centers about India along with useful links for resources on India

Manushi is a journal of women and society in South Asia.

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European History Resources

The National Archives of France
It's in French, but recommended as a good resource

The National Library of France
A good resource with an interesting digital library

The National Archives of the United Kingdom
Records of the UK government from Domesday to the present. 

The British Library
The library's "Learning area" contains some great online tools, databases, and links about English history. Internet Archive
Full-text databases of the works of Marx, Engels and more

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Latin American History Resources

Internet Resources for Latin America
Extensive database of online resources compiled by the New Mexico State University Library

Latin America Network Information Center
From the University of Texas Austin-huge resource list

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Colonial Latin America
Database containing numerous online sources for Asian history

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Middle Eastern History Resources

History in the News: The Middle East
The "History" section offers several resources for Middle Eastern history from the ancient to the present

The Avalon Project at Yale University
A resource of major documents from 1916-2001

Middle East and Islamic Studies Collection
Modern Middle Eastern History resources by country from Cornell University's library

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United States History Resources

The Library of Congress American Memory Project

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