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  • 17th Century Fashion Links Page(2249 clicks)
    Use this site for costume history in general
  • A Comparison of French and Italian Singing in the Seventeenth Century(1919 clicks)
    Journal of 17th Century Music
  • Abridged History of Europe by William Brinton(2873 clicks)
    An Abridged History of Europe was inspired by a great affection for history. Only history scholars love history and these scholars have managed to turn off the generation that entered school five or more years ago.
  • Age of Enlightenment(2312 clicks)
  • An Introduction to Early Modern European History(2403 clicks)
    Jean Mason provides a brief essay explaining this of European history.
  • Anarchism and the History of the Black Flag(1166 clicks)
  • Anarchy Archives(975 clicks)
  • AP European history(2366 clicks)
  • AP European History(2375 clicks)
    Jim Hamann's Advanced Placement European History site.
  • Archive of European Integration (AEI)(1040 clicks)
    he AEI is an electronic repository and archive for research materials on the topic of European integration and unification. The AEI collects two types of materials: certain types of independently-produced research materials and official European Community/European Union documents - for more detail, see the Contents page.
  • Art of War(1104 clicks)
    National Archives of the United Kingdom
  • Background to Discovery: Pacific Exploration from Dampier to Cook(799 clicks)
    Scholarly book edited by Derek Howse
  • Bonsal, Suitors and Supplicants: The Little Nations at Versailles(2002 clicks)
    Book by Stephen Bonsal on small nations at the Conference of Versailles in 1919. WWII. Reprinted by the Historical Text Archive
  • CAMENA - Latin Texts of Early Modern Europe(388 clicks)
  • Captain John Smith Travels(362 clicks)
    The trve travels, adventvres and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith, in Europe, Asia, Africke, and America beginning about the yeere 1593, and continued to this present 1629. From the London ed. of 1629. Published 1819 by Republished at the Franklin Press, William W. Gray, Printer in Richmond .
  • Carl Schurz, A Look Back at 1848, 1907(1969 clicks)
    Revolutions of 1848.
  • Celtic Pantheon(461 clicks)
    This page is intended as a reference guide for students of Celtic mythology. When completed, it will hopefully be a compilation of all the known deities in the various national mythologies of the early Celtic peoples. The format will consist of a Name, the culture that divinity arose out of, and a description of the divinity. The description will include areas of authority, attributes, images, appearance, and selected comments or stories which might help characterize the divinity better. As I implied above, this is an ongoing work which, at the moment, is incomplete. I most certainly solicit comments and contributions; if you have additional information for me (or complaints, for that matter), I ask only that you try to supply documentation in support of what you have to say.
  • CESSDA(1975 clicks)
    "CESSDA (Council of European Social Science Data Archives) home pages. CESSDA promotes the acquisition, archiving and distribution of electronic data for social science teaching and research in Europe."
  • Classics Page(1159 clicks)
    "You'll find around 1000 pages of news, information, games and controversy about the life, literature, art and archaeology of the ancient world of Greece & Rome. "
  • Costume History(1234 clicks)
  • Crimean War Research Society(1972 clicks)
  • Cultural Images of Europe(1301 clicks)
    Small and large photos of European cultural sites. Historical.
  • Dry Drunk : The Culture of Tobacco in 17th- and 18th-century Europe(1386 clicks)
    "Dry Drunk provides historical context for the uses and abuses of tobacco, showing, among other things, that it has been the focus of endless, if ever-shifting controversy since the moment of its introduction into Europe from the New World."
  • Early Modern Europe sites(1220 clicks)
  • Eliohs-The Electronic Library of Historiography(1486 clicks)
    "This electronic library is designed to supply in electronic form the full text of classics of historiography, works of methodology, theory and philosophy of history, key works of the historiographical debates, classics of historical erudition, travel literature, historical narratives of the rise and development of particular sciences, arts or techniques, literary works of historiographical relevance, handbooks of history for schools and universities, belonging to modern intellectual history (XVI-XXth centuries). It aims not only at providing reliable texts for reading and teaching purposes, but also at supplying some particularly useful instruments for research into the history of modern European culture, such as the indexes to some literary periodicals or to important collections of academic dissertations, with special regard to the XVIIth- XVIIIth-XIXth centuries, the statutes and other documents relating to the life of historical societies, materials of special interest for documenting the rise and development of historical science, profession and research institutions."
  • Ellopos(1574 clicks)
    Interesting collection of materials and sites
  • Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire(1532 clicks)
    A list. 800-1806
  • Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions(1322 clicks)
    "We include the works of authors from around the world who have contributed articles to the only complete history of all the 1848 revolutions."
  • Encyclopedia of the Revolutions of 1848(1320 clicks)
    "Welcome to the Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions! We include the works of authors from around the world who have contributed articles to the only complete history of all the 1848 revolutions." The revolutions shook Europe to the core as people thought that the order order was crumbling.
  • EuroDocs:Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe(1465 clicks)
    Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations
  • Europa(493 clicks)
    The European Union is set up with the aim of ending the frequent and bloody wars between neighbours, which culminated in the Second World War. As of 1950, the European Coal and Steel Community begins to unite European countries economically and politically in order to secure lasting peace. The six founders are Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. The 1950s are dominated by a cold war between east and west. Protests in Hungary against the Communist regime are put down by Soviet tanks in 1956; while the following year, 1957, the Soviet Union takes the lead in the space race, when it launches the first man-made space satellite, Sputnik 1. Also in 1957, the Treaty of Rome creates the European Economic Community (EEC), or ‘Common Market’.
  • Europe in Retrospect(953 clicks)
    BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PAST TWO HUNDRED YEARS by Raymond F.Betts
  • Europe--History of Nations(980 clicks)
  • European Archeology(1195 clicks)
    Archaeological Resource Guide for European History.
  • European Borders: History Of Space/Space Of History(1350 clicks)
  • European Civiliization (1648-1945) with John Merriman(354 clicks)
    This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations between demographic change, political revolution, and cultural development. Textbook accounts will be accompanied by the study of exemplary works of art, literature, and cinema. URL:
  • European Civilization, 1648-1945(468 clicks)
    Yale course caught by John Merriman. This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations between demographic change, political revolution, and cultural development. Textbook accounts will be accompanied by the study of exemplary works of art, literature, and cinema
  • European Communities(1425 clicks)
    HISTORICAL ARCHIVES OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
  • European Navigator(1171 clicks)
    "ENA provides a wide variety of multimedia documents (speeches, historical documents, photos, facsimiles, cartoons, sound and film clips, interviews, interactive maps and diagrams, etc.) organised chronologically and by subject area."
  • European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations(1272 clicks)
    Good site about an important issue
  • European Royal History(1460 clicks)
    Welcome to the European Royal History Web site! We are dedicated to the distribution and publication of articles and materials on Europe's royal families. We are taking advantage of the endless opportunities allowed to us by the internet to disseminate our knowledge on royalty and royalty-related topics.
  • Franks(316 clicks)
  • Gateway for Resources and Information on Preservation(1297 clicks)
    Currently the GRIP website hosts two online publications:

    Preservation Science Survey. An Overview of Recent Developments in Research on the Conservation of Selected Analog Library and Archival Materials by Henk J.Porck and René Teygeler Preservation of Archives in Tropical Climates. An annotated bibliography by René Teygeler with the co-operation of Gerrit de Bruin, Bihanne Wassink and Bert van Zanen

  • Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz(1025 clicks)
  • Guide To European Legal Databases, Update 5(1667 clicks)
    Great site.
  • H-ALBION(1810 clicks)
    The H-NET discussion list for British and Irish History. Also reviews and course syllabi
  • H-Skand(1257 clicks)
    "H-Skand discusses Scandinavian history as well as the national histories of the Scandinavian countries."
  • Habsburg Discussion list(1677 clicks)
    "HABSBURG is the community within H-Net dealing with the culture and history of the Habsburg Monarchy and its successor states in central Europe from 1500 to the present."
  • History 5 - Fall 2006: European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present(376 clicks)
  • History Files, The(316 clicks)
  • History of European Integration Site(2367 clicks)
    Historical Documents
  • History of the Northmen (382 clicks)
    or, Danes and Normans, from the earliest times to the conquest of England by William of Normandy Published 1831 by Murray in London .
  • Hitler vs. Stalin: Who Was Worse?(529 clicks)
    By Timothy Snyder. New York Review of Books
  • Hundred Years' War, 1336-1352(1203 clicks)
    Lecture. Concise.
  • Isabella. the 'Catholic Queen' and the Jews(358 clicks)
  • Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly(310 clicks)
    30 Years War
  • Johannes Gutenberg(1320 clicks)
    Biography.
  • Legends(1289 clicks)
    "Legends, a personal journey through the worlds of Robin Hood, King Arthur, D'Artagnan, and other swashbuckling characters of balladry, fiction, and film, from the shores of Avalon to the dungeons of Zenda."
  • Letters of Wilhem II to Nicholas II(1236 clicks)
    The famous Will-Nicky Letters. The cousin wrote to each other between 1894 and 1914.
  • Mass Politics and the Revolutions of 1848(1288 clicks)
    A tutorial by John Breuilly.
  • Modern Civilization 1750-Present: History 1C, UCLA(343 clicks)
    History 1C-Professor Lynn Hunt Professor Lynn Hunt lectures in this course which covers a broad, historical study of major elements in Western heritage from the world of the Greeks to that of the 20th century, designed to further beginning students' general education, introduce them to ideas, attitudes, and institutions basic to Western civilization, and acquaint them, through reading and critical discussion, with representative contemporary documents and writings of enduring interest.
  • Musée des lettres et manuscrits(1170 clicks)
    Le premier Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits en France et en Europe. Cette exposition permanente permet au public de feuilleter quelques-unes des plus belles pages de l'Histoire.
  • Myths of the Thirty Years' War(3267 clicks)
    "The Thirty Years' War ranges among the epoch-making confrontations in the history of Europe. This conflict, which involved the whole of central Europe, supported the modern process of state formation in such a way that it is justified to describe it as the beginning of a new period in early modern history."
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1815(1217 clicks)
    Nice site with battles and commanders info.
  • NM's Creative Impulse(1220 clicks)
    "I believe it is impossible to properly study History without examining the creative products of the times. The Art, Music, Drama and Literature of an Age give us insight into the minds and hearts of those who lived at that time. What better way to view history than through the Artist's eyes."
  • Open Society Archives(397 clicks)
    The Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University is an archival laboratory. While actively collecting, preserving, and making openly accessible documents related to recent history and human rights, we continue to experiment with new ways to contextualize primary sources, developing innovative tools to explore, represent, or bridge traditional archival collections in a digital environment. Our approach to acquisition is increasingly proactive and inclusive, and we actively seek out non-traditional material, material previously marginalized based on its content, social origin, or form. At OSA Archivum, professional archival work is integrated with public programs, and our Galeria Centralis serves as the focal point of exhibitions, performances, film screenings, lectures, and seminars. Through all of these endeavors, we advocate: open access and transparency in public administration; equal rights to information; the ethical use of private data; open formats and open standards; and broad access to cultural heritage.
  • Ostrogoths(467 clicks)
  • Outlines of European history(150 clicks)
    View Europe as an historian saw it in 1914.
  • Outlines of European history (1914)(402 clicks)
    bt James Harvey Robinson
  • Parenting in Hard Times: Child Abandonment in Early Modern Europe(1839 clicks)
  • Patrin(1455 clicks)
  • Pro Europa(1385 clicks)
    PRO EUROPA is a League in support of the unity and uniqueness of the European civilization. THE UNITY of the European civilization is obvious. What is an idle fancy is the belief that French, Spanish, British or German culture are substantive realities, independent from one another.
  • Renaissance Connection(874 clicks)
    ART
  • Rudolf II(354 clicks)
    CHAPTER XXI. THE EMPIRE UNDER RUDOLF II. By A. W. WARD, Litt.D., LL.D., F.B.A.
  • Russia and Eastern and Central Europe: Old Divisions and New Bridges(1526 clicks)
    The problems of interethnic relations in Central and Eastern Europe and the former USSR are inseparable from the larger tapestry of regional security issues. We certainly know from the Yugoslav and Chechen disasters, if we did not know before, that interethnic tensions, magnified by political rivalries, can escalate into hostilities that not only devastate the combatants and disrupt their neighbors but also do serious damage to intra-European interests and strain the Euro-Atlantic alliance. An approach that takes these dimensions into account is imperative for anyone trying to deal with the political dynamics and consequences of interethnic rivalries.
  • Scott's Civil Law(1301 clicks)
    THE CIVIL LAW

    Including The Twelve Tables, The Institutes of Gaius, The Rules of Ulpian, The Opinions of Paulus, The Enactments of Justinian, and The Constitutions of Leo:

    Translated from the original Latin, edited, and compared with all accessible systems of jurisprudence ancient and modern.
    By S. P. SCOTT, A. M.

  • Secret History of To-day: Being Revelations of a Diplomatic Spy(134 clicks)
  • Select English Language Works on the History of Eastern Europe(1244 clicks)
    to 1914 by Anna M. Cienciala. Extensive annotated bibliography.
  • Sewing Tips and Techniques for 17th Century Costume(1209 clicks)
    These articles originally appeared in "Orders of the Daye", the magazine of the The Sealed Knot
  • Shaping History: Ordinary People in European Politics(791 clicks)
    Scholarly book by Wayne te Brake
  • The Crimean War, 1853-1856(3416 clicks)
  • The Crimean War, 1854-1856(3491 clicks)
  • The Economic Consequences of the Peace(1271 clicks)
    The famous book by John Maynard Keynes analyzing the Versailles Treaty.
  • The Fabrication of Labor: Germany and Britain, 1640–1914(922 clicks)
    Scholarly book by Richard Biernacki
  • The History of the 19th Century in Cartoons(1383 clicks)
    Maurice, Arthur Bartlett and Frederic Taber Cooper. History of the 19th Century in Political Cartoons, ed. Jim Zwick.
  • The Incorporation of Nietzsche the Modest Revolutionary: Nietzsche’s Ideas on History(1270 clicks)
    This essay traces the reception of Nietzsche's ideas on history from its origins in his Untimely Meditations and his Genealogy of Morals through the German Expressionists, Bataille, Foucault, and ultimately to the Third Generation of the Annales school of history in France. This essay was presented as a Master's Essay for the history department at Loyola University Chicago.
  • The Last Gentleman's War(1358 clicks)
    Napoleonic battlefields and tactics
  • The Mongol Invasion of Europe(1343 clicks)
    From the History Net. Poles still celebrate April 9 as the day they repulsed an Asiatic invasion of Europe in 1241. Their Mongol enemies saw things differently--at Liegnitz, they won their third victory in a row over a European army, all with a diversionary force of 20,000 warriors.
  • The Perseus Project(1239 clicks)
    Excellent digital library
  • The Thirty Years War(1392 clicks)
    "Provides summaries, in varying degrees of detail, of the military and diplomatic developments of the Thirty Years War, 1618-48."
  • The Thirty Years' War(1368 clicks)
    Causes, effects, battles, and other historical information.
  • The University of Sussex Journal of Contemporary History(1100 clicks)
    The University of Sussex Journal of Contemporary History is published twice a year, providing a forum for the regular exchange of ideas amongst the international postgraduate and early post-doctoral community on any topic of contemporary history.
  • The Vikings(1284 clicks)
    Founded in 1971, The Vikings are the oldest and largest Dark Age re-enactment society in the UK, and probably the world.
  • The Witch Hunts(1392 clicks)
    Early modern Europe.
  • The World of the Vikings(1326 clicks)
  • Thirty Years War(368 clicks)
  • Thirty Years War(456 clicks)
    from Macrohistory and World Report
  • Time Holocaust Archive(1009 clicks)
    Time Magazine
  • Travels in France and Italy in 1787, 1788, and 1789(1528 clicks)
    by Arthur Young. First person account. You need Adobe Acrobat to access this material.
  • Vandals(325 clicks)
  • Viking Discoverers(506 clicks)
    Mariner's Museum
  • Viking History: Facts & Myths(173 clicks)
  • Vikings(534 clicks)
    PBS
  • Visigoths(313 clicks)
  • War of the Spanish Succession(396 clicks)
  • Western Civilization, I(383 clicks)
    This site is a college course in European history from ancient times to the early modern era, offered by Dr. E.L. Skip Knox through Boise State University. The course is entirely virtual and all course materials are online. Browsing is open to the public, but is not in the public domain. Please read the copyright page found in the Visitor Center for details.
  • Wynken de Worde(586 clicks)
    blog. books, early modern culture, post-modern readings