World History Matters
First Edition   ©2009

World History Matters

A Student Guide to World History Online

Kristin Lehner , Kelly Schrum , T. Mills Kelly

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-48582-4; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-48582-5; Format: Paper Text, 160 pages

150 of the best world history Web sites, reviewed for students

Based on the popular "World History Matters" Web site produced by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 150 of the most useful and reliable world history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the Web sites offer opportunities for researching broad themes as well as special topics and regions. They feature a range of sources, including primary documents, maps, art, photographs, statistics, and audio and video recordings. The informative introduction and intelligent apparatus help students make the most of these resources.
"The Internet is upon us and the challenge is to help students use electronic resources shrewdly and critically. World History Matters not only describes 150 valuable Web sites in the field but also includes a practical guide to navigating the Web more efficiently and with a discriminating eye."
— Ross E. Dunn, San Diego State University