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HIS101: Western Civilization -- 1500
images from Ancient & Medieval History Online - (left - right): 1. Painting of Maiherpra, a Nubian nobleman. 2. 19thC illustration of an armored knight. 3. 19thC painting of Cicero, the famous orator and lawmaker. 4. Seal, dating to about 3000 BCE, depicts the sun god Shamash on the left and the god of agriculture, Marduk, on the right.
This Course Guide will provide useful resources for your HIS101 assignments. Find:
info on scholarly sources
info on primary sources
overview & background sources
Ancient & Medieval History Online This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Explore comprehensive coverage of the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
Britannica Academic This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Search Encyclopedia Britannica, the world's most comprehensive reference product.
Britannica Original Sources This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Access primary sources, documents and personal accounts covering many subject areas.
World History In Context This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Explore comprehensive contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.
World Religions This link opens in a new window
Primary Sources. Discover comprehensive coverage of 15 living religions with links to core overview essays, key primary sources, complete sacred texts and more.
article & journal sources
EBSCO eBook collection includes hundreds of books on all aspects of Western Civilization - from the political to the social and Mesopotamia to the Roman Republic. Easily search and pull the relevant pages or chapters.
eBooks: EBSCO This link opens in a new window
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