The Historical Highway: A 21st-Century Guide to Internet Resources, 4th Edition

  • Editor: Scott A. Merriman
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  • ISBN-10: 0765617943
  • ISBN-13: 9780765617941
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 696 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Save yourself and your students hours of research time. Now extensively revised and expanded, The History Highway is widely recognized as the one essential tool for students, teachers and researchers seeking a reliable guide to history sites on the web.

The History Highway offers the broadest, most current coverage of the astonishing amount of historical information available on the Internet:

  • provides detailed, easy-to-use, and up-to-date information on more than 3000 web sites
  • covers U.S. and World history and all sub-fields
  • features ten new chapters, with coverage of futurism, environmental history, immigration history, and Mediterranean and Middle Eastern history
  • all sites have been throughly checked by specalists in the relevant field of history
  • the best sites in each field are clearly identified



  • Scott A. Merriman

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Getting Started.
2: The Basics.
3: Signing On.
4: Internet Sites for Historians.
5: Futuring Methods, Practitioners, and Organizations.
6: Future Issues.
7: General History.
8: Ancient History.
9: Medieval History.
10: Renaissance and Reformation History.
11: African History.
12: Middle Eastern History.
13: Asian History.
14: Australian and New Zealand History.
15: Canadian History.
16: Latin and South American History.
17: European History.
18: United States History.
19: Women’s History.
20: World History.
21: History of Computers.
22: History of Science.
23: History of Technology.
24: Holocaust Studies.
25: Law, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights History.
26: Modern Military History.
27: Historiography.
28: Historic Preservation and Conservation.
29: Urban History.
30: Living History and Historic Reenactment.
31: Genealogy.
32: State and Provincial Historical Societies (Canada and United States).
33: History Book Sources on the Internet.
34: History and Social Studies Organizations.
35: Maps and Images.
36: Resources for Teachers of History: K–12 and College.
37: Electronic Journals.
38: Libraries.
39: Archives and Manuscript Collections.
40: Special Collections.
41: Digital Collections.
42: Archival Exhibitions Online.
43: Environmental History.
44: Immigration History.
45: Oral History.
46: Business and Economic History.
47: Natural History.
48: Popular Culture.
49: Online Reference Desk.
About the Editors and Contributors.