The word history is a noun. History means (1) the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings, (2) all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge, (3) a record or narrative description of past events, (4) the aggregate of past events, (5) the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future.
The Quisto editorial staff has evaluated these websites and placed them in the History information category.
- BBC - History
Learn about ancient history, British history, the World Wars, and recent world history.
Resource for history buffs and students features over 130,000 pages of historical information, including official records, soldier's letters, memoirs, books, original articles, timelines, and informative databases.
- Great Speeches Collection
Speeches that move and inspire from all of History.
- History Channel
Find historical information ranging from great speeches (in audio) to facts about This Day in History.
- History Net
Official website for several history magazines, including World War II, Wild West, American History, America's Civil War, British Heritage, Military History, MHQ, Civil War Times, Aviation History, and Vietnam.
Offers history books including classic literature, historical fiction novels, and biographies.
World History Online navigates through 3,000 years of world history with links to important persons of world historical importance; civilization timelines; cultural events and facts; and historical maps.
- PBS - History
This Web site, provided by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), is home to more than 350 television show companion sites in addition to Web-original sites.
- The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Documents in law, history, and diplomacy.
- The Computer Museum History Center
The world's largest and most significant history museum for preserving and presenting the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience.
- The History Place
Dedicated to students, educators, and all who enjoy history, this site offers a fact-based exhibits and historical resources, as well as a common sense approach to United States and world history.
- War Times Journal Portal
On-line military resource for researchers, hobbyists, military professionals and others who are interested in military history, science and defense.
- Ancient Egypt (Ancient History)
From the British Museum.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Art History)
Timeline of Art History
- BBC - History - The Cold War (Cold War)
Learn about the global superpower stand-off which brought the world to the brink of destruction.
- Society for Creative Anachronism (European History)
Dedicated to researching and re-creating pre-17th century European history.
- The War Times Journal (War)
Military archives - articles - wars - gaming - store - portal.
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