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World History Project

World History Project



Circulating Books

To find books about countries, select the Follett Destiny WHRHS online card catalog.
Click on Watchung Hills Regional High School District for card catalog access.

Books about terrorism are located in the Dewey numbers:
303.6
303.625
327.73
363.32
364.1

Books about global warming are located in the Dewey numbers:
363.7
363.73
363.738
363.73874

Books about immigration are located in the Dewey numbers:
304.8
304.873
305.8
325.1
323.2
325.73


Reference Books
Countries and their Cultures
R 305.8Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life
R 305.89Encyclopedia of African Peoples
R 306.03 COCountries and their Cultures
R 306.094Encyclopedia of European Social History from1350 to 2000
R 306.097 ENEncyclopedia of World Cultures
R 940.09717 EAEaster Europe: An Introduction to the Peoples, Land and Culture
R 950.03 ENEncyclopedia of Modern Asia
R 954.003 ENEncyclopedia of India
Terrorism and Conflicts
R 300 SOTerrorism: Essential Primary Resources
R 303.625 COEncyclopedia of Terrorism
R 303.625 ENEncyclopedia of World Terrorism
R 303.625 ENEncyclopedia of World Terrorism: 1996-2002
R 303.625 ENEncyclopedia of World Terrorism: Documents
R 303.625 HELibrary in a Book: Global Terrorism
R 303.625 HELibrary in a Book: Terrorism
R 303.625 LELibrary in a Book: Ecoterrorism
R 303.625 STTerrorism Reference Library
R 909.82 ENEncyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II
R 956 PEMiddle East Conflict Reference Library
Global Warming
R 363.73874Global Warming
Immigration
R 300 SOImmigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources
R 304.8 POImmigration
R 304. 87 POEncyclopedia of North American Immigration
R 304.873 WEImmigration: From the Founding Fathers of Virginia to the Closing of Ellis Island
R 305.8 AMAmerican Immigrant Cultures: Builders of a Nation
R 305.8 PEPeoples of North America
R 325.73 DIDictionary of American Immigration
R 325. 73 LEU.S. Immigration: A Reference Handbook
R 973. 04 WIDesitnation America



Research Databases and eBooks

To access the Media Center databases and eBooks:

Go to the school’s web site: www.whrhs.org
Click on Parent/Student Access
Click on nfuse.whrhs.org

Log in with your username and password

Open the Media Center Databases folder

Select the appropriate database icon.



Databases

ABC-CLIO
World Geography
World History: The Modern Era

Biography in Context

Country Watch

CultureGrams


Custom Newspapers

EBSCOhost
Biography Collection Complete
History Reference Center

eLibrary Curriculum Edition

History Study Center

Facts on File
Modern World History Online
World Almanac for Kids
World Geography and Culture Online

Grolier Online
Lands and Peoples

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (The New York Times)

SIRS Researcher

Student Resources in Context
World Folklore and Folklife


eBooks

ABC-CLIO eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Countries and their Cultures
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2008
Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 2009
Encyclopedia of India
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide (Volumes 3, 5, and 6)
History in Dispute (Volume 14, 16)
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources
Middle East Reference Library
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources
Terrorism Reference Library
War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library
Salem History
Encyclopedia of American Immigration

Sharpe Online Reference
Conflicts Since World War II
Global History: Cultural Encounters
World Terrorism

Web Links

Background Notes: U.S. Department of State

Countries of the World
http://www.infoplease.com/countries.htm

Country Studies - Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html
Country Profiles | Asia Society

National Geographic Places Directory
http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countr...
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Europe | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Africa | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | South Asia | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/country_profiles

BBC NEWS | Americas | Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles


Flags and Maps

World Flag Database
http://www.flags.net/mainindex.htm
Political Maps of Countries and Territories- World Sites Atlas
http://www.sitesatlas.com/Maps/countries.htm
World Atlas of Maps Flags and Geography Facts
http://worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
Perry-Castañeda Map Collection
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps


Global Warming

Global Warming Simulation - National Geographic
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/envi...

Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
http://www.climatehotmap.org/

World View of Global Warming: The Photographic Documentation of Climate Change
http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/pages/glac...

Climate Change | U.S. EPA
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/

Almanac of Policy Issues: Global Warming
http://www.policyalmanac.org/environment/global_wa...

The Atlantic.com - Global Warming: Who Loses and Who Wins?
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200704/global-warmi...

Immigration / Emigration
UNHCR | Refworld | The Leader in Refugee Decision Support


United Nations

United Nations
http://www.un.org/english/
Secretary General of the United Nations: Biography
UN Security Council Members


World Conflicts


World Currencies
Money of the Countries of the World
World Countries: Capitals and Currency
Currency by Country
Currencies for Countries around the World: CIA World Factbook

World Leaders
World Leaders

World News
Newspapers of the World
All Countries Newspapers and News Media Guide
Online Newspaper Index - The Best Online Newspapers in All Countries
Thousands of Newspapers on the Net
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

Newslink | Newspapers
http://newslink.org/news.html

English Online International Newspapers

The Big Project: Websites of English Language World Newspapers

Internet Public Library: Newspapers
http://www.ipl.org/div/news/

Paperboy Online Newspapers

Newspapers U.S. and Worldwide
http://www.refdesk.com/paper.html