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World History InContext  http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/whic/?userGroupName=lvccld_main

World History Collection (GVRL)  http://0-find.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/gvrl/start.do?prodId=GVRL.HISTORY&userGroupName=lvccld_main
History of the World, includes general works on world history, and social and religious sources as well.

World History Topics - Junior Reference Collection  http://0-find.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/srcx/infomark.do?subjectArea=World History&userGroupName=lvccld_main&prodId=JRC&type=subjectTopics&version=1.0&source=gale
Select a topic from World History to find reference books, primary sources and multi-media.

World History

British History  http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/
Britain has been shaped by turmoil between its nations, and tension between state and church. But centuries of conflict would forge the power at the heart of the largest empire the world has ever seen.

History of Haiti  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9781573567893
Explore Haiti's difficult struggle through history in this comprehensive addition to the Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations series.

History of Vietnam  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313341946
Explore Vietnam's complete history in this comprehensive, precise, and up-to-date narrative, ideal for high school students and general readers.

Ancient Cultures

Ancient and Medieval Eras - World History  http://0-www.ancienthistory.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?ipaddress=true
History's been going on for a long time, all over the world. Find out what happened from Prehistory to 1500. In Advanced Search, you can pick your time, your place, and what you want to know. No more frustration, finding what you need!

Ancient Civilizations - Student Resources InContext   http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/suic/topic2/actionWin?query=&prodId=SUIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&limiter=&showDisambiguation=true&displayGroups=&action=e&catId=GALE%7C00000000MNZ7&scanId=&userGroupName=nv_lvccld&jsid=8bd7d40619e4360d4a750e64c3db2edf
Provides a broad range of resources from books to videos.

Ancient History  http://go.galegroup.com/ps?p=GVRL.ANCIENT&u=lvccld_main
eBooks always available on the history of Ancient civilizations.

Geography & Maps

Geography - Student Resources InContext  http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/suic/browseTopics/CategoryFullListWindow#category/Geography
Explore a country to learn more about it.

Government & Politics

Political Handbook of the World 2012, 2012  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781452234342&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
An authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country's governmental and political makeup. Offers extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system around the world. It provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus profiles of more than 30 intergovernmental organizations and UN agencies.

Political Theories for Student  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780787692872&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
In-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods. Each entry begins with a general overview of the system/theory followed by a discussion of the principal aspects of the theory, the theory's philosophy and an analysis of the historical context in which the theory was developed, including critical response.


Ancient Inventions  http://www.smith.edu/hsc/museum/ancient_inventions/hsclist.htm
See weird things that worked in the past!

Middle Ages

Ancient and Medieval Eras - World History  http://0-www.ancienthistory.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?ipaddress=true
History's been going on for a long time, all over the world. Find out what happened from Prehistory to 1500. In Advanced Search, you can pick your time, your place, and what you want to know. No more frustration, finding what you need!

History in Dispute - Crusades, 1095-1291  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781558627147&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Addresses heavily debated questions by offering different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe.

Medieval World  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780007772650&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Illustrated history of a thousand years of amazing diversity and development, from the fall of the Roman Empire around AD 500 and the Islamic expansion, to the discovery of the New World by Columbus in 1492.

Terrorism & Genocide Crimes

Terrorism & Genocide Crimes  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/start.do?userGroupName=lvccld_main&prodId=GVRL.HOMSECTER&authCount=1&u=lvccld_main
Always available eBooks covering the issues behind terrorism, crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large.

Presidentst & Political Leaders

Timelines - World Book  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/referencecenter/timeline?ac=all


Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1914: Volume 1, A-K  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313045585

Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1914: Volume 2, L-Z  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313045592

Latin America and the Caribbean

An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780765622150&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Presents the geography, the demography, and the political, social, and economic history of Latin America. Provides a topical overview of Latin American development from earliest times to the present day, bringing to light patterns of continuity and change.

Ancient Greece and Rome

Roman Empire - Student Resources InContext  http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/suic/topic2/actionWin?query=&prodId=SUIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&limiter=&showDisambiguation=true&displayGroups=&action=e&catId=GALE%7C00000000MNZQ&scanId=&userGroupName=nv_lvccld&jsid=9d13c7a4a1659db63c3626facdc58a8c
Provides a broad range of resources from books to videos on the topic.

Ancient Greece  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4PZV&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Follows the progress of the Greeks from the early establishment of farming communities around 6500 BCE, to the rise of the great city-states of Sparta and Athens, and on to the dissolution of the empire of Alexander the Great following his death in 323 BCE.

Ancient Greece - Student Resources InContext  http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/suic/topic2/actionWin?query=&prodId=SUIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&limiter=&showDisambiguation=true&displayGroups=&action=e&catId=GALE%7C00000000MO1B&scanId=&userGroupName=nv_lvccld&jsid=ae63394b6c83779746f52aedae7cebad
Provides a broad range of resources from books to videos on the topic.

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt  http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html
See and learn about the ancient Egyptians life and culture.

Ancient Egypt - Student Resources InContext  http://0-ic.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ic/suic/topic2/actionWin?query=&prodId=SUIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&limiter=&showDisambiguation=true&displayGroups=&action=e&catId=GALE%7CAAA000043926&scanId=&userGroupName=nv_lvccld&jsid=6b1c5381a71179ff622d93d0b75ae816
Provides a broad range of resources from books to videos on the topic

Ancient Egypt and the near East  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4QAG&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL&sw=w
Egypt-History-To 332 B.C-Middle East-History-To 622-Egypt-History-To 332 B.C.-Pictorial works-Middle East-History-To 622-Pictorial works

Ancient Vikings

Ancient Vikings  http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/
Learn all about the Vikings!

Ancient Aztec, Inca & Maya

Early Civilizations in the Americas Reference Vol. 3  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5BRD&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
The biographies and primary sources volume presents a collection of twenty-three biographies and primary sources---both text and photographs of artifacts---that provide detailed and focused views of the people of the early American civilizations, the artifacts they left behind, and the sources upon which the history of the early American civilizations are based.

Modern Era

The Renaissance  http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/
What inspired the age of Balance and Order?

World History - Modern Era  http://0-www.worldhistory.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?ipaddress=true
What's happened in the world since 1500? In Advanced Search, you can pick your time period, and part of the world, and find the information you need!

Wars - World War I

World War I  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313021527
20th Century

Wars - World War II

Holocaust  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SNK&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Presents accounts of narrow escapes executed by oppressed individuals and groups while illuminating social issues and the historical background that led to the event known as the Holocaust.

World War II: Global Chaos  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SQF&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Covers the events of World War II including action in Italy and the Mediterranean, the Nazi State, Axis, Allied, and U.S. home fronts, and the Holocaust.

World War II: Horrific Invasions  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RUO&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Covers the events of World War II from 1942 to 1943 including the Bataan "Death March," U.S. victory at Midway, the invasion of Burma, Stalingrad Airlift, and Operation Torch.

Wars - Middle East

9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781598844207&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Analyzes the complex causes and effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks both domestically and internationally, and examines the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.


World at War  http://0-www.usatwar.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?ipaddress=true
How has the war shaped the world's civilizations? How did they help shape our country? Click on "Themes" to see the role that things like culture, economics, and technology played in each war! Plus, find maps, flags, and quotes from each war.

Ancient Europe

Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780684314211&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Examines the diverse peoples of early European civilization through a series of 212 essays, presented in chronological order. Coverage includes prehistoric origins through the early Middle Ages (8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000). Includes maps, photos, and chronologies.

Wars - Weapons

Arms & Armor  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756689513&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.

United Kingdom & Ireland

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780028659893&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Spans Irish history from prehistoric times to the present, treating both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in detail. Entries represent an inclusive, cross-disciplinary approach, written by specialists and covering history, archaeology, anthropology, geography, politics, economics, the Irish and English languages and literatures, the visual arts, and other fields.

Middle Ages - Daily Life

Daily Life in Stuart England  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313088957
Discusses aspects of daily life - domestic, economic, intellectual, material, political, recreational and religious - in Stuart England.

Family Life in the Middle Ages  http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313055751
Explores the homes, marriages, children, religion, divisions of labor, birth, death and inheritance, and non-traditional families in the late Roman, Medieval West, Byantine East, Islamic and Jewish families of the Middle Ages.

Medieval Life  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4SDI&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.


Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414486673&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. Topics include piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages, the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean, female pirates, the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang, strongholds and hideouts, ships, weaponry, and sea battles, pirates in literature and film, and modern maritime piracy.

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