Website: Smithsonian Magazine

For students of culture, the online home of the Smithsonian Magazine is an incredible resource. They have searchable sections on Smart News, History, Science, Innovation, Arts & Culture, Travel, At the Smithsonian, Photos, Videos, and Games. Wherever your interests lie within the Humanities, the Smithsonian Magazine would be a good place to start your research.... Continue Reading →

Website: English Heritage-Learn

English Heritage is a English charity that takes care of a number of historic properties. They also have put together extensive learning resources, which can be accessed on the "Learn" section of their page. If you are interested in anything related to England or the British Isles, then I strongly suggest you check out their... Continue Reading →

Article: English Heritage-Early Medieval

When studying Medieval Europe, it's important to remember that, while we can make some generalizations, each region or country in Europe faced some unique challenges during this period. England in particular experienced the many things in the Middle Ages completely differently than the rest of Europe. In some ways this post is about a section... Continue Reading →

Article: Introduction to Stonehenge

Are you interested in Stonehenge? If so, then I highly recommend this detailed article from the British Museum's blog. They provide a great deal of interesting information and a number of amazing visuals. I appreciate that this article goes over the history, in addition to talking about how it's put together. link to Introduction to... Continue Reading →

Website: Kahn Academy

This site has so much information, it can become a little overwhelming. In the future, I plan to highlight a few specific areas, but I didn't want to wait to share information about this resource in general. The Kahn Academy provides free courses (including some excellent videos) on a wide variety of subjects. If you're... Continue Reading →

Website: The World History Encyclopedia

The World History Encyclopedia purports to be the "world's most-read history encyclopedia." I don't know about that, but they have a huge number of articles about a wide variety of topics on history, culture, and art. They have been very helpful to me when researching new topics, and they are easy to search. link to... Continue Reading →

Videos: Dressing Up Series on YouTube

Understanding what people wear can help us understand them and their culture. The history of fashion is a fascinating part of cultural history. If you're interested in checking out fashion, a good place to start is with videos put together by historical reenactors. One such set of videos is priorattire's Dressing Up Series on YouTube.... Continue Reading →

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