World History Matters is a portal to world history websites developed by the Center for History and New Media
Use the keyword search button to search all sites at the same time. For more advanced searching, visit each site individually.
Examine a famous 17th-century conspiracy trial involving Japanese mercenaries, Dutch officials and English merchants. Designed for teachers and students interested in European empire, the place of Japan in global history, and the politics of torture and waterboarding.
Explore the history of children and youth through primary sources, website reviews, teaching modules, and case studies.
This site offers a lively introduction to the French Revolution with an extraordinary archive of documentary evidence.
A resource center designed to help high school and college world history teachers and students locate, analyze, and learn from online primary sources and further their understanding of the complex nature of world history issues.
An online curriculum resource center designed to help high school and college teachers and students analyze online primary sources.
An online exhibit that immerses viewers in the varied experiences of gulag prisoners.
Explore the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe through essays, primary sources, and case studies.