Cultural History

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A Bend in the Labyrinth - Book Review: Against The Current vol. 160
Wald, Alan
Article
2012
Book review of 'The Century’s Midnight: Dissenting European and American Writers in the Era of the Second World War' by Clive Bush.
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Civility: A Cultural History
Davetian, Benet
Book
2009
Through a historical, social, and psychological discussion of the civility practices in 3 nations - England, France and the United States, Davetian addresses major topics in public discourse today reg...
The Movement and the Sixties
Anderson, Terry H.
Book
1995
Drawing on interviews, manuscripts, and archives, Anderson reveals how one event built upon another and exploed into the kaleidoscope of activism in the United States by the early 1970s. Civil rights,...
The Origins of Left Culture in the U.S.: 1880-1940: Issue 6-7 of Cultural Correspondence and Issue #6 of Green Mountain Irregulars
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
A selection of materials from the early years of radical popular culture in the United States, showing how different peoples, over several generations, sought to create out of their own resources a be...
Seeds of Fire: A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
A Short History of Progress
Wright, Ronald
Book
2004
If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.

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American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), located in New York, comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories and its renowned library. The collections contain over 32 m...
Anthology Film Archives
Anthology Film Archives is an international centre for the preservation, study and exhibition of film and video with a particular focus on American independent and avant-garde cinema and its precursors found in classic European, S...
Archive of Popular American Music
The UCLA Music Library's Archive of Popular American Music is a research collection covering the history of popular music in the United States from 1790 to the present. The collection, fully accessible at the item level through th...
Asian Civilisations Museum
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is the first museum in the region to present a broad yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. As one of the National Museums of Singapore under the National Heritage ...
Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Centre Pompidou
In a unique location under one roof, the Centre Pompidou houses one of the most important museums in the world, featuring the leading collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe, a vast public reference library with facili...
Deutsches Historisches Museum
The Deutsches Historisches Museum (DHM, German Historical Museum) was founded in 1987 by the chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl, and the mayor of Berlin, Eberhard Diepgen, on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the founding o...
Global Music Archive
The Global Music Archive is a multi-media reference archive and resource centre for traditional and popular song, music and dance of Africa and the Americas. It is a public facility that promotes education in African and American ...
The Hermitage
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter Palace, t...
Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital f...
Irish Traditional Music Archive
The Irish Traditional Music Archive - Taisce Cheol D£chais ireann - is a national reference archive and resource centre for the traditional song, instrumental music and dance of Ireland. It is a public not-for-profit facility whi...
Kunsthistorisches Museum
The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna numbers among the most important European museum buildings put up during the 19th century. The monumental structure, built at the behest of Emperor Franz Joseph I as part of his expansion of...
National Film and Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive is the national audiovisual archive, playing a key role in documenting and interpreting the Australian experience and actively contributing to the development of Australia's audiovisual industry...
National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is a museum dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history and arts of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. It was established in 1989 through an Act of Cong...
National Music Museum
Founded in 1973 on the campus of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum (NMM) & Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its...
Tokyo National Museum
Established 1872, the Tokyo National Museum (To-kyo- Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. The museum collects, houses and preserves a comprehensive collection of art works and archaeological objects o...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

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Ancient Greece, the Middle East and an ancient cultural internet
Higgins, Charlotte
2013
The ancient Greek world is being recast from an isolated entity to one of many hybrid cultures in Africa and in the East.
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Norman, Jeremy
2013
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage project
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
An international research initiative to explore and facilitate fair and equitable exchanges of knowledge relating to archaeology.
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
1994
A history of American English.
Mes Aynak: Afghanistan's Buddhist buried treasure faces destruction
Dalrymple, William
2013
Mes Aynak, a magnificent Buddhist city, is the most important archaeological discovery in a generation. But it is sitting on a vast copper deposit and is about to be destroyed.
Public history
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Public history is a term that describes the broad range of activities undertaken by people with some training in the discipline of history who are generally working outside of specialized academic set...
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
2008
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...