Links to web addresses for course readings
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History 300 (Seminar in Historical Analysis)

HNN coverage of Texas history standards debate

The Valley of the Shadow
American Memory

EuroDocs: Britain, 1816-1918

OASIS tutorial:

“What’s Happened to History?”

Ex Post Facto


History 342 (Europe and the French Revolution)

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

Use "Quick Search" box to find individual documents.


History 344 (Nineteenth-Century Europe)

The Carlsbad Resolutions

Johann von Herder,  “Materials for the Philosophy of the History of Mankind”

 Lord Byron, “The Isles of Greece”

William Wordsworth, “Tintern Abbey”

Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, chap. 1

History 347 (Women in Modern Europe)

Olympe de Gouges, “Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Citizen”

Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, chap. 1

Ibsen, A Doll House

History 348 (Modern European Intellectual and Cultural History)

Kant, “What Is Enlightenment?”

The Encyclopedia Project: article on “Philosopher” and one selection of your choice

Locke, “Some Thoughts Concerning Education,” paragraphs 1-6, 31-40, 56-58, 81-82

Rousseau, “Sophie or The Wife,” paragraphs 1249-1279

Wollstonecraft, "Vindication of the Rights of Woman," chap. 2, paragraphs 1-28

Rousseau, “Social Contract”

Rivers, “On the Repression of War Experience”

Einstein and Freud correspondence, “Why War?”

Browse one of these sites for examples of modern art:
Museum of Modern Art, New York:
Centre Georges Pompidou:
Tate Gallery, London:

Guggenheim Museum:

Foucault, “What Is Enlightenment?”



History 400 (European Imperialism)

Code Noir

Orwell, “Shooting an Elephant”



Humanities 375 (Paris: Biography of a City)

Roman Paris

Paris at the Time of Philippe Auguste

Victor Hugo, “A Bird’s Eye View of Paris,” from A Hunchback of Notre Dame

John Leighton, “One Day under the Paris Commune”

The Siege and Commune of Paris

Paris Liberé

History 640 (World War I: Social and Cultural Perspectives)

Rivers, “On the Repression of War Experience”


World War I: An Infantryman’s Diary

The Great War, 1914-1918

Art of the First World War

World War I and II Posters and Postcards

Trenches on the Web: Posters from the Great War

Trenches on the Web: Photo Archive

Wikipedia for other digitized newspapers:

World War I Document Archive

World War I: Trenches on the Web

Hoover Archives at Stanford University