Interesting Reading on History & Contemporary Issues
Common-Place An online magazine on Early American history
the Globalist.com Interesting comments on Globalization themes.
Robert D. Kaplan, "China: A World Power Again" The Atlantic Monthly Online
A valuable historical perspective on US-China relations in the 21st century.
Other useful reports and essays at the online site of The Atlantic Monthly:
Coming to Grips with Jihad - September 12, 2001
"The World in 2005" - Another essay by Robert D. Kaplan
China and the World - Articles dating back to 1899
Theodore Roosevelt in Retrospect
Immigration: The Perpetual Controversy
The Clinton Era - An assessment of the Clinton presidency
History News Network This is a great site that is edited by Rick Shenkman.
The Millennium at The New York Times: Check out these issues for valuable
1. The Best of the Last 1000 Years
2. Women: The Shadow Story of the Millennium
3. Into the Unknown
4. Old Eyes and New
5. The Me Millennium
6. The Times Capsule
NewAmerica Foundation A Washington Think-tank of young American Intellectuals
"outstanding individuals and policy ideas that transcend the conventional political spectrum"
In particular, consult the work of Michael Lind.
Alexander Hamilton on the Web A valuable on-line resource about our first Secretary of the Treasury
Useful Web Sites
PBS Online Loads of materials for class projects!
New York: A Documentary Film A great news series from Ric Burns on PBS.
The Border An important production from local station KPBS.
Discovery Channel on Line Check out all of the channels linked to this site.
The History Channel This is a surprise?
Lonely Planet Travel Guides Get out there and see the world.
Moon Travel Handbooks Another useful source of information.
Amazon.com or Barnes&Noble.com When all else fails and you need a book . . .
Turner Classic Movies Great stuff for the modern US course.
Library of Congress Home for the Nation's Library
Today in History Great information from the LOC American Memory Collection
National Archives and Records Administration
History@Palomar College Library Useful History links at our Library
Center for History and New Media Useful portal to resources on History at
George Mason University in Virginia
The History Buff American History through newspapers, from colonial times to
Historical Text Archive By Don Mabry at Mississippi State University
Virtual Library - History Maintained by the University of Kansas
California and Western History Maintained by the San Jose State University Library
The Historian's Toolbox A useful guide on how to do historical research.
Research in History Some useful ideas on research at the San Jose State University Library.
Library Research: Finding Primary Sources A great site at the UC Berkeley Library site.