Possible Sources for Students May Choose to Assign

Week 11: March 28- April 1
Theme: Art Analysis – Period: 0-250 CE


Week 12: April 4-8
Theme: Distant Reading – Period: 250-500 CE

List of available plain text historical documents (mostly European)
Alternative Voyant Site
Global Medieval Sourcebook
[The Tirukkuṟaḷ(https://www.projectmadurai.org/pm_etexts/pdf/pm0153.pdf)- 300 BCE -500 CE (19th century translation, word for word by non-Tamil person)
Aztec and Maya Law: An Online Exhibit and Bibliography

Week 13: April 11-15
Theme: Metadata – Period: 500-750 CE

Dublin Core Standards
Ethical Cataloging and Racism in Special Collections
Introduction to Metadata Textbook
Controlled Vocabularies Controlled vocabularies are why you often can’t find what you want on a museum website if you don’t know exactly what your object is called.

Week 14: April 18-22
Theme: GIS – Period: 750-1000 CE

Working with Historical Maps Online
Stanford Map Library Maps 0 – 1400 CE
Zheng He Interactive Map
Kievan Rus Atlas

Week 15: April 25-29
Theme: Statistics – Period: 1000-1390 CE

Deaths from international wars
Green, Monica H. 2020. “The Four Black Deaths.” American Historical Review 125 (5): 1601–31. doi:10.1093/ahr/rhaa511.
Volk, Anthony & Atkinson, Jeremy. (2013). Infant and child death in the human environment of evolutionary adaptation. Evolution and Human Behavior. 34. 182-192. 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2012.11.007.
Mortality rates of children in the past over the last two centuries

Week 16: May 2-6
Theme: Podcasting – Period: 1000-1390 CE

NPR Guide to Podcasts

Resources for every week

Normandale Library list of history sources
World History Commons
The OER Project: High School AP oriented, high-production values, free account required
Library of Congress World Digital Library
Google Arts and Culture