Humanities Resources

Ancien Regime Rococo
Rococo Period

Ancient Greek Philosophy
This page is a peer-reviewed educational resource from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Ancient Greek Theater
Greek Theater

At the Tomb of Tutankhamen
Visit this interactive site based on the 1923 edition of National Geographic.

Cappella Sistina
Tour of the Sistine Chapel

Cave of Lascaux
Interactive site on the Cave of Lascaux

Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender
The Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender promotes research, teaching, and intellectual exchange on historical issues related to women and gender.

Chronological List of Mathematicians
Chronology of Mathematicians, 1700 BCE - 1970 CE. These links can also be sorted according to national origin.

Clickable Map of the Forum
A Virtual tour of the Roman Forum.

Colonial & Post-Colonial Literary Dialogues
Essays about themes in the analysis of colonial literature such as African women writers, slavery, and literary style v. historical accuracy

Documenting the American South
A collection of sources on Southern history, literature, and culture.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Historic Jamestown
Interactive archaeological website on Jamestown, Virginia.

History of the Industrial Revolution
History of the Industrial Revolution

Internet Sacred Text Archive
Internet Sacred Text Archive is the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship.

Internet Women's History Sourcebook
Women's history resources and links.

Jefferson's Monticello: The House
Virtual tour of Jefferson's Monticello house and gardens.

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution
Exploring the French Revolution

Odysseus - Hellenic Ministry of Culture
An online tour of Hellenic culture.

Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture is an integral part of Duke's Special Collections Library, which houses a broad range of rare and unique primary source material.

Secrets of the Dead - Death at Jamestown
This is a case study of the Jamestown colony.

Taking a New Look at the Woman Suffrage Movement
"Taking a New Look at the Woman Suffrage Movement," by the National Woman's History Project, studies the 70 year struggle for women's suffrage

The American Folklife Center
Resources in ethnographic studies.

The Christian Catacombs
The Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The site includes online tours of the galleries, a time line of art history, and educational resources.

The Parthenon in Nashville
The Parthenon in Nashville

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, through its research, collections, exhibitions, and educational programming, advances understanding of the world's cultural heritage.

Theatre History
Site with information on the history of theatre

Three Cities
Take a look at how things have or haven't changed in the last 2000 years.

Timeline of the Pharaohs
Timeline of the Pharaohs

Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture
This site is an extensive collection of multimedia materials concerning Harriet Beecher Stowe's American cultural phenomenon, Uncle Tom's Cabin and the historical and cultural context of the novel.

Voice of the Shuttle
The Voice of the Shuttle is probably the most extensive catalog of online resources in the humanities.

Women and Liberty Rhetoric
This website describes how women used "Liberty Rhetoric" from colonial times through the 1800s to promote equality.

Women of Ancient Rome
"Women of Ancient Rome"

Women's History
Resources and links.

Women's Liberation Documents
Duke University's archival collection of texts documenting the Women's Liberation Movement. Includes links and a reference contact.

Women's Studies Database
Women's history resources and links