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Books in the CWLMC

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After Jihad - Noah Feldman
Call Number: 321.8 FEL
ISBN: 0374177694
Publication Date: 2003-04-15

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The Story of Civilization - Will Durant
Call Number: 940.1 DUR
ISBN: 9781567310153
Publication Date: 1993-03-01

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The Crisis of Islam - Bernard Lewis
Call Number: 297.7 LEW
ISBN: 0679642811
Publication Date: 2003-03-25

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Critical Perspectives on Islam and the Western World - Jonathan Johansen (Editor)
Call Number: 297.2 CRI
ISBN: 9781404205383
Publication Date: 2005-09-01

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1001 Inventions - National Geographic Editors; Salim T. S. Al-Hassani (Editor)
Call Number: 609 ONE
ISBN: 9781426209345
Publication Date: 2012-02-28

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When Asia Was the World - Stewart Gordon
Call Number: 915.04 GOR
ISBN: 9780306817397
Publication Date: 2009-01-06

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Asian Dance - Janet Descutner
Call Number: 793.3 DES
ISBN: 0791076423
Publication Date: 2004-04-01

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China - Dolores Gassos
Call Number: 931 GAS
ISBN: 0791084760
Publication Date: 2005-08-01

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China - Jen Green; George Wei (As told to); Hanchao Lu (As told to)
Call Number: 951 GRE
ISBN: 0792261801
Publication Date: 2006-12-12

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Central Europe - Lonnie R. Johnson
Call Number: 943 JOH
ISBN: 0195148258
Publication Date: 2001-08-16

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Daily Life During the Black Death - Joseph P. Byrne
Call Number: 614.5732 BYR
ISBN: 0313332975
Publication Date: 2006-07-01

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In the Glory of God - James Barter
Call Number: 704.9 BAR
ISBN: 9781590188620
Publication Date: 2006-07-12

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The Ornament of the World - MarĂ­a Rosa Menocal
Call Number: 946 MEN
ISBN: 9780316168717
Publication Date: 2003-04-02

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Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life - Timothy L. Gall
Call Number: REF 305.8 WOR
ISBN: 9781414464305
Publication Date: 2009-05-12

Primary Sources

Smithsonian Museums

The Smithsonian Museum, founded in 1846, consists of 19 museums and galleries, a zoo, and research facilities. The museum and gallery websites feature digital collections and information on physical collections covering art, science and history.

Avalon Project

Historical documents from ancient to modern times

Internet History Sourcebook Project

The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. 


Islamic Middle East

Middle East and Islamic Studies Collection

Site from the Cornell University Library as a hub on many topics relating to the Middle East


Textbook excerpt about the city of Baghdad during the golden age of Islam


Tang/Song China

The Song Dynasty in China

A site organized by Columbia University, based around a scroll from this dynasty

Visual Sourcebook for Chinese Civilization

University of Washington site that is a catch-all for Chinese civilization

Tang Dynasty

A site from The Metropolitan Museum on the Tang Dynasty


Christian Europe

Medieval Europe

A site from the BBC on medieval Europe

History of Medieval and Renaissance Europe: Primary Documents

Collection of primary sources from the library at BYU

The Early Middle Ages

A MOOC from Yale Univeristy about the middle ages between 284-1000

Khan Academy - Middle Ages

An online reference about the middle ages

The Labyrinth

A source from Georgetown University providing info and links on a number of Medieval topics


Mesoamerican Tribes (Maya, Inca, Aztec)

Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies

This organization was "created in 1993 to foster increased understanding of ancient Mesoamerican cultures."

The Mayan city of Tikal

Smithsonian Article taking an archaeological/historical perspective on this key Mayan city

Naachtun: A Lost City of the Maya

An article from the BBC on a different mayan city

The Mayans

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

The Lost Inca Empire

A resource from PBS Nova about the Inca

Inca Empire

National Geographic magazine article about the Inca (free registration required)

Aztec Empire

A resource from the New Haven Teacher's institute at Yale with a general history of the Aztec


Description of the Aztec city from the Metropolitan Museum of Art


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