Modern World History Online

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Modern World History Online covers the important civilizations and cultures of world history from prehistoric times through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timelines—all extensively hyperlinked—provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history. Content is organized and fully searchable by topic, era, and activity, as well as by the National Standards for World History. Web links direct users to some of the web’s best educational sites.