WebBooks for History Courses 

Dr. Charlie McAllister

 

"The past is never dead. It's not even past." -- William Faulkner (1950)

 


 

FALL 2014

 

CORE: Core -- Key resources for all courses

 

AFRICA IN WORLD HISTORY: I: Foundations and II: Independence 

 

AMERICAN HISTORY: I: Liberty and II: Freedom

 

EMERGING WESTERN WORLD: I: Athens and II: Florence 

 

HISTORIOGRAPHY: Historiography

 

MYTHOLOGY AND FINE ARTS: I: Gods and Monsters and II: Legends

 

 

 

SPRING 2015

 

 

CONTEMPORARY WORLD: I: Global Wars and II: Brave New Worlds

 

THE GREAT WAR: The Great War (1914-18)

 

MODERN WESTERN WORLD: I: Revolutions and II: Rights

 

RENAISSANCE: I: 14C Italy, II: 15C Flanders and Florence, III: 16C Italy, and IV: 16C Northern Europe

 

 

 


 

OTHER TIMES, OTHER PLACES

 

AMERICAS: 'murica -- Valuable links for studying real history

 

ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD: I: India, II: China, and III: Japan

 

ANCIENT GREECE: I: The Odyssey and II: The Peloponnesian War

 

ANCIENT ROME: I: Republic, II: Augustus, and III: Empire

 

BECOMING ITALIAN: Becoming Italian: Film and Culture after WWII

 

BRITAIN: I: Reformations, II: Revolutions, and III: Resolutions

 

COURSES: Courses -- Nearly fifty courses taught across a dozen Liberal Arts areas, and other activities

 

DANTE and FRIENDS: I: Inferno, II: Purgatorio, III: Paradiso, IV: Friends, and V: Dante the Poet

 

FIRST YEAR SEMINAR: I: McFrosh and II: McArt

 

LET'S TALK ABOUT IT: Presidents, Politics, and Power

 

MAPPING HISTORY: Online maps for the World

 

MATH, ART, and CULTURE: MAC

 

POLITICAL THEORY: Ancient and Modern

 

REFORMATION: Reformation

 

SACRED SPACES: Sacred Spaces -- A Focus Group for Redesigning Our Future: A National Environmental Summit for High School Students (Catawba College: Center for the Environment)

 

TRAVELS: Domestic and Foreign

 

WAR AND PEACE: War and Peace

 

WORLD WAR II: World War II (1939-45)