History

The Importance of Studying Prior History

History is an important and essential part of society and individuals. Learning history is necessary and very difficult. It is necessary because the past is the only data we have from which to gather patterns of behavior whose endurance as features of human natures, presumably, make them relevant to our own times and problems (Garfinkle, 2001). If...
Nov 17, 2014 |

A History of Japanese Xenophobia

Japanese xenophobia should be understood properly prior to jumping to any reactive conclusions. Xenophobia is not really racism, although it can occasionally cross the line in Japan and both are occasionally evidenced. For Japanese society any xenophobia is more of a fear of the unknown and a fear of being overpowered by that which is unknown. In...
Nov 17, 2014 |

Society, History, Genealogy - Great Ancestry Research Sources On The Net

If families are the foundation of society, ancestry is the foundation of modern life. Many modern people want to better understand their history and the family that created them. Learning about your family and ancestry is great fun. People are frequently surprised at the interesting bits of genealogical gold they pick up along the way. You never...
Nov 17, 2014 |

Comann Eachdraidh Ionadail Phortrigh - Portree Local History Society

Promotes and supports the study of the history of Portree, its local area and surroundings, and the Isle of Skye in general; includes their meetings programme, and a collection of articles and links.
May 21, 2016 |

Maynard Historical Society

Promotes the need to remember the history of Maynard and history in general.
May 21, 2016 |

Mosman Historical Society

Community based historical society provides information on membership, meeting, location and contacts.
May 21, 2016 |

Retford Art Society

Provides membership information, society history and news of events.
May 21, 2016 |

History Net

Official website for many leading history magazines including World War II, wild west, and American history. 
Mar 2, 2016 |

Historvius

Discover the historic sites of the world, find historical sites and historic places to visit, get directions, key info and plan your perfect historic holiday.
Feb 29, 2016 |

Extreme Costuming

Personal project of a costumier from Washington DC. The main focus of the site is Elizabethan, Tudor and Early Colonial dress related to the author's work as a costumed volunteer at the Jamestown Settlement and Museum.
Feb 24, 2016 |

Totally History

Features facts about the history of the world with information on the people, the civilizations, and the ideas that shaped modern life. 
Feb 23, 2016 |

History World

HistoryWorld contains narrative world history and interactive world history timelines.
Feb 18, 2016 |

Historum

Historum History Discussion Forums,historum, history, forum, forums, american history, european history, asian history, african history, ancient history, medieval history
Feb 11, 2016 |

Go Historic

Go Historic - Heritage Travel, Historic Preservation, Historic Places, and More 
Feb 2, 2016 |

Her recycling project faced long odds in Lebanon. Still, she persisted.

Packed inside are bundles of crushed plastic water bottles and barrels of empty soda cans, plastic bottle tops, and glass shards. The warehouse is the hub of a small but thriving local recycling... Read More

Poverty-free China by 2020? Beijing says it's possible – but steepest climb ahead

Before the pigs arrived, Yu Anhen and her husband eked out a living as subsistence farmers in the remote mountains of Guizhou, one of China’s poorest provinces. “My husband and I are getting old... Read More

Why Medicaid is central to health-care debate

Republican senators unveiled their long-anticipated healthcare plan to replace Obamacare on Thursday, and it includes significant changes to Medicaid, the joint federal-state program for the poor,... Read More