SS 8 – Civilizations

Updated October 4, 2019

Citefast- use this online resource to create your bibliography 

Anneneberg Learner Interactive

Biography in Context

Gale Virtual Books
Science in Context
WebPath Express
World Book Advanced
World Book Student
World Book Discover
World History in Context

Africa
Benin Plaque – BBC
The Story of Africa – BBC – links on left side bar
West African Kingdoms – index on the right side
Ghana, Mali, Songhai – brief summary
Ghana: Historical West African empire – Encyclopedia Britannica

Mali Technology & Culture

Ancient Kush – BlackPast.org
The wealth of Africa: The Kingdom of Kush – The British Museum
The wealth of Africa:  The Swahili Coast – The British Museum

Swahili
East Africa: Swahili region – History in Context – more links on right sidebar
Swahili – History in Context – check the “Table of Contents” on right sidebar  

China: Song Dynasty (960 – 1279) 
Song Dynasty – World Public Library 
The Song Dynasty in China – Columbia University 
Song Dynasty: Definition,Achievements & Facts – Study.com 
Song Dynasty – Scholastic.com

Song Dynasty Culture: Political Crisis and Great Turn – article (advanced reading level) from Indiana University 

China: Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644) 
Ming Dynasty – Encyclopedia Britannica 
Ming Dynasty – The MET 
An Introduction to the Ming Dynasty – Khan Academy 
The Ming Dynasty – University of Washington 
The Ming Dynasty – University of Oregon

Chinese Cultural Studies: Concise Political History of China – scroll down to find Sung Dynasty and Ming Dynasty
Chinese Dynasties – Ford Library and Museum; has links to other dynasties
Nova: China Bridge – click on various links for more information

India: Mughal Empire (1526 – 1761) 
India: from 750 to c. 1200 – Encyclopedia Britannica
India map: c.1200 – c. 1500 – Britannica Kids 
Mughal Empire – BBC 

Islamic Spain and Ottoman Empire
History of the Ottoman Empire – University of Texas at Austin
Islam – Kidspast – links on the left
Islamic Spain
Islamic Spain – BBC
Ottoman Empire – Kidspast
Ottoman Empire – Metropolitan Museum
Umayyad Dynasty – Encyclopedia 

Ottoman Empire (1301 – 1556) 
Note:  the Ottoman Empire lasted until 1918
Ottoman Empire – BBC 
Ottoman Empire during World War One – BBC

Medieval Japan 
The Edo Period in Japanese History – Victoria and Albert Museum
Imaging Japanese History
Japan’s Feudal Society – an interactive game to test your knowledge from Pearson Education
Medieval Japan – Encyclopedia Britannica
Medieval Japan – Columbia University
Samurai: A Brief History
Shogunate – Encyclopedia Britannica
Welcome to Edo
Social Structure
Japan under the Shoguns
Tokugawa Political System
Shogunate – Encyclopedia Britannica

Islamic Spain
BBC – Religion
Muslim Spain – BBC

Haida
Haida – Canadian Encyclopedia 
History of the Haida Nation – Council of the Haida Nation

Haida – Canadian Museum of History – information on people & land, art and villages
Northwest Coastal People – Canada’s First Peoples – an excellent source
Haida – Collections Canada 
Haida – SFU 

 

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