Historical Links

The Great War Society
Covers all aspects of the war and its effects on the 20th century.

Alexander Palace
Extensive site featuring the history of the palace and biographies of its inhabitants - along with many images from the Romanov family album.

Poster Art from World War II
During World War II, the American government launched an aggressive propoganda campaign to galvanise public support, and some of the nation's artists and filmmakers became warriors on that front.

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust using photographs, documents, art, music and literature.

Atomic Bomb: Decision
Documents on the decision to use atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Monarchs of Great Britain
Profiles on Britain's rulers from Egbert in the 7th century to the present day House of Windsor.

The Gunpowder Plot: High Treason in 1605
Everyone knows who Guy Fawkes was and what he tried to do. But why did Fawkes and his fellow conspirators feel driven to do such a thing?

Schools History Project
Online resource for teachers with information on syllabus and resources.

Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, from the First World War to the present day, particularly those involving Britain and the Commonwealth. The museum encompasses four sites - the Imperial War Museum in London, a former Battle of Britain fighter station in Duxford, the Cabinet War Rooms in London and HMS Belfast, a battle cruiser moored on the Thames.

Hyper History
Presents 3000 years of world history with a combination of colourful graphics, lifelines, timelines and maps.

The Chartist Movement
In-depth study that covers the causes and significance of Chartism, along with the reasons for its failure. Also featured are mixed opinions of both the working and middle classes regarding Chartism at the time.

World History
Covers the civilisations, philosophies and changing religions of Antiquity and the social change and ideas of the 20th century - complete with maps and recommended reading.

The Internet Modern History Sourcebook
A vast site packed with information designed to serve the needs of teachers and students in modern European and American history, western civilisation and world culture.

The Battle of Jutland
Events of the largest naval battle in naval warfare history illustrated with maps, graphics and animations.

The Internet Medieval History Sourcebook
A companion to The Internet Modern History Sourcebook, the Medieval Sourcebook is the largest online resource of medieval and Byzantine textual sources.

The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Unlike the above Modern and Medieval History Sourcebooks, the goal of the Ancient History Sourcebook is to provide and organise texts for use in a classroom situation. Also featured are links to visual and aural material since art and archaeology are far more important for the period in question than for later history.

The Historical Association
Founded in 1906 to bring together people who share an interest and love for the past. The Association promotes and assists the study of history at all levels to create an environment that supports lifelong learning.