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World History: Home


This guides provides resources for World History, including the following key themes: the political, philosophical and cultural legacies of ancient Greece and Rome; the origins and beliefs of Judaism and Christianity; Medieval society and institutions; the Renaissance and Reformation; European exploration and colonization; the emergence of capitalism; the English Revolution; Constitutionalism and Absolutism; the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment.

What's in this Guide?

Here's a brief description of the contents of each page. Use the tabs at the top of the guide or the list below to find:

Books  - samples of books available in WCCC library

Databases and Websites - links to our databases and other related websites

Videos - short videos on different historical time periods