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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Research or Die # 4: Times & Money

On This Day - fantastic BBC site that recounts everything that has happened on any day's date

On This Day In History - as above, but MSN's version

Today In Literature - similar to the above sites, but in literature (subscription required)

Today In Music - musical history

On This Day - another site that lists ALL historical events, including music, literature, war, etc

Crazy Fads - everything that's popular from decades past

20th Century History - useful timelines here

The People History - useful links to the decades and individual information about computers, money, how much things used to cost, etc

The Incas

Primary School Guide To The Aztecs - archaeological evidence, everyday life, etc

The Egyptians


The Romans

The Tudors

The Vikings - includes video

Primary School Guide to The Victorians - some useful resources here, including a timeline, games, guide to important people and info on child labour

British Currency Before 1971

Guide to Money, Tax and Benefits Presently Available in the UK

American Coins


Guide to Paper Money in the US

Gallery of World Bank Notes

Currency Converter

2 comments:

Elinor said...

Ta luv, you're spoiling us!

Lianne said...

These are great links Lucy, thanks.

I like this link about British monarchs, not sure it quite fits this topic, but here you go:
http://www.britannia.com/history/h6f.html

And this one could fit in with the 'politics and war' post maybe?
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

(sorry, can't be bothered doing the links properly)