The medical history of British India
'The medical history of British India' is a website giving access to a number of reports and maps held by the National Library of Scotland detailing the advancements in public health made during the period of British rule of India. The fifty reports available on the site show the efforts of the colonial state to meet the demands placed upon it by endemic and epidemic diseases. The documents are presented as jpeg images and are also available as pdf downloads. The quality of these images is impr
Gesnerus : Swiss Journal of the History of Medicine and Sciences
Gesnerus is the official journal of the Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Natural Sciences. It publishes original articles, short communications and documents on different periods and aspects of the history of medicine and sciences and also focuses on theoretical and social aspects of this subject. Journals from 2006 to the present only have summaries of articles, otherwise it is full text. The Web site features an index volume and advanced search function. The publication is produce
Webpages on the history of astronomy by Robert Harry van Gent
Robert van Gent of the University of Utrecht has created this collection of Web pages on calendars, chronology, timekeeping, celestial cartography and the history of astronomy. The pages are mostly in English with a few in Dutch. Some pages are still under construction. Topics covered include: historical telescopes in the Netherlands, Internet bibliographies on the history of astronomy and astronomical instruments, Isaac Newton and astrology, historical celestial atlases on the Web, historical g
BSHS [British Society for the History of Science] monographs
The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) publishes work of lasting scholarly value that might not otherwise be made available, and aids the dissemination of innovative projects advancing scholarship or education in the field. Past monographs have been digitised and are available for free download. Print copies are available for purchase. Titles available include: "To See the Fellows Fight: Eye Witness Accounts of Meetings of the Geological Society of London and Its Club, 1822-1868";
History of mathematics and X
The History of Mathematics and X "is an initiative that aims to offer mathematical histories for various topics, x. Each topic is covered in a talk at the University of Nottingham that is available to view online, in an article for iSquared Magazine and is accompanied by a companion podcast released by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications through the Travels in a Mathematical World podcast." Two topics are currently (May 2010) available - cryptography and gravity. These resources ha
Between a Rock and a Hard Place : The Politics of Regulating for Sustainability
Organised by Governance and Sustainability Programme, to be held at Westminster Forum London United Kingdom from 2008-11-04 to 2009-05-05
Books in history of economic thought
This list of textbooks on the history of economic thought is provided by Economics Network, part of the Higher Education Academy which supports teaching and learning among the economics community in the UK. Click on a title to view basic bibliographic information, e.g. author, title and ISBN. The listing also provide links to the relevant publishers website, a preview of the content if it is available on Google Books and a link to search for academic libraries that hold the book via COPAC. This
Lessons from history
Could the current financial crisis have been predicted from historians knowledge of past down turns and depressions globally? Dr David Chambers, University Lecturer in Finance and Deputy Director of the School's Master of Finance programme, thinks so. An analysis of what happened in the crash of the 1930s may prove a good way to predict how long it may take us to get out of the current financial difficulties. Structural problems, Dr Chambers says, need to be faced up to before a recovery is like
The Secret History of Victorian Evolution
Prof. Jim Secord : Seminar
A history of cosmologies and their religious contexts
Dr Simon Mitton : Seminar
HITT Unit 1: Beginning history teachers' development: Understanding progression in learning to teach
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack looking at four key issues associated with the development of beginning teachers.
HITT Unit 10: The Role of New Technology in the Teaching and Learning of History
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on the role of new technology in the teaching and learning of History.
HITT Unit 3: Constructing a Teacher Education Programme for History Trainees
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on constructing a teacher education programme for History trainees.
HITT Unit 6: How History Works: enabling trainees to understand the nature of their discipline
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on enabling trainees to understand the nature of their discipline.
HITT Unit 7: How children learn in history, including a consideration of EAL, inclusion and differen
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on how children learn in History, including a consideration of EAL, inclusion and differentiation.
citizED Cross-Curricular Strand: Citizenship through History – What is good practice?
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on Citizenship through History.
Visions and Revisions of History in the Latin American Novel of Dictatorship
The twentieth-century Latin American novel of dictatorship has had an important impact on the interpretation of Latin American history. Many novels, such as Yo el Supremo (1974) and El fiscal (1993) by Augusto Roa Bastos, and La novela de Peran (1985) and Santa Evita (1995) by Toma
QCA: History 2004/5 annual report on curriculum and assessment
A summary of recent developments and the ‘state of play’ relating to current provision in history in schools 4-19, based on a range of activities and enquiries to investigate curriculum, assessment and qualifications issues in history.