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Online Reference Sources
Modern World History Online
Modern World History Online covers the important people and events of world history from the mid-15th century through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timeline entries provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history.
Includes the complete content of Great Lives from History and Great Events from History.
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