World War II on the Web: A Guide to the Very Best Sites with free CD-ROM
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World War II on the Web: A Guide to the Very Best Sites with free CD-ROM

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Mixed media product 224 Pages / Published: 05/10/2002
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Fueled by recent films and TV series such as Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers and popular books by Stephen Ambrose and Tom Brokaw, interest in World War II has soared. As a result of this surge of attention, the number of websites on World War II has exploded. Many are excellent sources of information, but how can they be found among the massive number of sites? Search engines can't tell the good from the bad, making the process of uncovering quality World War II sites a frustrating and time-consuming process of sifting through hundreds of thousands of hits. But now, web users overwhelmed by this colossal task have a place to turn. World War II on the Web gives history buffs all the tools they need to zero in on the most useful sites. The authors-experts in web research-have examined and evaluated thousands of websites. In this new book, they have included only the most well constructed, informative, attractively designed sites on World War II. This book/CD-ROM is modeled on SR Books' bestselling Civil War on the Web, another indispensable guide to exceptional websites. World War II on the Web includes: Detailed reviews of the top 100+ sites A one- to five-star rating of each site's content, aesthetics, and navigation A list of approximately 150 additional recommended sites including URLs and brief descriptions Free CD-ROM (IBM and MAC compatible) with hotlinks to all sites in the book-the top 100+ sites as well as the 150 additional recommended sites. Users can simply click on the link to be taken to the site they've chosen. The first part of the book highlights the best 100+ sites and is divided into sections on the following topics: general sites on the war; political and military leaders; European/Atlantic/Mediterranean Theater of Operations; Pacific Theatre of Operations; the soldiers' stories; the homefront; women and African Americans; the Holocaust and war crimes; and unit histories. The second part of World War II on the Web offers an extra 150 distinguished sites. This is the only guide of its kind now available! World War II on the Web is the essential alternative to hours of discouraging navigation, the definitive link to the web's finest World War II sites. About the Authors Richard J. Jensen is professor emeritus of history at the University of Illinois. In 1992, he founded H-Net, the groundbreaking and highly successful web-based book review and information source for the academic community. Jensen was a visiting professor at both West Point and Moscow State University during the Cold War and has written extensively on World War II. J. Douglas Smith is currently teaching at Occidental College in California. Dr. Smith specializes in World War II and twentieth century history. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, and many other publications.

Publisher: Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S.
ISBN: 9780842050210
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 251 x 178 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
For anyone wanting to undertake an exploration of World War II on the Web, this is an invaluable treasure map. * The Dallas Morning News *
A very handy volume. -- John Orloff, writer, HBO's epic World War II miniseries, Band of Brothers
I wish this invaluable source existed when I wrote Flags of our Fathers. Now I keep this book on my desk at all times. -- James Bradley, author of Flags of our Fathers
Any[one] with a passionate interest in World War II should buy this terrific book at once. -- William R. Trotter * Pc Gamer Magazine *
[This book] will keep you busy for years. Smith and Jenkins have produced reviews that stand alone as historical essays. You don't actually have to go online to enjoy this book, but it definitely will inspire you to browse. * The Roanoke Times *

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