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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
October 17, 2009 1:13 PM   Subscribe

"Promoting the Love and Study of American History." The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has many resources on its website, including over 50 free lecture podcasts, a collection of war letters throughout history, a Lincoln bicentennial page, and a new John Brown exhibition.

There are also subject pages for 8 'eras' of American History, under "History by Era" on the top menubar, as well as extensive materials for teachers of history (maps, primary sources, quizzes, links).
posted by Hargrimm (7 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite

 
This is great! Thanks!
posted by brundlefly at 4:54 PM on October 17, 2009


Hi Brundlefly...fancy meeting you here! Thanks, Hargrimm...this is going to take some time to digest.
posted by The Light Fantastic at 5:44 PM on October 17, 2009


Great link, thank you. Just finished listening to John Demos' lecture on Salem Witch Trials, and it was fascinating. I'm looking forward to listening to more of them.
posted by hurdy gurdy girl at 5:46 PM on October 17, 2009


There is really a lot here to explore. Thanks! I'm looking forward to spending some time exploring history.
posted by OolooKitty at 6:44 PM on October 17, 2009


Stay off their mailing list, though. I don't know how I ended up on it, but once you're on, you're on for life.
posted by vincele at 10:11 AM on October 18, 2009


Very cool.
posted by ClaudiaCenter at 12:18 PM on October 18, 2009


*waves dorkily at The Light Fantastic*
posted by brundlefly at 1:18 PM on October 18, 2009


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