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International World History Project

World History From The Pre-Sumerian Period To The Present

A Collection Of World History Related Essays, Documents, Maps and Music


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Although not a part of The International World History Project, we have partnered with Historum, World History Forum and we recommend you visit to engage in good conversation, ask a history or current event question from their visitors or to just sound off about a topic.  It is a friendly, well moderated and arranged forum and we know history fans and buffs will enjoy themselves.


  • Go to the Main Page Here and select "Complete Essay List A - Z".

  • You may also try finding a topic using the Alphabetical listings Page.

  • You can also search for downloadable audio files here Great Speeches

  • Maps can be found on the Map Page

  • Topics on the "Complete Essay List A - Z". are divided into 11 geographical and/or time period groupings and are listed in alphabetical order beginning with the Ancient World and ending with World Religions

  • Biographies of individuals may be found on the page that best represents the era in which they lived.  For example, Abraham Lincoln will be found on the American Civil War Page and Hannibal on the Ancient Rome Page.

  • You may also want to try finding a topic using the Alphabetical listings page Topics Are Listed in Alphabetical Order Without Regard To Geographical Region And/Or Time Period.  However, Related Biographies, Maps, Music and Speeches Are Located Under the Main Topic To Which They Belong.  For Instance, Abraham Lincoln Will Be Found Under the "American Civil War Listing.  There are two pages associated with the Alphabetical pages.

  • Try Using The Search Feature (Click Here) To Search For A Topic.  The Search Feature Is Designed To Search All Text On All Pages Looking For The Keyword You Typed In To The Search Field.

  • Speeches, Music And Other Audio Files May Be Found On The Audio Page which Also Has A Feature That Will Allow You To Look For Audio Files. Great Speeches


Go to the Main Page at Here and select "Site Search" or select Site Search

By default the search engine tries to locate pages which have exact matches for all of the words entered in your search query. If that fails, it then tries to locate pages which contain any words in your search query. If that happens a short message is displayed at the top of the search results indicating this has been done.


History World International, founded and run by current and former university professors from around the globe and under the direction of Doctor Robert A. Guisepi, historian and author, is a collection of history related essays, maps, historical documents, speeches and music. Some material has been written by our staff while others are either in the public domain or re-printed by permission. This site is updated at least monthly but more generally once a week.
History World International was founded January 2000, covers over 300 individual, historical topics and contains more than 3000 pages. History World International receives approximately 1,000,000 hits per month from all over the world and is listed as a major resource for major universities, colleges, high schools, middle schools and grade schools. The site has been quoted by USA Today, CBC and PBS who have also referred their visitors to The World History Project to learn about historical events and people.

The primary sources used are:
"Ancient Times, From Stone To Steel " By: Robert A. Guisepi PhD, International Civilization Press 2004, " Modern Times, From Alchemy To Atoms " By Robert A. Guisepi PhD, International Civilization Press, 2005 and "Ancient Voices, A History of the Mesopotamian World" By Robert A. Guisepi PhD, International Civilization Press, 1994
Source Material Used:

Most essays have the author listed on the page.
Some of the sources consulted were: primary historical documents, The American Library of Congress, "The Story of Civilization" by Will and Ariel Durant, "Plutarch' s Lives", "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers" by Paul Kennedy, "The Splendor That Was Egypt" by Margaret Murray, "Barbarians Within The Gates of Rome" By Burns, "On The Origins of War" by Donald Kagan, "The Twelve Caesars" by Michael Grant, "Roman Myths" by Michael grant, "Adolf Hitler" by John Toland "Carthage, A History" by Serge Lancel, "The Civil War" by Shelby Foote, "The American Civil War" by Bruce Caton "The Greek Way" and "The Roman Way" by Edith Hamilton, "Lucy" by Donald Johanson, "A History of The Ostrogoths" by Thomas Burns, "Thomas Jefferson" by Fawn Brodie, "Theories of History" Edited by Patrick Gardiner, "The Oxford Companion to World War Two", Thorkild Jacobsen: The Sumerian Kinglist; "Mesopotamia" (Cosmogony/Cosmology) Robert A. Guisepi, historian, editor, author, consultant and primary contributor to this site as well as several other web sites.



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The page you are viewing is one of more than 3000 and is only a small part of a much greater web site which receives over 30,000 visits per day.


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