11th Grade Projects


Visionary Leaders on Trial 2019

Useful Links for Documenting Sources
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Citation Machine
Easy Bib

Please go to the library catalog to search for books that can be used for this project. 

Websites:
Emilio Aguinaldo
Library of Congress
Biography.com .
NY Times Obituary

Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin | Biography, Facts, & Ideology | Britannica.com .
BBC – History – Historic Figures: Vladimir Lenin (1870 – 1924)

Patrick Pearse
Patrick Pearse and the European Revolt against Reason
Century Ireland RTE and Boston College
Ireland Unfree Shall Never Be At Peace RTE and Boston College
CELT UCC
Proclamation of the Irish Republic

Hong Xiuquan
PBS The Story of China: Taiping Rebellion
Encyclopedia Brittanica
The Visions of Hong Xiuquan

Lakshmi Sahgal
Gupta, Smita. “Comrade Lakshmi Sahgal (1914–2012): Revolutionary, a True Daughter of India
Newsd: Remembering the Legendary Captain Lakshmi Sahgal
Nationalism and Feminism in Late Colonial India: The Rani of Jhansi Regiment, 1943-1945
International Institute for Asian Studies. Warrior queens: The Rani of Jhansi Regiment (pages 8-9)

Rosa Luxemburg
History Today: The Spartacist Uprising in Berlin
Rosa Luxemburg Karl Liebknecht papers
The Local.  What can we learn from Rosa Luxemburg, 100 years after her murder?
Towards Emancipation?
The Jacobin.  One, Two, Many Rosa Luxemburgs

Databases:
World Book Online User: ross Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

ABC CLIO American History / Modern Era  User Name: ross  Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

ABC CLIO World History / Modern Era User Name: ross  Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

English Language Learner Reference Center  User Name: ross  Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

ABC-CLIO Daily Life Through History  Username: rossstudent  Password: school

JSTOR

ProQuest Historical Newspapers  User Name: ross  Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

Updated September 2019


 

Modernity Integrated Project

Please go to the Online Catalog Reserve Shelf for a list of books that can be used for this project.  Many resources have been put on a reserve shelf in the Research Library (Senior Library)

Databases:
ABC CLIO American History / Modern Era  User Name: ross  Password: school

ABC CLIO World History / Modern Era User Name: ross  Password: school

ABC-CLIO Daily Life Through History  Username: rossstudent  Password: school

Academic One File  User Name: ross   Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

ARTstor
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.  (only accessible on campus)

Biography Reference Center ™ User Name: ross   Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

Issues and Controversies in American History  User Name: ross  Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

JSTOR

Oxford Art Online  User: ross  Password: ross_student

Oxford Music Online  User: ross  Password: ross_student

ProQuest Historical Newspapers  User Name: ross  Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

World Book Online User: ross Password: school
( Please note that Ross School is under “participating non-public schools”)

Websites:

Primary Sources
Internet Modern History Sourcebook from Fordham University

The Internet Modern History Sourcebook is one of series of history primary sourcebooks. It is intended to serve the needs of teachers and students in college survey courses in modern European history and American history, as well as in  modern Western Civilization and World Cultures.

Architecture
Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design – key resources include the Manifesto, a Chronology, and profiles of major figures, such as Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, and Mies van der Rohe from the Bauhaus Archive/Museum in Berlin.
A Digital Archive of American Architecture – consists of nearly 1,500 digitized images of American architecture (280 buildings) plus explanatory material from Boston College.
Digital Archive of European Architecture – photographic architectural archive broken down by historic periods and eras from BostonCollege.
Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932 – from the Library of Congress.

Art
Artchive.com – enter search term “modernity”.  Results will include modern artists’ biographies, etc.
Artists of Brucke: Themes in German Expressionist Prints – includes prints and biographies of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Pechstein, Erich Hckel, Otto Mueller, Emil Nolde, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.  From the Museum of Modern Art.
The-Artists.org – major modern and contemporary visual artists categorized by movement or period, with links to sites offering portraits, bios, links, and interviews.
Charles Sheeler: Across Media – “Charles Sheeler (1883–1965) is recognized as one of the founders of American modernism and one of the master photographers of the twentieth century.” From the Art Institute of Chicago.
The Edwardians: Secrets and Desires – a companion to an exhibit that “showcases the broad range of art created by artists working and exhibiting in London during the years 1900 to 1914. The exhibition reflects a time of great social change … and reveals the variety of possibilities that became available during this time.”  From the National Gallery of Australia.
International Dada Archive – features a searchable online Dada bibliography and scanned images of Dada periodicals, books, pamphlets, and ephemera. It also includes an essay about the historic Dada artistic movement and links to additional information about individual Dada writers and artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Jean Arp, and Man Ray.
Modernism: Minneapolis Institute of the Arts – click on a period and be sure to use sidebar and bottom links (i.e. Curator’s Corner, Sort, Search, etc.)
Pablo Picasso: Official Website – official site of Picasso Administration. Includes information on his heirs, rights to his works, biography, selected works and bibliography.
The Russian Avant-Garde Book, 1910-1934 – includes images of over 100 books created by Russian avant-garde writers and artists, including schools of Futurism, Cubo-Futurism, Rayism, Neo-primitivism, and zaum; and books featuring innovative use of typography and themes of Judaica. See the “Book Index” for a complete list of titles, browsable by author/artist, publisher, and year of publication. From the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Dance
The Early Modern Dance – contains a complete tutorial on early modern dance.

Einstein, Albert
Albert Einstein Archives – provides information regarding Einstein’s contributions as a scientist, humanist, and Jew. It includes a timeline of key events during his life, a bibliography of primary and secondary literature, links to other sites, and a description of the archive’s text and multimedia resources. The “Einstein for Kids” section reproduces some of Einstein’s letters to and from children as well as other correspondence. From the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Fashion

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/exhibit/iAJC79XxZr8XKg

https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/poir/hd_poir.htm

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/exhibit/OQIiZ0wIWXNQJw

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/exhibit/1wJilLAISFq8KA

Freud, Sigmund
Sigmund Freud Biography – the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Sigmund Freud: Museum Wien – link to English version (at the bottom of the page) in addition to information about the museum.  Use link “Sigmund Freud Online”.  This site offers biographical information, a detailed timeline, and video and audio clips. Find photographs of the places Freud lived and worked, discussions about Anna Freud, plus information about Freud’s emigration to England, psychoanalysis and film, a bibliography, and more.

Modern Economics

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/12/a-brief-economic-history-of-time/510566/

https://muse.jhu.edu/book/426

http://worldhistoryforusall.ss.ucla.edu/eras/era7.php

Modern Banking

https://eh.net/encyclopedia/us-banking-history-civil-war-to-world-war-ii/

Music
An Invasion of Vulgarity: American Popular Music and Modernity in Print Media Discourse: 1900-1925 – essay from Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture.

Sexuality
Sexuality and Modernity – a historical look at the sociology of sexuality, with a particular emphasis on the move from Victorian to Modern viewpoints (Freud’s fundamental views and beliefs included).

Theater
Some Enchanted Evenings: American Picture Palaces – features illustrated essays about the architectural development of movie theaters, from nickelodeons to grand palaces during the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, in light of the rise of mass consumer entertainment. Also includes a bibliography.
Theatre History on the Web – links to sites with information about theatre and music.  From the University of Washington.

Women
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal – The only journal devoted solely to the interdisciplinary and global study of women and gender during the years 1400 to 1700.

 

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