Enhance Understanding with Primary Sources
War is a turning point, changing the lives of leaders as well as ordinary families and citizens. Whether fighting for independence, forging alliances, or defeating a global threat, history is shaped when nations go to war. The balanced, expert analysis found in this database models good historical thinking on conflict periods that have defined our world from its earliest beginnings to today, helping researchers draw connections between past and present events.
Complete with overviews of more than 30 wars, World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society includes timelines, causes and consequences, portraits of opponents, and links to supporting facts and figures. Researchers, students and teachers can draw from more than 8,000 primary sources, like photos, maps, personal accounts, and video and audio clips. The database is available in both academic and school versions.