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AMERICAN WEST

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Western Frontier this site looks at the development of the West by non-Europeans.
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http://www.coax.net/people/lwf/western.htm

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African Americans and the Old West this high quality site from the University of Long Island, NY provides lots of documentary material on the part played by Black Americans in the development of the Western Frontier.
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http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/african/west/west.htm

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

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Crime and Punishment Powys County Archives provides a large collection of primary sources on the way in which offenders were dealt with by the authorities in the counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Breconshire in earlier times.
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Powys County Archives

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Crime and Punishment Public Record Office examination of capital punishment in 17th Century.
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http://learningcurve.pro.gov.uk/candp/punishment/g06/g06cs1.htm

MEDICINE THROUGH TIME

bulletMedicine through Time Medicine in Ancient Egypt; Medicine in Ancient Greece; Hippocrates; Medicine in Ancient Rome; Claudius Galen; Medical Developments in the Middle Ages; Edward Jenner; Joseph Lister; Louis Pasteur; Robert Koch; Microbes and Landmark Discoveries; Public Health 1900 to 1929; Alexander Fleming and Penicillin; Howard Florey and Penicillin; Changes in Medicine 1919 to 1939; Medical Advances since World War Two; the National Health Service and Christian Barnard,
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http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/history_of_medicine.htm

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Dr John Snow - Not only Cholera... Includes essays and articles and the Broad Street Pump map.
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http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow.html

bullet19th Century Operating Theatre  See inside with a 360 degree tour of the Operating Theatre built in 1822 at the old Herb Garret of St Thomas's Hospital.
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http://www.thegarret.org.uk/index.htm

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Kent  Medicine in the County of Kent written by Ian Coulson the LEA History Advisor covers major subjects.
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http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/medhist/index2.html

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Welcome Trust  The Welcome library for the history of medicine has a searchable database and lots of links.
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Welcome Library

   
 

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