Prof. Zoë Schneider 
 Georgetown University

Web Links:French History

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Museums, Images, Multimedia 
Maps 
Bookstores
Medieval-Modern History
Professional Resources
E-Mail Directory 
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Archives and Libraries 
 

Bibliothèque Nationale de France
            www.bnf.fr

Archives Nationales
            www.culture.fr/culture/editions/c-an.htm

Archives Départmentales, Municipales, Territoriales
             www.culture.fr/culture/editions/c-at.htm

Service d'Archives (Hours, Annual Schedules, Addresses, Phone and Fax Numbers)
             http://indy.culture.fr/Isite/arc/index.html

Bibliothèques Départmentales, Municipales, Universités (FYI France; addresses, phone and fax numbers
            for hundreds of French libraries)
             http://www.fyifrance.com/fyi1plib.htm

French Institutes and Research Centers  (Contact information and links)
         http://www.mesr.fr/organism.htm
 
Library of Congress
            lcweb.loc.gov/catalog/

Folger Library, Washington
             http://www.folger.edu/

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Electronic Texts
 
(Note: See "Medieval to Modern History" below for specialized e-texts)
 
BNF Gallica Electronic Texts (2 million text pages, 10,000 images from the BN, medieval-modern)
             http://gallica.bnf.fr/

Athena Electronic Texts (2,000 French texts, mostly early modern-modern)
             http://un2sg4.unige.ch/athena/html/athome.html
 
The Eurodocs Project (60 document collections, many translated into English, medieval-modern, BYU)
           www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/eurodocs
 
Oxford Text Archive (2,500 texts, English and some French, medieval-modern, Oxford University)
             http://ota.ahds.ac.uk/

Britannica Internet Links to French History (~100 links, medieval-modern, including e-text links)
             http://www.ebig.com/

Medieval and Classical Library (Hundred of texts, UC Berkeley)
             http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/OMACL/#top

Internet Medieval Sourcebook (Hundreds of primary and secondary texts, Fordham University)
             http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

The Labyrinth, Resources for Medieval Studies (Medieval texts, images, and links, Georgetown University)
             http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/subjects/france/france.html

Medieval/Old French Texts (ARTFL Project, University of Chicago)
             http://humanities.uchicago.edu/ARTFL/projects/LFA/

Enlightenment and French Revolution Texts (ARTFL Project, University of Chicago)
            tuna.uchicago.edu/homes/jack/course.materials.html

Clandestine Texts from the Eighteenth Century (15 texts,University of Turin)
             http://www.vc.unipmn.it/~mori/e-texts/default.htm

Internet Modern History Sourcebook (Thousands of full-texts and excerpts for Western Civ, early modern-modern, Fordham University)
              http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.html

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Museums, Exhibitions and Multimedia
Museums, France:
The Louvre
             mistral.culture.fr/louvre/

Musée d'Orsay
             www.musee-orsay.fr:8081/ORSAY/

Chateau de Versaillles
             www.chateauversailles.fr/

Reunion des Musées Nationaux (Links to or information on all regional and Parisian museums)
             www.rmn.fr/musees/fmusees.html

WebMuseum Paris  (Images and text for thousands of paintings )
             www.oir.ucf.edu/wm

Museums, Elsewhere:
The Metropolitan Museum, New York
             www.metmuseum.org/

The National Gallery of Art, Washington
            www.nga.gov/

The Tate Gallery, London
             http://www.tate.org.uk/

The Bodleian Library, Oxford
             www.rsl.ox.ac.uk/imacat.html

J. Paul Getty Museum
             http://www.getty.edu/museum/main/Painting.htm

The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
             http://www.hermitage.ru/indexeng.htm
 

Exhibitions and Images
 
Creating French Culture: Library of Congress/BN Exhibition
           www.lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits

Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
             http://humanities.uchicago.edu/images/heures/heures.html

Age of Charles V (1,000 illuminated manuscripts from the BN)
             http://www.bnf.fr/enluminures/aaccueil.htm

BNF Gallica Images (10,000 images from the BNF, medieval-modern)
             http://gallica.bnf.fr/

Modern History Image Bank (Hundreds of West. Civ. images, many French; early modern-19th c, CUNY Brooklyn)
             http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/history/core/pics/

World Art Treasures (2,200 French architectural and art images)
             http://sgwww.epfl.ch/BERGER/Voyages/english/

Ministry of Culture, France (Links to Temporary French Exhibitions with images)
             www.culture.fr/

University of Chicago/ARTFL Project (Mostly 18th-century images and maps)
             tuna.uchicago.edu/homes/jack/course.materials.html
 

Multimedia
 
Music and Films from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook (Music, Reformation-Modern; Films, Modern; some require RealAudio/RealVideo or equivalent software to play; Fordham University)
               http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modmusic.html
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Maps and Cartography
 
Odden's Maps and Atlases (6,500 internet map links; ancient-modern)
             http://kartoserver.geog.uu.nl/html/staff/oddens/mapsatl2.htm#Old_Countries

PCL Historical Map Collection (35 European maps, middle ages-19th century)
             http://mahogany.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/map_sites/hist_sites.html#europe
 
Early Map Collection, Institute of Historical Research (Gateway to internet map and cartography sites)
              http://www.ihrinfo.ac.uk/maps/

Mapping Early Modern Worlds (Folger Library Exhibit)
             http://www.folger.edu/public/exhibit/Maps/mapexh.htm

Library of Congress Digital Maps, 1544-1996
              http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html

Paris Maps, 18th-19th c.
             http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arthistory/courses/parismaps/
 

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Medieval to Modern French History
Gateway Sites
(Note: The number of French history sites is now so extensive that this list focuses on
gateway sites, which provide multiple links.  Individual sites are only listed if they do not
appear in any of the gateway sites)
 
Center for History and the New Media, Index of History Websites (Searchable index of 1,500 history sites, approx. 25 French links, medieval-modern, George Mason University)
             http://chnm.gmu.edu

H-Net France (85+ sites, medieval-modern)
            http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~france/history.html

Britannica Internet Links to French History (~100 links, medieval-modern, including e-text links, Encycl. Brittanica)
             http://www.britannica.com/history/index.html 

The History Index (16 French links, medieval-modern, U. of Kansas)
             http://www.ukans.edu/history/#france

History Links on the Web (20 French medieval links, CSS Jounal)
             http://www.cssjournal.com/hisdoc.html

The Labyrinth, Resources for Medieval Studies (20 French links, medieval texts and images, Georgetown University)
             http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/subjects/france/france.html

French History on the Web (23 links, medieval-19th century, U. of Colorado)
             http://web.uccs.edu/~history/index/france.html

French Revolution Links (20 links, 18th c., U. of Portsmouth)
             http://www.hs.port.ac.uk/Users/david.andress/frlinks.htm
 

 

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French Bookstores and Multimedia Sources
 
Alibris Books (Out-of-print and rare)
             http://www2.alibris.com/cgi-bin/texis/bookstore

Bibliofind (9 million rare and used)
             http://www.bibliofind.com/

Blackwell's (UK) (New books)
            bookshop.blackwell.co.uk

Boutique de l'Histoire (New and used)
            www.bhistoire.com

Chapitre (Includes rare and used)
             http://www.chapitre.com/

Electronic Directory of International Used Booksellers
            www.livre-rare-book.com/anninter/annuaire.html

Films for the Humanities (Films and CD-Roms on France; rental or purchase)
            www.films.com

FNAC, France (New books)
             http://www.fnac.fr/

Furet du Nord  (New books)
             http://www1.furet.com/

Librarie Alapage (New books)
             http://www.alapage.fr/

Tricolor Books (Rare and used)
            http://www.angelfire.com/ny/tricolorbks/
 

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Professional Resources
 
Directories of History Departments, French Universities and Annuaires
 
History Departments Around the World
           http://chnm.gmu.edu/history/depts/

Directory of French Universities (H-France)
             http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~france/universities.html

French Telephone Directory
             http://www.epita.fr:5000/11/

 
Professional Associations, Conferences and Granting Agencies

H-France (H-Net and National Endowment for the Humanities)
             http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~france/

Society for French Historical Studies 2000
             http://www.asu.edu/clas/history/sfhs/index.html

National Endowment for the Humanities
             http://www.neh.gov/

American Historical Association
             http://www.theaha.org/

American Association of University Professors
             http://www.aaup.org/

Embassy of France, Washington, D.C. (Visa and Cultural Information)
            www.info-france-usa.org

Society for Eighteenth-Century French Studies
             http://www.udel.edu/braun/personal/secfs.html

Stanford Seminar on Enlightenment and Revolution (SER)
            www.stanford.edu/group/SER/SER_HomePage.html
 
International Medieval Institute
             http://www.leeds.ac.uk/imi/
 

Career Information
H-Net Job Guide
             http://www.matrix.msu.edu/jobs/

Chronicle of Higher Education, History Career Network
             http://chronicle.com/free/jobs/faculty/humanities/history/links.htm

 
History Career Information
             http://www.hist.umn.edu/OffCampus.html
 
Faculty Web Sites and Syllabi
 
George Mason University
            chnm.gmu.edu
 
Georgetown University (Early Modern France, Western Civ; Zoe Schneider)
            www.georgetown.edu/faculty/schneidz

University of Nevada-Las Vegas (French Revolution; Greg Brown)
            www.unlv.edu/faculty/gbrown/hist462/index.html
 

Bibliographies
 
Select Bibliography for French History, 1500-Present (Yale University Library)
             http://www.library.yale.edu/rsc/history/frenhist.htm

Early Modern French Sources in Translation (David Bell and Jeffrey Merrick)
            jhunix.hcf.jhu.edu/~dabell/sources.html

French Revolution Bibliography (University of Warwick, UK)
            www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/teaching/french-rev
 

French News and Information

French Newspapers, Radio Stations and Television (123 links to both national and local media)
             http://www.newo.com/news/news_location.htl?lctn_search=31800

French Radio in Real Time (25 radio stations; requires RealAudio to listen)
             http://www.sunsetradio.com/nations/fra/fra01.html

 
Miscellaneous Sites

Brief Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History and the Humanities
             http://www.h-net.msu.edu/about/citation/

Western European Specialists Section, French Studies Web
            www.nyu.edu/pages/wessfrench/

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E-Mail Directory, French Historians
 

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