Welcome to Essential Humanities, an introductory guide to history and art history.
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Essential Humanities strives for a broad awareness of history and art. Coverage spans the entire world, from the dawn of humanity to the present.
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An introductory level of detail is maintained throughout the site. Basic facts are clearly presented, uncluttered by excessive information.
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Key points are summarized in tables and timelines. These visual aids serve as easily-remembered frameworks for larger bodies of knowledge.