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History of Witchcraft and Sorcery


Free World History

Ancient Civilizations (Carol Berkin, CUNY Graduate Center, et al.)

This online textbook covers major ancient civilizations including Greece, Egypt, Rome, Middle East, China, Central and South America and more.

Introductory Guide to Ancient Civilizations  (Will Need to Download)

Note from the authors: "This guide is designed to be used along with a presentation or other supportive material...The individual lecturer needs to fill in the missing parts he/she wants to focus on based on their expertise and interest."

World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500 (Will need to download)

A comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to 1500. Authored by six USG faculty members with advanced degrees in History, this textbook offers an up-to-date original scholarship.

Coverage includes cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India’s Classical Age, the Dynasties of China, Archaic Greece, the Roman Empire, Islam, Medieval Africa, the Americas, and the Khanates of Central Asia."

American History

U.S. History I (by Lumen Learning)
U.S. History is a survey course beginning with the indigenous people of the New World and extending to the post-Civil War Reconstruction era.

U.S. History II (by Lumen Learning)
U.S. History II is a survey course that covers the post-Civil War Reconstruction era and moves forward through historical events and context to the present day.

American History (Carol Berkin Ph.D., History, CUNY Graduate Center et al.)
This online resource covers American History from Pre-Columbian times to the new millennium.

American History I (University System of Georgia, 2019)
This online resource covers American History from the colonial period to the Civil War.

American Environmental History (2019) 
For too long the environment has been considered little more than a neutral background to history. This text surveys findings of the new field of Environmental History about how the environment of the Americas influenced the actions of people here and how people affected their environments, from prehistory to the present.