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SkyTrip America May 14, 2009

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SkyTrip America

Discovery Channel Multimedia has taken a collection of articles on American history, added some narration and video, and linked it all up via a fancy 3D interface (more…)

 

Who Built America’ May 11, 2009

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Who Built America?

Who Built America? (The Voyager Co.) ports the book of the same name to CD-ROM, adding plenty of strong supplementary material in the bargain. The subject is America from 1876 (the Centennial) to 1914 (the War), covering such disparate topics as politics, saloons, organized labor, and suffragists (more…)

 

American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People April 28, 2009

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American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People

Byron Preiss Multimedia and Simon & Schuster Interactive have produced American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People (more…)

 

Pandora’s Box March 26, 2009

History & Mythology

Pandora’s Box

Pandora’s Box (Corel CD Home – ages 6-12), which is intended to teach children about Greek mythology, is actually just another entry into the ever-growing pile of unimaginative CD-ROM storybooks (more…)

 

Index History & Mythology March 15, 2009

History & Mythology

November, 1996 (Vol 2, No 11)

  • ABC Newslinks
  • America Rock
  • American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People 
  • Castle Explorer
  • Explorers of the New World
  • FDR: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • His Name Was Lincoln
  • Historical Atlas of the Holocaust
  • Klondike Gold
  • Nixon: The CD-ROM
  • Oregon Trail II
  • Pony Express Rider
  • Pyramid: Challenge of the Pharaoh’s Dream
  • Twelve Roads to Gettysburg
  • Who Built America?

 

June, 1996 (Vol 2, No 7)

  • American Journey: The Hispanic American Experience
  • Ancient Civilizations of the Mediterranean
  • CNN Time Capsule: The Defining Moments of 1995
  • Critical Mass: America’s Race to Build the Atomic Bomb
  • Exploring The Lost Maya
  • Great Moments in History: The Medici
  • Jayne Loader’s Public Shelter
  • Lest We Forget
  • Native Americans
  • Pandora’s Box
  • SkyTrip America

 

December, 1995 (Vol 1, No 12)

  • American Heritage History of the Civil War
  • Our Times
  • War In the Pacific
  • World War I
  • World War II

 

Categories | Titles | Front Page

 

Index History & Mythology

History & Mythology

November, 1996 (Vol 2, No 11)

  • ABC Newslinks
  • America Rock
  • American Heritage: The History of the United States For Young People 
  • Castle Explorer
  • Explorers of the New World
  • FDR: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • His Name Was Lincoln
  • Historical Atlas of the Holocaust
  • Klondike Gold
  • Nixon: The CD-ROM
  • Oregon Trail II
  • Pony Express Rider
  • Pyramid: Challenge of the Pharaoh’s Dream
  • Twelve Roads to Gettysburg
  • Who Built America?

 

June, 1996 (Vol 2, No 7)

  • American Journey: The Hispanic American Experience
  • Ancient Civilizations of the Mediterranean
  • CNN Time Capsule: The Defining Moments of 1995
  • Critical Mass: America’s Race to Build the Atomic Bomb
  • Exploring The Lost Maya
  • Great Moments in History: The Medici
  • Jayne Loader’s Public Shelter
  • Lest We Forget
  • Native Americans
  • Pandora’s Box
  • SkyTrip America

 

December, 1995 (Vol 1, No 12)

  • American Heritage History of the Civil War
  • Our Times
  • War In the Pacific
  • World War I
  • World War II

 

Categories | Titles | Front Page

 

Critical Mass: America’s Race to Build the Atomic Bomb, March 9, 2009

History & Mythology

Critical Mass: America’s Race to Build the Atomic Bomb

Critical Mass: America’s Race to Build the Atomic Bomb, fromCorbis(Bill Gates’ other company), is a well-intentioned project that, like most Corbis titles, uses photography as its primary medium (more…)