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Iraq -- The Cradle of Civilization at Risk
Looking at Iraq's historical and cultural resources.
Grade Level: 9-12, Advanced, Professional

http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~museum/iraq.html

CONTENT:
The H-MUSEUM, a moderated mailing list in the H-Net (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), offers a collection of materials that was compiled from its own discussions and resources. The collection gives visitors a glimpse at the connection between Iraq and ancient civilizations.
AESTHETICS:
This is a simple, user-friendly, one-page site. It is available in English, German, and French.
ORGANIZATION:
The content is divided into several categories that can be accessed from the top navigation menu or by scrolling down the page.

REVIEW:
The current state of affairs in Iraq makes this site interesting to students, teachers, and the general public alike. The content is divided into several major sections, including: Introduction, Iraq News Digests, Selected Articles & Documents, Journals & Magazines, Museums/Collections/Institutions, and Online Resources. The collection of articles deals with such topics as the protection of cultural property, Iraq's ancient heritage, and projects and archaeological sites within the country. The links in the Online Resources section take visitors to informative sites that deal with Iraq's history.

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