Glass Throughout History
Since the early ages of ancient civilizations, glass as a material has had an important place in human life. It has been utilized in many different forms from jewelry to weaponry and lately industry. During its 4500 year long journey, since its first invention, the quality, chemical, composition, and decoration of glass has changed dramatically. Find out all about it.
History of Cartography
This link is an outline of a book on the same subject, but is valuable as a chronological guide of the development of map-making. Instead of finding one site that lists all links about the history of cartography, I found several sites that, all put together, will help in researching this topic:
Map History & the History of Cartography
Oddens Bookmarks: the Fascinating World of Maps
Geography at the Mining Company
Exploration & Historical Geography
History of Costume
Reprint on the web of a popular 19th century book of 500 plates of historical dress from antiquity to the end of the 19th century. Milieux: The Costume Site is another costume site for theatrical productions which has lots of information and pictures of historical dress.
History of Mathematics
Fantastic site, one of the very few to receive Encyclopaedia Britannicas five star Best of the Web rating.
History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present
This site contains a chronology and a collection of essays on various themes using information from the book, The History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day by Glyn Davies.
History of Plumbing
Can plumbing be interesting? It is here! Explore the ingeneous water retrieval and removal systems of ancient Babylonia, Crete, Egypt, Greece, Jerusalem, Pompeii, and more!
History of Sports
The history of every sport imaginable is chronicled at this interesting page.