This 19th century John Murray Publishing archive includes correspondence, financial papers, book drafts, and advertisements. It covers biographies of key figures, commissioned essays, and an exhibition of the life cycle of the book. Key authors include: Lord Byron, Charles Darwin, David Livingstone, Sir Walter Scott, Washington Irving, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Eastlake and Isabella Bird, William Gladstone, Robert Peel and Benjamin Disraeli, Austen Henry Layard and Charles Lyell. By Adam Matthew Digital.
Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes current newspapers and full-text periodicals of major bibliographic resources including CINAHL, BIOSIS, MLA, PsycINFO, ERIC, EconLit, RILM and modern primary sources such as podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN.
This collection focuses on maritime exploration starting through the age of discovery and search for the new world. Key figures include: Vasca da Gama, Columbus, Captain Cook, Charles Darwin, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Captains' Log of HMS Bounty, HMS Assistant, HMS Discovery, HMS Resolution. Journal of the ship Chesterfield and more.
This collection contains 2.5 million pages of gay and lesbian (LGBTQIA) publications. Material includes periodicals, personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, from countries from across the world and included Australian newspaper cuttings and other documents. Includes content from Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (AGLA).
This collection of primary source material includes U.S. foreign policy; U.S. civil rights; global affairs and colonial studies; and modern history. Broad topic clusters include: African American studies; American Indian studies; Asian studies; British history; Holocaust studies; LGBTQIA+ studies; Latin American and Caribbean studies; Middle East studies; political science; religious studies; and women’s studies.
Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange contains a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century.
Documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, missionary files and papers, personal letters and diaries, nautical charts, maps, shipping ledgers, company records, and expedition and survey reports and more.
This database is a resource for the study of:
The history of British and U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy
Encyclopædia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopaedia online along with additional material. Also included are Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopaedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can use Encyclopædia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. Document supply available.
British Politics and Society includes primary sources related to the political climate in Great Britain during the 19th century. Collections within this archive include Home Office records, papers of British statesmen, working class autobiographies, ordnance surveys, drawings, maps, newspapers, periodicals, photographs, poster, pamphlets and more. This database is a resource for the study of British domestic and foreign policy, trade unions, Chartism, utopian socialism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, leisure and many others. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online
A searchable online collection of more than 260 volumes published in various history series by Cambridge University Press since 1960.
This collection provides unique authoritative content covering history in 15 different subject areas including world history, ancient and medieval history, economics, science, literature, philosophy and religion.
By Gale. This archive of 3 million pages charts the study of the history of the child in Europe, Asia, North America, Australia and Latin America during the Long Nineteenth Century. It includes childrens literature texts documenting the changing construction of childhood, the growing popularity of childrens literature, and the legal and sociological contexts. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Over 100 years of this major UK national newspaper can be viewed in full digital facsimile form, with copious advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society. It also includes also includes the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition, which was published on board the cruise ships that sailed between New York and Southampton between 1923 and 1931.
This resource provides a unique and personal view of events in the region from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century. Material includes first-person accounts, letters and diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials.
By Adam Matthew Digital. Covering the development of the East India Company starting with its charter in 1600 to Indian independence in 1947. This collection follows the story of trade with Asia, China, Japan and the Middle East; politics; and the rise and fall of the British Empire. It records the challenges of a globalising world and sheds light on many contrasting narratives – from records of powerful political figures, through to the lives of native populations and the individual traders who lived and worked at the edge of Empire. Material includes charters, deeds, statutes, factory records, letters, military documents, treaties, printed books, trading diaries and financial documents.
Based on The English Short Title Catalogue. Nearly 150,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800 will be made available online over the course of the next two years. When complete, the product will allow full-text searching of more than 33 million pages of material, in essence, every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. Document supply available.
This database covers journals journals printed between c1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics covered: colonial life; provincial and rural affairs; the French and American revolutions; reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe; political debates; and London coffee house gossip and discussion. It also contains some Australian content.
Spanning five centuries, charting the story of the rise and fall of empires; from the explorations of Columbus, Captain Cook, and others, right through to de-colonisation in the second half of the twentieth century and debates over American Imperialism. Empire Online enables the exploration of colonial history, politics, culture and society.