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  • African American Communities  Infomation details about the resource 

    Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina this resource presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories.

  • Age of Exploration  Infomation details about the resource 

    Explore five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive collection dedicated to the history of exploration.

  • Alliance for Historic Wyoming Infomation details about the resource   

    The Alliance for Historic Wyoming (AHW) was organized in 2005 to assist people in becoming better advocates for these irreplaceable historic and cultural resources. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Alliance for Historic Wyoming speaks out on behalf of preserving our cultural resources, especially those that are located on public lands.

  • American Archive of Public Broadcasting Infomation details about the resource   

    The Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston have embarked on a project to preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years: The American Archive of Public Broadcasting. The Library and WGBH are overseeing the digitization of approximately 40,000 hours of programs selected by more than 100 public broadcasting stations throughout the nation, dating from the 1940s to the 21st century. This collection includes local news and public affairs programs, local history productions that document the heritage of local communities, and programs dealing with education, environmental issues, music, art, literature, dance, poetry, religion, and even filmmaking on a local level.

  • American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990  Infomation details about the resource 

    This important collection of papers spans the majority of the twentieth century, from 1912 to 1990. Law and humanities libraries serving scholars and students in twentieth-century American social history and politics will find this archive of special interest because of its focus on civil rights, civil liberties, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court. For most of the twentieth century the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was the principal defender of the rights that citizens can assert against government. Its primary aims have been the defense of the freedoms of speech and press, the separation of church and state, the free exercise of religion, due process of law, equal protection of the law, and the privacy rights of all citizens.

  • American History, 1493-1945  Infomation details about the resource 

    This unique collection of documents brings to life American History from the times of the earliest settlers until the end of World War II. It is sourced from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the finest archives available for the study of American history. Its quantity and quality offers a wonderful overview of American history alongside some deep research strands. It is divided into two modules: Module 1, Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859, and Module 2, Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945. The collections feature over 60,000 primary source documents, including correspondence, diaries, government documents, business records, books, pamphlets, newspapers, broadsides, photographs, artwork and maps. Secondary resources include chronology, essays, video lectures and interactive features.

  • American Memory Infomation details about the resource   

    History full-text archive that reproduces print, spoken words, sound recordings, photos, films, prints, maps and sheet music from the Library of Congress collections. On the free American Memory platform.

  • American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820-1922  Infomation details about the resource 

    Key to the study of race, ethnicity, and gender in the 19th and early 20th centuries, these pamphlets span 100 years of American life, from the Jacksonian Era through the dawn of the Jazz Age. Researchers will find outstanding coverage of contentious topics related to politics and government, religion and religious movements, art and entertainment, business and economics, health and medicine, education, immigrants and ethnic groups, American Indians, slavery and the Civil War, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women, and science and technology. Content includes speeches, orations, debates, sermons, treatises, tracts, narratives, poems, songs, memoirs, announcements, legal notices, and more.

  • American Underworld: The Flash Press  Infomation details about the resource 

    19th Century newspaper collection of crime, scandal, and blackmail papers. The Flash Press covered the seamier aspects of urban life in the mid-19th century. Topics covered include prostitution, gambling, urban gangs, illicit sporting activities, and sensational crimes. To many of their readers, the Flash Press also conveyed an implicit threat of blackmail, which often led to very ephemeral print runs. Unlike the “low-life” characters that they covered, the Flash Press journalists were often members of the cities’ wealthy class, and many of them were accomplished writers. Both their articles and their literary efforts are noteworthy examples of 19th-century American satire and humor.

  • American West  Infomation details about the resource 

    Historic full-text archive that reproduces selected manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed materials from the Everett D. Graff collection at the Newberry Library. On the Newberry Library platform.

  • Archive of Americana  Infomation details about the resource 

    Archive of Americana enables students and scholars to explore virtually every aspect of United States history, culture, and daily life across three centuries. Providing online access to newspapers, books, broadsides, ephemera, government publications and more, the Archive of Americana puts tens of millions of pages of primary documents at researchers' fingertips.

  • Arts & Humanities Database  Infomation details about the resource 

    The contents reflect the full interdisciplinarity of contemporary study in the arts and humanities, covering art, design, crafts, and photography; archaeology, anthropology, and classical studies; architecture, interior design, and urban planning; history, philosophy, geography, and religion; modern languages and literatures; and music, theatre, film, and cultural studies.

  • Biography in Context (Gale in Context: Biography)  Infomation details about the resource 

    Biography In Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.

  • Border and Migration Studies Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    Border and Migration Studies Online is a collection that explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Featuring at completion 100,000 pages of text, 175 hours of video, and 1,000 images, the collection is organized around fundamental themes associated with border and migration issues.

  • Brazilian and Portugese History and Culture: The Oliveira Lima Library  Infomation details about the resource 

    This collection brings together over 80,000 pages of pamphlets from 1800 to the late twentieth century. These pamphlets cover history, politics, literature, and other important subject areas in the form of speeches, flyers, official decrees, sermons, poems, plays, concert and theater programs, and more pertaining to Latin America's largest and most influential power. Topics covered include colonialism, the Brazilian independence period, slavery and abolition, the Catholic Church, indigenous peoples, immigration, ecology, agriculture, economic development, medicine and public health, international relations, and Brazilian and Portuguese literature.

  • British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries  Infomation details about the resource 

    British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters. The collection includes primary materials spanning more than 300 years. Each source has been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.

  • Caribbean Studies in Video: The Banyan Archive  Infomation details about the resource 

    Caribbean Studies in Video presents more than 1,000 hours of edited and unedited footage from the Banyan Production company, the first Caribbean enterprise to produce original TV content in the 1970s. Available for the first time in streaming format, their programs are filled with interviews of key personalities across disciplines; theater, music and dance performances; documentaries on rituals and cultural practices; political events and much more.

  • Chatham House Online Archive  Infomation details about the resource 

    Chatham House Online Archive contains the publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference. The Institute's analysis and research, as well as debates and speeches it has hosted, can be found in this online archive, subject-indexed and fully searchable.

  • Church Missionary Society Periodicals  Infomation details about the resource 

    A database containing publications from the Church Missionary Society. The rich and diverse publications of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) shed light on key events in global history since the beginning of the 19th century. With active mission stations in every continent, the published journals, letters and reports represent a global perspective on not only evangelism and mission history but conflict, colonialism and globalization. Modules include: Global Missions and Contemporary Encounters, 18004-2009, and: Medical Journals, Asian Missions and the Historical Record, 1816-1986.

  • Colonial America  Infomation details about the resource 

    Colonial America will make available all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series from The National Archives, UK, covering the period 1606 to 1822. CO 5 consists of the original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies. Modules will consist of: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries; Towards Revolution; The American Revolution; Legislation and Politics in the Colonies; and Growth, Trade and Development. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Daily Mail Historical Archive  Infomation details about the resource 

    The Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004, provides digital access to one of Britain’s most influential papers. With nearly 1.2 million pages of content from the paper, it includes all of the major news stories, features, advertisements and images. As well as the regular edition of the newspaper, the Daily Mail Historical Archive also includes the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition, which was published on board the transatlantic liners that sailed between New York and Southampton between 1923 and 1931.

  • Defining Gender  Infomation details about the resource 

    Historic full-text archive that reproduces British ephemera, pamphlets, college records and exam papers, books, diaries, periodicals, letters, ledgers, account books, government document from 1450-1910. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Digital Schomburg Infomation details about the resource   

    Information, interpretation, and scholarship on the global black experience. Includes exhibitions, books, articles, photographs, prints, audio and video streams, and selected external links for research in the history and cultures of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora. On the New York Public Library platform.

  • Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901  Infomation details about the resource 

    Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788–1901 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. Through first-person accounts, including letters and diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials, we are able to hear the voices of the time and understand the experiences of those who took the great challenge in new lands.

  • East India Company  Infomation details about the resource 

    A collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1595 to 1947. Modules include: Trade, Governance and Empire, 1600-1947; Factory Records for South Asia and Southeast Asia, 1595-1830; and Factory Records for China, Japan and the Middle East, 1596-1870.

  • Gender: Identity and Social Change  Infomation details about the resource 

    Primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This expansive collection offers sources for the study of women's suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, employment, education, the body, the family, and government and politics.

  • Gilded Age  Infomation details about the resource 

    The Gilded Age brings together primary documents and scholarly commentary into a searchable collection. When complete, the collection will contain over 50,000 pages of fully searchable text and associated audio and video material. These materials are frequently rare and hard-to-find, and include songs, letters, photographs, cartoons, government documents, and ephemera. In addition, the collection features numerous critical documentary essays that provide scholarly commentary and annotations to selected primary sources. Spanning from 1865 to 1902, The Gilded Age provides insight into the key issues that shaped America in the late nineteenth century, including race and ethnicity, immigration, labor, women's rights, American Indians, political corruption, and monetary policy.

  • Global Issues Library  Infomation details about the resource 

    Collection of digitized primary source material, government documents, publications, and videos covering issues, topics, and events from the late 1890s to the present including border and migration, atrocities and human rights violations, peacekeeping, climate change, terrorism, revolutions, and human trafficking. Specific events explored include the U.S. and Mexico Border, the Rwandan Genocide, the Arab Spring, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and climate migrants in the Asia-Pacific region. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • History Study Center  Infomation details about the resource 

    History Study Center is an online resource of primary and secondary sources for the study of history. It is suitable for a wide range of users, from high school students looking for quick and reliable facts on a historical topic, to researchers examining hard-to-find primary source texts. History Study Center covers global history from ancient times to the present day. Contents include reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images and video clips. Study Units offer editorially selected material on over 500 historical topics. History Study Center provides over 40,000 documents and articles, with over 50 reference works, 3,000 images and links to 2,000 Web sites.

  • Human Rights Studies Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects.

  • Images of America: A History of American Life in Images and Texts  Infomation details about the resource 

    Images of America: A History of American Life in Images in Texts is a unique new resource cultivated from Arcadia Publishing's award-winning series of local history books. At completion, it will include over 1 million historical images and texts, celebrating the places and faces that give America its spirit and life. All of the images and texts have been indexed to provide an unprecedented level of access into the contents, enabling users to explore the depth of a town's history or to compare the histories of various towns, cultures, ethnic groups, architectural features, and more.

  • India Database  Infomation details about the resource 

    A specialized set of full-text, scholarly journals across major subject disciplines, including business, medical, science, technology, social sciences, and humanities. It provides a foundation of around 200 academic journals published entirely in India.

  • Latino Cultures in the US Infomation details about the resource   

    The platform brings more than 2,500 Latino cultural artifacts online and—through immersive storytelling, 360-degree virtual tours, ultra-high-resolution imagery, and visual field trips—offers first-hand knowledge about the Latino experience in America.

  • Leisure, Travel & Mass Culture: The History of Tourism  Infomation details about the resource 

    This resource presents a multi-national journey through well-known, little-known, and far-flung destinations unlocked for the average traveller between 1850 and the 1980s. Guidebooks and brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs, and personal travel journals provide unique insight into the expansion, accessibility, and affordability of tourism for the masses and the evolution of some of the most successful travel agencies in the world.

  • Liberty Magazine, 1924-1950  Infomation details about the resource 

    Liberty: A Weekly for Everybody was founded in 1924 and focused on the most sensational and popular issues. During the following 26 years the magazine charted the moods, attitudes, lifestyles, fads, and fortunes of middle America through its three most significant decades.

  • Listener Historical Archive  Infomation details about the resource 

    The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio--and later, television--programs in print. It is the only record and means of accessing the content of many early broadcasts. With major contributors including E. M. Forster, George Orwell and Bertrand Russell, it also provided an important platform for new writers and poets; W. H. Auden, Sylvia Plath and Philip Larkin being notable examples. As well as expanding on the intellectual broadcasts of the week, The Listener also discussed major literary and musical programs. 10% of its content was not connected to broadcasting at all, and it regularly reviewed new books. What united the often diverse articles was the BBC's cultural mission of educating the masses.

  • Loeb Classical Library  Infomation details about the resource 

    This virtual library contains all important in Greek and Latin literature: Eepic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture—in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 530 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.

  • Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries  Infomation details about the resource 

    Manuscript Women’s Letters and Diaries from the American Antiquarian Society 1750-1950 brings together 105,000 pages of the personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, displayed as high-quality images of the original manuscripts, extensively indexed and online for the first time. The collection is drawn entirely from the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society. Thousands of letters and diary entries from less well known women vividly document even the smallest details of their lives and shed light on the roles women played within their families, their communities, and the social and political movements of their times. In many cases, we also include the replies, from both men and women, placing the letters in their full context. Additionally, materials such as the letters and diaries of three generations of women within the same family illuminate the lives of the authors, their family history, and the evolution of one group's culture.

  • Meet the Press  Infomation details about the resource 

    Meet the Press from Alexander Street makes over 1,500 hours of footage—the full surviving broadcast run to date—available online in one cross-searchable interface. Meet the Press specializes in interviews with national leaders on issues of politics, economics, foreign policy, and other public affairs, along with panel discussions that provide opinions and analysis.

  • Migration to New Worlds  Infomation details about the resource 

    From the century of immigration, through to the modern era, Migration to New Worlds charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history. Explore the rise and fall of the New Zealand Company, discover British, European and Asian migration and investigate unique primary source personal accounts, shipping logs, printed literature and organizational papers supplemented by carefully compiled teaching and research aids. Modules include: The Century of Immigration, and: The Modern Era.

  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    This database includes the following collections: Europe and Africa Digital Archive, Photography Digital Archive, Science, Technology, and Medicine, Women Digital Archive, Corvey Collection of European Literature, British Theatre, Asia & West, Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange, British Politics and Society

  • North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories  Infomation details about the resource 

    North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories includes 2,162 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of information, providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, the series provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines. In selected cases, users will be able to hear the actual audio voices of the immigrants.

  • Oxford Reference  Infomation details about the resource 

    Multidisciplinary reference database that combines sources in archaeology, art, bilingual dictionaries, classical studies, English, history, law, linguistics, literature, media studies, medicine, music, performing arts, philosophy, quotations, religion, science and technology and social sciences. On the Oxford platform. Simultaneous user limit of 5.

  • Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900  Infomation details about the resource 

    This unique collection showcases the development of 'popular' medicine in America during the nineteenth century, through an extensive range of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Explore an array of printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, trade cards, and visually-rich advertising ephemera.

  • PreservationDirectory.com Infomation details about the resource   

    Historic preservation directory database that list North American historic societies, historic museums, state historic preservation offices, downtown and main street societies, historic buildings for sale, information on grants, job listings, restoration professionals and historic buildings. On its own platform.

  • Revolution and Protest Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    Collection of videos, digitized printed materials (personal papers, organizational documents, government documents, journals, reports, monographs, and speeches), and images documenting protest movements, revolutions, and civil wars from the 18th century through the present. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Revolutionary War Orderly Books Collection  Infomation details about the resource 

    Developed in conjunction with the New York Historical Society, this resource contains handwritten volumes documenting military orders, movements and engagements by brigade, regiment, company and other specific military units between 1748 and 1817. The content provides detailed accounts of troops’ daily lives, documenting everything from court martial cases to the price of necessities charged by locals.

  • Sabin Americana  Infomation details about the resource 

    ased on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and more.

  • Security Issues Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    Collection of videos and documents on security-related themes including terrorism and counterterrorism, insurgency and counterinsurgency, cybersecurity, ethnic conflicts and resolution, and nuclear threats. On the Alexander Street platform.

  • Service Newspapers of World War Two  Infomation details about the resource 

    This digital resource reveals the story of war as told by the newspapers that brought information, entertainment and camaraderie to the forces at home and overseas. Explore over 200 titles from key nations across the globe that took part in the world-changing conflict. The collection consists of newspapers published during the war years and the immediate aftermath (1939-1948). Titles from all the key theatres are featured, including some non-English material in German, Czech, Hindi, Russian, French, Italian, Afrikaans, Swahili, and other African dialects. Key topics: news coverage of key events, victories and battles; the soldier’s experience; the role and portrayal of women; activity on the home front and the civilian experience; identity and belonging; morale and propaganda; light entertainment; local news and customs; education and welfare; and empire.

  • Smithsonian Collections Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    Smithsonian Collections Online contain two magazines: Smithsonian (April 1970 to present), and: Air & Space Smithsonian (April/May 1986 to present). Other collections are: World's Fairs and Expositions: Visions of Tomorrow (1834-1940), and: Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry (1820-1926).

  • State Papers Online: Early Modern Government in Britain and Europe  Infomation details about the resource 

    State Papers Online offers original historical materials across the widest range of government concern, from high level international politics and diplomacy to the charges against a steward for poisoning a dozen or more people. The correspondence, reports, memoranda, and parliamentary drafts from ambassadors, civil servants and provincial administrators present a full picture of Tudor and Stuart Britain, and of the period of Henry VIII to the reign of George III.

  • Thomas A. Edison Papers  Infomation details about the resource 

    Full-text historical database of the papers of Thomas A. edison, including correspondence, laboratory notebooks, and other papers, as well Motion Picture Catalogs by American Producers and Distributors from 1894-1908 . Part of ProQuest History Vault.

  • Treaty of Fort Laramie with Sioux, etc., 1851 Infomation details about the resource   

    The Treaty of Fort Laramie with Sioux, etc., 1851 was an important transaction formed by the federal government with a number of prominent American Indian tribes of the Great Plains. Its creation and provisions were a demonstration of the growing need for less animosity among the tribes themselves, in part to yield increased security for an ever-growing flow of settlers into the western United States who traversed in the process the tribes' historical lands. However, over the years, a true version of the final transaction — reflecting intervention by the Senate after the original signing — has never been published. A proposed correct text is presented here.

  • Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex, and the Family  Infomation details about the resource 

    Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex, and the Family allows students and researchers to immerse themselves in the values and behaviors of Americans of the past. The collection provides a window into American social history by bringing together the instructional, prescriptive, behavioral, and etiquette literature that defined standards of personal conduct for millions of Americans and reflected the prevailing social mores across the twentieth century. The collection contains fully searchable handbooks, manuals, textbooks, etiquette guides, self-help books, instructional pamphlets, and how-to books that illustrate both how Americans actually behaved and how they felt they ought to behave. The collection currently includes 152,489 pages.

  • U.S. Declassified Documents  Infomation details about the resource 

    Full text of Presidential, Executive Branch, and Congressional documents since World War II declassified under the Freedom of Information Act. Subjects include foreign relations, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, civil rights movement, assassinations, etc. On the Gale platform.

  • U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, 1914-1945  Infomation details about the resource 

    Full-text historical database including correspondence and reports from American diplomats stationed around the world. Diplomatic post records contain the incoming messages from Washington, retained copies of outgoing dispatches, locally gathered information, and background material on decision making. Part of ProQuest History Vault.

  • U.S. History Collection  Infomation details about the resource 

    Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. Updated daily, it offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

  • U.S. Military Intelligence Reports, 1911-1944  Infomation details about the resource 

    Full-text historical database covering developments and events in the key nations of the world during the period from World War I to the final campaigns of World War II. Includes interviews with military and government officials, evaluations of political parties and movements, and eyewitness coverage and analyses of military action. Part of ProQuest History Vault.

  • USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive  Infomation details about the resource 

    Video collection of testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides, including the Armenian Genocide and events in Nanjing, Guatemala, Myanmar (anti-Rohingya mass violence), Rwanda (genocide against the Tutsi), Cambodia, South Sudan, and Central African Republic. Also includes interviews about contemporary antisemitic violence.

  • Victorian Popular Culture  Infomation details about the resource 

    Historic full-text archive that reproduces British and American works. Modules include: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; and Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of Cinema. On the Adam Matthew platform.

  • Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires Since 1820  Infomation details about the resource 

    Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820 explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. Includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand, and Australia.

  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000  Infomation details about the resource 

    Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. women’s history generally and at the same time make those insights accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. The collection currently includes 123 document projects and archives with 5,100 documents and more than 170,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by 2,700 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.

  • Women's Wear Daily  Infomation details about the resource 

    The Women's Wear Daily Archive allows users to explore trends and influences on the fashion and beauty industry through the years. It contains the full run of past print issues and supplements and will be updated biannually with more recent issues.

  • World History in Video  Infomation details about the resource 

    World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Its broad geographical and chronological coverage captures longer-term and multiple perspectives, so students can make connections across cultures and over time, incorporating people, places, events, and artifacts from around the world and across the centuries.


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