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Published by Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with the Churchill Archives Centre, the Churchill Archive includes more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston S. Churchill’s personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders.
Sourced from the National Archives, UK, this resource unites formerly restricted Japan-specific documents. It provides significant insight into the events between First World War victory and Second World War defeat, crucial to understanding the political journey of Japan during this period.
Brings together essential periodicals, compiled federal legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the topic of regulating firearms in the United States.
Online database of literary criticism. Provides online access to Contemporary Literary Criticism vols. 1-421 and Short Story Criticism vols. 1-250 (through 2018).
Page image and full-text index to The Boston Globe from 1872 to 32 years ago. Additional year of content added annually.
Page image and full-text index to The New York Times from 1851 to four years ago. Additional year of content added annually.
Page image and full-text index to The Wall Street Journal from 1889 to 18 years ago. Additional year of content added annually.
Focuses on modern Islamic theology and tradition and details Islam’s evolution from the late 19th century by examining printed works and rare documents by Muslim writers, both non-Western and Western voices.

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