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Page images and searchable full text for about 500 periodicals published in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century.
More than 1,000 fully searchable printed works by and about African Americans from the beginning of Jim Crow to post-World War I, sourced from the Library Company of Philadelphia's Afro-Americana Collection.
British Periodicals Collections I-IV offer page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the seventeenth century through to the twentieth century.
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.
Primary source collection containing complete runs of all British Government Confidential Print volumes relating to the nations of South and Central America, sourced from the National Archives, UK and covering 1833-1969. Includes ingoing and outgoing diplomatic dispatches; statistical charts and tables; accounts of tours; profiles of leading political, military and economic figures; correspondence; maps; minutes of meetings and conferences; texts of treaties; and annual reports and calendars of events, by country.
Primary source collection that charts the rise and fall of empires around the world and explores colonial history, politics, culture, and society. Covers the late 15th to the early 21st century; includes maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, paintings, drawings and rare books sourced from multiple archives.
Religions of America presents scholars and researchers with more than 660,000 pages of content that follow the development of religions and religious movements born in the U.S. from 1820 to 1990. Derived from numerous collections, most notably the American Religions Collection at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Religions of America traces the history and unique characteristics of movements through manuscripts, pamphlets, newsletters, ephemera, and visuals.
Includes a range of SAGE eBook and eReference sources, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, professional development titles, case studies, and streaming video.
This collection of primary source materials documents the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London. Sourced from Magdelene College, Cambridge, the collection covers the time period 1590-1790.

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