Manuscript, printed, and visual primary source documents on the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences from 1500 to 2000. Includes manuscripts, rare printed materials, letterbooks, periodicals, diaries, and photographs accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, interactive maps, and an interactive chronology.
Full text digitized pages from over 4,700 publications from Europe, the U.S., the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand from 1543-1945 on suffrageism, feminism, and daily life in the English-speaking world.
Manuscript, printed, and visual primary source materials from over twenty key libraries and more than a dozen companies and trade organizations around the world depicting the history of fifteen major commodities and examining the ways that they have changed the world. Commodities include chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, and wine and spirits.
Digitized images of the pages of 1,100 American special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, and children’s and women’s magazines published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.