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Atlantic World History Resoures

America: History and Life
Articles on Canadian and U.S. history

World history except Canada and the U.S. 


Oxford Bibliographies: Atlantic History

An important resource for finding information on the Atlantic World. Articles are written by a range of scholars from numerous countries and summarise the best in Atlantic World scholarship now available. 

American Periodicals

Includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century (1741-1940). Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.

British Periodicals

Consisits of more than 460 full-text, digitized periodicals published between 1681 and 1920, including the Westminster Review (1852-1914), the Edinburgh Review (1802-1929, New Annual Register (1780-1920) and Bentley's Miscellany (1837-1868). Covers British, European and world history.

Digital Library of the Caribbean

The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.

Eighteenth Century Journals I & II 

Part of the Adam Matthew Digital Collection, Eighteenth Century Journals I is a digital library consisting of 95 periodicals from the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Coverage is from 1693 to 1793. Eighteenth Century Journals II consists of 17th and 18th century newspapers and periodicals from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Coverage is from 1699 to 1812. Access to Eighteenth Century Journals I & II is provided through a Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) agreement. Coverage: c. 1685-1812. Also known as 18th century journals.

Empire Online

Empire Online is a collection of original documents, including maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, paintings, drawings and rare books, in colonial history. Thematic sections include scholarly essays on: Cultural Contacts, Literature, The Visual Empire; Exhibitions; Religion; Race, Class, Colonialism and Imperialism. This is an Adam Matthew Digital collection.

Manchester Medieval Sources

Manchester Medieval Sources contains hundreds of original medieval history documents compiled for the teaching and study of history.

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