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Subject Guide for History

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17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
Largest single collection of English news media from the 17th and 18th centuries. Complements Early English Books Online and Eighteenth Century Collections Online. CU


Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Sources related to the 19th century from multiple archives. Aims to provide an in-depth, global view of the period. Includes:

  • British Politics and Society
  • Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange
  • Corvey Collection of European Literature: 1790-1840
  • British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
  • Photography: The World Through the Lens
  • Women: Transnational Networks
  • Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest
  • Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • Religion, Spirituality, Reform, and Society
  • Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature
  • Children's Literature and Childhood CU

Indigenous Peoples North America

Database of primary sources from significant collections of Native American materials. CU


American Indian Histories and Cultures
Spanning four centuries and covering North and Central America, American Indian Histories and Cultures presents unique materials from the Newberry Library’s Edward E. Ayer Collection of archival collections on American Indian history.CU


Sabin Americana

Based 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 much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere. CU



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American Consumer Culture 1935-1965

Provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through market research reports commissioned by companies on consumer goods ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels. Trial ends: Nov. 3, 2014. CU

New Titles (last 30 days)

History, Africa - DT

History, Auxiliary Sciences - C (including civilization, biography, etc.; excluding archaoelogy), D (world history)

History, East Asia - DS

History, Europe - D-DR, DS (Jewish diaspora)

History, Latin America - E-F (including Spanish America)

History, Middle East - DS (including the Islamic world)

History, Central and South Asia, Oceania - DS, DU

History, US and Canada - E (North America including British, Dutch and French America)

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