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Empire online [electronic resource].

Publication:
[Marlborough, England] : Adam Matthew Publications : Datagold, 2003-
Format/Description:
Website/Database
Database & Article Index
1 online resource

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Subjects:
Imperialism -- History -- Sources -- Databases.
Imperialism -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources -- Databases.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- Sources -- Databases.
Great Britain -- History -- Sources -- Databases.
Colonization -- Databases.
Colonies -- Databases.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This database offers approximately 60,000 images of original documents linked to essays by leading scholars in the field of Empire Studies. The sections cover Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969 (2003); Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire (2003/4); The Visible Empire (2004/5); Religion and Empire (2005/6); and Race, Class and Colonialism, c1783-1969 (2006/7). The images are sourced from about ten different libraries and archives around the world, including a strong core of document images from the British Library, including the Oriental and India Office Collections at the British Library; the University of Birmingham Library; the Bodleian Library, Oxford; and the Public Record Office and the State Records, New South Wales, Australia.
Notes:
Title from database home page (viewed May 11, 2005).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Henry Putney Beers Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Howard Weiss Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Adam Matthew Publications.
Datagold, Ltd.
Henry Putney Beers Fund.
James Howard Weiss Memorial Fund.
OCLC:
51973937
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.