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Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina this resource presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity.
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Prose fiction written by Americans from colonial times to the early twentieth century and includes novels, short stories, romances, fictitious biographies, travel accounts and sketches, allegories, and tract like tales typifying the development of American literature in a changing culture. Titles to the year 1900 are available now, and the remainder will be released by July 2016.
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Presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. Features historical records of political and social organizations, publications by and for lesbians and gays, extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis, and personal correspondence and interviews with numerous LGBTQ individuals, among others.
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Contains film magazines from 1902-1965, rare lobby cards, and the personal scrapbook of Fernando de Fuentes, all scanned from the archives of the Filmoteca of the UNAM in Mexico.
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Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library (1475-1900) is the first full-text searchable digital library of early printed books in Arabic script. Covering religious literature, law, science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, medicine, geography, travel, history, chronicles, and literature, and including European translations of Arabic works and Arabic translations of European books, it exemplifies the long exchange of ideas and learning between Europe and the Arabic-speaking world.
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Online English version of the Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit, a fifteen-volume reference work published in print between 2005 and 2012. Over 4000 entries offer a multi-faceted view on the decisive era in European history stretching roughly from 1450 to 1850. The perspective of this work is European, with extensive attention given to the interaction between European and other cultures.
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German equivalent of Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online. This 15-volume reference work, published in print between 2005 and 2012 by J.B. Metzler is now available online. It offers a multi-faceted view on the decisive era in European history stretching from ca. 1450 to ca. 1850 ce. in over 4,000 entries.
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Online presentation of the 17-volume print series, which was published between 1992 and 2013 and contains 13,367 pages written by 277 authors, 1030 plates painted by 33 artists, 20,617 figures, 10,200 maps and 100,000 bibliographical references. Constantly updated by professional editors and moderated user participation. In addition, videos, photographs and sounds enlighten many concepts and data.
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Contains books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. Includes selections from The National Archives in Kew, activist and publisher Tracy Baim, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from the Kinsey Institute, among others.
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A virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature represented with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease. Learn more about this database
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Established in 1872, Shen Bao was the most influential and longest lasting commercial newspaper before the establishment of the People’s Republic. Published in Shanghai until 1949, Shen Bao was founded by Englishman Ernest Major, but, uniquely, as a newspaper for Chinese readers, written by Chinese reporters.
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Over 1 million pages of content and includes the Sunday edition from its inception in 1961. Offers a fundamental insight into domestic and international affairs and culture over a timespan of almost 150 years, and provides an
important alternative voice to other national UK dailies such as The Times and The Independent.
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An international encyclopedia which documents and surveys the entire complex of translation as well as the operations and phenomena associated with it. Published in German, English, and French.
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