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An image of eight front covers of different publications: Britannia and Eve, The Sketch, Tatler, The Bystander, The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, The Graphic, London News, and The Sphere.

Licensed to access British Illustrated Periodicals, 1869-1970

9 Collections
Founded in 1842, The Illustrated London News (ILN) became a pioneer in global print media, not only constituting the first illustrated magazine in the world but also, in 1855, printing the first colour newspaper.

Licensed to access American Studies, 1621-1952

15 Collections
These collections cover both the United States and Canada.
A black and white image of a BBC building, zoomed in on the BBC logo, which is on curved windows.

Licensed to access British Broadcasting Corporation, 1927-2002

3 Collections
Learn how broadcast listener expectations changed and viewer expectations developed in the United Kingdom during the 20th century.

Licensed to access The Industrial Revolution in Britain and the World, 1635-1970

11 Collections
This series unites collections that cover different aspects of the industrial revolution.
Image of the Karl Marx statue in Chemnitz, Germany, set against a cloudy sky

Licensed to access British Communism at Home and Abroad, 1883-1991

18 Collections
Communism was one of the defining political and economic ideologies of the 20th century.
A black and white image of the United Nations Secretariat Building with flags from different nations in colour in front of the building.

Licensed to access Global Governance in the 20th Century

3 Collections
Global governance refers to a norms and rule-based order that is regulated and enforced through multilateral institutions at a transnational level.

Licensed to access Governing Africa, 1808-1995

14 Collections
Governing Africa contains primary source documents mostly derived from a series of annual reports and accounts sent to the British Government by its colonial administrations in Africa.

Licensed to access Politics and Protest, 1102-1994

14 Collections
Politics and Protest provides students and researchers with a sweeping overview of British political history from the pre-Hansard era to the late-twentieth century.

Licensed to access India under Colonial Rule, 1752-1933

6 Collections
Power and Preachers comprises 6 diverse primary source collections which detail the political, economic, and spiritual realities of British colonial rule in India.

Licensed to access Representing Britain, 1796-1962

5 Collections
The diplomatic collections in this series cover World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War.

Licensed to access Running the West Indies, 1678-1950

7 Collections
See narrative accounts from missionaries combine with colonial statistics to create a picture of these former colonies' development.
A photo of the Holy Bible on a table.

Licensed to access Spreading the Word, 1808-1967

16 Collections
The correspondence and papers of these missionary societies cover work within North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australasia.

Licensed to access The Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1675-1907

8 Collections
Follow the slave trade from Africa and America to Britain through these records.
A black and white image of war plane flying in the top left. Underneath them is a tank with soldiers operating it, and to the right is a barbed wire fence.

Licensed to access World Wars, 1863-1974

12 Collections
The World Wars comprises 11 unique primary source collections, including materials as diverse as official government reports, periodical literature, and soldiers’ diaries.
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