British & Irish History Resources with Primary Sources

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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney.   [more info]
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters...   [more info]
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The British Newspaper Archive contains millions of digitized newspapers owned by the British Library.  While searching is free, there is a fee to download full text articles. JMU Libraries are not responsible for paying these fees.   [more info]
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Not recommended for use in Google Chrome.  Please use Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Safari.  C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is an all-inclusive bibliographic tool for 19th-century research.   [more info]
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According to the World Bank, one person in seven experiences disability, yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement is an online collection that fills the gap, with a set of resources in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy. At completion, Disability in the Modern World will include 150,000 pages of primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video.   [more info]
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Primary documents (church, state, estate, and personal) from one village in England over the course of four centuries.   [more info]
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Early English Books Onlineā„¢, 1475-1700 (EEBO) provides digital access to more than 100,000 literary and historical classics.   [more info]
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century...   [more info]
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Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material.   [more info]
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OAIster contains thousands of multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide.   [more info]
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Contains correspondence, reports, parliamentary drafts from ambassadors, civil servants, etc. from British governments spanning 1509-1714.   [more info]
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Search every word of every page of The London Times, and view PDF facsimiles of either a specific article or a complete page.
 
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