(1500-1700) Early Modern Resources (all)

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Articles (from journals)

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The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides historical data on the British Isles from 55BC to present.  Secondary sources only. [more info]
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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Books / Book Chapters

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The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides historical data on the British Isles from 55BC to present.  Secondary sources only. [more info]
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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
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Court Cases

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Drama

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Full-text of more than 1,500 works by 450 named and 230 anonymous authors ... [more info]
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Law/Statutes

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Legal Information

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

Legislative & Congressional Information

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This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. Cases go into the 20th century, because long after slavery was ended, there were still court cases based on issues emanating from slavery. [more info]
 
 

News Articles

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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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Poetry

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Full text of over 183,000 poems by authors in the British Isles and British Empire. Content spans the 8th through 21st centuries. [more info]
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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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Early English Books Onlineā„¢, 1475-1700 (EEBO) provides digital access to more than 100,000 literary and historical classics. [more info]

Reference Information

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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
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Websites

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English Short Title Catalogue allows users to search, view and order items from the British Library's main catalogue of nearly 57 million records, or search the contents of the library's website. [more info]
 
 

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