Online version of Bloomsbury’s Cultural Histories series, offering surveys of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each topic is examined over these time periods: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire & the Modern Age. Trial ends 3/8/18. Send feedback.
Critical biographies on individuals who have contributed to the history of thought & philosophy. Currently covers North America, Britain, Ireland & the Middle East; entries for figures from Europe, Asia, Latin American & Africa are forthcoming. Trial ends 3/8/18. Send feedback.
Scholarly works covering popular music worldwide, from the early 20th century to present. Includes Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, all titles in the 33 1/3 book series, and titles from the Bloomsbury’s Popular Music Studies list.
A collection of digital graded readers for Chinese language learners. Books are available in both simplified and traditional Chinese character versions, accompanied by English and pinyin. There is a built-in dictionary function, listing of competency levels for Chinese characters, and audio tracks.
Growing collection of in-depth analyses of key engineering failures; includes documentaries on major failures, books, simulations, news segments, audio footage & transcripts, images, testimony from participants & witnesses, etc.
Streaming oral history archive, documenting African American contributions to American life, culture, social movements & organizations. Subject coverage includes the arts, business, civics, education, entertainment, law, media, medicine, the military, politics, religion, science, sports & style.
Legendary Russian cinema & photographic art journal, illustrated throughout with typographic designs & abstract compositions, including ads in black & red Constructivist style. Photomontage pictures, avant-garde layouts, unusual typefaces, etc. influenced the creative flow of 1920s.
Full-text collection of local, regional & national newspapers published by Ku Klux Klan organizations and sympathetic publishers across the U.S. during the 1920's; also includes several anti-Klan newspapers.
Documents the early book trade; the printing & publishing community; the legal underpinnings of copyright provisions; the history of bookbinding. NOTE: PDF downloads not available during trial. Trial ends 2/26/18. Send feedback.
Scholarly, continuously-updated encyclopedias, designed to provide contextual guidance at the start of research projects on unfamiliar topics. Trial includes four subjects: American history; Latin American history; Politics; Religion; with some free content in all the other subjects. Trial ends 3/8/2018. Send feedback.
Major Russian journal covering history & literature. Published mainly memoirs, correspondence, and literary & institutional documentary materials highlighting the cultural & political history of the Russian nobility, 18th - 19th centuries.
Searchable database of streaming broadcasts, with transcripts, from Russia’s only independent TV channel. TV Rain provides a forum for opposition leaders denied access to pro-government media and manages to circumvent censorship. Trial ends 2/20/18. On campus access only during trial. Send feedback.
Primary sources from the 19th & 20th c., including diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records & journals; documents the issues that have affected women's societal contributions & social status and the women's movement. Trial ends 2/13/18. Send feedback.