This collection brings together an essential library of rich film content from the British Film Institute (BFI) in one easily navigable platform. Capturing a unique view of the lives of Victorians at the dawn of cinema, from workers at the factory gates to royalty and other dignitaries, these films showcase the inventiveness and artistry of the medium's pioneers in its earliest stages. From well-known films by leading names such as Mitchell and Kenyon, to lesser-known titles, the material represents the most extensive collection of films from the era. This must-have collection offers insight into the experimental work of early filmmakers in creating news, animation, drama, and special effects, as well as providing an invaluable exploration into how Victorians went about their day-to-day activities from their work to their leisure time.
VOCEDplus is a free international research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. It encompasses vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, informal learning, and VET in Schools.
The Vogue Archive provides a copy of every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out within Vogue (US edition) from the first issue in 1892 onwards. Includes the subject areas of textiles and dress, fashion history, popular culture, gender studies, photography and graphic design, and marketing and advertising.
This resource provides perspectives from both the Vichy government and the resistance movement, this unique collection constitutes the sum of the French press that actually reached Britain during the Occupation of 1940-44. It is the record of what was known by the British about the hearts and minds of the French people at the most dramatic period of their shared history.
"French voices under the Occupation (1939-45): Resistance et journals de Vichy" brings together the sum of the French newspapers which succeeded in reaching the United Kingdom during the Occupation between 1940 and 1944: a perfect account of this Across the Channel knew events in France during the most dramatic era of Franco-English relations. This unique collection offers the complete sum of the French documents of the National Library of the United Kingdom, coming from different sources (clandestine, secret or neutral) and thus offers as exhaustive a view as possible of life during the war.
Voprosy literatury was founded in 1957, soon after the 20th Congress of the Communist party of the Soviet Union and the beginning of the era known as the “thaw” in USSR cultural life. It soon evolved into a major discussion platform for literary critics and scholars. The journal offers readers articles on the history of world and Russian literature, the theory of literature, and current literary and cultural issues in the country. It also features roundtable discussions involving the best minds among the literati as well as publications based on archives of prominent Russian writers and literary scholars. Famous for publishing selections from Russian writers prohibited during the Soviet period, Voprosy literatury continues to this day and enjoys much-deserved popularity among the Russian intelligentsia.