This collection contains manuscripts and records relating to the history of Parliament and British politics. It covers the most important events which gave rise to the modern British state, from Magna Carta and the Civil Wars to the Act of Union and the birth of Empire. The documents themselves are many and varied, including Parliamentary papers, debate records, and private diaries. Given its breadth and depth, this collection is one of the most significant resources available to students of British political history.
Including papers of British statesmen, Home Office records, ordnance surveys, working class autobiographies, and other unique collections, British Politics and Society is a remarkable resource for scholars looking to explore the political and social history of Britain. Source libraries are the British Library, Oxford University, and The National Archives, Kew.
British Politics and Society enables researchers to explore such topics as British domestic and foreign policy, trade unions, Chartism, utopian socialism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, leisure and many others. With this archive scholars have instant access to a range of never-before-available primary sources, including manuscripts, maps, drawings, newspapers, periodicals, government correspondence, letters, diaries, photographs, poster, pamphlets and more.
British Theatre, Music, and Literature features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents, many of them never before available, were sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions, and curated by experts in British arts history. Covering more than a century, British Theatre, Music, and Literature is without equal as a resource for 19th century scholars.
This unparalleled collection provides a detailed look at the state of the British art world with, for example, not only manuscripts and compositions, but also documents such as personal letters, annotated programs, meeting minutes, and financial records, offering scholars an unmatched glimpse into the inner workings of the arts world and life in Victorian Britain.
Business Source Complete contains premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business-related journals, covering management, economics, finance, accounting, marketing, banking, international business and more.
A range of important sources from Britain and America, covering key subjects within this historical field, including Keynesian economic policy in post-war Britain, international labour movements, the London stock exchange and papers of important economists.