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Personal papers, organizational papers, journals, newsletters, court documents, letters, and ephemera from people of African descent, with a focus on communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France, from 1860-Present. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Anthropological Fieldwork Online is a fully indexed, primary source database that brings the fieldwork underpinning the great ethnographies of the early 20th century into the digital world. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists from 1830-1865 showing the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Primary source documents and media that explores and provides historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas, including: U.S. and Mexico; the European Union; Afghanistan; Israel; Turkey; The Congo; Argentina; China; Thailand; and others. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Text, archival, primary sources, video and audio resources about key environmental challenges, including climate change, water/air pollution, biodiversity, conservation, agriculture, deforestation and more from the 20th and 21st centuries. Access ends June 30, 2022.
The materials in this collection illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production.
CIA Cold War research reports (1917-1976), confidential U.S. State Department central files (1960-1969), Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and State Department intelligence and research reports (1941-1961), U.S. Diplomatic Post records (1914-1945), and Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy records from 1960-1975 (ProQuest History Vault). Access ends June 30, 2022.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary access to this resource is being made available through June 30, 2022 Explore a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies from all corners of the globe.
Archival and reference materials, court cases, first-hand accounts, videos, Supreme Court audio files, research on rehabilitation, training materials and artistic works on historical and contemporary events and themes around mass incarceration. Access ends June 30, 2022.
Peer-reviewed articles in 12 of the encyclopedias: African History, American History, Communication, Education, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Literature, Oxford Classical Dictionary, Politics, Psychology & Religion.
Concise introductions to a diverse range of subjects written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable. Trial ends June 30, 2022.
A comprehensive and unprecedented reference work devoted to the history of philosophy in the realms of Islam in its formative period: from its beginnings in the eighth century up to the tenth century AD.
Newspaper articles from: Atlanta Daily World; Cleveland Call and Post; Michigan Chronicle; New York Amsterdam News; Norfolk Journal and Guide; Philadelphia Tribune; Pittsburgh Courier; The Baltimore Afro-American. The Chicago Defender is available through the Black Studies Center.Access ends June 30, 2022
The Chairman's Bao (TCB) is a news-based graded reader for students of Mandarin Chinese. It includes articles based on Chinese media content that can be read or listened to as well as articles on Chinese folk tales, historical figures, and famous celebrities. Also included are short videos that teach vocabulary and aid in listening comprehension. Contact Yan Zhu (firstname.lastname@example.org) for access.