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British economic and social history, c.1500-1750 (Paper 9)

Part I, Paper 9
  • Bibliography of British and Irish History*: bibliography of books, articles in books and articles in journals dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth; contains over 500,000 records, and provides links to online texts where available
  • British History Online*: digital library of printed primary and secondary sources for British history, divided into subjects: administrative and legal history; ecclesiastical and religious history; economic history; intellectual, scientific and cultural history; local history; parliamentary history; urban and metropolitan history
  • Cambridge Histories Online*: full texts of the Cambridge Histories series; includes The Cambridge economic history of modern Britain and The Cambridge urban history of Britain
  • Clergy of the Church of England Database: database of the principal records of clerical careers from over 50 archives in England and Wales with the aim of providing coverage of as many clerical lives as possible from the Reformation to the mid-19th century

 

  • Connected Histories: digital resources for early modern and 19th century British history.  Facilitates complex searching by names, places, and dates.
  • Early English Books Online*: digital library of almost every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America, 1473-1700
  • Early Modern Resources: gateway for free-to-access electronic resources relating to the early modern period (c.1500-1800)
  • Electronic Enlightenment: wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century
  • Empire Online*: online collection of original documents relating to empire studies; includes exploration journals, periodicals, government papers, maps
  • English Broadside Ballad Archive: high-quality facsimiles of 8,000 English broadside ballads of the 17th century, as well as facsimile transcriptions, recordings where a tune is extant, detailed cataloguing of the ballads, and background essays and resources on ballads
  • London Lives 1690 to 1800: Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis: project making available, in fully digitised and searchable form, a wide range of primary sources about 18th-century London, with a particular focus on plebeian Londoners; includes over 240,000 manuscript and printed pages from eight London archives, and provides access to historical records containing 3.35 million names
  • Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online*: digital library containing a large repository of state papers, chronicles, accounts and correspondence from the archives of Britain, Ireland and continental Europe, for the study of Britain and its place in the world, c.1100-1800
  • Scriptorium: digital archive of manuscript miscellanies and commonplace books from c. 1450-1720, including research and teaching resources for late medieval and early modern manuscript studies
  • Virginia Company Archives*: digital versions of the Ferrar Papers (held by Magdalene College, Cambridge), documenting the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London

(Resources marked * denote those subscribed to by the University Library; should any of the links not work, go to the eresources@cambridge page and try accessing the resource from there.)