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British economic and social history, 1700-1880 (Paper 10)

Part I, Paper 10

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  • 19th Century British Pamplets Online*: links to some of the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in UK research libraries, some of which have been digitised.
  • 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 containing 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; relevant titles include The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, The Cambridge Social History of 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.
  • Discovery*: online access to the National Archives' collection of digitised public records
  • 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
  • John Johnson Collection*: digital archive of thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of printed ephemera, published from the 18th-early 20th centuries; divided into collections: advertising; book trade; crime; entertainment; prints
  • 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
  • A Vision of Britain Through Time: website bringing together historical surveys of Britain, 1801-2001; includes maps, election reports, statistical trends and travel writing

(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.)