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European history, 1715-1890 (Paper 17)

Part I, Paper 17


  • Newspapers and periodicals online (see also the University Library's newspaper page):
    • Compact Memory: German-Jewish Periodicals and Newspapers from the 18th to the 20th centuries*: online access to more than 100 Jewish language newspapers and periodicals published in the German-speaking world between 1806 and 1938
    • Gallica: newspapers from 19th to early 20th centuries from the Bibliothèque nationale de France, including Le Figaro (1826-1942), Le Temps (1861-1940), La Croix (1880-1944), L'Humanité (1904-1944), La Presse (1836-1935), and Le Journal des Débats (1814-1944)
    • Le Temps: archives historiques: includes the Journal de Genève (1826-1998), the Gazette de Lausanne (1803-1991), and the Nouveau Quotidien (1991-1998)
  • 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
  • Europeana: database of the digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections; includes paintings, music, films and books from over 1500 institutions
  • Internet Modern History Sourcebook: a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented for educational use, covering modern European and American history
  • Napoleonic Satires: digital versions of print caricatures and satires of Napoleon, made in Britain and continental Europe
  • Napoleonica: Napoleonic Primary Sources: database of Napoleonic primary sources; includes printed working documents of the Conseil d'Etat, letters from Napoleon I to Bigot de Préameneu, and drawings by Frédéric-Christophe d'Houdetot
  • Paris: Capital of the 19th Century: online access to pictorial works and texts selected from the collections of the Art Slide Library, the Rockefeller Library and the John Hay Library at Brown University, covering the history, art and literature of 19th-century Paris

(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.)