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Empires and world history from the fifteenth century to the First World War (Paper 21)

Part I, Paper 21
  • Cambridge Histories Online*: full texts of the Cambridge History series (titles include The Cambridge history of Latin America, The Cambridge history of the native peoples of the Americas, The Cambridge history of South-east Asia, The Cambridge economic history of India)
  • 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
  • Index Islamicus*: bibliographical database of books, articles and reviews on Islam and the Muslim world
  • Internet History Sourcebooks: collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented for educational use; includes African, East Asian, global, Indian, Islamic, and modern history
    • International Dunhaung Project: The Silk Road Online: international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available on the Internet
    • Islamic Heritage Project: digital library of hundreds of Islamic manuscripts, maps, and published texts from Harvard's library and museum collections, ranging in date from the 10th to the 20th centuries
    • South Seas: online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800
    • World Digital Library: online database of significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world; includes manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, and architectural drawings

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