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During the latter half of the 20th century, the science of aeronautics played an increasingly powerful role in culture, technology and military operations, influencing everything from Cold War politics to astrophysics to the communication industry...
African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956—a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind collection—complements and expands on African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998. The more than 75 newly available newspapers in Series 2, all written for or by...
African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998, provides online access to 280 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection, which includes papers from more than 35 states, features many...
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995, features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters...
African Americans and Jim Crow: Repression and Protest offers more than 1,000 fully searchable printed works critical for insight into African-American culture and life from the beginning of Jim Crow to World War I and beyond. In the previous period...
African Americans and Reconstruction: Hope and Struggle provides nearly 1,400 fully searchable printed works essential for understanding the African-American struggle for identity from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of Jim Crow. In the...
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From the first upheavals of the American Revolution to the beginning of the nineteenth century, African Americans helped shaped the course of American history. During America’s War for Independence, African Americans both enslaved and free fought in...
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The story of African Americans in the Early Atlantic World is multi-layered and complex. While several research collections have explored enslavement and human trafficking, none have documented the broader participation of Africans in early American...
This groundbreaking online collection provides more than 60 searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Angola, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia...
Expanding the coverage found in the inaugural edition of African Newspapers , this second series delivers 40 additional African newspapers published between 1835 and 1925. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Algeria, Angola, Liberia...
African Newspapers: The British Library Collection features nearly 60 newspapers from across the African continent, all published before 1900. Originally archived by the British Library—the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the...
This sweeping online resource is created from the Library Company of Philadelphia’s acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection—a collection started by Benjamin Franklin that steadily increased throughout its history, ultimately encompassing more than 12,000...
Broadsides and ephemera were an affordable way for many 18th- and 19th-century Americans to express their views, share news, or distribute their writings publicly, and they vividly capture the daily lives of earlier Americans in a way that no other...
Agriculture was the dominant American business in the 18th and 19th centuries. It fueled the social and economic engine that built the United States and generated its state and local governments. Farming also stimulated and regulated pioneering, land...
The only collection of its kind, American Business: Mercantile Newspapers provides statistics-laden content from nearly 500 papers in a genre spawned by the rapid growth of shipping and international trade. Targeting wealthy merchants, professionals...
Research involving children’s books was initially driven by scholarly interest in the concept and history of childhood. But when scholars delved into early American children’s books, they found that such works provide extraordinary insight into many...
Crime and criminal justice continues to be one of the most widely taught and researched topics in colleges and universities. The printed record of crime and punishment within American Crime and Criminal Justice, 1664-1819, offers unparalleled insight...
Created to cajole, convince, inform and edify the American people on nearly every issue of the day, pamphlets have had a powerful impact on American life. As America’s population grew rapidly and printing costs declined, the use of pamphlets exploded...
The Korean and Vietnam wars were two of the defining events of the 20th century. While the origins of both are rooted in their countries’ respective histories, much of the world regarded the wars as proxies for the larger Cold War between the United...
As America transitioned from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights movement and beyond, the rest of the world paid close attention. The only comprehensive collection covering these foreign reactions to America’s racial struggles in the mid-20th...
American State Papers, 1789-1838 is a rich source of primary source material on early American history, allowing students and scholars to easily search and browse legislative and executive documents of the first 14 U.S. Congresses. Part of the...
The appearance of the terms “licentious” and “licentiousness” in American periodicals rose dramatically in the early 1840s, in tandem with the origins of these unruly urban newspapers collectively called the Flash Press. One of the earliest titles in...
Apartheid, the Afrikaans word for “apartness,” defined life in South Africa in the mid-20th century. As white colonists systematically stripped away the rights of Native Africans, the effects of their actions seeped through South Africa...
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The contributions and experiences of Asian Americans are integral to United States history. From 18th-century immigrant communities to 19th-century labor rights to contemporary discourse around social justice, people of Asian descent have helped...
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Recognized as one the most important historical archives ever assembled, BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts is now available as a digital primary source collection from Readex. This expansive resource features nearly 70,000 individual multi...
Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, Black Authors, 1556-1922 is the most complete and compelling collection of its kind. It offers more than 550 fully catalogued and searchable works by Black authors from the...
From the early days of slavery to modern times, people of African descent have had a profound impact on American history. While many Black achievements are not covered in most textbooks, Black Life in America—a unique digital archive of news media...
In the 1950s, computing devices were bulky calculating tools used mostly in military and government applications. As these machines became increasingly sleek and affordable, they transformed every aspect of life, from business to entertainment to our...
The single most important archive of American government publications, the U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an incomparably rich source of primary and secondary material on the people, issues and events that shaped the United States. Spanning nearly...
America’s Colonial and Early Republic Eras have traditionally been studied through the works of prominent writers such as Edward Taylor, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine. But what of the thousands of other voices typically underrepresented by...
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans—the definitive online resource for researching every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America—has been expanded. From the renowned holdings of the American Antiquarian Society, this new collection offers...
From the acclaimed holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, this collection expands Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans—itself the definitive resource for researching every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America. The supplement...
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819, has been hailed as a definitive resource for teaching and researching the Early National period in American history. This incomparable digital collection contains virtually every book...
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800, has been hailed as the definitive resource for teaching and researching nearly every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America. This incomparable digital collection contains virtually every book...
Early American Imprints, Series II: ShawShoemaker—the definitive resource for researching the opening decades of 19th-century America— has been dramatically expanded. From the acclaimed holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia comes a broad...
This essential supplement vastly broadens Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819—itself the definitive online resource for exploring the culture, history and literature of early 19th-century America. Sourced from the renowned...
Scholars and students rely on Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker for insight on all aspects of American life during the early 19th century. This supplement of more than 1,400 additional rare books, pamphlets, broadsides and more from...
To understand the United States in the first two decades of the 19th century, students and scholars depend on Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker. The third supplement to this renowned digital collection includes more than 1,700 rare...
Series 2 offers more than 290 significant 18th- and 19th-century newspapers from every region of the United States. Based primarily on the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), which houses a vast collection of American newspapers...
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During the nineteenth century, newspapers in America’s industrial centers played a vital role in capturing and shaping national and regional discussions about race, slavery, abolition, and the policies of Reconstruction. While these issues were also...
In 1830, America had approximately 200,000 foreign-born citizens; in 1880 there would be more than six million. Newspapers published by and for these newly arrived immigrants began in America’s Eastern seaboard cities, but by the 1840s they had...
Early American Newspapers, Series 9 features full runs through 1922 of important, long-running titles from diverse regions of the U.S. Each is notable for its depth of 19th- and early 20th-century news coverage, as exemplified by the large number of...
Series 3 provides more than 120 important 19th- and 20th-century newspapers from every region of the United States. Based primarily on the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), which houses a vast collection of American newspapers...
As canals and railroads snaked their way deeper into America’s national landscape—and national psyche—in the 19th century, old industries expanded and new ones were born. Cities swelled as immigrants and workers poured in to supply manufacturing and...
Early American Newspapers, Series 10, provides more than 440 titles from all 50 present states. Included are more than 60 18th-century newspapers that offer fresh insight into the Colonial and Revolutionary War eras. Among these are especially early...
Series 4 delivers more than 150 valuable 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers from every region of the United States. From the acclaimed newspaper collections of the American Antiquarian Society, the Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical...
The American Midwest has played a central role in shaping the nation’s history and culture, particularly during the mid-19th and early 20th centuries. During this era railroads and canals were constructed, enslaved peoples were emancipated and...
Early American Newspapers, Series 11, 1803-1899, provides online access to more than 130 titles from all 50 present states. Based on the renowned holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), Series 11 offers new coverage of diverse facets of...
Series 5 delivers more than 150 valuable 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers from every region of the United States. From the acclaimed newspaper collections of the American Antiquarian Society, the Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical...
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New England newspapers played a pivotal role in shaping the national discourse around slavery and civil rights in the decades leading up to and following the American Civil War. Abolitionists, political parties, and religious leaders all used...
Early American Newspapers, Series 12, 1821-1900, expands significantly on the 11 previous series. With more than 1,200 titles spanning 49 states and the District of Columbia, Series 12 is by far the largest selection of early U.S. newspapers offered...
Series 6 provides more than 180 important 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers from every region of the United States. Drawing from the acclaimed newspaper collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Kansas Historical Society, the Library of...
Early American Newspapers, Series 13, 1803-1916: The American West, represents the largest online collection of 19th-century U.S. newspapers from the American West. It delivers more than 2,300 titles published in all 24 states west of the Mississippi...
Series 7 delivers more than 170 valuable 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers from every region of the United States. Drawing from the acclaimed newspaper collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Kansas Historical Society, the Library of...
Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876 offers 340,000 fully searchable issues from over 730 invaluable American newspapers. Focusing largely on the 18th and early 19th centuries, this online collection is based on Clarence S. Brigham’s...
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In the century following America’s founding, newspapers in the southern U.S. played a vital role in capturing and shaping national and regional debates about race, slavery, and states’ rights. Political and religious leaders, pro-slavery advocates...
Early American Newspapers, Series 14, 1807-1880 offers digital editions of many of the most notable 19th-century newspapers from America’s urban centers. It delivers long runs of 48 major titles published in 34 towns and cities in 15 states and the...
Early American Newspapers, Series 8 features full runs through 1922 of important, long-running titles from diverse regions of the U.S. Each is notable for its depth of 19th- and early 20th-century news coverage, as exemplified by the large number of...
Featuring more than 130 fully searchable newspapers in 10 languages from 25 states—including many rare 19th-century titles—this online collection provides extensive coverage of many of the most influential ethnic groups in U.S. history. With an...
As the United States’ principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent...
As the United States’ principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent...
As the United States’ principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent...
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980, represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers...
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Hispanic history and American history are inextricably bound together. From the earliest days of the colonial era through modern times, people of Spanish-speaking heritage have shaped the geography, arts, culture, and civil discourse of the United...
For wide-ranging perspectives on human migration that stretch far beyond the borders of the United States, Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996, is an unparalleled new resource. This fully searchable digital archive...
From the height of the Cold War to the dawn of the Internet and the dissolution of the Soviet Union, JPRS reports document the changes on the ground during that tumultuous time. JPRS—acting as a unit within the Central Intelligence Agency—was...
For anyone seeking to understand one of the world’s most complex, volatile and internationally significant regions, Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives, 1958-1994, is an indispensable resource. This fully searchable online archive...
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The history of the relationship between Native Americans and the United States is fraught with turmoil, violence, and resentment. From the first contact with Europeans, Native Americans responded to white encroachment with wariness, opposition, and...
By the late 17th century, Britain had established colonies along the New England coast and Chesapeake Bay, alongside small groups of Dutch and Swedish settlers. Many of the region’s Indigenous inhabitants were pushed West, where they joined hundreds...
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Through much of the 19th century, the education, land rights, treaty negotiations and other affairs of Native American tribes were overseen by a cadre of superintendents from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). BIA superintendents...
The nineteenth century witnessed unprecedented growth and sweeping changes in the dramatic arts with the number of theaters in the United States growing a hundredfold. Music hall and variety theater came to rival the “legitimate” theater in...
Beginning at the end of World War II and continuing through the Cold War period and beyond, tools of radioactive, chemical, and biological warfare played a role in many of the 20th century’s most significant events. From the Cuban missile crisis to...
As the world’s population ballooned and became increasingly urban in the latter half of the 20th century, the risks of infectious disease and other medical crises also rose. Yet thanks to technology, laws and education, most people lived longer...
This one-of-a-kind collection provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Subcontinent...
More than half of America’s states began as territories. From the 1760s to the 1950s the United States of America expanded southward and westward, acquiring territories that spanned from Florida to California to Alaska. Before they evolved into...
From the comprehensive holdings of the American Antiquarian Society comes this remarkable digital edition of its widely used Civil War materials. Featuring more than 13,500 works published between 1860 and 1922, this fully searchable collection...
From its earliest days, American theater has entertained playgoers with works that explore love, religion, politics, contemporary issues and current events, and even the simplest nuances of everyday life. The most comprehensive collection about the...
For researching and teaching the most important event in 19th-century American history, Readex offers The Civil War: Antebellum Period to Reconstruction. This unique resource features more than 150 newspapers from all regions of the United States...
From the end of World War II to the early 1990s, the Cold War was the central driving force in global politics. In addition to nuclear arms races and shifting military alliances, the Cold War years had a critical impact on many of today’s most...
Until its demise in 1981, The Evening Star was universally regarded as the “paper of record” for the nation’s capital. Published under such titles as Washington Star-News and The Washington Star, this long-running daily afternoon paper was one of the...
From politics to human rights to environmental issues, protests and reform movements have shaped modern global society. A protest that marked a turning point in one country, however, may have had entirely different consequences for another. Readex’s...

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