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Connected Histories great new site for social historians

April 18, 2011 638

Connected Histories. British History resources 1500-1900
Wonderful resource for all students and researchers of British history. Brings together in a single site a number of key databases for economic, social and political history. These include the Proceedings of the Old Bailey 1674-1913, British Newspapers 1600-1900, British history online digital library, House of Commons Parliamentary papers, Charles Booth Archive , London Lives 1690-1800, and more. These include access to primary source materials, court reports, maps and documents. The site was created by a JISC funded project. It includes research guides. Note that while some of the databases are free access to others requires an institutional subscription.

see more of our recommended social sciences sites of the week at http://lselibraryresearch.blogspot.com/2011/04/social-science-sites-of-week_15.html

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