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Gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817) this is the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. Published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
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Features London newspapers and pamphlets gathered by antiquarian and printer John Nichols. This collection from the Bodleian Library, coves the years 1672 to 1737 and complements the titles and issues found in 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers.
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Engage with a fully searchable collection of rare and unique primary sources detailing a rich history of sexuality and identity.
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Search by topic for full text articles on arts, crafts, architecture, photography, fashion, textiles, film, television studies and more dating back to 1995, as well as article summaries dating as far back as 1984. Wilson Art Index Retrospective (1929–1984) is also available in the Library on CD-ROM.
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Part of the Gale Collection containing primary source material from the long 19th century across a range of subject areas.
This collection focuses on the arts and includes playbills, scripts, scores, personal letters and papers, meeting minutes and financial records.
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Browse a unique reference work containing over 25,000 legal definitions. The definitions cover every subject area of law and include: jurisprudential and criminological terms; explanations of well known rules and principles of law; definitions of international law terms, treaties and conventions; old English legal terms to assist in understanding older cases and commentaries; translations of Latin legal words and phrases; descriptions of landmark decisions of the High Court of Australia; and biographical entries for significant legal historians, scholars and jurisprudential figures.
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Explore the history of key commodities that changed the world through original source documents, images, data visualisation, interactive maps and more.
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Browse and search the complete content, current to four weeks ago. Pages from all editions are included.
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Browse through general counsel databases by topic for practical commentary, cases, forms and journal articles.
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Films from the communist world reveal war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. Spanning most of the 20th century, it covers the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.
Trial dates: 24 May - 9 July 2017
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Browse a comprehensive database containing the full text of all judgments received from the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Courts of all Australian States and Territories, Land and Environment (NSW), Takeovers Panel, Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Federal Magistrates court.
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