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Explore five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive collection dedicated to the history of exploration.
Trial dates: 13 September - 12 November 2018
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Discover essential primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This expansive collection offers sources for the study of women's suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, employment, education, the body, the family, and government and politics.
Trial dates: 13 September - 12 November 2018
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Browse a compilation of rare and unique archival collections covering a wide range of fringe political movements.
Trial dates: 07 August - 02 October 2018
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Engage with resources that document the dynamics of Western trade and wealth that shaped the world from the last half of the fifteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century.
Trial dates: 07 August - 02 October 2018
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Discover an online reading room rich with Australian stories, diverse storytellers and fun family activities.
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Discover an archive of over 100 years of the oldest daily Boston newspaper. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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Discover an archive of The Guardian (1821-2003) and its sister paper, The Observer (1791-2003), the world’s oldest Sunday newspaper. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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Explore a comprehensive, searchable archive of every page, advertisement, and cover of the Harper's Bazaar US and UK editions, from 1867 to the present.
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Discover an archive of over 150 years of two major Irish newspapers. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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Discover an archive of over 160 years of the iconic New York newspaper. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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Discover an archive of over 100 years of the leading business publication. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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Discover an archive of over 120 years of political reporting from this major American daily newspaper. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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